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March
31

8 Incredible Vintage Shops in Lancaster


Lancaster PA Local Vintage Shops
Lancaster, PA can never be classified as a "cookie cutter" community.  It definitely comes with its own vibe.  As you stroll through its streets, you understand why the Red Rose City is considered a jewel by south-central Pennsylvania's residents.


Whether you describe Lancaster as retro, quirky or eclectic, around every corner, you can always find unique things to do and see.  Lancaster has a historic farmers' market, art galleries, museums, dining, and shopping--lots and lots of shopping.

Lancaster has over 200 shops and boutiques many with one-of-a-kind items.  What newcomers (and some local residents) may not know is Lancaster is a treasure trove for vintage shopping.  Yep—vintage shops.  You know, those local spots where you find the coolest, most perfectly-broken-in pieces of clothing for you and items for your home that don't break the budget.

Lancaster PA Scarlet Willow Vintage Shop


So, whether you're a long-time Lancaster local or a newcomer to our city, here is our list of 8 Incredible Vintage Shops in Lancaster, PA.

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March
18

Saturday Fun in York PA

York PA Things to Do on Saturday


Saturdays are traditionally "THE" night to go out and have a special night, gather with friends, or find new things to do in your local community.  Whether you're a long-time York, PA resident or a newcomer to the area, here is our list of favorite things to do on Saturday from our teams of REALTORS® in our Cinema Drive, Dallastown, East York, Gettysburg, Hanover, Shrewsbury and West York real estate offices.

York Restaurants

York, PA is a foodie town.  Restaurants play a huge role in the local community. York is filled with eclectic cuisine, and there are many restaurants to try, both old and new. Some of the popular spots include:

  • The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar – This restaurant provides an upscale bistro vibe and one-of-a-kind New American dishes. Chef David Albright makes memorable meals perfect for special occasions.
  • Coomb's Tavern - Coomb's Tavern gives off a cozy family atmosphere while serving up the best prime ribs in town. It's excellent for a more casual scene and an extensive drink selection.
  • BrewVino – BrewVino's mission is to become the neighborhood gathering place. They create delicious hand-crafted pizza and have a wide variety of beer and wines to choose from.
  • The Front Porch Cafe – This York eatery has been a longtime favorite for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The eclectic fresh choices are optimal for a couples night out.
  • Victor's – Victor's is a casual fine-dining restaurant located in a converted church. Victor's has been included in the "Best of York" for several years in a row. If you're looking for a laidback evening out with impeccable food and service, Victor's is a great choice.


York's Music and Nightlife

At night, York comes alive with music, dance, and cocktails. There are a variety places that cater to many different tastes. Some resident favorites are:

  • Granfalloons Tavern – Irish pubs are notorious for their boisterous atmospheres and flowing Guinness. Granfalloons is no exception. Enjoy a historic space and energetic vibe your next Saturday night out.
  • LUX Night Lounge & Cigar Bar – People like this classy bar that provides a great ambience. The talented bartenders make it a worthy nightspot.
  • Strand-Capitol – This performance center has an excellent lineup of concerts, comedy, and other entertaining events. Keep an eye on the calendar to see what's happening each Saturday night.

Some of the smaller spots to see live music and local talent are The Shop at the New Grounds Roasting Company, First Capitol Dispensing Center, Holy Hound Taproom, and The Depot.


Art and Culture in York

Keep an eye out for different art openings and events on Saturday evenings in York, PA. The Art Institute of York, HIVE Artspace, , YorkArts Gallery, and several other places host rotating exhibits and an innovative, lively arts community.

Theater and Dance in York

York has a rich cultural scene that promotes dance and theater. The main venues in town to see Broadway musicals, award-winning plays, family theater, and more are DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre, The Pullo Center, Waldner Performing Arts Center, and York Little Theatre.

Buying a Home in York, PA

Whether it's Saturday night or any other day of the week, York, PA offers its residents a wide variety of things to do.  It's a dynamic city full of culture, art, music, and more.  There is an adventure for everyone, and Saturday is a great night to discover something new. 

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If you're interested in making York, PA your home, browse our listings of homes for sale in York or contact our team of BHHS Homesale Realty REALTORS® in York. They can make your dreams of finding a home in York, PA a reality.

March
4

The Inside Scoop on Baltimore's Best Places to Live

Baltimore Best Neighborhoods


Let's face it, if you're house hunting in Maryland, Baltimore is a great place to begin.  Charm City is filled to the brim with a unique selection of neighborhoods.  Each--more than 300 overall--has its own distinct vibe and personality.  How do you choose the best neighborhood for you?  Our local Homesale Realty team has done some of the legwork for you by creating this list of six great Baltimore neighborhoods in which to live.

 

Guilford

Guilford is that prominent Baltimore neighborhood where many people strive to live as they become upwardly mobile. The streets are lined with majestic trees, and green spaces created by the Olmstead firm in the early 1900s still exist. The area is registered as a historic district and features the renowned Sherwood Gardens. Guilford offers quick commutes to Johns Hopkins, the College of Notre Dame, Loyola College, and array of excellent public and private schools. The community prides itself on its close connections and supporting families, and residents have ample opportunity to bond with neighbors at community social events. Guilford's homes range from charming cottages to grand estates.

Browse the latest Guilford Maryland homes for sale.

Homeland

Homeland is a planned neighborhood in northern Baltimore with over 1,000 homes. The neighborhood has received plenty of critical acclaim over its many years of existence, and it appeals to those looking for a beautiful, tranquil aesthetic in the middle of a city. Homes span from modest houses to sweeping mansions, and the neighborhood has wonderful manmade lakes that have become a central element. Homeland was designed in the 1920s, making it one of the first planned communities in the nation. Its location is near Notre Dame and other top attractions and jobs in the city. With its own architectural review committee, Homeland has consistently maintained its allure.

Browse the latest Homeland Maryland homes for sale.

Fells Point

Living in Baltimore Fells Point

 

Baltimore's Fells Point neighborhood borders the more widely known Canton.  Another waterfront community, Fells Point possesses stunning historical architecture and energetic growth. There are over 120 restaurants, pubs, and shops, and housing is mostly comprised of eclectic townhomes and condos. With the Canton Waterfront Park and Patterson Park nearby, there are great walking spaces as well. Fells Point is a haven for young professionals who want to live, work and play all in one place.

Browse the latest Fells Point Maryland homes for sale.

Roland Park

Roland Park is another one of Baltimore's prestigious planned communities. Stocked with top-notch private schools and some of Baltimore's best public schools, Roland Park draws upscale families to its hilly, forested streets. The neighborhood is well-located for people who like to work and play among Baltimore's hot spots, but it also possesses its own central village and is beautifully bordered by other chic neighborhoods. Considered North America's first planned suburb, it remains one of Baltimore's most sought after areas.


Browse the latest Roland Park Maryland homes for sale.

 

Federal Hill

Federall Hill Waterfront Condos

 

Federal Hill is a water view neighborhood. Situated above the Inner Harbor, it is a popular and bustling place. In addition to being a historic district, Federal Hill has been the recipient of several urban renewal efforts. The makeover has been successful, and now it's a tight-knit community of singles, couples, and empty-nesters that enjoy close access to Downtown Baltimore and a lively parade of restaurants, shops, and bars.

Browse the latest Federal Hill Maryland homes for sale.

Ruxton

Ruxton is a luxurious, secluded community located on the outskirts of the city. The residents have a strong focus on family and community. It's surprisingly rural, yet offers a charming village center, the impressive L'Hirondelle Club, and an improvement association. Although some families have resided in Ruxton for generations, the area also attracts young high-level professionals.

Browse the latest Ruxton Maryland homes for sale.

 

Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty Contact


Baltimore is abundant with great schools, cultural scenes, attractions, nature, and more.  Whether you're a "hipster" or "homebody," our team of local Baltimore REALTORS® at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Reaty will find the perfect home in Baltimore.

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