| 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:...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:40 PM
How does this sound?
Sweet treats featuring the favorite summer fruit — the blueberry. Tunes by some of the region's best performers. Tastes of locally crafted beers, mead and wine. Activities for the kids. Crafts to browse. A little history to...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Tour guides not only should be knowledgeable but also able to convey information in a fun and engaging way. This skill comes more easily for some than others, but PA Brew Tours guide Tom Labanc has an ace up his sleeve decades of experience as a high...
| 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.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:01 AM
How about some Whiz wit your arena?
The developer behind much of the new construction in center city Allentown is courting the South Philadelphia-based Tony Luke's to open a shop in downtown Allentown.
A fast-growing brand familiar to fans who...