| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:54 PM
In the Lehigh Valley's retail world, 2011 was chock-full of big restaurant news
And 2012 may mirror that.
The Valley's burgeoning world of casual eats will get even meatier when Wally's Wicked Wings opens Jan. 7 at the former Zing Bar & Grill on...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:29 AM
The Freddy Awards kick off in weekend with Stephen Sondheim's dark musical "Sweeney Todd," presented by Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. Thursday through Saturday.
The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:18 AM
PennDOT announced lane restrictions will be enforced on the following sections of Route 22 in Lehigh and Northampton counties:
Eastbound between Fourth and 25th streets in Northampton County, 10 p.m.-6 a.m. weekdays Oct. 1-19 for bridge work;
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:06 PM
It was a marvelous bit of theater at Northampton Community College as the Father of Our Country told his life story and mused about how things might have been different — for himself and for his audience — had he followed his early dream of...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:31 PM
When power companies cranked up new programs last month that restrict air conditioners to conserve energy on super hot days, thousands of people were left cranky in their steamy homes.
PPL immediately changed its E-Power Peak Saver program so air...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Bethlehem keeps me busy with its retail churn and prospects.
Its downtown already houses an interesting mosh of retail from cafes to boutiques and hotels. The newbie in the crowd is Roey's Paintbox Parties in the lower level of 453 Main Street. The...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:29 AM
The officer was from Sandia Base and was lying on the tarmac in front of Plant 1, after being hit on the head with a rifle butt wielded by a member of an elite air police (the Air Force's military police) unit.
Sandia, in New Mexico, was headquarters for...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:58 PM
When Roy Hobbs (played by Robert Redford) hit his home runs in "The Natural," the fictional New York City stadium looked familiar. So did his arrival in New York's Grand Central Station.
The movie's games actually were filmed in Buffalo's War Memorial...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The Caring Place, a downtown Allentown nonprofit that helps at-risk kids in the Lehigh Valley, has been innovative in finding ways to pay its bills as public dollars have shrunk.
The organization has become a landlord, renting floors if its building at...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Maybe you've just finished your first cooking class at Bethlehem Township's Sagra Cooking. Or you could be a veteran chef who makes special trips to Philadelphia just to shop the Reading Terminal Market. Novice or veteran, you will benefit from a well-...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Elizabeth and Dan Schoenauer finally are finished with Bethlehem contractor John Reichenbach, four years after they complained about him not finishing the work they paid him to do.
Reichenbach has agreed to reimburse the Bethlehem Township couple $4,...