Hoover Mason Trestle Gives An Up-Close Look at the Blast Furnaces of Bethlehem Steel

June 30th, 2015 posted by

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View the blast furnaces from a uniquer perspective.

On your next visit to Bethlehem, be sure to leave some time to visit the brand new Hoover Mason Trestle (HMT).

Located at along the base of the blast furnaces at SteelStacks, this elevate parkway allows guests to get a view of the former Bethlehem Steel plant as its never been seen before.

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Lehigh Valley SoccerFest & Viewing Party set to return to SteelStacks™

June 4th, 2015 posted by

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It all begins June 8!

With Lehigh Valley SoccerFest & Viewing Party set to return to SteelStacks™ on Monday, there are a few things that we felt compelled to remind everyone about.

First, the U.S. games will be shown on big screens outdoors at the SteelStacks™ Campus in Bethlehem until the U.S. Women’s National Team bows out of competition or until they win it all.

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What Makes Summer Concerts at the Levitt Pavilion in Bethlehem Special?

May 12th, 2015 posted by

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Levitt with Stacks (photo credit Frank Smith)

A few years back, Staples office supply stores used the famous holiday song clip “…it’s the most wonderful time of the year…” promoting back to school season. I thought that was a clever marketing ploy, but it’s just how I feel this time every year.

Why, you might ask? It is the start of free outdoor concert season in Lehigh Valley! Once again I can throw my long retired soccer mom chair in the trunk and head on over to live performances at the Levitt Pavilion on the SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem.

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Jerry Seinfeld is Coming to Bethlehem for Musikfest!

April 22nd, 2015 posted by

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Seinfeld in Bethlehem for Musikfest 2015

“So, what’s the deal with Musikfest? Why does it have a “k” instead of a “c”? Can musik really fest? Who eats corn on the cob every day? What kinda craziness is that?”

Sure, we’re no Jerry Seinfeld, but you’ll have your chance to see the real deal at Musikfest on Tuesday, 2015 as Musikfest just announced the American icon’s appearance.

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Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third? (AKA Chilli Fest) Kicks off Spring

April 21st, 2015 posted by

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The Chili Cook Off Trophy

There’s no hotter way to start off spring in Lehigh Valley than with the Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third? festival held annually in downtown Bethlehem. Even if that means unexpectedly trying some ghost chili pepper this past Saturday afternoon. And, even if my tongue is a bit fried from the excitement, Spring on Fourth has definitely set the bar for another what should prove fantastic festival season in Lehigh Valley.

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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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Who is Mary Lambert and Why Should You See Her at SteelStacks on March 30?

March 22nd, 2015 posted by

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Who is Mary Lambert and why should you care?

Mary Lambert is playing at the Musikfest Cafe at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on March 30 and you may not know about it. Why? Because she’s “relevant.”

Let’s be honest. Some current complaints about popular Lehigh Valley music venues (even if they are bringing in some incredible acts, like Hall & Oates and Marilyn Manson, on a regular basis) are that the artists booked there may not be “relevant.”

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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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Find Out What Makes Lehigh Valley’s Arts and Culture Scene Flourish

February 10th, 2015 posted by

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Arts & culture in Lehigh Valley provide something for everyone.

To get a dose of culture, you don’t have to travel to New York City. We’re lucky to have some of the region’s most outstanding arts & cultural venues right here in our own backyard.

Whether you’re looking for theatre, dance, film, visual, or beyond, you’re certain to find a place that focuses on your interests.

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Discover Lehigh Valley’s 2015 Official Visitors Guide is Jam-Packed With Fun Adventures

January 13th, 2015 posted by

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The Official 2015 Visitors Guide is Here

What has 68 pages, is full color, and read all over?

That would be Discover Lehigh Valley’s Official Visitors Guide! It’s a fact. Last year people from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Alberta and Ontario Canada, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Finland, India, and many other countries requested a guide be mailed to them.

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