| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:38 AM
Kaitie Burger's love affair with the online retailer Zulily began a little more than a year ago on a tip from a friend.
The young company started out as a discount site with mainly children's clothing and gear marketed to moms. But Burger, who has no...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I had a lot of fun a few years ago writing about mondegreens, which are instances of misheard lyrics or other statements.
Readers kept sending them to me for months, and they resulted in several columns.
One of the most famous mondegreens got repeated...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The announcement that Lehigh County Commissioner Scott Ott is moving to Texas has implications that go way beyond the loss of a talented voice for local Republicans and very conservative values. It also could have an enormous impact on the direction of...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., 3-7 p.m., unless noted
May 11: Crazy Hearts
May 18: The Majestics
May 24: Don Cogan, Stan & Linda, and Steve Christopher, 2-6 p.m.
May 25: The Moore Brothers Band
May 26: The Outlaws with Crazy...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business.
But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
| Aug 10, 2014
It's the final day of Musikfest, and though the fest is winding down, there's still plenty of great stuff to see of the free stages. Here are our picks for the day. Best of Godfrey Daniels Open Mic, 2:15 p.m.......
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:10 AM
I'm sure you're familiar with the expression "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater."
A popular forwarded email that began circulating in the late '90s purported to explain the origins of that and other familiar expressions, all dating back to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:30 AM
J.G. Petrucci Co. completes facility for Bethlehem Sausage Works
J.G. Petrucci Co., a premier development and design and construction firm in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, recently completed a manufacturing and distribution facility for Bethlehem...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:48 PM
For the past 14 years, visitors to the mothballed Lower Saucon Elementary School on Wassergass Road have found it deserted.
If they return this fall, they'll still hear crickets, but this time it won't be a sign of inactivity.
The Bug Co., a Minnesota...
| Mar 11, 2013
The Lehigh Valley is an excellent place to do business for a multitude of reasons, but it comes down to two main factors: quality of place and quality of people.
In the end, businesses — whether deciding to expand, relocate or start up —...
| Mar 11, 2013
For decades, the Lehigh Valley has been known to business leaders for three important qualities.
Location, location and location.
Nestled along Interstate 78 between Philadelphia and New York, the region has always been attractive to companies looking...