Lehigh Valley Foodie Friday: Molinari’s Brings Italian Food To Life

February 27th, 2015 posted by

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Southside Bethlehem's Molinari's

What does a wood burning oven, 10 gelato flavors served daily, and the freshest meat that is butchered by the chef all have in common? It’s all what you’ll find at Molinari’s in Bethlehem, plus a whole lot more.

Molinari’s is bringing Italian authenticity to Lehigh Valley with classic renditions of everyone’s favorite pasta dishes and other entrees.

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The Best Nightlife Spots in Lehigh Valley

February 26th, 2015 posted by

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The fun in Lehigh Valley doesn’t end when the sun goes down. With all the new additions to the downtown areas over the last few years, nightlife has definitely taken a front-seat when people are planning out their weekends. Just look at the recent addition of Uber to Lehigh Valley!

Of course, there are many bars and pubs that you can cozy up at for a drink or two- just look to the Lehigh Valley Ale Trail for some of the best recommendations of places to grab a pint. But sometimes, you need to throw on some dressier clothes, pick out a pair of heels, and hit the town. From nightclubs to swanky bars that emulate a Manhattan-type feel, you’ll find something for everyone.

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Before the Tipoff: A 2015 Lehigh Valley Lunacy Preview

February 25th, 2015 posted by

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A Preview before Tip Off

Will we have a new champion this year to join last year’s champ Lehigh Valley Zoo and the inaugural champ Lehigh Valley IronPigs?

The rounds will run as follows…

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Take a Tour of Weyerbacher Brewing Company in Easton, PA

February 24th, 2015 posted by

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Go Tour Weyerbacher Brewing Company in Easton!

Sure, you’ve had plenty of Weyerbacher beers over the years.

There’s my favorite, the complexly flavored Merry Monks There’s Verboten, the 5.9% ABV, is a Belgian-style Pale Ale with an American twist. There’s the seasonally awesome Imperial Pumpkin Ale and… well, let’s just say that there are a ton of Weyerbacher beers.

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Discover a New Lehigh Valley Pizza Place (AKA Try a Tray Instead of Pie)

February 19th, 2015 posted by

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Mouth Watering Old Forge Style

Over the last couple of years leading into the Lenten season, I’ve written a few blogs on pizza (okay four to be exact, but who’s counting). These blogs have named my “Top 10,” some local legendary pizza places, and even a few obscure ones. Regardless of what my lists entailed, they always opened up a can of worms and some great social media debate.

Once even some great banter where a woman told me I was crazy as Domino’s had the best pizza in Lehigh Valley. Nothing against the Domino’s franchise, but come on, really?

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Our Facebook Fan’s Favorite Lehigh Valley Main Streets

February 18th, 2015 posted by

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Main Street, Lehigh Valley

Lehigh Valley is home to a great variety of Main Streets from Bethlehem’s iconic Christmas feel to Easton’s new restaurant row to Emmaus’ quaint hometown Americana atmosphere.

One of the true beauties of living in or visiting Lehigh Valley is that there are so many different Main Street areas to visit, that you couldn’t head to them all in one day. We recently asked some of our Facebook fans to tell us what their favorite Main Street areas were in Lehigh Valley and why. We offered up some Lehigh Valley Zoo tickets to random commenters! Here are some of the answers:

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A Few Alternative Ideas for Lent Meals in Lehigh Valley

February 17th, 2015 posted by

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Youell's Oyster House

During Lent, many people give up something they like such as a food, a drink, or activity as a remembrance to their religious tradition. Meat is also not consumed on Fridays which includes beef, veal, pork and poultry. For meat lovers, this sacrifice can be challenging to find acceptable substitutes during Lent.

Here’s some great alternative options to meat during Lent.

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Lehigh Valley’s Five Best Chocolate Shops for Valentine’s Day

February 12th, 2015 posted by

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Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a holiday observed on February 14 each year. The Most commonly observed Valentine’s Day tradition is expressing one’s love with an exchange of cards, flowers, gifts, and chocolates.

As I thought about the tradition of chocolates on Valentine’s Day, it dawned on me how many great local chocolate shops we have right here in Lehigh Valley. Forget about going to the grocery store or pharmacy, check out some the family owned and operated stores waiting for you to come in and try some of their delicious sweets and treats.

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Find Out What Makes Lehigh Valley’s Arts and Culture Scene Flourish

February 10th, 2015 posted by

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Arts & culture in Lehigh Valley provide something for everyone.

To get a dose of culture, you don’t have to travel to New York City. We’re lucky to have some of the region’s most outstanding arts & cultural venues right here in our own backyard.

Whether you’re looking for theatre, dance, film, visual, or beyond, you’re certain to find a place that focuses on your interests.

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Lehigh Valley Celebrates ‘Black History Month’

February 3rd, 2015 posted by

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As January comes to a close, Lehigh Valley welcomes the month of February and “Black History Month.” Also known as African-American History Month, this annual observance in the United States pays particular attention to these important people and events that shaped black history.

In 1926 historian, author, journalist, and originator of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Carter G. Woodson, announced the forerunner to “Black History Month,” “Negro History Week.”

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