| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Falling down was my first clue that Sunday's prediction of higher temperatures and heavy rain might not have pinpointed what really was going to happen.
My dog's weekend playdates with her sheepdog friend Louie are not to be missed under any...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Cereal makers have long designed eye-catching boxes to lure children to supermarket breakfast aisles.
Now, grocers and produce companies are turning to Big Bird and other "Sesame Street" characters in an effort to make fruits and vegetables just as...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:24 PM
The Pub at Wegmans in South Whitehall Township launches an inaugural Oktoberfest celebration that runs Monday through Oct. 25.
Yodel-worthy specials on the menu include Potato Bacon and Beer Soup ($6), soft pretzels with beer cheese and mustard...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Customers in certain stores will be able to use their iPhones to pay for groceries and other merchandise beginning Monday, Apple has announced.
Apple Pay will work using Touch ID with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch and will be available...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Construction delays have pushed back the opening of Supremo Food Market on downtown Allentown's Seventh Street from November until sometime after the New Year, owner Eddie Trujillo says.
The 25,000-square-foot grocery store, part of a New Jersey-based...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:42 AM
As the cache of Halloween candy gives way to the bounty of Thanksgiving, followed by the confections of Christmas, area Boy Scouts say it's time once again to make sure everybody — especially children — has enough to eat.
Boy and Cub Scouts...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
David Gibson knew he was going up against some of the Allentown Fair's heavy hitters.
But the Allentown resident wasn't deterred. Despite being rather new to baking, he submitted his Coconut Pineapple Dream dessert in the fair's Bisquick Quick Creations...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The superintendent of Plymouth schools was suspended with pay on Thursday after she was charged with first-degree larceny for allegedly misappropriating school district money in Hebron, where she previously worked as superintendent.
Eleanor Cruz, 63,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Hockey isn't the only new attraction coming to downtown Allentown's Seventh Street this fall.
Beginning in November, the spotlight will also shine on plantains, poblano peppers, pineapples and other produce at Supremo Food Market.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Wegmans, an East Coast grocery chain with a cult-like following, plans to open two new stores in the Richmond area.
The two stores, one in Henrico County’s Short Pump area and one in Chesterfield County, will be located about 11 miles apart...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle.
More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...