| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
After less than a year of business, the Lehigh Valley’s first sweetFrog closed its doors about two weeks ago in South Whitehall Township. The frozen yogurt shop, part of a nationwide chain, was located in the Village West shopping center at 3060...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Spring is officially here and if you're like me, you've welcomed it with one or all of the following: outdoor jogs, a car wash and free Rita's water ice last month.
The latter has been a tradition for more than 20 years and as much as I enjoy a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:00 PM
What if every day was laundry day?
That's pretty much the case at Cintas Corp. in Emmaus, where 180 employees on three shifts spend every weekday washing, drying and steam-pressing uniforms for about 6,200 customers.
It's hard work, standing on...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In case you didn't see it in today's print edition of The Morning Call or found it while buried online, here's my column on a sports broadcasters Mount Rushmore for baseball, football, basketball, the Phillies, Yankees, Mets, Olympics etc. http://www....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Dash of Death Promenade extends 32 feet or so from the curb next to The Morning Call's main entrance to the curb by Allentown's Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority bus terminal.
People have odd reactions when I step off the curb onto...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:12 PM
If back-to-school shopping is on your to-do list, we can surely sympathize.
It's tough to find everything on those class lists, let alone concentrate when your children are whining about how bored they are.
We bumped into Dan and Liz Edelman of...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:38 PM
For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated.
As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In the midst of a busy stretch that included a lot of football previews and Blue Mountain League baseball playoff games, I've managed to get away from the Lehigh Valley twice in the past week. I've already written about my day at the Little League World...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Yesterday I wrote about Knoebel's Grove and how it reminded me of Dorney Park years ago. Well, a few people wrote and told me they missed the old Dorney, too, and said one of the things they missed was the old Dorney Park Speedway. That's why a reunion...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Bill Winkler of Coopersburg sent this interesting email recently. I'm will you 1001 percent, Bill, as the column from a few years ago (copy follows your letter) shows. Thanks, Bill! -------------------------------------- Hi Dan, This morning's article...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Soon real-estate mogul wannabes will be able to "buy" Easton's State Theatre and Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.
Well, not exactly.
Those sites and many other local landmarks are part of Lehigh Valley-opoly, a regional version of the classic board...