Heading to Pocono Raceway this Weekend? Why Not Stay in Lehigh Valley for Some Added Excitement.

June 2nd, 2015 posted by

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Start your engines!

This weekend the NASCAR world converges on Long Pond, PA, as the stars of the Sprint Cup Series race “The Tricky Triangle” in the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400.

This fast and furious weekend of racing is almost here.

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Finding a Great Lehigh Valley Golf Course is Easier than Dropping a Two-Foot Putt

May 21st, 2015 posted by

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GolfLehighValley.com

By now, I hope most have had the opportunity to dust off the clubs and get out and play a round or two.  As the golf season gets into full swing (pun intended :)) we encourage golfers of all skill levels to check out a great new site, GolfLehighValley.com, and discover just how close a great round of golf truly is.

The region features more than 20 courses for the golfer in all of us. From those that challenge even the most advanced golfer, to those that cater to the beginner, Lehigh Valley has a course for you.

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‘William Baziotes: Surrealist Watercolors’ Exhibit Now Open at Allentown Art Museum of The Lehigh Valley

May 19th, 2015 posted by

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Howling Creature, 1936-39, gouache and watercolor. © Estate of William Baziotes

Many of the late William Baziotes’ artwork was inspired by his love of poetry and ancient art. His interpretations of these mediums toward canvas resulted in some of the most exciting, engaging, and beautiful surrealist watercolor work of his time.

The Pittsburgh-born artist’s work, who lived from 1912 to 1963, will be on display at The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley through August 23, 2015. in the Payne Hurd Gallery.

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Kids’ Canal Camp Set for June Through August; Sign Up Today!

May 15th, 2015 posted by

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Get your kids on the canal!

What’s better than a summer camp that kids outdoors having fun? A summer camp that gets kids outdoors having fun while also learning about local history.

That’s the aim behind the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s  new, unique summer camp program for the 2015 season. Kids’ Canal Camp will introduce kids to canal life and early industry along the Lehigh River, all without the aid of a computer screen.

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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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Explore the World Around You With Lehigh Valley Kidsventure

May 5th, 2015 posted by

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Follow along with #LVKidsventure

It’s no secret that Lehigh Valley is home to many family-friendly attractions. From Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom to the Crayola Experience, there is always something entertain kids of any age.

In 2015, Discover Lehigh Valley is happy to celebrate the inaugural Lehigh Valley Kidsventure promotion. Designed to encourage children and their families to get outside and explore the world around you, Kidsventure brings together a variety of family-friendly attractions, hotels, and more to make the most of summer fun.

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Greenway Patio Opens at Bethlehem Skateplaza

May 1st, 2015 posted by

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Greenway Patio Opens at Bethlehem Skateplaza

By Rebekah Drozd

This spring, when you’re on your way to a Levitt Pavilion concert at ArtsQuest or an event at the Sands Bethlehem, take some time to discover the latest addition to the South Bethlehem Greenway.

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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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Lehigh Valley Steelhawks Kick Off Fifth Season, This Time at the PPL Center in Allentown

April 2nd, 2015 posted by

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Lehigh Valley Steelhawks

The fun of football season doesn’t have to come to an end after the Super Bowl. On Sunday, April 12, football makes its return to Lehigh Valley.

To kick off their fifth season, the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks will make their big move to the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, after previously calling Stabler Arena at Lehigh University home.

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