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The Talk with Stacy Wescoe

Stacy Wescoe

About Stacy Wescoe

Writer and online editor Stacy Wescoe has her finger on the pulse of the business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley and keeps you up-to-date with what coworkers and competitors are talking about around the water cooler — and on social media.

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.

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Can America sell more beer than Bud?

This summer, beer drinkers may be saying “this America is for you.”

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Everyone’s talking toilets, but tech is the real excitement

I had an exciting privilege today. I was the first to “christen” the new fourth floor ladies’ room here at 65 East.

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Recycling with a heart: Casino shows it cares with carpeting

While some businesses hope to be the “wind beneath the wings” of the community groups they help, the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is happy to be “the carpet beneath their feet.”

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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 – which had been illegal in...

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Sleepy on the job? You're not alone

Día de los Muertos – The Day of the Dead – typically is celebrated in Mexico in conjunction with Halloween.

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AAA: Motorists aren’t quite ready to trust self-driving cars

What drives you? In the future it could be your car.

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Those pesky fire alarms aren’t always false

It wasn’t the first time it’s happened. It wasn’t even the first time it’s recently happened. I’m sitting at my desk, happily typing away on my computer, trying to make deadline, and the fire alarm goes off.

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Agent: Travelers cautious but not canceling Caribbean vacations because of Zika threat

February’s 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.

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The joy of being the target demographic

Last summer I had the privilege of interviewing ArtsQuest’s new CEO, Kassie Hilgert in advance of Musikfest.

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