Allentown News Archives

Now less than two months away, the Allentown Arts Festival will have music, activities for children, a skate park, artists, murals, competitions, craft beer, and wine and food. It is open to adults and children.

West Park in Allentown will be hosting a range of bands and groups over August, who will play on the band shell in the park near the fountain.

The Da Vinci Science Center exhibit Be an Astronaut will run through the summer in Allentown. It will give children a chance to experience walking on the moon and being a pilot on a spacecraft.

Vegan Butcher has been set up in Allentown, offering a coming together of vegan and meat options for customers.

The Greater Pennsylvania Music and Arts Festival in Allentown was designed to preserve the states distinct musical heritage, and this years event is less than two months away.

The Allentown School District Foundation has given grants to 20 teachers in local schools for innovative education programs. The total amount of the grants awarded is over $20,000.

A skate park set to be built in Allentown has received a $300,000 matching grant. Awarded by the Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, the skate part was one of the 280 state projects that received money.

Greenhouse and Enoteca, located at 2126 W. Tilghman St., will be a new Italian restaurant that grows its own herbs and vegetables in a rebuilt greenhouse. The restaurant will be located in the old Roth Flower Building in Allentown.

A new Vietnamese restaurant has opened in Allentowns downtown area.

Jack-O-Lantern Lane at the DaVinci Science Center in Allentown will start presenting art and science in a spine-tingling way later this month. The walkthrough family exhibit features 50 carved pumpkins by professional carver Ian Fetterman.

Wiz Kidz, a new cheesesteak restaurant, plans to open in August or September this year in Bethlehem, only about six miles from Allentown.

The Allentown School District will receive $10m to balance the budget and avoid cutting jobs and educational programs in 2018-2019, after superintendent Thomas Parker asked for assistance from state senators and representatives this year.

Roadside American, a well-known tourism attraction, is for sale and three of its employees are trying to purchase it with a 35-day crowdfunding project.

A new sports bar and restaurant is scheduled to open in Allentown this month, taking the place of the recently closed Sugar Hill Jazz House.

A new sports bar and restaurant is scheduled to open in Allentown this month, taking the place of the recently closed Sugar Hill Jazz House.

The Mayfair Festival of Arts in Allentown returns in 2018 to Cedar Crest College next month

The Mayfair Festival of Arts in Allentown returns in 2018 to Cedar Crest College next month

During April and May, the Civic Theater of Allentown will have several movies and theater productions for adults and children.

During April and May, the Civic Theater of Allentown will have several movies and theater productions for adults and children.

A new elementary school will be built in Allentown on 12th and Gordon Streets. The Allentown Planning Commission recently reviewed land development plans for the school.

A new elementary school will be built in Allentown on 12th and Gordon Streets. The Allentown Planning Commission recently reviewed land development plans for the school.

Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown has an early and diverse winter schedule planned. The hall has time honored works, world premiers, musical groups, documentaries, comedy, and new composers.

Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown has an early and diverse winter schedule planned. The hall has time honored works, world premiers, musical groups, documentaries, comedy, and new composers.