lancaster city living: Lancaster City Gear - 03/19/09 08:07 AM
I didn't know Lancaster City had gear for purchase, I found this on their website, hopefully the pictures will show up.  Click here to view everything.
SHOW YOUR PRIDE WITH CITY OF LANCASTER PRODUCTSYou can help the City's Employee Activity Committee raise funds for the Annual Holiday Party and, at the same time, show your community pride. The Committee is selling "City of Lancaster" products ranging from computer and tote bags, to caps and thermal tumblers. For more information, or to place an order, contact our Human Resources Bureau at (717) 291-4719.
Dimension E-Organizer$14.00
Manchester Writing Pad$16.00
Verona Compu-Messanger Brief$20.00
Paragon Compu-Brief$28.00
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lancaster city living: Things To Do This Weekend In Lancaster - 03/05/09 03:35 AM
It's first friday in downtown Lancaster City. Fri, Mar 6, 09      First Friday5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Over 60 galleries, museums, shops, and restaurants extend their hours. Many artist premiers and openings. First Fridays are a great time to experience downtown Lancaster! Join the thousands who enjoy the evening's artistic energy and fun surprises that make each First Friday special. Come on out this Friday and check out some of these events:
Thu, Mar 5, 09 -Sat, Mar 28, 09      Convergence of Synergy5 - 9 p.m. First Friday Reception at Annex 24 Gallery. Kenny Reisig, John Berkey and Raymond Rall … (0 comments)

lancaster city living: Habitat for Humanity Project In Lancaster - 02/21/09 11:24 PM
Here is an article about a new Habitat for Humanity project in Lancaster City.  The building is scheduled to start in May.  The article is from Lancasteronline.com written by Stephen Kopfinger.
A few more people are going to call the city home. Literally, as in, their own house.
Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity announced last week that 19 residential building lots at Fairview Avenue and Seymour Street, in Lancaster's southwest end, were purchased from the Preferred Partners real estate group, for $475,000 Wednesday."We're absolutely delighted … we're taking a leap of faith," said Stacie Reidenbaugh, executive director of Habitat, Saturday. She … (0 comments)

lancaster city living: Grandview Heights Open House - Sunday Feb. 22 - 1111 Crest Lane, Lancaster PA - 02/18/09 07:28 AM
BUYERS MARK YOUR CALENDERS FOR THIS OPEN HOUSE!
1111 Crest Lane, Lancaster PA

School District: Manheim Township List Price: $ 189,753 Agent: Lauren Krady Phone: 735-6266 Open Hours: 1-4Open House Date: Sun, 02/22/09 Description: Prepare to be impressed with this classy home on a beautiful Grandview Heights street. Huge lot, hardwood floors, much more! 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Bathrooms, 1 car detached garage, nice deck, fireplace, play space in the basement, washer and dryer included.
Visit www.1111crest.com to watch the home tour.
Directions: From Rt30: South on Lititz pike to Left on Fordney Rd, Right on Pleasure Rd, Left on Crest … (1 comments)

lancaster city living: Lancaster County Farmers Markets - 02/16/09 07:57 AM
Here are some of the farmers markets in Lancaster County.  We are lucky to live in such a fertile area and have a ton of fresh produce to buy locally. Most of these markets also offer meat, crafts, and baked goods.
Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market
2710 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA  17505
Indoor, air-conditioned Farmers Market featuring local vendors with a wide variety of homemade goodies. Fresh meats, cheese, fruits & vegetables, baked & canned goods, spices, and candy. Other stores on the premises: Bird-in-Hand Candle & Gifts, Farmers Market Gift Shop, Snyders Crafts, and Fashion Brand Linens & Lingerie.
Farmers Market open 8:30AM … (4 comments)

lancaster city living: Lancaster City Walking Tour - 02/09/09 11:34 AM
A great way to learn about Lancaster City real estate is to walk around and see the different styles of homes and the different neighborhoods.  The Lancaster City website has a bunch of walking tours listed, I will feature a few of them.  Here is one of them:
A Walk Around Downtown Lancaster(covering three centuries in four blocks)

Lancaster City is an architectural gem. Stroll down any street, in any direction, and you will encounter remarkable, and remarkably intact, historic buildings.
The following walk takes in four blocks near Lancaster's Penn Square, which will take tour participants through three … (1 comments)

lancaster city living: Plant a tree in front of your Lancaster City home - 02/08/09 07:23 AM
Don't you just love the tree lined streets around Lancaster City?  Spring and Summer time has Lancaster City in it's full glory with all the blooming trees as you drive through town.  So if you live in a spot without a tree in front of your house, don't fret, Lancaster City will dig up the sidewalk and plant one for you.  The fees are very reasonable but you are responsible to water it.  Here is the information from the Lancaster City website:
City Services
Tree PlantingStreet Tree Planting   Those residents living within Lancaster City limits may take advantage of the … (13 comments)

lancaster city living: New Price - 766 Marietta Ave, Lancaster City PA - 01/30/09 07:35 AM
The Jeff Geoghan Realty Group would like to present this home to you with its new price!
 
Nestled in among stately row homes is 766 Marietta Ave, your retreat from the lively bustle of city life- where you can relax on the patio with a cup of coffee or entertain  friends in the elegant first floor. Located on the west end within blocks of everything, this 1885 beauty is ready and waiting for a loving owner to call their own. For photos and info visit www.766Marietta.com.  
 
 
 
 

4 Bedrooms 1 oversized bathroom Nice back … (1 comments)

lancaster city living: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - 01/27/09 11:20 AM
Here are a few things going on this weekend in Lancaster:
Agatha Christie's The Unexpected GuestJanuary 29 – February 15Fulton TheatreWhen a stranger crashes his car on a foggy night, he approaches the nearest house looking for help. What he finds is a man shot dead in his chair and the victim's wife holding the murder weapon. But if you think that spells an open and shut case, then you don't know Agatha Christie.Address: 12 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603  Phone: 717-397-7425  Website: http://www.thefulton.orgCabin FeverJanuary 29 – January 31Hands-on House, Children’s Museum of LancasterIs your family coming down with cabin … (1 comments)

lancaster city living: What Will My Money Buy In Lancaster County? - Part 3 - 01/26/09 11:32 AM
This is the third part in the series of What will my money buy in Lancaster County? Read the previous posts here and here.
Lancaster, PA has plenty of options in every price range whether you are looking to live in the city, the suburbs, or even on a farm.
Here is what $300,000 will buy in Lancaster County:
On Woodland Ave in Lititz, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, listed at $299,000:

On Sterling Place in Lancaster, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, listed at $299,500:

On North Concord Street in Lancaster City, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, listed at $299,900:

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lancaster city living: Lancaster PA Featured Home For Sale - West Chestnut Street - 01/23/09 05:47 AM
666 West Chestnut St, Lancaster PA
6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms listed at $360,000

 
Check out this neat home for sale.  It is on West Chestnut Street in Lancaster City.
1900's unique style 'Queen Anne Victorian'. DETACHED home with exquisite details. Features 6 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, 3 Fireplaces & Detached 2 car garage. Spectacular stained glass windows throughout, carved staircase and mantles with the most magnificent woodwork and moldings. 1 Year AHS home warranty included.
If you want more details on this home or a detailed search of homes in Lancaster county, feel free to contact me today!
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lancaster city living: Lancaster City PA Real Estate Market - 01/06/09 12:52 PM
Let's take a look at the real estate market for December in Lancaster City, PA:
36 listings sold with an average time on the market of 60 days The average sale price was $89,044 51 new listings 270 active listings
Currently in Lancaster City there are 290 homes for sale.  Starting at $19,900 and topping out at $697,000. So if you are ready to buy there is something in your price range! There are so many neat historic homes in Lancaster City and even some new ones. Contact me today for a list of homes for sale in Lancaster that … (3 comments)

lancaster city living: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - Isaac's and Taco Night - 01/01/09 04:21 AM
If you live in Lancaster you are already familiar with Isaac's Restaurant & Deli,but did you know that Tuesday nights they serve tacos for 75 cents?  This special is at the Isaac's downtwon location at 25 North Queen Street from 5-7 pm. Tuesday night tacos are cheap but tasty.  You can choose beef, bean, or a combination of the two.  They also serve fresh salsa on the side.
 
Isaac's has over 20 restaurants in the area.  Serving tasty sandwiches named after birds, soups, flat-bread pizza's, salads, and even sandwiches served on soft pretzels.  The food is fresh and delicious.  Many … (4 comments)

lancaster city living: Lancaster PA Open House - Charming Lancaster City Row Home - 12/30/08 06:43 AM
We will be holding an open house at 766 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA, on Sunday January 4th from 1pm - 4 pm.  Come visit this move-in ready house and see if it could be your next home.  Freshly painted first floor, bright and cheery kitchen, washer and dryer included, and a huge bathroom.   
 

 
 
  
Built in 1885, this home has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and is about 1820 square feet.  It has a nice patio where you could sit and enjoy your backyard just in time for spring.  This home is offered at $139,950 and the … (0 comments)

lancaster city living: Lancaster, PA - Project for the Needy - 12/24/08 06:21 AM
Today was the annual Christmas Eve food distribution, held by the Lancaster County Project for the Needy. This year marked the 22nd dinner distribution for the Project for the Needy, a nonprofit organization that relies on donations. People started lining up last night, some waiting 9 hours in the freezing rain!
For the second year in a row the event took place at the Clipper Magazine Stadium on North Prince Street. 1,200 boxes of turkey dinners were handed out and a record 500+ vounteers helped. In addition to turkeys, the grocery boxes include potatoes, cranberry sauce, frozen vegetables, milk, bread and … (0 comments)

lancaster city living: Things To Do in Lancaster PA - New Years Eve - 12/23/08 12:53 PM
Celebrate the new year downtown in Lancaster.  From 7:15 until midnight there are different performances in 25 warm locations around town.  There are also kids events starting at 5:15.  You can walk around and enjoy the evening or take the trolley from site to site.  It's a fun time, make sure to dress warm for the countdown in Binns park and the fireworks to top it off! The website says this:
"Countdown Lancaster is a family-oriented, non-alcoholic night of visual and performing entertainment.  Over 25 warm, indoor sites host performers that entertain throughout the night.  One admission button will let you … (4 comments)

lancaster city living: Muffin Street - Lancaster City, PA - 12/20/08 01:37 AM
While we were painting pottery at The Pottery Works yesterday, my daughter and I wanted a snack.  We went next door to Muffin Street, (18 West Orange St).  We each picked a delicious home made muffin; I got pineapple coconut and she got blueberry. 
 
I spoke with the new owner of Muffin Street, Eric Morales.  He took over the quaint shop about 5 months ago. It's cozy inside with plenty of tables and chairs, and two picture windows overlooking Orange St.  A great place to sit and have coffee with a friend or take a lunch break during your downtown … (1 comments)

lancaster city living: The Pottery Works - Lancaster City, PA - 12/19/08 07:14 AM
Located in the historic downtown Lancaster City area, 16 West Orange St, is The Pottery Works.  This creative place has been owned by Marcie Natale for the past 5 and a half years. They have over 250 pieces of pottery and 150 glazes, plus: stencils, stamps, and other tools for you to make your unique creation. Connected to this shop is the Bead Studio, where you can make jewelry of all kinds, but we will try that another day. 
Today my daughter and I visited the shop to make a Christmas present for her grandmother.  First, you select an item you … (3 comments)

lancaster city living: Lancaster PA Convention Center - A Sneak Peak - 12/19/08 02:05 AM
There is a huge building project smack dab in the downtown area of Lancaster City. The Lancaster Convention Center / Mariott at Penn Square will be the biggest building in town. The neat part about this hotel is that they kept the 100 year old facade of the original building, the Watt and Shand store. The project is scheduled to be complete in Spring of 2009.
The new hotel / convention center has 21 feet high ceilings in the lobby, a restaurant that seats 110, a pool and fitness center, and the Commonwealth Ballroom (9100 square feet). There are also several … (1 comments)

lancaster city living: Lancaster, PA Real Estate - Lancaster City Neighborhoods - East Side - 12/12/08 05:27 AM
 
The East Side neighborhood of Lancaster City, PA is bounded to the west by North Plum Street, to the north generally by New Holland Avenue, to the east by the city line and to the south by King Street. This is an area generally contains a large number of late-nineteenth to early twentieth century residences, as well as an industrial corridor, the Lancaster County Prison, numerous schools and churches and a large park.
At least 75% of the structures in this area are rowhouses. Of these, about half have front porches that appear to be original features. Among the notable … (0 comments)

 
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