About Ernie Reed

Ernie Reed is publisher of Lehigh Valley Happening and owner of Lehigh Valley Advertising LLC, a local advertising agency specializing in helping small to medium sized businesses realize their marketing and branding goals. Ernie has degrees in journalism and marketing. For comments and suggestions email Ernie@LehighHappening.com

Region’s Finest Food Trucks Cruise into Bethlehem for Border Brawl June 10

It’s Garden State lobster rolls vs. Philly hoagies, and tasty tacos battling mouth-watering empanadas, as the Food Truck Border Brawl presented by Provident Bank returns to SteelStacks on June 10. Tickets for the food truck event, which has expanded from 16 to 20 trucks for 2017, are on sale at www.steelstacks.org and 610-332-3378. At the [...]

Dynamic Musikfest Backstage Experience

This summer, one lucky winner and a guest will enjoy exclusive access to Musikfest’s most coveted real estate as TD Bank and ArtsQuest give away a dynamic Musikfest VIP experience for two, complete with backstage tour of the festival’s Sands Steel Stage main stage! As part of the “Ultimate Music Lovers Experience,” the winner and [...]

ArtsQuest Adding up to 300 Summer Jobs Over Next Few Months

Photo by Jonathan Davies Every summer, the population of Bethlehem grows as thousands of guests visit the city to attend festivals like Musikfest, the Sabor Latin Festival and the 50 summer concerts at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks. Directly tied to this, the staff of ArtsQuest expands substantially as it adds dozens of positions [...]

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 [...]


Cheer on local students at Lehigh Valley Mall – Elevator Court Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. during the Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Community Canvas finale. Winners from the six preliminary events, which took place from November 2016 to May 2017, will have just 45 minutes to create a work of [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of May 14

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is hosting an information session on Wednesday, May 24 at 6pm at their 3939 Broadway, Allentown site.  Learn about their mission and how you can get involved.  Many opportunities are available in Disaster Services, Community Disaster Education, Financial [...]

Acclaimed Television and Broadway Star Daniel Dae Kim to Receive ArtsQuest Foundation’s Prestigious Pinnacle of the Arts Award

Freedom High School alum will accept award at Linny Awards Ceremony Nov. 9 at SteelStacks The ArtsQuest Foundation is pleased to announce that nationally acclaimed actor and former Bethlehem resident Daniel Dae Kim will receive the Foundation’s prestigious Pinnacle of the Arts Award at the second Linny Awards ceremony Nov. 9 at the ArtsQuest Center’s [...]

National Museum of Industrial History Debuts “Making America’s Pastime” Exhibit

The National Museum of Industrial History will debut its first major changing exhibit, “Making America’s Pastime,” exploring the industrial history of America’s favorite sport from May 12th to October 31st with regular programming to enhance the visitor experience. Today Major League Baseball is a $9.5 billion industry.  The “Making America’s Pastime” exhibit delves into the [...]

Williams Township Memorial Observance

Williams Township residents will hold a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at 6 p.m. to honor fallen heroes, living veterans, and service persons on active duty. The sunset ceremony will be held at the Williams Twp. Municipal Building, 655 Cider Press Rd. in Williams Township. Elaina Reichard Wood, serving with the [...]