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  • Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!

    Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!
    Some of the best April Fools' pranks of all time have been food-related: the BBC's report on the Swiss spaghetti harvest in the 1950s; the left-handed Whopper from Burger King; Taco Bell's purchase of the Liberty Bell. In that spirit, we turned to Homaro...
  • Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia

    Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia
    Reporting from Philadelphia -- The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but thisĀ  city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
  • City Profile: Allentown

    The largest of three Lehigh Valley cities, Allentown sits 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. It was founded in 1762 by William Allen, a former mayor of Philadelphia. The city is known for its award-winning parks system, The...
  • Lehigh Valley Exclusives

    Every town and city or populated area has its own special identity. Many times it is defined by geography or history — a river, perhaps, or certain architecture from a specific time period. A region's character can become further defined by the arts...
  • Allentown City Events

    Every year is special in Allentown, with things to do every month. But 2012 will be the city's 250th anniversary, so lots of surprises are in store. Check http://www.allentownpa.gov/250 for updates. Meanwhile, enjoy these: Antonio Salemme Foundation &#...
  • Education in the Lehigh Valley

    COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES CEDAR CREST COLLEGE (FALCONS), 100 College Drive, Allentown, 610-437-4471, 1-800-360-1222, http://www.cedarcrest.edu CHESTNUT HILL COLLEGE, Satellite program of Chestnut Hill's main campus in Philadelphia, 9601 Germantown Ave.,...
  • Thomson a voice for natural resources in Md.

    I feel that you are making a grave error with your decision to cut the Outdoors Girl column from The Baltimore Sun. In an outdoor state such as Maryland, letting go of a community and statewide resource such as Candus Thomson is akin to obliterating a...
  • The God Squad: Some spiritual truths surrounding Memorial Day

    I'm always eager to restore meaning and magnificence to holidays that have been stripped bare of their true and deep significance by a flood of hot dogs, parades, auto races and yard sales. Memorial Day is one of America's true hidden spiritual gems....
  • New Barnes Foundation offers up its treasures in Philadelphia

    New Barnes Foundation offers up its treasures in Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia, the city that gave us Poor Richard, cheese-steak sandwiches and the American Constitution, just opened a new treasure: the Barnes Foundation, one of the premier privately assembled collections of painting in the U.S....
  • Jewelers offer $10,000 reward for robbery information

    A Delaware jewelry store owner is offering $10,000 for information about a November robbery in which an 8,000-carat ruby — shaped like the Liberty Bell and worth $2 million — was stolen, the FBI announced Tuesday. Armed with hammers and a...
  • Historic Bruton Parish Church gets bell cleaned

    The last time anyone cleaned the historic bell at Bruton Parish Church, Theodore Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers were celebrating the first flight to last more than 30 minutes. But records from the 1905 restoration are so bad that the...