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Drawing on Grandma’s Lessons

Drawing on Grandma’s Lessons

For three months, Christmas City Spirits stopped production of drinkable alcohol and made “Corona Bullet” hand sanitizer, and donated 800 gallons. FULL ARTICLE

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Voices from the Front Lines

Voices from the Front Lines

Essential workers risk their lives as we are shuttered at home, so Marketplace has chosen three to recognize—along with one restaurant forging its own path – including our friends at Edge...

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Add a Twist to Your Next Company Retreat

Escape rooms are a new form of live, interactive entertainment that has been taking the whole world by storm. These games challenge teams of 2-10 players to “escape” a thematic room within 60...

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Bach in Bethlehem

Some Lehigh Valley residents may not know J.S. Bach’s music was performed for the very first time in this country in Bethlehem at Central Moravian Church, starting with the Mass in B Minor in 1900...

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Bethlehem – Pa Celtic Cultural Hub

Even though Pennsylvania is considered an enclave of Moravian and PA Dutch heritage - the first settlers to the Lehigh Valley and Bethlehem, in particular, were Scots Irish.  That first wave of...

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Bethlehem PRIDE

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were...

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Hotel Bethlehem & Bethlehem Steel

Historic Hotel Bethlehem and Bethlehem Steel were intertwined since the inception of the hotel in 1921 until Bethlehem Steel’s waning days in 1999 as the number two steelmaker in the US. Hotel...

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Is Cupping Therapy Your Cup of Tea?

by Sam Reichgott, LMT If you already know about cupping therapy, you don’t need me to conjure images of Michael Phelps at the Rio 2016 Olympics, covered with purple dots. But if you’re new to...

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Plan Your 2018 in Downtown Bethlehem

By Lauren Bertucci When the town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania comes to mind it is generally associated with the Holiday season. Considering we are “The Christmas City,” this does not come as a bug...

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Powerful Women: A Bethlehem Tradition

Throughout the month of March, the achievements of women are recognized nationwide. This celebration is of great importance to the Downtown Bethlehem area, since influential women formed the roots...

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Time to Visit Main Street Again

Many great things are happening in Historic Downtown Bethlehem. One of the most important is that by late fall, all of the long term vacant storefronts will be filled. This boom started with...

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The Early Moravian Marriage Lot System

In the early 1700s, within the Moravian community, the choosing of a wife or husband was done by casting Lots – a draw of chance to leave the decision up to God, who was held as infallible. In this...

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Visit Bethlehem – We Got It!

As a lifetime Bethlehem resident and owner of local business Caroltalks, I know that small businesses are essential elements to any thriving town. That is why my team and I work with our clients to...

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