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  • What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway

    What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Picture the Blue Ridge Parkway as a crooked spine running through the Appalachian Mountains. Government stewardship of public lands is splashed across the map in confusing variety a national park at either end, national forests, historic sites, monuments and state parks along its 469 miles.
  • What Is The Future Of The Old Valley Road?

    What Is The Future Of The Old Valley Road?
    Jeanne Davies enjoys the world of transportation and "connecting the dots." But those dots get a little blurred when they run along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad. As principal planner and deputy director for the...

    Railroad gates go missing at Allentown crossings

    Railroad gates go missing at Allentown crossings
    Q: I cross over the old Lehigh Valley Railroad main line, now being used by RJ Corman as their Allentown line, to get to work. Since April 1, I've noticed that the crossing gates and flashers have been removed at the three crossings I use, leaving the...

    Mount Rushmore features four who shaped Lehigh Valley

    Mount Rushmore features four who shaped Lehigh Valley
    When I proposed sculpting a Mount Rushmore of the greatest members of my Hall of Fame, one of the respondents named four giants in Lehigh Valley philanthropy. This shamed me into creating still another mythical Mount Rushmore, for men and women who...

    All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery

    All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery
    Some restaurants boast beautiful views of Long Island Sound. Other dining rooms overlook well-manicured gardens or bustling downtown centers. The Essex Clipper Dinner Train offers a unique view of an ever-changing landscape as the train winds through...