Bethlehem’s Sounds, Tastes, & Styles
Bethlehem’s artistic side has been shining bright, lately. Our city is known for its rich Moravian history and its groundbreaking steel manufacturing, but the arts are on deck to take their place alongside The Christmas City’s main attractions.
In recent years, turning the Bethlehem Steel Corp. grounds into a hub of music, arts, and history has set the stageRead on →
Fresh Face: Metta Relaxation Co.
If you’re feeling dispirited by life’s dissonant symphony, harmony can be restored just by crossing the threshold of Stephanie Bealer’s new Metta Relaxation Co. on West Broad Street. The simplicity of her space’s industrial design is intentionally uncluttered and crafted using refurbished materials repurposed into minimalist furniture and fixtures.
Stephanie’sRead on →
Fresh Face: Sugar Babe
Music may have charms to soothe a savage beast, but a Sugar Babe confection is guaranteed to satiate your sweet tooth. And according to owner Angela Malpedo, the Chocolate Peanut Butter one is your best bet—it’s Sugar Babe Cupcakes’ bestseller.
Angela, a self-taught dynamo, began her lifelong dream of owning a bakery with an online presence in 2010. Then, inRead on →
Giving Back: Godfrey Daniels
If you’ve spent time in bethlehem in the past 40 years, then you’ve definitely heard of Godfrey Daniels, the legendary live music listening club on East 4th Street. Unlike your typical choices for entertainment, Godfrey Daniels offers a unique experience.
Godfrey Daniels is membership-supported and volunteer-run, hosting Open Mic nights and monthly jams whereRead on →
Authentic: Kevin Long
The slogan “often imitated, never duplicated” is intended to invoke the notion of being the gold standard for a particular endeavor. Nothing captures the essence of the Liberty High School Grenadier band better than this saying. The band has become such an institution that PBS has selected them for its next documentary.
The band formed in 1926 and becameRead on →
WHY LOCAL? Besides the fact that it's just a good thing to do, the impact it can have on your community is life changing, and life sustaining.
Fig® is joining forces with the restaurants and shops of Bethlehem to highlight how the City is moving toward sourcing local organic products and how partnering with your neighbor just makes sense.
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Social Mission: Lehigh Valley Girls Rock
OVER MANY CUPS of the Wise Bean’s coffee and underneath Johnny Cash and Miles Davis posters, Lehigh Valley Girls Rock was born.
Lehigh Valley Girls Rock is a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower girls and foster their self-esteem with creative expression through music and the arts.
Kelsi Page got the idea for the organization while living in Texas andRead on →