| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:28 AM
It's a bit like the Academy Awards — in the world of beer.
Arctic Alchemy, a beverage rich in history as well as flavor, took home a gold medal in the Old Ale or Strong Ale category of the prestigious 2014 Great American Beer Festival, which was...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Fegley's Brew Works has been honored with two medals from the prestigious Great American Beer Festival -- a gold medal for its Arctic Alchemy and a bronze for its Berliner Weiss.
The company will celebrate its achievements with two events this week:...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The opportunity to unleash your imagination through the best in fantasy artwork this side of the Mississippi is back for a second year in Allentown Sept. 17-21.
It's IlluXCon 7, which calls itself the largest display of original imaginative realist...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dig out that Keith Haring T-shirt, slip on your Vans and get on over to Cedar Beach this weekend for the new Allentown ArtsFest, which aims to mix skateboarding culture and street art with every other kind of art in a family-friendly atmosphere.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Some 10,000 people streamed into downtown Allentown Friday night to see the Eagles play PPL Center's opening night, and, as local officials predicted, it wasn't a disaster.
Nearly everyone made it to the city's new arena on time to see Don Henley open...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:42 PM
It's a 12-month job that traffic engineers said would be done in four.
That's what they told the authority overseeing the construction of Allentown's new arena as they discussed plans for a massive upgrade of 35 traffic lights on the way to, around...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:58 AM
Thinking of catching a bite to eat at one of Allentown's downtown restaurants before the big Eagles concert Friday?
How's 3 p.m.? Too early?
By last weekend that was the latest pre-concert dinner reservation available at Hamilton Kitchen, the newly...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The Colony Meadery was recently awarded the first “Commercial Mead Maker of the Year” award at the Mead Free or Die competition held in New Hampshire. In addition to taking the top prize, the burgeoning Allentown meadery took home five of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:16 AM
That darn Zambelli.
Since our last high school football Groller-Zambelli Challenge, I thought I was doing well.
Got to cover a Super Bowl, got inducted into the Dieruff Hall of Fame, got a special invite to dinner at Marco Andretti's house, got to...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Céad míle fáilte.
That means 100,000 welcomes in Irish, exactly what Bethlehem's Main Street is extending to the Celtic Classic and Highland Games as the festival spills into the historic downtown next month.
For the first time in its 27-year history,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Beer connoisseurs, this one is for you.
Lehigh Valley Beer Week might not be until February, but the third annual "Be Our Brewer for a Day" Festival at Allentown Brew Works 3-6 p.m. Aug. 23 will give you a taste of what's to come.