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7 Tips for Hosting an Oktoberfest Bash

7 Tips for Hosting an Oktoberfest Bash

Despite popular belief, “Oktoberfest” is not how you say “beer” in German. In October 1810, Crown Prince Ludwig, who later became King Ludwig I, wed Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The town citizens were invited to celebrate the royal wedding and commemorative horse race in front of the city gates in Munich, Germany, and they had such a good time that they retur... »

The Luke Hahn Foundation

The Luke Hahn Foundation

On July 5, 2010, Dana Hahn’s life as she knew it was shattered. Her son, Luke, and husband, Kraig, were involved in an accidental propane tank explosion. Her husband sustained severe burns on 83 percent of his body that kept him in the hospital until Christmas Eve of that year, but their son was killed in the explosion. He was just two days shy of his thirteenth birthday. ... »

Communities in Schools

Communities in Schools

Every 26 seconds, a student in the United States drops out of high school. Within the confines of the Lehigh Valley, approximately 2.5 students drop out every single day. In 1970, the US held the highest graduation rate out of all developed countries. Today, it ranks 22nd out of 27. While these numbers are staggering, there’s still hope. “Every student is one caring adult ... »

This Not That:  Healthier Alternatives to Unhealthy Favorites

This Not That: Healthier Alternatives to Unhealthy Favorites

When some people think about eating healthy, visions of crunchy bitter greens, steamed flavorless sides, and unrealistic phrases like “a small handful of nuts” may come to mind. But rather than completely depriving yourself, a few simple swaps throughout the day can help you reach your nutrition goals without wilting your taste buds or sacrificing flavor. Instead of Spaghe... »

Smoothie Shakedown

Smoothie Shakedown

by Cezanne Colvin Smoothies have gained a lot of mainstream momentum lately, and with good reason: They’re nutritional powerhouses blitzed up into a chilly, scrumptious breakfast or snack. Stuffed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidant, and fiber, they are easy to digest and are filling, energizing, quick, and can be consumed on-the-go. They’re basically the superfood of ... »

Community Bike Works

Community Bike Works

You never forget your first time on a bicycle. Not riding in circles on three wheels in the driveway or graduating to cul-de-sac loops on four, but the instant after a patient parent lets go and the moments that follow when you realize you’re on your own, balancing on two wheels, and you can go anywhere as quickly – or slowly – as you wish. For most of us, this was our fir... »

Outdoor Dining in the Lehigh Valley

Outdoor Dining in the Lehigh Valley

Those of us who call the Lehigh Valley home spend a good portion of the year weighed down by our coats – and our fantasies of a tropical relocation that become a little more serious after each snow storm. Now that dreary forecasts are behind us, it’s time to hail our favorite spring hallmark: the sight of raised patio umbrellas and table-lined sidewalks. Ring in the season... »

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