Where has the time gone? Discover Lehigh Valley Turns 30 Years Old.

October 21st, 2014 posted by

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Michael Jackson

As our organization, Discover Lehigh Valley, sets to celebrate 30 year in existence on Thursday, I figure it was a good time to reflect back on some things that has happened to the organization and the world over the last 30 years. So without further ado let’s go.

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Have a Spirited Time at Lehigh Valley’s Historic Inns and Taverns

October 20th, 2014 posted by

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Spring Valley Tavern

By Josh Popichak

We all know the Lehigh Valley’s historic inns, restaurants and pubs can be a great place to enjoy spirits (responsibly, of course), but did you know that more than a few of them are also reportedly home to spirits? Especially at this time of year, the talk at these historic “haunts” is known to turn not just to football, but also to the proverbial “things that go bump in the night.”

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Lehigh Valley Phantoms Host Home Opener at PPL Center in Downtown Allentown

October 17th, 2014 posted by

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The Phantoms open their inaugural season in Allentown tonight!

After years of waiting, months of construction, and weeks upon weeks of buildup, the puck finally drops tonight, Friday, October 17.

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will take the ice for the first official home game against the Adirondack Flames at 7:05 p.m. and Allentown will truly never be the same.

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Koziar’s Christmas Village – A Must See Attraction This Holiday Season!

October 14th, 2014 posted by

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Blog Picture - Koziars

We may just be getting use to the idea that summer is over and fall has begun. However, there are so many adventures and attractions to look forward to this holiday season like the opening of Koziar’s Christmas Village on November 1st through January 1st.

Located in Bernville, Koziar’s Christmas Village was originally a dairy farm called Koziar’s Spring Lake Dairy Farm.

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Put Some Lehigh Valley Color on Your Walls with Discover Lehigh Valley’s “Print of the Week”

October 10th, 2014 posted by

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Soccerfest 2014

Looking for something to brighten up the walls of your home or office? Why not adorn them with some of the most captivating attractions, venues, and happenings Lehigh Valley has to offer?

Discover Lehigh Valley is featuring some exceptional shots that commissioned local photographers have captured of the region.

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The 2014 Edition of What is Open in Lehigh Valley on Thanksgiving?

October 9th, 2014 posted by

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Yes, We're Open on Thanksgiving Day

It may seem early, but people have already started talking about their Thanksgiving plans. Some of those plans are invariably about shopping, but there are plenty of other things to do and you don’t have to be a gourmet chef to enjoy a good Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving either. You can visit a restaurant with a chef, who will do all the cooking and cleanup for you!

Here are the places where you can eat, play and shop on Thanksgiving. (Check back, as we will update this as we get more information)

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Top Five Pierogies in Lehigh Valley

October 8th, 2014 posted by

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October 8 happens to celebrate one of my favorite foods. Now it might not be the healthiest of choices, but sometimes you just need some starchy goodness in your life.

Happy National Pierogi Day!

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Help Support Lehigh Valley’s Community NPR Station, WDIY 88.1 FM

October 8th, 2014 posted by

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Become a Member of WDIY!

Special giveaway: WDIY is also giving away $100 gift certificates to the Hamilton Kitchen & Bar in Allentown during the Pledge Drive.

Becoming a member of WDIY 88.1 FM not only helps support Lehigh Valley’s Community NPR Station, but it can also help you score tickets to local concerts.

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A Guide to Lehigh Valley Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, and More!

October 7th, 2014 posted by

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The Grim's Farm pumpkin patch in Breinigsville

By Josh Popichak

Lovers of fall can rejoice that at this time of year, many Lehigh Valley farms are playing host to outdoor autumnal attractions, including corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides and more. Below is a brief guide to some of the most popular local fall farm festivals, most of which continue through late October or early November. If you know of other local farm events, please tell us by posting a comment. Have a ball this fall, y’all!

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Making Lehigh Valley Accessible for All

October 3rd, 2014 posted by

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Accessibility for All

When I was young I felt discriminated against because I’m left handed. Just about everything in the world seemed made for right handed people, scissors, ladles, school desks and spiral bound notebooks. All that pales in comparison to the day to day difficulties of people with disabilities.

Lehigh Valley is lucky to have an organization who’s mission is to help those with disabilities of all types navigate our able bodied centric world, Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living in Allentown.

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