Lehigh Valley Business The Talk http://www.lvb.com/section/The-Talk The Talk Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 28 May 2016 21:37:53 EST Sat, 28 May 2016 21:37:53 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160517/TALK/160519855&source=RSS Applebee's wants you to 'smell what they're cookin' with 75M investment in new grill-menu About two years ago, I wrote a blog about the disappointing state of fast-casual restaurants. Reacting to the downturn in dining out during the recession, many of them sacrificed quality to keep prices more affordable for the penny-pinching public. Tue, 17 May 2016 16:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160517/TALK/160519855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160517/TALK/160519855/AR/0/AR-160519855.jpg Applebee's wants you to 'smell what they're cookin' with 75M investment in new grill-menu http://www.lvb.com/article/20160510/TALK/160519968&source=RSS Can America sell more beer than Bud? This summer, beer drinkers may be saying &#8220this America is for you. &#8221 Tue, 10 May 2016 16:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160510/TALK/160519968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160510/TALK/160519968/AR/0/AR-160519968.jpg Can America sell more beer than Bud? http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/TALK/160429850&source=RSS Everyone's talking toilets, but tech is the real excitement I had an exciting privilege today. I was the first to &#8220christen&#8221 the new fourth floor ladies&#8217 room here at 65 East. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/TALK/160429850&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160429/TALK/160429850/AR/0/AR-160429850.jpg Everyone's talking toilets, but tech is the real excitement http://www.lvb.com/article/20160413/TALK/160419935&source=RSS Recycling with a heart Casino shows it cares with carpeting While some businesses hope to be the &#8220wind beneath the wings&#8221 of the community groups they help, the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is happy to be &#8220the carpet beneath their feet. &#8221 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160413/TALK/160419935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160413/TALK/160419935/AR/0/AR-160419935.jpg Recycling with a heart Casino shows it cares with carpeting http://www.lvb.com/article/20160401/TALK/160409984&source=RSS Will Pennsylvania see profit with the legalization of pot? For the 23 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized marijuana for medical and, in three cases, recreational use, there have been plenty of stories of money to be made in growing or dispensing the drug &#8211 which had been illegal in most parts of the nation since the 1930s. Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160401/TALK/160409984&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160401/TALK/160409984/AR/0/AR-160409984.jpg Will Pennsylvania see profit with the legalization of pot? http://www.lvb.com/article/20160311/TALK/160319955&source=RSS Sleepy on the job? You're not alone Da de los Muertos &#8211 The Day of the Dead &#8211 typically is celebrated in Mexico in conjunction with Halloween. Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160311/TALK/160319955&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160311/TALK/160319955/AR/0/AR-160319955.jpg Sleepy on the job? You're not alone http://www.lvb.com/article/20160301/TALK/160309988&source=RSS AAA Motorists aren't quite ready to trust self-driving cars What drives you? In the future it could be your car. Tue, 01 Mar 2016 11:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160301/TALK/160309988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160301/TALK/160309988/AR/0/AR-160309988.jpg AAA Motorists aren't quite ready to trust self-driving cars