The science behind the “toot,” burp, snot, vomit & more revealed at Da Vinci Science Center’s GROSSOLOGY exhibit

May 30th, 2013 posted by

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Grossology at Da Vinci Science Center

Are you aware of some of the more “impolite” natures and facts about our bodies? Like why do we burp, pass gas, and vomit? How do our kidneys remove waste, a.k.a. urine? Or, where does all the snot come from when we are sick or suffering from allergies?

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Top 5 Lehigh Valley Things To Do in the Dark

May 23rd, 2013 posted by

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Becky's Drive-In

We could write a book on all the daytime activities there are to do in Lehigh Valley. Well, we kinda did.

After all, riding the Talon roller coaster at Dorney Park wouldn’t be as much fun without the daylight allowing you to see for miles. Watching an IronPigs game without the lights on probably wouldn’t make for the best father/son bonding experience.

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10 Things You Need to Know About the “New” Mayfair Festival of The Arts

May 22nd, 2013 posted by

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Mayfair's New Digs

Mayfair Festival of the Arts enters its 27th year in a new location, a section of the Allentown Faigrounds, and here are a few things you should know about the new location to make the most of your visit during its May 24-27 run.

1. All of Mayfair’s beloved art, events, music and kid’s activities will be back! They will just be in a new spot. And we think change is good.

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An Evening with Groucho at Miller Symphony Hall

May 21st, 2013 posted by

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An Evening with Groucho

I am a Marx Brothers fan. So being able to see An Evening with Groucho at Miller Symphony Hall this past Saturday night seemed like a blast. It was.

An Evening with Groucho is a show starring Frank Ferrante as Groucho, accompanied by pianist Jim Furmston. It starts when Jim comes onstage to play a Medley from the Marx Brothers Films. From there, hold onto your hat.

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Ten feasts fit for a “MOM” this Mother’s Day in Lehigh Valley

April 30th, 2013 posted by

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Mother's Day Brunch

The day is nearing quickly. You know, that ONE special day that every mom gets, Mother’s Day. This year it’s on Sunday, May 12 and I’ve got the job of making restaurant reservations for our gang in Lehigh Valley. I’ve found ten great places to take your mom, and I’ve listed them in no particular order. Some are offering special brunches and others are opening up special for the day.

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Top 5 Places for Deli Sandwiches in Lehigh Valley

April 23rd, 2013 posted by

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Carnegie Deli Pastrami

As lunch draws near, I decided to enlighten Lehigh Valley on one of America’s lunch time staples. No not pizza, burgers or fried chicken, but the deli sandwich. Yes, I’m here to tell you on my top five deli’s Lehigh Valley has to offer you.

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Earth Day Celebrations in Lehigh Valley

April 19th, 2013 posted by

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Earth Day Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? The weather forecast may not be the brightest, but there are still tons of great things happening in Lehigh Valley! Tomorrow, April 20th, marks the celebration of Earth Day. So get out of the house and think green for the day! Here’s a list of some great activities happening in celebration of Earth Day.

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What’s on a Mini Lehigh Valley Tour? Fun.

April 18th, 2013 posted by

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When asked what we do here at Discover Lehigh Valley I often answer, “We sell fun”. That’s over simplification, but you get the idea. We want everyone to know all the cool things there are to see and do in our great region.

Others who are charged with sharing their knowledge of the area are the fine folks at our PennDot Keystone Welcome Centers. Last Thursday I had the pleasure of escorting Kathy and Abeda on a “mini-familiarization” tour and duplicated the tour on Friday for Anne, April, Johnnie and Chris.

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Top 5 Places to Dine Outdoors in Lehigh Valley

April 13th, 2013 posted by

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Top 5 Outdoor Dining Locations

It’s that time of year when the flowers start the bloom, temperatures are warming up, and people are getting out of the house.  I know the last thing I want to be doing on a warm spring day is cooking dinner, so why not get out of the house and enjoy the weather?

Lehigh Valley has a ton of great restaurants where you can enjoy a seat outside, whether you’re stopping by for happy hour drinks or for a full meal.  Check out my list of personal favorites below!

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Top 5 Bathrooms in Lehigh Valley

April 12th, 2013 posted by

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Best Lehigh Valley Bathrooms

Bathrooms are a necessity of any restaurant, sports venue or entertainment location. And, while they can be an easy afterthought when it comes to decor choice or even design, there are a few restrooms in Lehigh Valley that raise the bar when it comes to, well, bathroom business. Our list of the Top 5 Bathrooms in Lehigh Valley takes into account a variety of factors including, but not limited to, cleanliness, creativity and decor.

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