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  • Improve aim at Heritage Guild

    Improve aim at Heritage Guild
    With hunting season just around the corner, I thought it would be an appropriate time to highlight a facility designed to improve your aim. The Heritage Guild of Easton, which opened two years ago, will debut its new 15,000 square-foot space featuring a...
  • Boutique for babies' bottoms

    Boutique for babies' bottoms
    Last Sunday, my colleague Spencer Soper wrote in his 'On the Cheap' column about using cloth diapers as a way to save money. Now, allow me to help you carry out this thrifty tip by showcasing a new business that specializes in the domain. Ju-Ju Monkey,...
  • In entertainment offerings, risk is here to stay

    I recently said goodbye to an old friend that had been with me since I was about 12 years old: my worn-down, blue-and-yellow Blockbuster video rental card. There are few better examples of how the entertainment business has actually changed (as...
  • Redbox Names Ex-Warner Bros. Exec Mark Horak President

    Mark Horak, most recently president of the Americas at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, will join DVD kiosk company Redbox as its new president on March 17. Horak's appointment comes after Redbox president Anne Saunders ankled last December, as part of...
  • Dish Sets Stage for DirecTV Merger with Transfer of Satellites: Analyst

    Dish Network said it is transferring five satellites to EchoStar -- a move that paves the way for a merger with DirecTV, according to Citigroup analyst Jason Bazinet. The prospect of a DirecTV-Dish merger has kicked around for years, but Comcast's...
  • About Eric Poms

    About Eric Poms
    Eric L. Poms, was officially announced as the fifth Chief Executive Officer of the Orange Bowl Committee (OBC) on May 4, 2006, succeeding long-time CEO Keith R. Tribble.  During his nearly 20 years at the Orange Bowl, Poms has been at the forefront of the...
  • 'Complete makeover' at Hanover Eatery

    'Complete makeover' at Hanover Eatery
    Patrons of the former Golden View Diner in Hanover Township, Northampton County, won't recognize much of anything at their old stomping grounds – most notably, the name. Now known as Hanover Eatery, the building at 5090 Bath Pike (Route 512)...
  • Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, Vudu Among 11 Entertainment Apps to Launch with PlayStation 4

    Sony said Thursday that its PlayStation 4 will launch with 11 entertainment and sports apps when the new videogame console becomes available Nov. 15. Those will include Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Crackle, Crunchyroll, Epix, NBA Game Time,...
  • After Blockbuster Bust, Redbox to Reap $300 Mil Windfall: Analyst

    Blockbuster's pain will be Redbox's gain. DVD kiosk operator Redbox stands to pull in at least $200 million to $300 million in additional annual revenue after Dish Network shuts down Blockbuster's approximately 300 remaining U.S. stores and DVD-by-mail...
  • Blockbuster video stores: A fan reminisces

    Blockbuster video stores: A fan reminisces
    It's a Friday night, about 6 p.m., any year during the 1990s. "Mom!" I'd shout, racing to the door the instant she returned home from work. "We need to go to Blockbuster." Time was of the essence. If we arrived at the video store past 7, we'd have...
  • Epic Fail: How Blockbuster Could Have Owned Netflix

    It will go down as one of the biggest missed opportunities in the boardroom: Blockbuster deciding not to buy Netflix. But that's what could have happened multiple times throughout the early 2000s when Netflix CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings courted a...
  • Paul Dergarabedian Joins Rentrak

    Veteran box office tracker Paul Dergarabdian is joining Rentrak Corp. as senior media analyst. He has been president of the box office division of Hollywood.com for the past five years. Rentrak specializes in data and analysis of viewership of movies,...