Finding a Great Lehigh Valley Golf Course is Easier than Dropping a Two-Foot Putt

May 21st, 2015 posted by

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GolfLehighValley.com

By now, I hope most have had the opportunity to dust off the clubs and get out and play a round or two.  As the golf season gets into full swing (pun intended :)) we encourage golfers of all skill levels to check out a great new site, GolfLehighValley.com, and discover just how close a great round of golf truly is.

The region features more than 20 courses for the golfer in all of us. From those that challenge even the most advanced golfer, to those that cater to the beginner, Lehigh Valley has a course for you.

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‘William Baziotes: Surrealist Watercolors’ Exhibit Now Open at Allentown Art Museum of The Lehigh Valley

May 19th, 2015 posted by

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Howling Creature, 1936-39, gouache and watercolor. © Estate of William Baziotes

Many of the late William Baziotes’ artwork was inspired by his love of poetry and ancient art. His interpretations of these mediums toward canvas resulted in some of the most exciting, engaging, and beautiful surrealist watercolor work of his time.

The Pittsburgh-born artist’s work, who lived from 1912 to 1963, will be on display at The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley through August 23, 2015. in the Payne Hurd Gallery.

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Kids’ Canal Camp Set for June Through August; Sign Up Today!

May 15th, 2015 posted by

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Get your kids on the canal!

What’s better than a summer camp that kids outdoors having fun? A summer camp that gets kids outdoors having fun while also learning about local history.

That’s the aim behind the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s  new, unique summer camp program for the 2015 season. Kids’ Canal Camp will introduce kids to canal life and early industry along the Lehigh River, all without the aid of a computer screen.

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There’s a Lot To Going on in Lehigh Valley on Memorial Day

May 14th, 2015 posted by

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Memorial Day Weekend in Lehigh Valley

Memorial Day is a time to gather together with friends and celebrate a federal holiday, which many enjoy as a three-day weekend. It also happens to be the unofficial start of summer in Lehigh Valley. But let us not forget that it is also a time to remember those who gave their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

What follows are some suggestions for what to do during your Memorial Day weekend, even if it’s only of the regular two-day variety.

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Shop Nature’s Bounty at the Easton Farmers’ Market

May 13th, 2015 posted by

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Easton Farmer's Market

By Rebekah Drozd

The Easton Farmers’ Market (EFM) offers a family-friendly way to nourish your body and mind. Located in Easton’s Centre Square, the market takes place every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the summer.

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What Makes Summer Concerts at the Levitt Pavilion in Bethlehem Special?

May 12th, 2015 posted by

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Levitt with Stacks (photo credit Frank Smith)

A few years back, Staples office supply stores used the famous holiday song clip “…it’s the most wonderful time of the year…” promoting back to school season. I thought that was a clever marketing ploy, but it’s just how I feel this time every year.

Why, you might ask? It is the start of free outdoor concert season in Lehigh Valley! Once again I can throw my long retired soccer mom chair in the trunk and head on over to live performances at the Levitt Pavilion on the SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem.

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Lehigh Valley Wine Trail’s Spring Wine & Cheese Event

May 7th, 2015 posted by

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Wine And Cheese on the Wine Trail

What is more perfect than a glass of wine? How about a glass of wine paired with perfect cheeses to go with it?

I find there are two ways to do wine and cheese pairings. First, you can look for similar flavors in both the wine and cheese for a safe pairing.

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Explore the World Around You With Lehigh Valley Kidsventure

May 5th, 2015 posted by

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Follow along with #LVKidsventure

It’s no secret that Lehigh Valley is home to many family-friendly attractions. From Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom to the Crayola Experience, there is always something entertain kids of any age.

In 2015, Discover Lehigh Valley is happy to celebrate the inaugural Lehigh Valley Kidsventure promotion. Designed to encourage children and their families to get outside and explore the world around you, Kidsventure brings together a variety of family-friendly attractions, hotels, and more to make the most of summer fun.

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Greenway Patio Opens at Bethlehem Skateplaza

May 1st, 2015 posted by

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Greenway Patio Opens at Bethlehem Skateplaza

By Rebekah Drozd

This spring, when you’re on your way to a Levitt Pavilion concert at ArtsQuest or an event at the Sands Bethlehem, take some time to discover the latest addition to the South Bethlehem Greenway.

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Treat Mom to a Lehigh Valley Mother’s Day

April 30th, 2015 posted by

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner (Sunday, May 10 in case you’re a little behind), it’s time to start brainstorming ideas for the perfect gift. Rather than head to a big-box shop this Mother’s Day, treat mom to something local. We wouldn’t be who we are today without all the care, love, and hard work that our moms have put in over the years, so let’s all be sure to show our appreciation!

Edge Restaurant

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