Looking for something to do this weekend? The weather forecast may not be the brightest, but there are still tons of great things happening in Lehigh Valley! Tomorrow, April 20th, marks the celebration of Earth Day. So get out of the house and think green for the day! Here’s a list of some great activities happening in celebration of Earth Day.Continue Reading
April 9th, 2013 posted by Jason Stershic
IronPigs Baseball is back! Although, last week for the first two games of the season it was anything but spring-like. Cool temperatures and wind made if feel much more like November.
But I repeat, IronPigs Baseball is back!Continue Reading
April 3rd, 2013 posted by George Wacker
Our latest installment in our Guestagram Series features New Tripoli resident Jesse Graver. Jesse’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
All too often I hear way more negative things about Lehigh Valley then I’d like, especially for a guy who has a career in tourism. Sure, we have our fair share of issues, not unlike many regions and cities our size, but we have a lot of great attractions, restaurants, arts, and cultural events that make our geographic location, in my opinion, second to none.
So here are my top five pet peeves and my discouragement of them.Continue Reading
Introducing the 2013 Lehigh Valley Lunacy Bracket! It’s pretty simple. There are 64 participants, broken into four regions, Play, Stay, Eat and Events.
It’s March, time to start the Madness Lunacy! Let’s see who’s going to win!Continue Reading
February 21st, 2013 posted by Jason Stershic
It seems that Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have been sent letters by the U.S. Olympic Committee to gauge interest in hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Aside from any boost Lehigh Valley may get in overflow from a Philadelphia games, what if Lehigh Valley pulled the upset and won the bid for the games outright?Continue Reading
February 1st, 2013 posted by Jason Stershic
This Sunday the underdog Baltimore Ravens will take on the San Fransisco 49ers in Superbowl XLVII. While enjoying the game with good food and beverages, you can wow any out of town visitors with all of the National Football League talent that has been home grown, right here in Lehigh Valley, Pa.Continue Reading
January 11th, 2013 posted by Jason Stershic
Everything old is new again and the “same old, same old” is not humdrum. Sometimes attractions and events that happen each year are the most fun Lehigh Valley things that I want to do again this coming year.
April 4th, 2013 is Opening Day for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Last season, our ‘Pigs fell short of replicating their playoff run of 2011, but they were in the hunt until the very end. Meaningful baseball down the stretch starts with a good April and I’ll be there again to cheer them on.Continue Reading
As we enter 2013, I decided to compile yet another list of things that are often overlooked in Lehigh Valley. Sure we have the Sands® Casino Resort Bethlehem, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom along with The Crayola Experience™ and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, but this blog is giving the proverbial “shout out” to the smaller players that make our area so unique. So without further ado here are 10 places that I’m making a point to visit over the course of the year.
10. Dutch Springs Aqua Park – A real treat for those warm summer days.Continue Reading
Lehigh Valley has some adorable mascots already.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have Ferrous and Fefe.
JustBorn has Mike and Ike and a bunch of PEEPS.
Yocco’s has the Hot Dog King.
Bear Creek Mountain Resort has their big fuzzy bear.
And, now the Lehigh Valley Phantoms ice hockey team has Dax, a fun looking beaver.
But, what about Lehigh Valley at large? What would be an appropriate, or even just the most fun, mascot that could encapsulate the whole area?
We’re not 100 percent sure, but we did come up with a few, let us know your thoughts.Continue Reading