Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Traditional Irish Fare

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region may be known for its PA Dutch heritage and delicacies, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of Irish food choices in the area. With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we compiled a list of traditional Irish and European fare...

Celebrate News Year’s in Berks County

3, 2, 1 — Happy New Year! If you’ll be closing out the year and beginning 2020 in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Americana Region, you won’t be disappointed in the wide variety of activities that will be held on New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re looking for family friendly...

What – or Who – is Belsnickel?

“He’s making a list. He’s checking it twice. He’s going to find out who’s naughty or nice.” For many children, having one’s name on Santa’s naughty list means coal in your stocking and no gifts under the tree come Christmas morning. But the Belsnickel, a creature of...

Berks County Shop Local Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and with this season comes seemingly never-ending to-do lists. Between the holiday meals to prep for and prepare, parties to attend, and gifts to buy, many people choose to order their gifts online for the convenience. But,...

Add Potato Filling to Your Thanksgiving Feast

This Thanksgiving, many families will sit down to enjoy a delicious spread of turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. But in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region, the PA Dutch dish Potato Filling will also be passed around the table as a traditional holiday side. This simple...