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Potbelly Sandwich Shop

What do antiques and sandwiches have in common? They bring people together. It stood solid. The cast-iron stove a pillar of warmth and comfort. It was the hub, the water cooler if you will, of the late 1800s and early 1900s. It brought people together to share in a source of warmth, meals, and conversation. Today this antique stands as the symbol of Potbelly Sandwich Shop to … Continue reading Potbelly Sandwich Shop

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: SouthSide Arts Festival

The clay ball hit the wheel with a loud thunk. The mound lay in the center of the silver disc,  lifeless. She sat down on the stool and pressed her foot to the pedal and the earthy mass began to move. The clean silver disc became a muddy sun as the water spewed away from the clay into the moat below. The most hypnotic aspect was watching how … Continue reading THROWBACK THURSDAY: SouthSide Arts Festival

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Lehigh Valley Fashion Week

A sea of flashes crashed onto the walkway like waves on a beach. The wires for lighting like seaweed tangled upon the shore. The corals, sea foam blues, and bright motifs gracing the runway mimicked the tropics. And soon even swimsuits appeared during Lehigh Valley Fashion Week. Season 2 of Lehigh Valley Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 (S/S 2016) took place at the Holiday Inn Center City in … Continue reading Lehigh Valley Fashion Week

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AusetGypsy Metaphysical Emporium

The room smelled of Frankincense. That familiar smell of a church. The delicate fumes wafted through the room mixing with the other intoxicating aromas. Every smell seemed to compliment one another. The tea was steeped and piping hot with an enchanting scent of cranberry spice. It was a ruby red with some tea leaves settling to the bottom. After a few sips, it was time to … Continue reading AusetGypsy Metaphysical Emporium

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Three Unique Easter Treats in Bethlehem

Whipped cream swirling into the warm cappuccino, a sugar wafer being nestled into a bed of chocolate over marshmallow, and the molded chocolate cameo delicately leaning on the dollop of icing. This Sunday is Easter, whether you celebrate the holiday or not, I’ve found (and tasted) three unique sweet treats in Bethlehem to indulge in as spring blooms! “Peeps”uccino at Billy’s Downtown Diner Price: $4.99 This is … Continue reading Three Unique Easter Treats in Bethlehem

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2016 Celtic Doggie Parade

They strutted their paws down the sidewalk. It was a sea of green and fur. The breeze ruffled the tulle of the tutu on the Pomeranian, tousled the golden locks of the retrievers, and could have blown away the little Chihuahua! It was the 2016 Celtic Doggie Parade at Donegal Square. This year the event benefited The Center for Animal Health and Welfare. There were four … Continue reading 2016 Celtic Doggie Parade

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Wanamakers General Store

Driving down the road the powdery snow looked like sand art as the wind blew the layered mounds into artistic formations. The drifting carried out onto the roads, creating striped patches of black asphalt and white silk. The wind was so cold it would take your breath away. When we parked I hastily ran into the building through the chilling gusts to be greeted with the … Continue reading Wanamakers General Store