Make Time for that Special Someone. Date Night is Back.

December 4th, 2015 posted by

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Enjoy local wine at Clover Hill

As the weather has gotten considerable colder, now is the time to bring some heat back to your relationship with that special someone. For us with children that are active in sports, dance, art, music, whatever it may be, there never seems like enough time with that special someone.

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Top Jewish Foods and Where to Find Them in Lehigh Valley

December 4th, 2015 posted by

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Enjoy yummy soup at the Carnegie Deli.

I’m thankful that Lehigh Valley is home to quite a few restaurants that hold some of my favorite Jewish meals. With the start of Hanukkah coming up, I’m here to give a shout out to my fellow Jews and discuss some of my favorite Jewish meals and where you can find them in Lehigh Valley.

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Tony Orlando Returns to Bethlehem

November 25th, 2015 posted by

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Tony Orlando Returns to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas 2014 residency at the Sands® Bethlehem Event Center was such a success that the popular singer has planned to return in 2015 with 12 exciting shows.

Orlando, who performed for 20 seasons in Branson, has been unabashed in his love for the “Christmas City” and has said he can’t wait to return for another great run of shows.

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Visit Bethlehem’s Christmas City Village – A Weekend Open-Air Christmas Market

November 18th, 2015 posted by

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Shop Bethlehem's Christmas City Village

If you are looking for unique holiday gift ideas, be sure to visit Bethlehem’s Christmas City Village open weekends from Friday, November 20 through Sunday, December 20.

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Lehigh vs. Lafayette: A History Lesson as “The Rivalry” Returns to Lehigh Valley

November 17th, 2015 posted by

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The Most Played College Football Rivalry

The Rivalry returns home this year. After being played outside of Lehigh Valley for only the second time in its history, returning to the Valley where it means so much to so many.

Lehigh vs. Lafayette is “The Rivalry” and it is no secret any more. The rest of the country and perhaps the world are now aware of our contribution to the great rivalries of college athletics; like Ohio State vs. Michigan, Alabama vs. Auburn, Harvard vs. Yale, Duke vs. North Carolina, Lehigh vs. Lafayette belongs in the conversation because it’s on par with the rest.

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Your Lehigh Valley Holiday Bucket List

November 12th, 2015 posted by

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Celebrate the holidays in Christmas City, USA

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, and there’s no better place to celebrate than in Lehigh Valley! Home to Bethlehem, ‘the Christmas City,’ you’re sure to find activities to delight. From musical acts, to world-class holiday shopping, to scenic carriage rides, there is something for everyone.

While you’re making your plans for the holiday season, be sure to cross off some of our Holiday Bucket List items.

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Shop ’til You Drop in Lehigh Valley

November 10th, 2015 posted by

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Ready to get started with holiday shopping?

Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season. The aftermath of this festive occasion often entails bundling up and shopping until we drop. Lots of holiday spending begins from that point on. Gift shopping isn’t always easy—but, we are here to make your life a little easier. Whether you prefer to brave the craziness of Black Friday, shop your local favorites on Small Business Saturday, or celebrate from your couch with Cyber Monday, we’ve got the deals for you.

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Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk Returns to Bethlehem

November 9th, 2015 posted by

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Get ready to run!

Burn off some of those Turkey Day calories with a bit of fun this holiday season. Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites for its annual Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, November 28.

Now it its 13th year, this race kicks off in the beautiful Colonial Industrial Quarter of Bethlehem and weaves its way down Main Street, down to Sand Island, and loops back around to the finish line. The course provides a nice run over the 3.1 miles, with a small dose of hills to get your heart rate going.

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Get Your Fill of Laughs with Comedy Shows in Lehigh Valley

November 5th, 2015 posted by

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Judah Friedlander at the Allentown Brew Works.

Sometimes it’s necessary to escape the stress of adulthood. Usually, my answer is a good workout or a happy hour cocktail. But, what better way to de-stress than by attending a live comedy show? Luckily, Lehigh Valley is home to quite a few. So, next time you’re in the mood for a good laugh, here are a few options.

Fridays and Saturdays call for a trip to Wise Crackers Comedy Club. Located inside the Ramada in Whitehall, this is a convenient location for visitors and locals. Whether you’re on a date or a girls’ / boys’ night out, this comedy club is the perfect setting for a night of laughter. Before or after, grab a bite to eat at Shooters Sports Bar & Grill right on site. Check out Ramada’s overnight packages that include two comedy show tickets, two free drink tickets, and continental breakfast.

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3 Strategies to Make Change Happen – Lessons from Lehigh Valley

November 2nd, 2015 posted by

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Discover Lehigh Valley recently celebrated its 31st Annual Meeting with the help of our keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell, and more than 140 of our partners. We thank Meridith for a very informative and captivating keynote presentation and here is a recap of the event through her eyes. Enjoy!

One of the best parts of being a business motivational speaker is meeting new people, hearing their stories, and learning their strategies for how to succeed in business today. While I work with clients from all over the country, and hear some amazing stories, I will have to say that last week was one of my favorites. First, I was lucky enough to be in one of the most beautiful places in the country, Lehigh Valley, PA, and second my client and their partners have done an amazing job of working together to make positive change happen.

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