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  • 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...
  • 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.,...
  • 'Hulk Elvis' by Jeff Koons

    'Hulk Elvis' by Jeff Koons
    Hulk Elvis Jeff Koons Rizzoli/Gagosian Gallery: 140 pp., $80 "Hulk Elvis" catalogs an exhibition of that name by American artist Jeff Koons that ran at the Gagosian Gallery in London in the summer of 2007. It's quite a production -- this is a lavish,...
  • For luscious Philly style soft serve, eat at Joe's

    For luscious Philly style soft serve, eat at Joe's
    YOU'VE got a favorite gelato place. You know where to find authentic Hawaiian shave ice. You're hip to multiculti frozen concoctions like halo-halo and rose petal ice cream. But if you haven't been to Joe's in Garden Grove and tried two of Southern...
  • Roland Arnall, 68; founder of subprime specialist Ameriquest

    Billionaire Roland E. Arnall, whose widespread philanthropy and extraordinary political friendships stood in contrast to repeated investigations into alleged lending abuses at his giant subprime company, Ameriquest Mortgage Co., died Monday. The...
  • 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...