Allentown, PAPosted by
The Morning Call

Blues, Brews and Barbecue Festival comes back to Allentown and we have the details

Think of it as a lucky 13th. Allentown’s Blues, Brews and Barbecue Festival returns after a one-year hiatus for its 13th year with a big lineup of in-person performances, delicious food, beer and more — noon to 10 p.m. July 31 in downtown Allentown. Like all of last summer’s large-scale festivals and events, Blues, Brews and Barbecue 2020 had to be canceled due to statewide restrictions on ...
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Daily Voice

Best Burger Spots In Lehigh Valley

A great burger doesn't have to be fancy. All you need is a juicy patty, maybe some cheese and a bun. But if you're looking for some variety, you've come to the right place. Here are some of the best burger joints in the Lehigh Valley — each one uniquely delicious.
Easton, PAPosted by
The Morning Call

Easton’s Centre Square will stink again: Garlic Fest is back

Mark your calendars: One of the Lehigh Valley’s favorite fall events will be back and stinkier than ever. Easton Garlic Fest will return to Centre Square and surrounding area on Oct. 2 and 3. Organizers announced the festival’s return on the event’s social media. The beautiful totality of garlic’s flavor — from pungent and assertive to silky and sweet — is the focus, with foods, drinks, ...

How One Mexican Restaurant Borrowed Money to Beat the Pandemic

When Ian Schreier took a job at Marita’s Cantina, a Mexican restaurant in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania while he was in university in the late ‘80s, it was to pay the bills while he studied to be a history teacher. But he fell in love with the restaurant business and when the then-owner promised he’d sell Schreier the Cantina once he was ready to move on, Schreier took him at his word. Schreier has now owned Marita’s for 20 years in addition to the decade he spent as manager, and he more than knows the ups and downs that the restaurant business can bring.
Asbury Park,

After Two Years of Debate, Asbury Beach Club Gains Approval

A proposal to build a private pool facility along the Atlantic Ocean has finally been given the go-ahead despite generating a lot of controversy since emerging over two years ago. During their June 7 meeting, Asbury Park’s planning board voted 5-2 to approve the Asbury Beach Club. The final greenlight...
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New bear cub enclosure at wildlife center

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — It's a lot like paradise inside this new bear cub enclosure. The addition at the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center near Stroudsburg has been a long time coming for director Kathy Uhler and her husband Eric. "This was designed by Eric and me together with an...
Monroe County,

Kids Crafts for Father's Day in Haney Park

If you're looking for something fun to do this father's day, you can head over to Monroe County's West End. The west end park and open space commission is holding craft time in ross township on Saturday. Kids will gather in Haney Park from 10 a.m. to noon to make a "sport's bag for dad". It's a fabric cinch sack bag that says number one dad on it and the kids can color the bag.