Thursday, May 23, 2013
Lehigh County's monthly sheriff sale is scheduled for Friday.
Dozens of properties are on the list for Friday's monthly Lehigh County sheriff sale. The list includes an opening bid and a total of back taxes owed on each property. Sales are held starting at 10 a.m. in Room 131 on the first floor of the Lehigh County Courthouse, Fifth and Hamilton Streets, Allentown. The sale is a public auction and buyers must bid for properties, which are not available for inspection prior to the sale. More information is available on Lehigh County's website.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Looking for a local job? Check out these local businesses. They're hiring!
Are you looking for work? Is a good friend or family member in need of a job? Check out these local employment opportunities recently posted online at Craigslist's Lehigh Valley site. Click on the job title to view the posting. (Editor's Note: These job listings were posted on or before May 14, 2013. Some positions may have been filled.) Live-In CNA - Always Best Care of Greater Bethlehem Camp Counselor/Teacher - Summer Camp (Center Valley) Financial Services Professional - Lehigh Valley Financial Group-MassMutual (Center Valley) Systems Engineer-Level 2 - SRC (Center Valley) Medical Assistant - Urgent Care/Internal Medicine Office Pet Sitters - Mrs. Nanny Paws Part-Time Park Counselors - Hellertown Parks and Recreation Program …
From May through November, the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market is open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hellertown's Water Street Park, just off the Saucon Rail Trail.
Did you know that the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market is now one of the biggest farmers' market in the Lehigh Valley? The popular market—which is open each Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (May through November) in Hellertown's Water Street Park —has grown in size to include more than 40 vendors this year, including a number of new vendors. According to a SVFM brochure, this year's vendors include: Apple Ridge Farm, Aunt Jack's Baking, BabaNonna LLC, Bechdolt Orchards, Best in Show Barkery, Blue Mountain Vineyards, Bobwhite Acres, Conner's Sawmill, Debbie's Kitchen, Delightfully Irrational Desserts, Drizzle, Dunn's Fruit Farm, Eat This Yum, Earth's Phocas, Epic Acre Farm, Flint Hill Farm, The Garden of Easton/Blue Mountain Farms, Glenn & Elly's…
Friday, May 17, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch, to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
This home in Upper Saucon Township is one of the most expensive homes currently for sale in the Southern Lehigh area.
A $1.65 million home for sale at 2175 Augusta Drive, Center Valley, offers nearly 10,000 square feet of living space and is a "home of true distinction," according to a real estate listing posted on Zillow.com. In addition to six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, the home's features include: The home, which was built in 2002, is listed by Paul Myers of Coldwell Banker Heritage Real Estate. It is located in Upper Saucon Township and the Southern Lehigh School District.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Athleta—which sells women's yoga and running clothing, fitness clothing and swimwear—will open at the Upper Saucon Township lifestyle center this summer, according to a sign.
An up-and-coming women's clothier that specializes in yoga and fitness apparel will open in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley this summer, according to a sign now covering the storefront it will occupy. Athleta, which is part of the Gap family of stores, "offers women's yoga clothing, swimwear, running clothing and athletic clothing for fitness, golf and tennis," according to its website. According to the Promenade Shops storefront sign, Athleta's goal is "to be the ultimate source of performance apparel and advice for active women." The company is also hiring employees to staff its new Upper Saucon Township location, the sign says. Interested applicants should email email@example.com or click on the Careers tab at the bottom of the …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Upper Saucon Township's Melt Restaurant will be one of the participating eateries in the 2013 Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival's 'Grand Tasting,' which will be held May 31 to June 2 in Bethlehem.
A well-known Southern Lehigh restaurant will be part of this year's Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival, which will be held at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, which runs from Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2. Melt Restaurant, which is located in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley in Upper Saucon Township, will join more than two dozen other Lehigh Valley restaurants for the event's "Grand Tasting," which benefits the Northampton Community College Foundation. The Grand Tasting—which will also feature 47 wines—will run from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Live music will be provided by the Billy Bauer Band, and each attendee will receive a souvenir wine glass. Tickets for each day of the Grand Tasting are $75 each, and advance …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Looking for a local job? Check out these local businesses. They're hiring!
Are you looking for work? Is a good friend or family member in need of a job? Check out these local employment opportunities recently posted online at Craigslist's Lehigh Valley site. Click on the job title to view the posting. (Editor's Note: These job listings were posted on or before May 7, 2013. Some positions may have been filled.) Voice and Piano Teachers - The Lesson Center (Coopersburg) Hairstylists, Aestheticians, Massage Therapists, Nail Technicians - Haven Salon & Spa (The Promenade Shops, Center Valley) Retail Store Clerks - Swimming Pool Company (Center Valley) Class A CDL Drivers - Black Horse Carriers (Center Valley) Experienced Line Cook - Shula's (The Promenade Shops, Center Valley) Part-Time Office Assistant - Landscape …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The new Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse in Allentown features a gourmet salad bar and slow-grilled meats carved table side by 'gauchos.'
The owners of The Melting Pot fondue restaurant in Bethlehem have added another unique dining experience to the Lehigh Valley restaurant scene with the opening of Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse at 2805 Lehigh Street in Allentown. Rodizio is located next to The Tilted Kilt at the site of what used to be a Bob Evans restaurant just off I-78. Rodizio features a gourmet salad bar and rotisserie grilled meats—including beef, pork, poultry and lamb—that are seasoned and slow roasted. After you visit the salad bar, return to your table where friendly "gauchos" bring steak and other roasted meat to you on a long skewer and carve it tableside. Each table setting includes metal tongs so patrons can grab the morsels as they are carved. Sausage, …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The America Sandwich Co. in Coopersburg is the first restaurant outside of an urban area in the United States to use Bitcoins.
American Sandwich Co. has become the first restaurant in the nation to bring the digital currency called bitcoins to "Middle America." Bitcoin is a system of owning and transferring amounts of Bitcoins, in a manner similar to online banking, but pseudonymously and without reliance on a bank. Once exclusively the domain of tech-savvy "geeks," this virtual currency shot to prominence after a rise in value and the financial crisis in Cyprus. Related story: Buying Into the Bitcoin Craze American Sandwich Co. is the first restaurant in Pennsylvania to accept Bitcoin —and the first outside of a major urban area to so, according to a press release. In order to accept Bitcoin as a payment method, Rich Piotrowski, who owns the restaurant with his …