| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:06 AM
I've convinced two of my boys that waking up early and running a 5K is a fun way to spend a morning. Before you imagine happy-faced kids motivated by fitness and together-time with Mom, forget it: I buy them a half-dozen doughnuts on the way home. Every...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:44 PM
You're alone in the far back corner of a basement on Roosevelt Road, the air choked with the dank smell of age. Above you, a Berwyn storefront. Around you, the cluttered office of its owner. What kind of maniac intentionally keeps his desk in the far back...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:47 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE – My mission, if I chose to accept it, was simple.
Simple but crazy.
Good crazy. Heartwarming crazy.
At the request of a Purdue University communications professor named Glenn Sparks, I would deliver 34 dozen doughnuts to a Fort...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:42 AM
You'll soon be able to get your fill of Pad Thai, Red Curry and Tamarind Duck in South Whitehall Township.
Owners of the new Thai Avenue Restaurant in South Whitehall hope to open next week, once they pass inspections.
After I took a photo of the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:44 PM
The wind had finally died down. The rain reduced to an intermittent drizzle. Across the Lehigh Valley, hundreds of thousands of residents awoke Tuesday without power and in need of an essential morning commodity.
Gordy Frack of Bethlehem...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:57 AM
Dollars to doughnuts, you can bank on this: You'll go to jail if you leave dope in a bank deposit bag.
Dunkin' Donuts employee Kimberley Kelley, 30, had a little deposit slip-up: She left 55-grams of pot at the bank inside the deposit bag, according to...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The American Legion Riders from Towson Post 22 hosted its second annual fundraiser on July 8, hitting the road to benefit America's VetDogs, an organization that trains and supplies service dogs to disabled veterans at no cost.
"We did very well," said...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:18 AM
FloriDUH tip: If you want to steal a ride, then don't imbibe.
Cops found Nicholas C. Jackson, 19, in the driver's seat of a stolen car on Tuesday with the key in the ignition and car's motor running, according to an arrest affidavit from the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:48 PM
I like pumpkins just as much as the next guy.
But nine days after Halloween, pumpkins and their assorted permutations are as welcome as those political lawn signs littering our lives. The party’s over.
As a kid, a carved jack-o’-lantern...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Thai Avenue Restaurant is now serving up Drunken Noodle, Lobster Tom Yum and other tempting dishes.
The restaurant opened last Monday in the Kmart Shopping Center in South Whitehall Township (across the street from Tilghman Square).
It's next to a...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Overall impression: Hidden behind a thicket of palm trees and tucked behind a Dunkin Donuts off U.S. 441 is a gem of a Colombian restaurant that offers a more-upscale experience than most of the small, lunch-counter-style rinconcitos littered throughout...