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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Foodie “Friday” Q & A with Lehigh Valley’s Copperhead Grille

November 27th, 2013 posted by

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Foodie Friday: Copperhead Grille

Welcome to my new blog post feature titled “Foodie Friday Q & A.” I’ll be featuring restaurants each month with a question and answer style format. I’ll also try to incorporate recipes, photos, and more. I know. I know. Today’s not Friday, but since it’s the day before a holiday and most of us are off for the rest of the week, let’s just play along as my first featured restaurant, Copperhead Grille, is offering some great specials and an awesome Thanksgiving meal recipe.

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Shop Local in Lehigh Valley for Small Business Saturday on November 30

November 22nd, 2013 posted by

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Celebrate Small Business

Now onto the “meat” of this blog. Saturday, November 30th is “Small Business Saturday.”

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What is Open in Lehigh Valley on Thanksgiving?

November 20th, 2013 posted by

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On Thanksgiving Day

Some people call it a tradition to go out on Thanksgiving, whether for the dinner itself at a restaurant or for shopping. Some people enjoy their tradition of staying in with family and not leaving the house. We’re not here to judge, we just want to give you some options should you choose to go out on Thanksgiving day, whether it’s because you burnt your turkey or because you don’t want to attempt to cook. Maybe you just need some time out of the house. Lehigh Valley is full of options.

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The Best Places for Black Friday Shopping in Lehigh Valley

November 12th, 2013 posted by

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The holidays are just around the corner!

Whether you prefer to celebrate the biggest shopping day of the year from the comfort of your couch with Cyber Monday, or if you’re like me and fight through the crowds on Friday (well, technically on Thursday night), we’ve got all kinds of great deals for you.

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Lehigh Valley Guestagrammer Kathy Molitoris of Whitehall

October 31st, 2013 posted by

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Country Road in Schnecksville

The next participant in our Guestagram Series is Kathy Molitoris of Whitehall. Kathy’s photos are mainly nature and landscape based and capture Lehigh Valley’s true natural beauty without pomp and circumstance.

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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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The Best Lehigh Valley Places to Capture that “Kodak” Moment

October 25th, 2013 posted by

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The beautiful Blast Furnaces!

I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So today I’ve chosen to do something a little different with my blog, and see if this adage really holds true. I’m going to experiment with a photo blog. That’s right, a photo blog.

With crispness in the Lehigh Valley air and fall on the horizon, here are 10 places that you must check out locally and get your picture taken at. These are not ranked in any particular order, so no harsh criticism; with the exception of letting me know if I missed any “must sees.” I dropped them all into Instagram because it makes any picture look good.

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Lehigh Valley is a pet-friendly haven

October 18th, 2013 posted by

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A Pet Friendly Haven

So, you’re going on a trip and you don’t want to leave Fido behind? You’re in luck if you’re heading to Lehigh Valley, Pa.! Lehigh Valley’s main cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton provide a romper room of indoor and outdoor options for your furry friend. Here are some options to make your trip planning easier.

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All Four “Star Spangled Banner” Verses Sung at Lehigh Valley IronPigs Game

October 15th, 2013 posted by

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IronPigs in Sports Illustrated Video

This past August, Lena Hall of the Broadway musical, “Kinky Boots” performed a special rendition of The Star Spangled Banner at a Lehigh Valley IronPigs game.

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