Jaime Karpovich

A wall of symmetrical, bright red skateboards creates the backdrop. Displayed on a handcrafted wood countertop is a painted pair of one-of-a-kind sneakers. Bright white walls hold high-quality art prints. The skateboarding magazines look more lik... Read more


I anticipate the month of September in much the same way that I anticipated going to summer camp when I was growing up. Whenever I saw photos taken at camp from the year before, it proved how much experience one can pack into a relatively short p... Read more

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Summer feels like a time for youthful mindsets and adventuring. Summer reading, summer vacation, summer songs. If our lives are a collection of moments, the long days mean we have even more time to create authentic experiences. If you’re looking ... Read more

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Our lives and our actions are not without impact. The Lehigh Valley is unique because those of us who live, work and play here are powerfully and directly affecting our communities. For creatives and entrepreneurial-idealists, this may be one of ... Read more


One of the many reasons I love the Lehigh Valley is because you get to really experience the four seasons here, each bringing so many identifiable traits that there is no mistaking time is passing and the weather ushers us into another cyclical... Read more


I couldn’t think of a better way to begin telling you about who I am than to tell you a story about my Dad, which is ultimately a story about how one thing can shift the course of our lives, and our perspectives. It’s a story about breaking down ... Read more


So my list of favorite things grew a bit over the last couple of weeks. Here are some other favorites I just had to share. Read more


In the spirit of LVS’s Our Favorite Things issue, I decided to compile a few of my own. And who knows, maybe some of these will even make their list next year! Bethlehem Food Co-op, Bethlehem If you’re interested in organic food, sustaining you... Read more


It was a rainy, gray day. A grainy day. Days like that are meant for stories, the ones on pages, kind that live in memories and the scent of a well-loved cardigan sweater. I set off to find them. Read more

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