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    The Lancaster Downtowners: A tapestry of unique stories

    The Downtowners are a growing community of vibrant older adults from Lancaster City and beyond who are connected for support, assistance, and socialization while appreciating all that their hometown has to offer. They support local businesses, restaurants, theatre, and the arts, and they welcome opportunities to volunteer their services whenever the opportunity arises.

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    Health of the City: The Food Farmacy is combatting food insecurity

    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health’s Food Farmacy program is paving the way to decrease food insecurity and increase access to healthy food and nutrition education in Lancaster County.

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    Explore Lancaster City’s Art Galleries

    Spend a day exploring the vibrant art scene in Lancaster City. Visit one (or more!) of these art galleries. Be sure to also check out the special events hosted by galleries, shops, restaurants, and other local businesses on First Fridays.

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    Excite your senses at Amorette

    Downtown Lancaster has proudly worn the badge of being an “up and coming” culinary hotspot over the years, but the arrival of Chef Rikku Ó’Donnchü at Amorette is a clear indication that our time has finally come. After nearly 15 months of shuttering its doors, this beloved Lancaster beacon of gastronomic refinement has been reborn through the eyes of this Michelin-recognized chef. The revival is a groundbreaking triumph for the Lancaster food scene, but also proves to be a larger culinary revelation for American fine-dining as a whole.

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    Welcome to the all new Fulton Theatre!

    The Fulton team is thrilled to announce that after an 18-month intermission, they will Return to Live on September 7 with a production of FUN HOME. With a renewed sense of purpose and a desire to serve the community, the staff cannot wait to welcome you home. We invite you to take a journey with us as we share with you, our community and stalwart supporters, the new building, how they have continued to create during the pandemic, and how they are opening our doors once again.

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    Health of the City: Lead-Free Families

    Lead-Free Families is the new program recently launched by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health to identify and remediate lead hazards in Lancaster County homes. Lead exposure and poisoning is a significant health issue among children in Lancaster County, with blood lead levels here among the highest in the state.

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    Fresh Face: Chestnut Street Investment Counsel

    Independent investment firms—like Chestnut Street Investment Counsel, which she owns and operates—manage each client’s portfolio with no brokerage conflicts of interest.

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    Exploring Lancaster’s Outdoor Gems

    When it comes to the unique features of Lancaster County, our community’s waste management system probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. And yet, how we manage our trash in Lancaster County garners national attention and accolades, both in how we manage the material AND the positive impact of these efforts on the local community.

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    Giving Back: Tru2You

    By connecting the Lancaster City youth to local artists and community leaders, the mentors and coaches Gray and Miller-Shell hope to inspire the next generation to express themselves through art.

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    Fresh Face: Ville & Rue

    Lancaster’s very own Ville & Rue, run by local retail expert and interior designer Rebecca Addington, has moved to King Street.

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    Fresh Face: Alicia Alexander State Farm

    Alicia Alexander State Farm is a woman-owned small business providing quality insurance services to the community.

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    Think Big Picture: Lancaster Filmmakers

    Lancaster is the future of film. With larger-than-life sound stages, innovative production companies, and a diverse cast of filmmakers, the local film industry is booming.

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