| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The perceived dangers to children posed by often-sugary, much-caffeinated energy drinks resulted in much talk but no action Tuesday during a City Council committee hearing.
Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, has proposed banning drinks with at least 180 milligrams...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Marilyn Monroe, one of America’s most beloved pop cultural icons, and New Coke, one of its most despised, commanded the biggest bids in the first in a series of online Christie’s auctions of Andy Warhol artworks that ended Tuesday.
| Mar 11, 2013
While local business experts see slight improvement in the economy this year, recovery will be a bit of a climb for the Valley's retailers.
They'll have to keep pace with the changing demands of a customer base that's expecting a lot more.
| Mar 11, 2013
For decades, the Lehigh Valley has been known to business leaders for three important qualities.
Location, location and location.
Nestled along Interstate 78 between Philadelphia and New York, the region has always been attractive to companies looking...
| Mar 11, 2013
The Lehigh Valley may be attached to its legacy as a place that makes stuff — steel, cement, Mack Trucks, etc.
But the rest of the world, it seems, has come to see the region as something quite different: a distribution hub.
This happens to be a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:38 PM
For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated.
As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
As the co-owner of a new doughnut shop in Costa Mesa, Sumter Pendergrast believes in the concept of the tried-and-true treats.
After all, he says, with that cupcake craze "on the way out," Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee can take over with its daily...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Re. "Harlan: Stop focusing on boosting homeownership," April 14:
At first glance, I thought the title of Jeffrey Harlan's latest column was an editing error.
I thought the headline would be, "We need to focus on boosting homeownership."
As an urban...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it.
Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced his latest partnership with Coca-Cola: The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Illinois donors to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration included aviation giant Boeing Co., which contributed $1 million, and billionaire Penny Pritzker, who gave $250,000, according to newly filed records.
Pritzker, who is being vetted by...