| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Can't afford a $100 ticket to see the Eagles open PPL Center on Sept. 12?
You'll be able to get an inside look at the jewel of Allentown's downtown revitalization for free the next day.
The city and its arts community have scheduled a daylong...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Allentown is engaged in a high-stakes effort to keep PPL Corp.'s soon-to-be-created power generation and marketing spinoff company Talen Energy in its Neighborhood Improvement Zone.
In a July filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Saturday morning, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will be doused with a bucket of ice and near-frozen water. It will almost certainly mess up the few strands of hair left on his head and give his clothes a less-than-flattering look.
Why would hizzoner...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:11 PM
ALLENTOWN AAUW will collect donations Aug. 11 to Sept. 27, at 997 Postal Road, Hanover Township, for its annual Used Book Sale. Collection hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 3-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Q: There was news last year about a series of safety improvements planned for Basin Street between Union and Auburn streets in Allentown. Is that still going forward, and if so, what is the time frame for that much needed work?
— Samuel C....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Dylan Hockley was a mischievous 6-year-old boy who loved chocolate, Superman and playing with his older brother.
After he was gunned down Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., his mother, Nicole Hockley, made it her mission...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:37 PM
With its Dime Bank entrance, industrial look and locally inspired artwork, the new Renaissance Hotel is designed to be uniquely Allentown.
But there's one thing about the 170-room edifice that most don't associate with a downtown that's been in decline...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:22 PM
There's little doubt that Allentown is a summer basketball mecca. The Stellar Summer Boys Basketball League brings teams from throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond to Cedar Beach every Tuesday and Thursday nights. And, of course, next month's Stellar...
| Jul 16, 2014
On Wednesday, workers at the new PPL Center in center city Allentown started installing 8,641 items it hopes will hardly get used. The seats. The first seats arrive by limousine at PPL Center in Allentown Photos by Donna Fisher/The Morning......
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Signaling confidence in Allentown's ongoing renaissance, the Pennsylvania Municipal League plans to hold its annual convention in Allentown next year — the first time in 25 years the event will be held in the city.
The three-day convention, held...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
On Wednesday, workers at the PPL Center in center city Allentown started installing 8,641 items Lehigh Valley Phantoms owners hope will hardly get used.
Oh, the owners hope people will buy up all of them for every event. But they also...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force.
City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...