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  • Family Summer Freebies - museums and more

     
    Historic District ArtWalk and Kids' Corner: From 4-8 p.m. the last Saturday of each month, artists and musicians line the sidewalks of Bethlehem's Main and Broad streets. Free art activities for kids including finger painting, coloring contest, sidewalk...
  • Hear Dave Fry's Ballad of the Jubilee Bell today

     
    Local folkie and children's performer Dave Fry debuted his new song written to commemorate the hiding of the Liberty Bell in Zion's Church in Allentown during the Revolutionary War, fittingly on the Fourth of July. Today he will reprise the song "The...
  • Allentown parade winners announced

     
    The winners of Allentown's big 250th anniversary Points of Pride Parade last weekend have been released. Contain your excitement. Cash prizes were issued in several categories -- $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. The...
  • Pip the Mouse still draws them in at 50

     
    For many children in the Lehigh Valley a visit with Pip the Mouse who turned 50 last month, at the Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown, has become a holiday tradition. Seated on the floor in front of the stage with its secret doors and magical moving scenes,...
  • Summer family freebies - arts and science

     
    Yesterday I posted the free family movies. Today the list is focusing on the free arts events and museums that families can enjoy during the summer months. First Friday: On the first Friday of each month, artists at the Banana Factory open their studios,...
  • Get the details on Allentown's Fourth of July celebration

     
    Allentown’s 4th of July celebration is just hours away, and the city has released additional details about the festivities. A festival, which officials announced last month, will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. on July 4 outside Birney Crum Stadium on...
  • 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...
  • On the side streets of Philadelphia, freedom still rings

    Philadelphia The neon-streaked National Constitution Center dazzled. The historic red-brick Independence Hall stirred. But it wasn't until I stepped onto the rickety back porch of a Quaker house in northwest Philadelphia that I felt transported. It was...
  • The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents

    The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents
    In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves. I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
  • International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.

    International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.
    Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you. New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
  • Philadelphia

    Philadelphia
    Go here: Philadelphia is known for its charming neighborhoods, its cheesy steak sandwiches, its breweries and food markets, and of course, its links to the birth of our nation. Ben Franklin lived there; so did Betsy Ross. It's where the Founding Fathers...