Christian Kogler

1. Blow dryers are your friend. Increasingly, young professionals are going to the abruptly-parted, hair-combed-to-one-side look. There’s nothing wrong with that—in fact, there’s a simple way to make your hair stay in one direction that most m... Read more

Style Picks

You got the ring! Now what? What’s next? When can you finally say, “I do”? Planning a wedding can seem overwhelming. Let’s face it—the whole process will be every form of whelming other than “under,” but that’s alright. Fortunately, we’ve handled... Read more

Expert Advice

We spend a lot of time worrying about work—getting a job, keeping that job, being happy at that job. What is often underplayed, however, is how one spends her or his time outside of the office. Leisure time, if spent unwisely, can often lead to b... Read more

Things To Do

Pennsylvania’s winters aren’t just cold—they’re often bitterly frigid. Colder weather, however, is nothing to fear. If you’re looking to enjoy winter outdoors in an upcycling-approved fashion, all you’ll need is an old, rusty wheelbarrow and a co... Read more

Tips & Tricks


Nick Kociolek

You may have driven past The Kiffle Kitchen Bakery the last time that you drove along Route 512. You may have heard about its recent successful airings on QVC. It’s possible that you’ve even eaten one of their pastries without knowing where the d... Read more

Restaurant Reviews

When I learned that I would be tasked with writing a survival guide for Black Friday, my first piece of advice came quickly: just don’t do it. Then a question: why would you do it? And, lastly, a morose realization: people will always do it. But ... Read more

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Just because trees have started to lose their leaves doesn’t mean that you should lose your fitness regimen. As appealing as it may sound, it isn’t time to hibernate quite yet. Fall fitness options in and around the Valley provide vivid, constant... Read more


“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” ― Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard's Egg Warm weather has officially arrived, and the best way to celebrate the return of springtime flora and fauna is to get out and inundate yours... Read more

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