Wednesday, May 22, 2013
New Brazilian steakhouse Batuque opens on Easton's Northampton Street.
On the menu at Batuque, you'll find dishes like Tilapia Batucada and Chicken Madeira. But the star attraction at this new Northampton Street Brazilian steakhouse—just like any Brazilian steakhouse—is the rodizio de churrasco, says manager Barbara DeMattos. Roughly translated (in the word's of Batuque's own menu), it's an "endless supply of meat." What that means is that you'll order, and a chef will bring out skewers of different meats: cuts of prime rib and sirloin (the house special), chicken wings, pork loin with cheese, spare ribs, turkey wrapped in bacon, just to name a few. (It helps to go an empty stomach.) Owners Antonio and Ana DeMattos told City Council earlier this year they hoped to be a part of a wave of new restaurants …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Our weekly look at local companies seeking workers.
Do you need a job? Every week, we scout through places like Craigslist and Indeed to find companies in and around Easton that are hiring. Entry Level Machine Operator Guest Service Agent Cashier Crayola Admissions Team Echo Technologist Custodian Bookkeeper Administrative Assistant Electrical Estimator Sales Analyst Lead Teacher for Pre-K/Preschool Summer Camp Counselor Dish Washers Cocktail Servers Handyman with HVAC experience Property Preservation Workers Phonebook Distribution Massage Therpaist Medical Office Receptionist/Scheduler Dental Assistant with X-Ray License Nail Technicians Auto Damage Appraiser You can also search for more jobs directly on our site.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch, to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Our weekly look at companies seeking workers.
Looking for a job? Each week, we look at places like Craigslist and Indeed to see who's hiring around Easton. Alcohol and Other Drug Services Local Pick Up and Delivery Driver Accounting Assistant Director of Student Involvement Retail Merchandiser Insurance Verifiers Fitters/Wleders Outdoor Event Coordinator Porter (Part Time) Lead and Assistant Teacher Personal Banker Grill/Line Cook Server Prep Cook/Line Cook Landscape/Laborers General Labor/Warehouse Medical Secretary Medical Assistant Certified Lifeguard Packagers/Material Handlers
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Check out our list of best places for Mother's Day brunch or dinner in Easton and beyond.
Wednesday, May 8
Vintage Bar and Restaurant was the winner of last year's Reader's Choice poll on best the place in the Easton area for Mother's Day brunch. Other options in the poll included: Patch readers named their picks for Mother's Day destinations across the Lehigh Valley: Looking for more options? Check out a list of Mother's Day brunch/dinner destinations from Discover Lehigh Valley. Where are you planning to celebrate Mother's Day? Is there a great place your neighbors should know about? Please tell us in the comments section below.
Northampton County's monthly sheriff sale will be held Friday.
Northampton County's next sheriff sale is set for Friday, May 10. There are at least 200 properties that will go on the block. This monthly public auction will begin at 10 a.m. in county council chambers at the Northampton County Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton. Call (610) 559-3000 for details. Rules for the sale include: The last sale, held on April 5, included 190 properties.
The new Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse in Allentown features a gourmet salad bar and slow-grilled meats carved table side by 'gauchos.'
The owners of The Melting Pot fondue restaurant in Bethlehem have added another unique dining experience to the Lehigh Valley restaurant scene with the opening of Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse at 2805 Lehigh Street in Allentown. Rodizio is located next to The Tilted Kilt at the site of what used to be a Bob Evans restaurant just off I-78. Rodizio features a gourmet salad bar and rotisserie grilled meats—including beef, pork, poultry and lamb—that are seasoned and slow roasted. After you visit the salad bar, return to your table where friendly "gauchos" bring steak and other roasted meat to you on a long skewer and carve it tableside. Each table setting includes metal tongs so patrons can grab the morsels as they are carved. Sausage, …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Our weekly look of companies looking for workers.
Looking for a job? Each week, we look at places like Craigslist and Indeed to see who's hiring around Easton. This week's companies include Wells Fargo, Giant and Crayola. Aftercare Counselor Dock Worker Product Designer Lead Floral Associate Customer Sales/Service Rep Sales Associate (Part Time) Insurance Verifier Administrative Assistant Lead Teacher, Childcare Center School Age Teacher Dishwasher Prep Cook Bartender (Part Time) HVAC Repair/Maintenance Concrete Finisher Caregivers
Friday, May 3, 2013
New Easton eatery offers 'pan Asian cuisine' at Philadelphia road location.
In the mood for sushi? You might want to head to Easton's South Side, where you'll find Ichiban Express tucked between two chain restraunts in a Philadelphia Road shopping center. The pan-Asian cuisine eatery offers take-out and eat-in service seven days a week, with a menu featuring teriyaki and hibachi dishes, as well as sushi. There's 20 different varities of sushi, including the "Easton roll," which includes baked salmon and avocado. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Dorney Park opened Friday. You'll have to wait another three weeks for Wildwater Kingdom, which opens May 25. Here's info on discounted tickets.
1. Dorney Park in South Whitehall will be open on weekends only until May 25, when Wildwater Kingdom also opens. This weekend's hours are as follows: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 2. Lehigh Valley residents get a discount on admission this weekend. According to Dorney Park's Facebook page, park patrons from Lehigh and Northampton counties, as well as Berks, Monroe and Carbon counties, can present their ID at the ticket booth this weekend (May 3-5) to buy up to four tickets at $25 per ticket. (Regular admission is $39.99 online to $49.99 at the gate, per ticket but there are junior/senior admissions and starlight tickets). Also, you can save money on Friday night admissions—and help raise money for …