| Jun 12, 2012
Father's Day is just a few days away, and anyone who has a dad interested in the great outdoors doesn't have to look very far, very hard or very long to find some wonderful gifts that will make him smile year-round.
Even with the loss of Nestor's on...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Downtown Allentown's retail world has seen some major changes in recent months, with merchants being uprooted to pave the way for the much-ballyhooed minor league hockey arena.
City blocks once home to barbershops, boutiques and a pizzeria have been...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Ever since its inception more than a decade ago, mytableware.com has sold an array of china, glassware and other home goods largely through the online marketplace.
The company processes about 200 orders a day, but customers weren't able to see and...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Frustrated with a limited gown selection in the Lehigh Valley, Jane Heimbecker quietly opened an online store, Le Femme Boutique, in 2008
Now, after seeing her sales spike 400 percent compared to a year ago, and with no more space for inventory in her...
| Dec 9, 2012
Fogelsville residents have been waiting a long time for their own full-scale supermarket. Based on my advance tour, I think they'll be thrilled when the Weis Markets on Route 100 opens its doors Sunday.
It's big, but not...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Women who love creating personalized bracelets with Pandora jewelry charms will be delighted to hear that the Lehigh Valley's first Pandora retail store opened about two weeks ago at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley.
Although Pandora jewelry has been...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:10 PM
After opening Jack's Brick Oven Pizza & Restaurant along Route 191 in Lower Nazareth Township in Spring 2011, Jack Randazzo soon began to see the potential for a second Italian restaurant — in Bethlehem.
"I was making a lot of deliveries over...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Billy Kounoupis prides himself on breaking from the norm.
When he opened Billy's Downtown Diner in downtown Bethlehem more than a decade ago, he stretched the limits of traditional diner fare such as pancakes and omelets.
Now, he's planning to knock the...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Have a craving for turkey tonight? Try Kome. The high-end sushi restraurant at the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley is offering a roll conceptualized by Fred J. Jaindl Elementary Principal Mrs. Diana Schantz and 5th Grade teacher Damian Goodman. It's...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:24 PM
The Pita Pit is opening as early as late spring in the Lehigh Valley Mall. This will be the second local space for sandwich chain, which has a restaurant in The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley. The Mall location will be next to Chick-fil-A, on the...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:23 PM
An original children’s play, inspired by the works of Dr. Suess and written by a Kutztown University grad, will be presented by the Kutztown University Sunshine Players Saturday and Sunday as part of several events to celebrate Dr. Suess month....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Bunny Lunch: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lehighton Recreation Center, Eighth St., Lehighton. Visit from Peter Cottontail, candy, balloon, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, beverage. Bring your camera. Tickets: 610-377-1053, 570-386-4569. Bunny Brunch: noon-3...