Easton, Pa. is a town of tradition, perhaps no more so than around Thanksgiving. On Turkey Day, Easton plays Phillipsburg, NJ. in one of the country’s longest running football games. It takes place at Lafayette College’s Fisher Field, which is a[…]Read more
Autumn in Easton, Pa. is packed with weekend events and festivals. The biggest of these is BaconFest, a two-day celebration of all things bacon, but there’s plenty of other stuff going on as well. We’ve got the Riverside Festival of[…]Read more
High school football is a big deal in Pennsylvania. Thanksgiving Day football is an even bigger deal in Easton, Pa. The annual Easton vs. Phillipsburg, NJ game is the oldest interstate matchup in the nation; the first such game was held in 1906 and it’s been going strong ever since.Read more
Two Rivers Brewing in Easton, Pa. has been running a kickstarter for the last month to pay for their new state of the art draft system, which will make sure that their beer is served perfectly. They made their $20,000[…]Read more
The Elucidator is a quarterly print magazine published in Easton, Pa. It’s the sort of thing that people outside of the town might never expect to be here: a magazine reviewing local culture, life, and arts. It’s “Chew” and “Imbibe” columns check out the Lehigh Valley’s bars and restaurants, while “Listen” reviews a variety of music, and regular photo essays explore life in and around Easton.
Like I said, it’s nothing you’d expect to find here. Unless, of course, you actually lived here.
Easton’s changed a lot over the years, in some ways for the bad (gangs) and many ways for the good (the arts). There’s an established arts community, multiple art galleries, some cool downtown events — including beer, garlic and shad (yes, shad) festivals.Read more
Ken Newquist, Nuketown’s editor, will be at GenCon 2007 from Wednesday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Aug. 19. This category will be updated with blog posts, game news, photo galleries, twitters, and (hopefully) a podcast during the convention. “GenCon 2007” category[…]Read more
If you are looking for photos of the 2005 flood, please read this entry — The Editor The Delaware River flooded its banks after the remnants of Ivan — combined with another storm — dumped a huge amount of rain[…]Read more
For the second time in less than a year, the Delaware River has flooded Easton, Pa. While my house is ok — we live in College Hill, which overlooks the Delaware — downtown isn’t nearly so lucky. Last fall, after[…]Read more
Easton’s historic state theatre is hosting a debate featuring four candidates — Republican, Democrat, Libertarian and Green — for the House of Representatives. The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 14 at the State Theatre on Northampton Street in Easton,[…]Read more
Here’s one of the reasons why I love living in Easton, Pa.: ready access to the Delaware River. After all, you can’t have a Labrador and not live near a river … or at least, it’s not quite as much[…]Read more