Find Great Deals at Lehigh Valley Shops

October 26th, 2015 posted by

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Kick start your holiday shopping.

Who doesn’t love a bargain? If you’re someone who loves a one-stop shopping destination with prices that can’t be beat, there are numerous places around Lehigh Valley where you can find some serious deals and steals. Here are just a few of our favorites, including consignment shops, outlets, and more.

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7th Annual Organic Apple Festival at the Rodale Institute

September 15th, 2015 posted by

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Get your apple fix

Fall is almost here. We can already feel the nights getting cooler and the days getting shorter.

It’s time to put away our summer shorts and tanks and replace them for sweaters, scarfs and closed toe shoes. As the summer winds down, we’ve got so much to look forward to this fall…..like apple season, or in this case organic apple season.

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Head Back to School in Style

August 18th, 2015 posted by

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Find plenty of back to school deals in Lehigh Valley.

If the idea of back to school shopping has you in frenzy, have no fear! We have three great events coming up this weekend for all your back to shopping needs. There will be plenty of sales and fun events for parents and children of all ages.

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41st Annual Boutique at the Rink Sale

May 27th, 2015 posted by

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Fighting Cancer with Style

If you’re looking for some fabulous bargains on clothing, housewares, toys and more, then don’t miss the opportunity to shop at the 41st Annual Boutique at the Rink, May 26 – 30 at Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink; 345 Illick’s Mill Road, Bethlehem.

Boutique at the Rink is a sale of new and gently used women’s and men’s clothing, accessories such as shoes, hats, lingerie, and jewelry. You’ll also find home items including linens, small appliances, housewares, vintage tableware, wall décor, luggage, and collectables. And there’s also children’s clothing, baby items, games, and toys. All in top-notch condition.

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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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Blast Furnace Blues Burns into Bethlehem’s SteelStacks

March 19th, 2015 posted by

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Blast Furnace Blues in Bethlehem

The Blast Furnace Blues Festival, sponsored by Highmark Blue Shield is once again coming to ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks March 27 through the 29. The three day festival will feature performances by two-time GRAMMY nominee Shemekia Copeland, multiple Blues Music Award and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year winner Tommy Castro, the Heritage Blues Orchestra and John Németh & the Bo-Keys.

The Blast Furnace Blues festival offers a unique opportunity to see over 20-plus national and local blues artists.

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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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Five Downtown Easton Shops to Visit This Holiday Season

November 11th, 2014 posted by

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The time is fast approaching when we start thinking about holiday gifts and what we can possibly get dear Aunt Martha this year… the woman who complains about every gift she receives!

For most, holiday shopping comes in the combination of online orders, malls, and local stores. In today’s world, we all lead such busy lives so it’s understandable that online purchases must be made. I’ve always been a huge supporter of our local businesses and try to make a purchase from a local store when I can. It’s even better when a local business has an online site to shop on.

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It’s Time to Pig out at the 3rd Annual Bacon Fest 2014

October 31st, 2014 posted by

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BACON

How many ways can you eat a pig? You can find out at the 3rd annual Bacon Fest held November 8th & 9th in Downtown Easton, Centre Square. It’s the largest festival associated with Easton’s farmers market. In its 3rd year, the festival plans to have the biggest one yet, with an estimated attendance of over 50,000.

The festival originated from the highly successful VegFest held each year in Bethlehem. The idea was that if a Vegan festival can do so well, why can’t a “meat festival” or Bacon Festival do just as well for the non-vegan and meat lovers in this world. The idea became a huge success as PA Bacon fest is now also listed as one of the top 300 festivals in the world on fest300.com.

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