Sip and Savors of Sweet Summertime
AT FIG, WE BELIEVE that a great city needs to be fresh, innovative, and authentic, just like the ingredients in your favorite dish. For Downtown Lancaster, our food renaissance can be attributed to the right mix of entrepreneurs, investors, chefs, and of course, foodies.
Lancaster's restaurant scene is coming of age, bringing us more cultural cuisine optionsRead on →
Video: City of Makers
LANCASTER IS A CITY of makers. Creating. Innovating. Collaborating. There is a rhythm to our city. It’s fast. It’s authentic. It has soul. There is a sense of community. It’s fun. It’s fresh. It has flavor. Fig is proud to showcase The City as a place to live, work and play. Be part of it. Find it at Fig.
LancHappy Crowns This Summer’s King & Queen of Happy
INTRODUCING LANCASTER'S FIRST KING & QUEEN OF HAPPY! Our king & queen received a prize pack fit for royalty thanks to the generous gifts from Willow Valley Communities, Sweet Legacy Gourmet, Lancaster Barnstormers, & Splits & Giggles. Special thanks to local artist Mimi Shapiro for handcrafting the King and Queen's crowns!
QUEEN CINDY SCHLOSSER exudesRead on →
Sip Wine in the Park 2016
SIP WIN IN THE PARK 2016 is offering the Lancaster community a chance to try an exceptional variety of expertly selected wines from around the world. Returning for a second year, SIP will be held this June in downtown Lancaster’s scenic Musser Park.
Everyone from the wine curious all the way to the wine aficionado will find something that matches their tastes.Read on →
2016 Lancaster Craft Beerfest
The 2016 LANCASTER CRAFT BEERFEST is brought to you by Joycat Events, a company formed by three Lancaster natives. They have partnered with the City of Lancaster Office of Promotion (LOOP) and the Federal Taphouse to bring this great event to the beer enthusiasts of Lancaster County and it's neighbors.
Tickets go on sale June 15th at lancastercraftbeerfest.com.Read on →
Fig Voices: Tigers + Thieves
(Left to right: Levi Schlosser, Nate Longenecker, Andrew Benner, Dwight Sensenig, & Bobby Bradley)
2015 SAW Andrew Benner and Nate Longenecker enter Brent Ulrich’s Lancaster, PA recording studio. This was it, the time had come to put years of writing, collaborating, practicing, performing, and desire into what would become their debut release. Five originalRead on →
Fresh Face: Douglas Charles Phillips Architect
WHEN YOU THINK OF AN ARCHITECT, you may be tempted to entertain a certain inaccurate archetype—that he’s arrogant and intransigent, always pushing his own ideas on you. You may think of Howard Roark from the novel The Fountainhead, someone who would rather struggle in obscurity than compromise his personal vision.
Fortunately, Doug Phillips dispels thatRead on →
Fresh Face: Ellicott & Co.
LANCASTER LOVES LOCAL. And rightly so, because of its rich history. But after the winds of modernity swept through the area, Lancaster — like many cities around the country — eventually found itself wwith fewer reasons to be proud.
Fortunately, there’s been a renewed interest in cultivating all things local. Ryan Martin and Ryan Smoker of The Infantree, aRead on →
Fresh Face: Jimmy John’s
IF YOU ARE FROM LANCASTER you probably know the name Stoltzfoos, but you might not know the name “Jimmy John’s.” That's about to change.
Ben Stoltzfoos, in partnership with his brother Gerald, sister-in-law Jill, and friend and local real estate agent Chad Hurst, is bringing Jimmy John’s to 35 North Queen Street, just off of Penn Square.
While getting his MBARead on →
Fresh Finds at Lemon Street Market
Read the entire Lemon Street Market section here. (left to right: Kevin, Hans, Myra, Trish, Danni, Tucker, and Julia at Lemon Street Market)
THE BEWILDERMENT and sometimes frustration of new customers looking for dietary help is a feeling Trish personally relates to and hopes to ease. Her own wellness journey was accelerated after her daughter wasRead on →
In The Details
IN THIS CITY of makers and tasters (and tastemakers), pleasing the palate is a piece of cake. In this issue, you'll find Fig Favorite tabs— a freshly picked collection of our favorite drinks and dishes from the featured restaurants. These faves will start you out right or add the finishing touch to your meal. Ready, set, make your reservation!
Here are a fewRead on →
Discover Lancaster’s Galleries
EXPLORE THE CITY'S FINE ART GALLERIES. Find nationally-celebrated art, monthly exhibits, and interactive art sessions all in our walkable Downtown.
Keep up with your favorite galleries and discover new talent by #buylocalart and joining our social community.
SAVE THE DATES:
First Friday with The Gallery Guide
Friday, July 1
ANNEX 24 GALLERY,Read on →
2016 Social Mission Partners
At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors.
For 2016, we have chosen three innovative nonprofits whose good works contribute immensely to our thriving, local community. Please join us as we support these inspiring causes thisRead on →