Earth Day Celebrations in Lehigh Valley

April 20 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 Women Owned Businesses in Lehigh Valley

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are recognizing local businesses and the hard working, successful women behind them. These women are active members of their communities that have created spaces their customers love. Check out these women owned businesses in Lehigh Valley, PA. FD Market Co…

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Lehigh Valley is a Pet-Friendly Haven

Taking in new adventures should be something the entire family gets to be a part of - including your four-legged friend.They've been sitting inside all winter and even braving the frigid temperatures to go outside to do their "business." It's time to get them out and about as well…

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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 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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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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Shop Local Along THE LINK Trail Network

Did you know THE LINK Trail Network connects you to local businesses that share your passion for the great outdoors and healthy living? Here’s a list of just a few of the locally-owned businesses to support next time you’re exploring THE LINK…

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Fig's Guide to Lehigh Valley Makers

"We are born Makers. We move what we're learning from our heads through our hearts to our hands"—Brené Brown A typical holiday season brings lots of festive local markets and craft shows to the Lehigh Valley—and along with them, a chance to support our independent local vendors who operate outside…

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Fig's Nonprofit Giving Back Guide

The spirit of the holiday season spurs us toward generosity. We give gifts. We gather together (if only virtually) to share the bounty of our holiday tables. And in our community, we band together to support those in need. There is a rich tapestry of hard-working nonprofit organizations in Lehigh…

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