5th Annual Feed 500 Thanksgiving Day

Donate To Our Feed 500 Campaign online A Time for Thanks Characters Pub is proud to partner with the Power Packs Project to feed families this Thanksgiving On Thanksgiving Day, many families sit down together to enjoy each other’s company, laugh, drink and usually overeat. Isn’t that what the holidays are all about? Unfortunately, for…

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An Abundance of Tastes

Enjoy A Multitude of Flavors in the Heart of Lancaster As we all begin to thaw out from Mother Nature’s last hurrah of winter misery, Lancaster City restaurants are opening their doors, and maybe their patios, to diners looking for a fresh take on some of the participating restaurants’ most iconic meals. The planning committee for…

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Raise a Glass & Do Some Good

Partnering for a Better Lancaster Community 2014 has been a wonderful year for our pub and our community. We introduced new specials that were enjoyed with rave reviews, welcomed community members and friends, toasted with old pals, and celebrated another successful year of fresh seasonal cooking with a dash of character. It is with great fondness…

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Building an EXTRAordinary Community

Characters Pub transforms into a donation hub for the EXTRAordinary GIVE With a view from our gem of a location on Christian Street in Lancaster City, we have seen some wonderful things! From the lighting of the Christmas tree in Penn Square to the groups of rosy cheeked patrons touring downtown on St. Patty’s Day. We…

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Help Us Feed 500 for Thanksgiving

Donate To Power Packs Online A Time for Thanks Characters Pub is proud to partner with the Power Packs Project to feed families this Thanksgiving On Thanksgiving Day, many families sit down together to enjoy each other’s company, laugh, drink and usually overeat. Isn’t that what the holidays are all about? Unfortunately, for some families…

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Fresh, Local Strawberries: Perfect for Breakfast or Dessert!

Now is the time of year for fresh, local strawberries. We’ve been using them at Characters for a variety of menu items, including our strawberry sundaes. We even use them in some of our salads! As you drive around the Lancaster County area you’re sure to see plenty of farm stands selling strawberries. You can also…

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Play Ball: The Best Ballpark Food

Baseball season is here, and it’s my favorite time of year. There’s nothing better than baseball, except maybe for baseball AND food. After all, ballpark food is a key ingredient in the baseball experience. While I was raised in the Lancaster area, and most of my family members are Phillies fans, I spent a lot…

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Partnering with Power Packs for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving Characters Pub and the Lancaster Power Packs Project are partnering to bring hot, nutritious and hearty Thanksgiving meals to 50 families in our community. Power Packs already works weekly to promote physical and mental health for underprivileged school children by sending them home for the weekend with nutritious meals when they don’t have…

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Bringing Local and Sustainability to the Table

Local:  Belonging or relating to a particular area or neighborhood, typically exclusively so. Sustainable:  (esp. of development, exploitation, or agriculture) Conserving an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources. My philosophy about local and sustainable products includes, but is not limited to, products from Lancaster County.  I most definitely support the local farmers and…

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