| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Like spring flowers, mom-and-pop pizza shops have been blossoming in the Lehigh Valley in recent months.
The latest addition is Suzanna's, which opened May 29 at 2918 William Penn Highway in Palmer Township. The 35-seat restaurant joins the area's...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:59 PM
If you shopped at Weis Markets last weekend and thought you were seeing double when you reviewed your credit card or debit card statement, you were right.
For several hours last Saturday, a problem with the grocery chain's payments processor resulted in...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The owners of the Cosmopolitan Restaurant are hoping their latest business venture, Wave Nightclub, will make a splash as a "true dance club" in the Lehigh Valley.
The two-story venue, which opened Oct. 25 atop the downtown Allentown restaurant,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If packed parking lots are any indication of a business' popularity, the new Hobby Lobby in Trexlertown has a very bright future.
The arts-and-crafts store at 7150 Hamilton Blvd. (former space of Sears Appliance & Hardware) was mobbed during a grand-...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:02 PM
It’s official. Weis Markets along Route 100 near Fogelsville in Upper Macungie Township will open Dec. 9. And, in addition to being the most environmentally friendly (LEED-certified) Weis in the Lehigh Valley, it will be yet another store to have an...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Penn State Athletics is teaming with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to conduct a canned food drive the week of the Indiana football game.
Centre County residents, Penn State students, staff and fans are encouraged to "Stuff a Blue Bus," starting...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend.
But the return to...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:23 PM
As promised last week, this Sunday's column continues the restaurant-watch theme.
Let's start with a piece of Allentown history that has shifted to south Bethlehem.
Downtown Allentown's long-standing Chinese restaurant House of Chen occasionally...
| May 22, 2012
The usual peek at SOME items I'm looking into for Sunday's Retail Watch column. Pacific Smoothie -- New smoothie and ice creamery in south Bethlehem. Weis Markets -- Update on plans for a supermarket in Fogelsville. Route 191 -- A lot retail changes...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Weis Markets plans to have at least one new Lehigh Valley store this year, an official said. Weis, the second largest grocer in the Valley, is constructing stores in Forks Township and Fogelsville. The Forks supermarket is planned to open in late spring...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Weis Markets Wednesday said it was recalling bagged spinach over concerns of possible salmonella contamination. The store posted the recall information even though it was not listed on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s web site for recalled...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:24 PM
The Target store in South Whitehall Township is expanding grocery aisles and offering fresh foods as part of its renovation, officials said. "Target’s new expanded food layout was created in response to research and feedback from guests who...