Traditional PA Dutch Foods of Pennsylvania’s Americana Region

Trying new foods is one of the best parts of traveling. Everyone has to eat, so why not fuel your sightseeing adventures with some local delicacies you can’t get back home? In most cultures, favorite recipes are passed down from generation to generation. That’s...

Hamburg, PA Taste of Hamburg-er Festival

Cindy Ross Microscopic molecules of scent — grilled meat and smoky flavor — travel the air across city blocks, enter my olfactory nerves, and make me hustle. My mouth waters as if Pavlov were ringing a bell in a conditioned dog’s ear. If I wasn’t hungry before, I am...

Visit Saucony Creek Brewery this weekend

As more local breweries bubble up in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region and beyond, I continue to admire how many of them re-purpose historic or outdated buildings for their fermentation tanks, pubs and serving areas like Saucony Creek Brewery. Saucony Creek, a brewery...

Great Stuff Summer Challenge in Berks County

Summer solstice has arrived with longer days and warmer nights, which Berks County knows how to spend with friends and family! Now through August is the perfect time to experience PA Americana Region, from adventurous weekends spent outdoors to staycation days with...

Date Night in My Hometown – Reading, PA

Date Night in My Hometown A Penny Darling Blog Happy Monday, Penny Darlings! Wednesday is my birthday! So let me tell you something absolutely ADORABLE that Preston and I did this past weekend!  We wanted to do something special during the birthday week activities and...

Folino Estate Winery in Berks County, PA

There’s no chance of missing Folino Estate Vineyard & Winery.  Its bold 17,000-square-foot Tuscan style fieldstone villa dominates the hillside along Old Route 22 north of Kutztown, standing out among the neighboring barns and farmsteads in Greenwich Township....