| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking."
Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:53 PM
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Bring Mom for free to the Sigal Museum to see the Easton museum’s newest exhibit "Heart and Soil: Our Farmers, Our Legacy," on dispay through Oct. 13. Photographer Rick Smith’s 10 year project was documenting local farms and farming families....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:19 AM
At last year’s New River Raft Race, the entry from students at the AIAS FAU School of Architecture won the fastest-raft category in a romp. But the one guy hoping for a closer race this weekend is their own admiral, Anthony Abbate, associate provost...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It is 8 inches high, 18 inches around, made of crystal and, in my house, as dangerous as a loaded gun.
It appears each year in mid-October and does not vanish until after Easter. It occupies the space between my home office and my bathroom; I pass it...
| Dec 10, 2013
Playing Santa Claus, or perhaps more properly portraying one of Santa's "helpers," can be a lot of fun. But jolly old elves aren't just born; it's something you have to work at. Doing it right is worth the effort.
"Being Santa is a true joy, a passion...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Cities and towns across the country each have their own unique ways of ushering in the New Year.
The orange drop in Orlando, the peach drop in Atlanta and the crystal ball drop in New York City are just a few of the objects used on New Years Eve...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:38 PM
What has 40 tons of sand, singing teenagers and 100,000 candles?
Give up? I'll supply the answer in a moment.
First, let me say that I know the local holiday tradition of Luminaria Night from several perspectives.
I've driven and walked around...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The notably combative Texas Sen. Ted Cruz – the man many hold responsible for the federal government shutdown in October – had some holiday advice for his much more mild mannered colleague from Pennsylvania:
Indulge in stronger vices....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Peeps Fest returns for its fifth year to ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem Dec. 30 and 31 with more free fun than ever. The family festival features two days filled with live music, arts and everything Peeps. This year the festival expands to...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Celebrate the arrival of the magi at ArtsQuest's Three Kings Celebration Sunday. For many, the holiday season doesn't officially end until the 12th day of Christmas, when the legendary wise men traveled from the Orient to honor Jesus' birth with gifts...