Take 5 with Author John Consalvo

Welcome to the Take 5 series, where we take five minutes and ask Lehigh Valley professionals and personalities five questions. Name: John Consalvo Last Book I Read: Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig. Yes, I’m a bit of a geek. Hidden Talent: ...

HomeBody Challenge

HomeBody Challenge

Ten pounds. Thirty pounds. A new backyard patio. More kitchen counter space. Time, money, and energy. These are the things standing between you and your ideal body, between you and your ideal house—perhaps between you and your ideal life. Certified s...

187 Rue Principale

187 Rue Principale

My husband Tom and I recently spent a delightful evening enjoying French-inspired cuisine at 187 Rue Principale in charming downtown Emmaus. This unique spot serves brunch during the day; at night, it transforms into a cozy bistro that serves intimat...

John Consalvo

John Consalvo

Many of us believe that our soul will continue to exist long after our earthly body perishes—that it will have a future that extends beyond our death. But what if our soul also had a past? What if, prior to our birth, our soul already had a “life” in...

Roadside America

Roadside America

I’m willing to bet that if you say the words “Roadside America” to a Lehigh Valley native, most will think one of three things: 1) The place you went when you were a kid and saw all the trains. 2) The place billed as the “World’s Greatest Indoor Mini...

Steep in Style/Refine Your Grind

Steep in Style/Refine Your Grind

  Counter Culture by Allentown Appliance 532 N 19th St Allentown 610.351.9992 allentownappliance.com 1 Smeg Electric Tea Kettle $129.95 2 Jura Coffee Maker $799 Moravian Book Shop Allentown 2 City Center Allentown 610.351.0849 moravianbookshop.c...

Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceable Kingdom

It’s after hours at the Peaceable Kingdom Animal Shelter and Clinic as Kathy Tomecek quietly approaches and opens the door to the cat room. “I’m waking you all up. I’m sorry,” she announces as the light reveals a room full of yawning, stretching cali...

Buss Paint and Wallpaper

Buss Paint and Wallpaper

The time has come to paint or wallpaper your house. You have endless possibilities of colors and designs, and may have tons of ideas bouncing around your head. Where do you start? With so many colors, how do you pick one? What finish should you go wi...

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