Nine Reasons Why Lehigh Valley is a Great Place to Work, Live, and Visit

October 28th, 2014 posted by

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Lehigh Valley's right there!

The Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania is steeped in history yet has quickly become an area known for its nightlife, entertainment, arts, and outdoor activities.

Highlighted by its three cities, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, Lehigh Valley is one of the fastest growing areas in the state and only 90 minutes from New York City and an hour from Philadelphia.

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Five Seasonal Lehigh Valley Traditions for Fall, or is it Autumn?

October 24th, 2014 posted by

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Whatever you call it, it is Beautiful.

Exactly, one month and one day ago, on September 23rd, the autumnal equinox occurred, ushering in the first day of fall. And, there are only 58 days remaining in fall before the winter solstice ushers in winter on December 21st. Without discussing the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Hanukkah or the last shopping weekend before Christmas, let’s look at a few Lehigh Valley seasonal musts!

Wait … is it autumn or fall? It doesn’t matter anymore, and the know-it-all would say, that it is harvest, because that’s what it was called before it was called autumn or fall. So for this post, let’s just agree to disagree, because I don’t consistently call it the same thing in my own speech!

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Haunted Halloween Events in Lehigh Valley That Will Scare You Silly!

October 23rd, 2014 posted by

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With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no shortage of spooky things going on in Lehigh Valley. Whether you’re looking for a historical take on the haunts of the past, or an action-packed adventure that will leave you screaming in fear.

Many of these attractions are available on a limited basis, so be sure to get your tickets early! Have a scary good time.

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Where has the time gone? Discover Lehigh Valley Turns 30 Years Old.

October 21st, 2014 posted by

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Michael Jackson

As our organization, Discover Lehigh Valley, sets to celebrate 30 year in existence on Thursday, I figure it was a good time to reflect back on some things that has happened to the organization and the world over the last 30 years. So without further ado let’s go.

1984

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Lehigh Valley Phantoms Host Home Opener at PPL Center in Downtown Allentown

October 17th, 2014 posted by

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The Phantoms open their inaugural season in Allentown tonight!

After years of waiting, months of construction, and weeks upon weeks of buildup, the puck finally drops tonight, Friday, October 17.

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will take the ice for the first official home game against the Adirondack Flames at 7:05 p.m. and Allentown will truly never be the same.

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Put Some Lehigh Valley Color on Your Walls with Discover Lehigh Valley’s “Print of the Week”

October 10th, 2014 posted by

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Soccerfest 2014

Looking for something to brighten up the walls of your home or office? Why not adorn them with some of the most captivating attractions, venues, and happenings Lehigh Valley has to offer?

Discover Lehigh Valley is featuring some exceptional shots that commissioned local photographers have captured of the region.

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The 2014 Edition of What is Open in Lehigh Valley on Thanksgiving?

October 9th, 2014 posted by

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Yes, We're Open on Thanksgiving Day

It may seem early, but people have already started talking about their Thanksgiving plans. Some of those plans are invariably about shopping, but there are plenty of other things to do and you don’t have to be a gourmet chef to enjoy a good Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving either. You can visit a restaurant with a chef, who will do all the cooking and cleanup for you!

Here are the places where you can eat, play and shop on Thanksgiving. (Check back, as we will update this as we get more information)

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Top Five Pierogies in Lehigh Valley

October 8th, 2014 posted by

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October 8 happens to celebrate one of my favorite foods. Now it might not be the healthiest of choices, but sometimes you just need some starchy goodness in your life.

Happy National Pierogi Day!

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A Guide to Lehigh Valley Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, and More!

October 7th, 2014 posted by

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The Grim's Farm pumpkin patch in Breinigsville

By Josh Popichak

Lovers of fall can rejoice that at this time of year, many Lehigh Valley farms are playing host to outdoor autumnal attractions, including corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides and more. Below is a brief guide to some of the most popular local fall farm festivals, most of which continue through late October or early November. If you know of other local farm events, please tell us by posting a comment. Have a ball this fall, y’all!

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Making Lehigh Valley Accessible for All

October 3rd, 2014 posted by

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Accessibility for All

When I was young I felt discriminated against because I’m left handed. Just about everything in the world seemed made for right handed people, scissors, ladles, school desks and spiral bound notebooks. All that pales in comparison to the day to day difficulties of people with disabilities.

Lehigh Valley is lucky to have an organization who’s mission is to help those with disabilities of all types navigate our able bodied centric world, Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living in Allentown.

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