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Pop Goes the Kitchen: Chef Jason Hook Tests the Waters at H2O Kitchen @ the Powder Valley Inn

Your next thrilling Lehigh Valley dining experience is just a car ride away through the woods, by a babbling brook with a thundering waterfall in Zionsville, prepared by chef Jason Hook.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do in the Lehigh Valley This Weekend

Animals, chili, and that game everyone stops life for once a year. What’s that thing called?

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Put Your Mouth Where The Money Was: Eat at The Mint in Bethlehem

Comfort food gets a creative spin at Bethlehem’s the Mint, where you can dine in a former bank and not break the bank.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley

Happy Weekend! You are free to move about the Valley.

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Five Cool Places to Recycle

Inspired to do some clean up? Looking forward to spring cleaning? We are, and here are five cool places to do some recycling.

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Local Gal Makes Good Meals: {Healthy} Cooking Camp Wants You

Easton native Quinn Asteak and cooking partner-in-crime Robyn Youkilis want you to love cooking, and are ready to show you how.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley

Some of the finest art you could ask to see, both visual and performance, is on this list. Get up, get out and check it out.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley

The time is always right to do what is right. —Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Five Cool Reasons to Love January

Reject the dominant paradigm about January: it’s cold, it’s long, there’s nothing to look forward to, everyone’s broke. Use this month to recharge your mental, physical and spiritual batteries.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley | January 6, 7 & 8, 2012

It’s the first weekend after the end of the holidays, but as always, there’s still plenty to do. The literal chill factor may have increased but that’s ok. It makes it all the better for the other kind of chilling. Find a cozy place with some good music and enjoy this down time. Happy 2012!

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This New Year’s Eve Weekend in the Lehigh Valley | Happy New Year!

‘Cause they say 2,012 zero zero party over, oops! Out of time!
So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s New Year’s Eve 2012!

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Our Favorite Things: Three New(ish) Stores in Downtown Easton

These three shops make it even easier to think outside the big box.

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Five Cool Ideas for Last-Minute Gifts

Ho, ho ho! Christmas is coming. Still need something for your crafty aunt, food loving granddaughter, or wine aficionado husband? We’ve got you covered.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley

Check out 9 things to do on this last weekend before Christmas. And to all my Jewish friends, Happy Chanukah!

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Why I Live Here: The Second Chance

Jaime Karpovich contributes her thoughts to Laini’s Little Pocket Guide on why she lives in Bethlehem and that means one thing: getting a second chance.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley

From Annie to the Nutcracker, Elmo to Larry Holmes, this weekend is full of celebrities, performances and celebrations. And if you just want some quiet time, there’s the movies. Happy Weekend!

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Gift Local Idea #3 – Fawn Family Necklace from Artfully Elegant

This one’s Boomer’s pick. He couldn’t decide which one he liked more, the one with the little birds or this one with the fawns. He decided on this sweet one, designed by Figs and Ginger.

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Laini’s List of 9 Things to Do in the Lehigh Valley This Weekend

This weekend in the Valley is festive and chock full of diversity. Live music, benefits for social movements, and lots of opportunities to support our local artists and buy local for this holiday season. Enjoy!

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Where’s This Door? — Wordless Wednesday

New game here. Can you guess which Easton neighborhood is home to this door?

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Five Cool Reasons to Think Outside the Big Box

Now that the holiday season is underway and people are being bombarded with offers for savings and incentives to shop, shop, shop and spend, spend, spend, we’re going to continue our conversation about shopping locally. We want you to try, this season, to think outside the big box and, when possible, shop locally, sustainably, and responsibly and keep your money out of the big box stores and give it to the small, local, independently-owned stores instead. Here’s why.

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