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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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.It's happening over the course of several days this month so mark your calendars…

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The Best Lehigh Valley Spots to Watch the Big Game

Whether you're an Eagles fan and excited to watch them hopefully clinch a win or here for the commercials and halftime show, you're probably figuring out where you're watching Super Bowl LVII. If you can't be in Arizona, Lehigh Valley has premiere sports bars and restaurants opening hosting viewing parties for you to bring your A-game in team spirit. When it comes to watching sports, Lehigh Valley has a wide range of fan-bases where all types of team jerseys are welcome. It's also where the kegs are full, wings are cooked to perfection, and the good times roll. …

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Best Spots for Hot Chocolate in Lehigh Valley

When it's cold outside, few things warm our bellies like a steaming cup of hot chocolate. It's sweet. It's rich. It's a crowd pleaser every time. Make your rounds at some of Lehigh Valley's greatest wintertime adventures like skiing and snowboarding at Blue Mountain and Bear Creek Mountain Resort, indulging in some friendly competition at Skirmish Paintball, or even after strolling along one of Lehigh Valley's best walking trails. Then, when you're frozen solid and need to thaw out, stop off at one of these cafes for a warm cup of hot chocolate. We may even suggest incorporating it into your date night! …

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10 Things You May Not Know About Allentown Native and Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Andre Reed

January 29th marks hall-of-fame wideout, Andre Reed's birthday. We've had the opportunity to catch up with Andre during his visits to his hometown, Allentown, PA. It's where he reflects on his childhood, playing a pick-up game at the park, and reminiscing on what Allentown used to be when he was a kid. His football career started right here at Dieruff High School and in his Senior year he led them to a tri-championship, tying with Emmaus and Whitehall. From there he went on to Kutztown University where he caught the eye of NFL scouts. In 1985 Reed was drafted in the fourth round as the 86th overall selection by the Buffalo Bills. He's also passionate about giving back and his work in the nonprofit sector. The Andre Reed Foundation was formedto help underprivileged children reach their full potential and become responsible contributors to their communities. It's headquartered in Allentown and supports other special projects, including the "Read with Reed" initiative, which promotes literacy. …

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Now Spinning: The Best Record Stores in Lehigh Valley

We may live in the digital age, but buying physical music is back in style! According to Variety , “The resurgence in vinyl records continued for the 15th consecutive year, as revenues grew 61% to $1.0 billion in 2021. The last time vinyl records exceeded $1 billion was 1986.” Why? Everyone has…

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Allentown, Back and Better than Ever!

♪♫Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back, welcome back! ♪♫ Bring on the sunshine! Warmer weather means getting outside and spending time with family and friends. This summer you can safely have fun when you visit Downtown Allentown. Check out the top six outdoor events you’ll want to experience this summer! …

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