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, 30 Apr 2016 06:25:39 EST Sat, 30 Apr 2016 06:25:39 EST 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 http://www.lvb.com/article/20160218/TALK/160219887&source=RSS Those pesky fire alarms aren't always false It wasn&#8217t the first time it&#8217s happened. It wasn&#8217t even the first time it&#8217s recently happened. I&#8217m sitting at my desk, happily typing away on my computer, trying to make deadline, and the fire alarm goes off. Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160218/TALK/160219887&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160218/TALK/160219887/AR/0/AR-160219887.jpg Those pesky fire alarms aren't always false http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/TALK/160209907&source=RSS Agent Travelers cautious but not canceling Caribbean vacations because of Zika threat February&#8217s chilly weather generally brings thoughts of travel to warmer climes, but this year those daydreams have been tempered with fears of reports of the Zika virus in a number of Caribbean and Latin American travel destinations. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160205/TALK/160209907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160205/TALK/160209907/AR/0/AR-160209907.jpg Agent Travelers cautious but not canceling Caribbean vacations because of Zika threat http://www.lvb.com/article/20160125/TALK/160129938&source=RSS The joy of being the target demographic Last summer I had the privilege of interviewing ArtsQuest&#8217s new CEO, Kassie Hilgert in advance of Musikfest. Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160125/TALK/160129938&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160125/TALK/160129938/AR/0/AR-160129938.jpg The joy of being the target demographic