The Handman

The Handman

For Bruce Gaston, music is a labor of love. Manual labor. Gaston, also known as Mr. Handman, is among the best known of a handful of manualists—musicians who make music by squeezing air through their hands—having been featured on CNN, NPR, “The Tonig...

Sim Center

Sim Center

A robotic manikin that sweats, sheds tears, has a heartbeat, and pulse. An imaging table that allows you to view skin, muscles, organs, and veins at any angle and to any depth. Detailed, unscripted interactions with “patients” in a serious form of im...

Billy’s Downtown Diner

Billy’s Downtown Diner

Long-awaited and much-anticipated, the relaunch of the dazzlingly renovated Billy’s Downtown Diner in Allentown once again brings the likes of The Cannoli Tower and The Pretzel Reuben to hungry local audiences. Of course, with a consistent menu (and ...

The Waterfront

The Waterfront

When Zac Jaindl looks out onto the Lehigh River from either side of Allentown’s Tilghman Street bridge, the river looks more like a lake than a river. Dammed on both sides to control flooding, the Lehigh River at that location “is perfect for boating...

Healing Arts

Healing Arts

Modern medicine can do wonders for the chronically and seriously ill—providing radiation and chemotherapy for cancer patients, for example. But the powers of science don’t always address the internal stresses that often accompany major illnesses. Tha...

Leibensperger Bus Transportation

Leibensperger Bus Transportation

For 50 years, a yellow Leibensperger bus was a familiar sight for generations of school children and their families in the Allentown, East Penn, Northampton, Salisbury, and Southern Lehigh school districts. The former Leibensperger School Transportat...

Sweet Pea Children’s Shop

Sweet Pea Children’s Shop

Sweet Pea Children’s Shop is the Lehigh Valley’s destination for quality children’s brands including Tea Collection, Hatley, Mayoral, Joules, and more. Offering sizes newborn through 10, their friendly staff is happy to help you find a ra...

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