Lehigh Valley Business The Talk http://www.lvb.com/section/The-Talk The Talk Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:13:37 EST Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:13:37 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/TALK/141119849&source=RSS A sentimental celebration as IBEW 375 marks 100 years of Lighting up the Lehigh Valley In 1964, Glenn Wescoe was a 21-year old apprentice with IBEW Local 375 in Allentown. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/TALK/141119849&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141114/TALK/141119896&source=RSS Are retailers turkeys for opening on Thanksgiving? &#8220To shop or not to shop?&#8221 That is the question. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141114/TALK/141119896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141103/TALK/141109985&source=RSS Upstart animal transit firm hits bump in the road Having been involved with animal rescue for a few years, I've fostered kittens, dogs and even a rabbit for various rescue organizations. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141103/TALK/141109985&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/TALK/141029893&source=RSS Stacy's big hypothetical week of Lehigh Valley adventure I'm 45. But in my 20s, I spent most of my evenings at home, in bars or perhaps a movie now and then. More often than not, I was bored. There wasn't a heck of a lot to do unless you were a big fan of bar trivia or karaoke &#8211 which luckily I was. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/TALK/141029893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141016/TALK/141019842&source=RSS Orange is the new black for PPL -- but blue is on the horizon Starting soon, Allentown will look a little blue, and the city's skyline may never be the same. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141016/TALK/141019842&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141006/TALK/141009877&source=RSS Phantoms score with this female fan I was quite pleasantly surprised last weekend to find that after 45 years of not knowing it, apparently I am a hockey fan. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141006/TALK/141009877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/TALK/140929927&source=RSS Wine tasting with Godfather actor likely to be mobbed My husband must have seen every mob movie a dozen times, and he enjoys them every time. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/TALK/140929927&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/TALK/140919828&source=RSS A little help with helping others As others are enjoying the autumnal smells of newly fallen leaves and freshly brewed pumpkin-spiced latte, I am enjoying the lack of a particular smell &#8211 kitty litter. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/TALK/140919828&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/TALK/140919908&source=RSS I phone. You phone. We all phone for iPhone So, do you have your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/TALK/140919908&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140905/TALK/140909917&source=RSS If you want pain, you gotta pay Desk jockeys seek release in extreme races A century or longer ago, work was hard &#8211 really hard. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140905/TALK/140909917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/TALK/140829871&source=RSS WHO ARE YOU Does the Internet know the real you? While planning my wedding in the late 1990s, I did a lot of research and shopping online. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/TALK/140829871&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140821/TALK/140829967&source=RSS Ice Bucket Challenge Don't let silly stunts cool you to message When is enough enough? When does the public get sick of something that&#8217s gone &#8220viral?&#8221 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140821/TALK/140829967&source=RSS