Downtown Easton Façade Grant Applications Now Available

In order to encourage rehabilitation of building façades and improve signage in the downtown business district, the Easton Main Street Initiative (EMSI) program announces the open application period for façade grant monies. EMSI has been awarded funds from the Keystone Communities Program, through the State of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development to assist [...]

New Summer Concerts Series Highlights Easton’s Scott Park

Guest local breweries and food trucks will join live music for Live at the Falls Easton Main Street Initiative announces Live at the Falls, a new concert series featuring local breweries, food trucks, and live music in Scott Park. The series, formally held at Riverside Amphitheatre, is moving to the new venue to make way [...]

CALL TO ARTISTS

Open Spaces of Easton Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College The Karl Stirner Arts Trail, Lafayette College and the City of Easton are pleased to announce that they will host Open Spaces, an exhibition celebrating the landscapes of the Karl Stirner Arts Trail and the Easton Cemetery in the Grossman Gallery (Lafayette College). Completed works depicting either of the two [...]

Easton’s Prohibition Era Scene

Unidentified image of officials ordering pouring of illegal alcohol down a city drain (probably NYC). When the Madison Square Garden barkers in New York City shouted, “Going to Easton,” in the 1920s and 30s, customers knew what to anticipate: “a night of illegal booze, gambling, and professional female company.”  People piled into buses [...]

Lehigh Valley Story Slam Coming to Easton Public Market

Lehigh Valley Story Slam will be held 7:00pm on Wednesday, February 15 at Easton Public Market, located at 325 Northampton St. in Easton, PA. The theme of the event is “Best Friends.” Storytellers from Easton and beyond will be competing head-to-head for the title of “Best Storyteller in the Lehigh Valley.” While the Lehigh Valley [...]

Musikfest to Kick Off with Scorchin’ Performance by the Legendary Carlos Santana Aug. 4

Photo by Maryanne Bilham GRAMMY® winning guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana and his band will electrify the crowd at Musikfest when they perform at the Sands Steel Stage Fri., Aug. 4, 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $59.50-$109.50 and go now sale at www.musikfest.org and 610-332-3378. One [...]

The Stars Are Coming To The Musikfest Cafe

Kevin Nealon, Nemr and Burning Bridget Cleary On May 7, 7:30 p.m., the Musikfest Café is pleased to welcome Kevin Nealon. Best known for his nine years as a writer and cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Nealon created some of the show’s most memorable characters, including The Subliminal Man and Hans and Franz. [...]