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Classical Guitar Rocks

Classical Guitar Rocks

To hear Daniel Boring describe it, classical guitar could be the ultimate gateway instrument: It’s affordable; it’s versatile; it’s relatively easy to learn; and learning its technique paves the way to picking up other plucked, fretted instruments. An acoustic guitar with nylon strings, the classical guitar “has a much softer tone and more tonal possibilities” than a steel... »

Enrichment Learning

Enrichment Learning

Explore What Northampton Community College Can Offer If you find yourself glued to the cooking channel or home design shows, or just happen to be a perpetual learner, then perhaps some non-credit courses are what you need for new hobbies to take flight. Adult personal enrichment courses are open to learners of all ages and backgrounds. They’re taught by qualified instructo... »

Get Fresh: Newhard Farms Corn Shed

Get Fresh: Newhard Farms Corn Shed

Zukes, cukes, peppers, and tomatoes are all perfectly respectable summer crops, but let’s face it: The star of this season’s produce show is sweet corn. And whether your on-the-cob consumption style is delicate a nibble or an uninhibited gnaw, nothing brings the juicy gusto like premium quality ears from Newhard Farms. Joel Newhard, who operates the fifth-generation Ruchsv... »

Best I Ever Had: Red Stag Tots at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub

Best I Ever Had: Red Stag Tots at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub

Thanks to Executive Chef Jill Oman, all-American tots have claimed a prominent spot among the British Isles-style starters at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub. While a significant crunch factor contributes to the success of this recent cross-cultural menu addition, what sets them apart is what’s inside: An array of rotating fillings, with one variety featured each day, gives these ... »

June Calendar

June Calendar

MARTIN GUITAR RAFFLE AT GODFREY DANIELS GODFREYDANIELS.ORG Godfrey Daniels, the Lehigh Valley’s live music listening room, won’t let COVID-19 prevent the Annual Martin Guitar Raffle from happening. No way! All ticket sales will be available online (tickets $5/ 5 for $20) beginning on June 1 at 8:00 p.m. continuing until August 7th with the winner drawn on August 9, 2020. T... »

What the Heck is Deckle?

What the Heck is Deckle?

Buzz in when you recognize a premium food: Truffles (ding!), caviar (ding!), foie gras (ding!), deckle (silence). Obviously, the unfamiliar deckle of beef could use some image improvement. Even its formal anatomical designation, spinalis dorsi,adds not one scintilla of cachet to the cut. “It’s not a marketable name,” concedes Corporate Chef Christopher Heath of Paxos Resta... »

Eric Guy: Blending Woodworking into an Art Form

Eric Guy: Blending Woodworking into an Art Form

Eric Guy is an artist and picker—an academic picker, a mental picker, and a materials picker. He rifles through magazines for design inspiration or technique, then he picks up his craftsman’s tools. “Then I feel like I have to explore and create a perspective that’s my own,” he says. “I’m a designer. I’m a creator. That’s my forte.” If not his own design, Guy’s background ... »

Great Classic Cars: 1957 BMW Isetta

Great Classic Cars: 1957 BMW Isetta

There are those rare classic cars that are total eye-catchers resulting in double-takes. You know the kind,…’55 Aston Martin DB3S, ’63 Shelby Cobra, and ’57 BMW Isetta. The last one, in case you’re not familiar with it, is rather unique, and happens to be locally owned by Marketplace creative director, Scott Westgate of Bethlehem. Scott’s interest in cars started with his ... »

Voices from the Front Lines

Voices from the Front Lines

Essential workers. While they have always been the backbone of communities, COVID-19 has thrust these often anonymous workers into the front lines to provide care and services so we can remain safe. In many cases, these essential workers risk their lives as we are shuttered at home. They have become faceless heroes we rely upon, and Marketplace has chosen three to recogniz... »

Best I Ever Had: Strawberry Dream French Toast

Best I Ever Had: Strawberry Dream French Toast

at Griddle 145 Strawberries grab your attention with a flavor that fairly screams “summer!”—regardless of season.For a premium experience of these bewitching berries, Griddle 145 is about to give their beloved Stuffed Brioche French Toast a design update that preserves all the original components. For the foundation of the dish, Chef/co-owner Taylor Eisenhard chooses brioc... »

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