RE: Allentown An Open Letter to Billy Joel

September 26th, 2014 posted by

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RE: Allentown

First off, I am aware, as many are, that “Allentown” was really written about Levittown. I am also aware it was more about Bethlehem than it was Allentown. But, let’s pretend the song is about Allentown, because for those that don’t know the back story, it may as well be.

It is clear that the Lehigh Valley that is sung of in “Allentown” circa 1982 is very different from the Lehigh Valley of today!

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Head to the Skies at Blue Mountain’s Summit Aerial Park

September 25th, 2014 posted by

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Summit Aerial Park at Blue Mountain

I recently visited Blue Mountain for a Season Preview Night and was given the chance to try out their new zip line courses called Summit Aerial Park.

If you like a challenge, I highly recommend getting out to Blue Mountain for a thrill of your life.

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Celtic Classic Brings Kilts, Haggis, Dancing, and… Kilts to Downtown Bethlehem This Weekend

September 24th, 2014 posted by

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Hotel Bethlehem Special Menu

More than 250,000 people will converge on downtown Bethlehem this weekend, Sept. 26 – 28, for Celtic Classic.

And, for the first time, the festival will make its way up to Main Street to bring even more cultural options and fun to attendees.

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An Apple Festival, Farm Fair and…BOO! Fall Means Fun in the Saucon Valley

September 23rd, 2014 posted by

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Hausman Fruit Farm

By Josh Popichak

It’s now officially my favorite time of year… And with the start of autumn come cool nights, walks in crunchy leaves and many seasonal events and activities to enjoy.

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Vote for Mr. and Ms. Oktoberfest 2014!

September 22nd, 2014 posted by

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Mr. & Ms. Oktoberfest

Voting is open for Mr. and Ms. Oktoberfest! You can vote once per day for TWO contestants (a Mr. and a Ms.) until Oct. 1!

Twenty lucky contestants are vying for the titles of Mr. and Ms. Oktoberfest 2014 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks and will be the stars of the show .

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5 Tips for Enjoying The Lehigh Valley Amateur Golf Tournament at Green Pond Country Club

September 19th, 2014 posted by

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Dave Blichar, 1999 LV Amateur Winner, Green Pond Country Club

Open qualifying for one of the biggest amateur golf tournaments in Lehigh Valley; the Lehigh Valley Amateur played at Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem, starts Saturday, September 20.

This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. You really can’t find much better golf excitement around the region.

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Allentown, Back and Better than Ever!

September 18th, 2014 posted by

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The PPL Center

♪♫ Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back, welcome back! ♪♫

For those of us old enough to remember “Welcome Back Kotter”, the theme song rings true for downtown Allentown.

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Bacon Days Comes to Coca-Cola Park on September 19 & 20

September 16th, 2014 posted by

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The inaugural Bacon Days takes place September 19-20.

It may be the off-season for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, but that doesn’t mean that the fun comes to an end at Coca-Cola Park.

This weekend, all things bacon take over the park for the inaugural Bacon Days celebration.

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Do You Want To Be Mr. or Ms. Oktoberfest?

September 15th, 2014 posted by

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Mr. & Ms. Oktoberfest

Want to experience Oktoberfest at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks as the star of the show and rub elbows with Mr. Dick Yuengling himself?

Enter to be one of 20 lucky contestants who will vie for the titles of Mr. and Ms. Oktoberfest 2014 by submitting the information into the form below.

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Why It Pays To Take All Of Your Paid Time Off, Lehigh Valley Folks! #TravelEffect

September 12th, 2014 posted by

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Vacation blastoff!

Did you know that it took 3 days, 3 hours, 49 minutes for the Apollo 11 astronauts to reach the Moon?

Well guess what? A recent study* says that more than 4 in 10 Americans leave an average of 3.2 days of paid time off (PTO) on the table each year. That means that you would have enough time to travel to the moon if you wanted to!

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