| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Taking a page from Terry Rakolta's book on how to use righteous indignation to suppress the freedoms of others, some gay activists and their supporters decided to teach the Chick-fil-A people a lesson.
Chick-fil-A became a target for a boycott...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:56 PM
It's been awhile since Retail Watch ventured to Kutztown, so let's go there today.
The Berks County borough has been a day-cation spot for some in the Lehigh Valley, and with recent retail additions and storefront facade improvements, may become even...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Q: I applaud the replacement of the many structurally deficient bridges in the area. However, can you tell me why bridges marked for replacement are quickly blocked off to traffic, but then very little or no work is done on them? Case in point: The Spring...
| Mar 11, 2012
Energy affects consumer choices large and small, from a replacement light bulb to the kind of car we drive.
It influences investments businesses make in new equipment and technology. And it creates opportunities for companies that either provide energy...
| Mar 11, 2012
In 1943, visibility on the streets of Los Angeles dropped to about three blocks as a layer of filth descended from the sky, attacking the eyes, lungs and stomachs of the city's inhabitants.
The culprit: smog.
In 1952, California Institute of...
| Mar 11, 2012
• Owner: Air Products is a public company owned by its shareholders
• Founded: 1940
• Sector: Manufacturing
• Company description: Air Products is an international supplier of industrial gases and performance materials,...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:22 PM
John Brinson, the Lehigh Valley's renowned fitness whiz, knows a lot about parachutes, having gone to the Army's paratrooper and ranger schools after finishing near the top of his class at West Point.
He did not know enough about golden parachutes. In...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Trexlertown’s big old stone inn at Routes 100 and 222 no doubt has lived many lives since it was built close to three centuries ago. In its latest iteration, 1760 Pub N Grille, the bar and restaurant pays respects to an earlier incarnation.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:38 AM
In an effort to thank veterans for their selfless service to the nation, several restaurants in the Lehigh Valley are offering free meals to area veterans and active military personnel on Sunday, Nov. 11, or Monday, Nov. 12. At most places, guests will be...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Texas Roadhouse is accepting Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon gift cards. Texas Roadhouse restaurants in Trexlertown and Bethlehem Township will exchange Lone Star gift cards for a free entree up to $15. The deal is valid from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2. Lone Star...