The Best Places for Black Friday Shopping in Lehigh Valley

November 12th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
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.

Continue Reading

Things to Love About Lehigh Valley’s Colleges & Universities

August 29th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Muhlenberg College

School is back in session for students at the ten colleges and universities that dot Lehigh Valley. The variety of these great places of higher education result not only in a mix of culture, studies and history, but also students, future leaders and big dreamers.

So, to celebrate returning students and to welcome new students, we wanted to put together a little list about our favorite things about each of the local colleges and universities.

Continue Reading

Live Like a Local at Putt U Miniature Golf

July 30th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Hittin' the Mini Links

We spent a beautiful afternoon at Putt U Miniature Golf on Route 309 in Center Valley for this edition of “Live Like a Local.”

Putt U sports two 18-hole mini golf courses that are as challenging as they are fun.

Continue Reading

What If Henry VIII Had a Facebook?

July 25th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
If Henry VIII had a Facebook

Last night I went out to DeSales University to check out the preview of William Shakespeare’s Henry VIII and, as I expected, I got to see all the juicy Tudor Court drama unfold.

For this rendition of Henry VIII, the cast went back to the roots of Shakespeare’s time when actors were only given a short time to rehearse, had no formal director, or set and costume designers.

Continue Reading

Shakespeare for Kids Brings the Stage to the Children at DeSales

July 24th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

As the summer winds down, parents and loved ones are always looking for new ideas to keep the kids entertained in Lehigh Valley. I am no different.

Continue Reading

‘The Importance’ of Taking in a Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Performance

July 12th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
The Importance of Being Earnest

I recently invited my mom on a mother-daughter date to see Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. While I have read this play before, like I’m sure most honors literature classes have, when I looked online to see the running time for the performance I was shocked to see that the average length was around three hours. I

Continue Reading

“The 39 Steps” at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (REVIEW)

June 21st, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

By Tracey Werner

Ok. I’ll admit it. I have never seen an Alfred Hitchcock movie. So when I decided to see the play version of “The 39 Steps” at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival on Thursday’s preview night, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew from reading the description on the web site was that the cast consisted of only four actors who would be playing all of the roles and I honestly wondered how they were going to pull that off.

Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Not Just For Theater Buffs

June 12th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Oklahoma!

When it comes to entertainment, I’m more of a sci-fi or action-adventure kind of girl. When it comes to enjoying life, if you have a new thing for me to try, chances are I won’t turn you down. Last night, at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival hosted by DeSales University, I had the chance to see a preview performance of Oklahoma!, the first musical written by the dynamic duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Continue Reading

Top 5 Places to Dine Outdoors in Lehigh Valley

April 13th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
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!

Continue Reading

Lehigh Valley Guestagrammer Emanuel de Jesus of Bethlehem

March 19th, 2013 posted by

  • email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Exiting 78 in Hellertown

Our latest installment in our Guestagram Series features Bethlehem resident Emanuel deJesus, @emanueld79. Emanuel’s photos will be on our Lehigh Valley Instagram account throughout the next few days.

In our Guestagram Series, a local photographer takes over our account for a few days to showcase their work and their take on the great area we live in.

Continue Reading
Share