Jerry Seinfeld is Coming to Bethlehem for Musikfest!

April 22nd, 2015 posted by

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Seinfeld in Bethlehem for Musikfest 2015

“So, what’s the deal with Musikfest? Why does it have a “k” instead of a “c”? Can musik really fest? Who eats corn on the cob every day? What kinda craziness is that?”

Sure, we’re no Jerry Seinfeld, but you’ll have your chance to see the real deal at Musikfest on Tuesday, 2015 as Musikfest just announced the American icon’s appearance.

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Allentown Parking Authority Changes Explained by Executive Director

April 22nd, 2015 posted by

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By now most have read or at least have heard of the changes to parking in downtown Allentown. Discover Lehigh Valley reached out to Tamara Dolan, Executive Director of the Allentown Parking Authority, and our guest blogger, for some answers.

Tamara put things into perspective, and in my mind the plan is actually trying to remedy those that I might consider lazy.

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Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third? (AKA Chilli Fest) Kicks off Spring

April 21st, 2015 posted by

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The Chili Cook Off Trophy

There’s no hotter way to start off spring in Lehigh Valley than with the Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third? festival held annually in downtown Bethlehem. Even if that means unexpectedly trying some ghost chili pepper this past Saturday afternoon. And, even if my tongue is a bit fried from the excitement, Spring on Fourth has definitely set the bar for another what should prove fantastic festival season in Lehigh Valley.

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Lehigh Valley Guestagram: Marcos Lebron of Easton

April 16th, 2015 posted by

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Marcos Lebron of Easton is our Guestagrammer

The next participant in our Guestagram Series is Marcos Lebron of Easton.  Marcos’ photos feature Easton, Allentown, and some great snow shots.

In our Guestagram Series, a local photographer takes over our account for a few days to showcase their work and their take on the great area we live in.

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How to Spend Your Tax Refund in Lehigh Valley

April 14th, 2015 posted by

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Where will you spend your tax refund?

Each year, millions of Americans look forward to that magical day when they find out how much they will be getting back in a tax refund. And while some may get back more than others, everyone still has many options on where they’d like to spend it.

You can pay bills, pay off debt, save it, spend it, or invest it. There’s no single right answer for everyone as your financial situation will largely dictate what makes the most sense.

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Spending a Family Fun Day at the Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville

April 9th, 2015 posted by

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The animals are waiting for you

Calling all animal and nature lovers! Have you been to the Lehigh Valley Zoo? This wonderful attraction, located in Schnecksville, Pa. amidst the 1,00 acre Trexler Nature Preserve, is home to all different kinds of animals from “A” to “Z”: Alpacas to Zebras.

The Zoo is open year round, and I recently had the chance to make my first visit of the 2015 season.

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The Best Mac & Cheese in Lehigh Valley: Part Two

April 7th, 2015 posted by

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Lehigh Valley mac and cheese, if you please!

You might remember that a while back, we named my Top Five Mac & Cheese dishes in Lehigh Valley. Apparently, you all love mac & cheese almost as much as I do (but not quite). The comments on both the blog and social media were loaded with recommendations of places that I had missed, all of which I took note of.

With so many new restaurants popping up around Lehigh Valley, we decided that it was time to do a reboot of the list, featuring restaurants that have amazing dishes, but either weren’t around or I hadn’t been to when the first edition of the list was published.

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Lehigh Valley Steelhawks Kick Off Fifth Season, This Time at the PPL Center in Allentown

April 2nd, 2015 posted by

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Lehigh Valley Steelhawks

The fun of football season doesn’t have to come to an end after the Super Bowl. On Sunday, April 12, football makes its return to Lehigh Valley.

To kick off their fifth season, the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks will make their big move to the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, after previously calling Stabler Arena at Lehigh University home.

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The Lehigh Valley IronPigs 2015 Seasons Includes New Foods and a New Seating Section

March 31st, 2015 posted by

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New food at Coca-Cola Park for 2015

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs open their 2015 season on April 9 and, like pretty much every opening season before, there are fun new foods and park changes to look forward to.

In the past, the IronPigs have debuted new seating sections called the  “Hot Corner” and “Bacon Strip” in 2013 and the club introduced the Red Robin Tiki Terrace & Oasis in 2012. They also introduced urinal games in the men’s bathrooms to much fanfare, and our own video demonstration,in 2013 as well.

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The 2015 Lehigh Valley Lunacy Champion is Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival

March 30th, 2015 posted by

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2015 Champion Crowned

Get out your kilt and raise up a pint! Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival has won the Lehigh Valley Lunacy Championship.

This is Celtic Classic’s first Championship and the third first time Winner in three years!

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