Seven Things I Learned While Interning at Discover Lehigh Valley

December 2nd, 2013 posted by

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For the last three months, I’ve been interning at Discover Lehigh Valley under the behest of Communications Manager George Wacker. During my time here, I’ve had the privilege of working with some relentlessly dedicated, fantastically talented people working tirelessly to show you all of the things that make Lehigh Valley such a special place to live, work, and play.

I’d like to share some of what I’ve learned with you.

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The Christmas City Comes Alive at Christkindlmarkt in South Bethlehem

November 25th, 2013 posted by

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Christkindlmarkt

Named one of the top holiday markets of the world by Travel and Leisure Magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem is a popular holiday marketplace located on SteelStacks campus. This year, the festival began its six-week run on Thursday, November 21.

This year, the event includes more than 200 different vendors from more than 20 different states.

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This Weekend in Lehigh Valley: Christkindlmarkt, Chocolate and More

November 22nd, 2013 posted by

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Christkindlmarkt

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve spent most of your Monday morning planning what you’ll be doing once Friday rolls around.

If you’re running low on ideas, don’t fret; there’s always some excitement to be found in Lehigh Valley.

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Win Tickets to the Fall CHOCOLATE Festival at Allentown Brew Works

November 18th, 2013 posted by

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Win CHOCOLATE Fest Tickets!

Like chocolate? Well, you’re in luck. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to Fegley’s Fall Chocolate Festival 2013, Lehigh Valley’s premier chocolate festival! The event kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Hamilton Room and High Gravity at the Allentown Brew Works.

To win a pair of tickets, leave a comment naming your favorite chocolate treat in the comments section below.

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Lehigh Valley Has TWO Bacon Events This Weekend. TWO!

November 4th, 2013 posted by

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Baconfest at Easton Farmers Market

I love bacon.

I know I’m not alone in this.

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Things to Do in Lehigh Valley: My Fall Favorites Collection

October 28th, 2013 posted by

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Fall Favorites

As I’ve mentioned before, fall is my favorite time of year, and Lehigh Valley has no shortage of great ways to spend time during the fall season. Here are just a few:

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What Makes Martin Guitar a Lehigh Valley Treasure?

October 21st, 2013 posted by

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Special Edition Elvis Presley Guitar

There are only a few days left this month to enter our Ultimate Acoustic Experience giveaway, which will send home one lucky winner with their very own Martin Guitar. So,  I figured that now is as good a time as any to feature one of my favorite Lehigh Valley attractions, the C.F. Martin & Co.®  factory and museum.

I recently went on my umpteenth tour of Martin and it’s still as fresh as the first.

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Bethlehem’s Harvest Festival is a Great Way to Start the Fall Season

October 9th, 2013 posted by

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Fall is my favorite time of year. I love watching the leaves change colors, inhaling the crisp autumn air, and enjoying the ubiquity of pumpkin products. For me and others who share my enthusiasm for the fall season, the Bethlehem Harvest Festival is something to look forward to every year.

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Creator Highlights an Impressive Upcoming Week at SteelStacks in Music and Film

September 30th, 2013 posted by

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ArtsQuest SteelStacks

Over the next seven days, ArtsQuest™ Center at SteelStacks™ is cranking out quite an impressive programming lineup. Here’s what I’m really looking forward to:

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The Best Record Stores in Lehigh Valley

September 23rd, 2013 posted by

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Where to find that vinyl

For the last several years, the vinyl music format has experienced something of a renaissance, particularly amongst young listeners. More and more record labels, both major and independent, are offering a vinyl option for new releases. Earlier this year, the Washington Post reported that vinyl record sales have hit their highest point since 1997. Is this merely the product of temporary, casual nostalgia for bygone days, or is it something more? While this news may come as a surprise to some, it makes perfect sense to me.

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