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5 corn mazes to explore in Lancaster County | Entertainment
Entertainment

5 corn mazes to explore in Lancaster County | Entertainment

There’s no better place than Lancaster County for some fall fun. Here are just five of our area’s corn mazes to explore this month.Cherry Crest Adventure FarmCherry Crest is a corn maze champion. This year’s maze, which celebrates America’s national parks, placed third in USA Today’s 10Best reader’s poll. (In 2020, Cherry Crest placed first). Expect to spend about an hour in this 5-acre corn maze that offers more than 2.5 miles of paths. Maze Masters are ready to assist if you get lost and need help getting back on track. When ordered online, weekday tickets start at $21.95 and Saturday tickets start at $29.95 and include other activities on the farm. Cherry C...
Does Technology Trump Terroir in the Vineyard?
Science

Does Technology Trump Terroir in the Vineyard?

Are technological developments robbing wine of its authenticity? Let's look at the arguments for and against. © Kendall-Jackson | Use of technology in the vineyard has exploded in the past 20 years. Over the past two decades, the use of technology in both the vineyard and the cellar has exploded – though what does this mean for the transparency of wines as a whole? While some find that technological advancements have only helped to improve quality – and site reflection – through to the glass, others feel fiercely the opposite. Two leading industry figures shared their personal convictions with Wine-Searcher. Wine importer Neal Rosenthal left his corporate law job 40 years ago and, over the past four decades, has dedicated his lif...
Iraqi cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi deepens intra-Shia dispute | Politics News
Politics

Iraqi cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi deepens intra-Shia dispute | Politics News

Baghdad, Iraq – A mosque pulled down by tractors, angry protesters setting buildings on fire, and police arrests: despite their relatively small-scale, recent events across a few cities in Iraq were enough to startle the country over the last month, and all were linked to a controversial Muslim scholar – Mahmoud al-Sarkhi. The trigger in the latest round of what has become an increasingly tense intra-Shia leaders’ dispute was an otherwise uneventful Friday sermon in early April, when Ali Masoudi, a representative of al-Sarkhi, who is a former student of the late prominent Shia scholar Mohammad Sadiq al-Sadr, demanded the demolition of shrines, or graves of Shia imams, across Iraq. “We should follow the teachings of the Prophet [Muhammed] and Imam Ali and not build any structures on the gra...