Holly Harrar
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Holly Harrar

Holly Harrar is the Director of Social and Content at Discover Lehigh Valley. Prior to joining our team, Holly worked as a General Assignment Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for WFMZ-TV in Allentown, covering the latest news and headlines here in Lehigh Valley. She loves to read and write but is most happy when she's out meeting new people in the community. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Shippensburg University in Communication/Journalism and a minor in Disability Studies. Follow Holly on Instagram. 

Support Veterans this Veterans Day in Lehigh Valley

From a former U.S. Coast Guardmaking creamy ice cream to an army veteran distilling award-winning spirits, and ex-soldiers crafting beer, Lehigh Valley is home to several talented veterans who have opened innovative and inspirational businesses in the community. This Veterans Day, we highlight some veteran-owned businesses to support not just on the holiday, but throughout the year…

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A Lehigh Valley Gift for Everyone on Your List

Don't be that guy. You know, the one who waits until the very last minute to get gifts for everyone on your list this year? Plan ahead in Lehigh Valley. With all of the options to snag great deals and one-of-a-kind finds, there's just no excuse for procrastination. We've rounded up some great gift…

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Earth Day Celebrations in Lehigh Valley

April 22 celebrates Earth Day. We’re thinking about ways to go green, help out the planet, and promote unity. Thankfully, Lehigh Valley is thinking the same and offering various activities to get outside and do something good for the environment. One of the best ways to feel one with nature is at…

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Top Photo Spots in Lehigh Valley

Sometimes you just need a second to close your eyes and imagine you’re some place beautiful. But don’t keep them closed long enough to miss the views in Lehigh Valley. Not only are they worth it for some peace and serenity, but with the way our phones take pictures, not snapping a photo would be a missed opportunity. Across Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, there are dozens of places to bring your family and friends for frame-worthy photos year-round…

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Lehigh Valley

Cue the Celtic music and break out everything you own that’s green; Lehigh Valley has plans to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! According to Jayne Ann Recker, Executive Director of the Celtic Cultural Alliance, over 30% of Lehigh Valley’s residents have Celtic roots—but everyone is welcome to partake! We've rounded up a few must-see local events, bars fit for all things Irish, and more…

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Black-Owned Restaurants & Shops in Lehigh Valley

Looking to support Black-owned shops and restaurants in Lehigh Valley, PA? Find local eateries, specialty items, coffee shops, and more with our curated guide, acknowledging success stories and amplifying black voices—which are part of the very fabric of Lehigh Valley. By supporting these businesses when you visit the region, you'll be giving small businessesa boost, scoring some awesome finds, and eating delicious food. We're highlighting eight black-owned businesses we love. There are many more, of course. This is a condensed list based on recommendations, referrals, and our experience working with businesses across the region…

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