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FEATURES 22 The Beginner's Guide to Drinking Scotch 26 Growing up an Elf in Christmas Village 30 Digital Detox


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oster Jewelers, a full-service jewelry store established in Northampton in 1947, prides itself on personal customer care. Thus, the business is the perfect choice for guys who may not know much about jewelry and are looking to purchase something special for their significant other. “If you have no clue, we'll take good care of you,” says Lucy Schneck, who owns and operates the store with her husband, John Schneck, Jr., who worked for Foster Jewelers in high school and took over the business in 1992. “We sell a lot of engagement rings. Fellas come in and say they learned so much from us. It’s rewarding for John and I, and we’re very blessed to have great customers.” “We have some gentlemen come in who know jewelry and are very good at making selections.” But the flipside is also true, she says. “Some gentlemen are intimidated, and it’s important to get an understanding of their partner’s taste. The right guidance is also key.”

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Fittingly, John and Lucy Schneck met in the jewelry world, shortly after they both graduated from high school. “I worked for a small, familyowned jewelry store in the Lehigh Valley,” says Lucy. “When John graduated from jewelry school, he remained at Foster Jewelers and also contracted to do work for other stores in the area, and that’s how we met. He started at the store as a sophomore in high school. He came in to purchase a class ring and was offered a job, and he’s been here ever since. He's built everything from experience but doesn’t always give himself enough credit for his expertise, but that’s how we are able to offer everyone such wonderful services.”

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The Schnecks married in 1993. “We’re fortunate to have both had small momand-pop jewelry store backgrounds, and we took all of their values and developed them into our own business,” Lucy says. “We've been doing this well over 30 years.” “After high school I went to Bowman Technical School in Lancaster to learn diamond setting and repairs,” John says.


Our collective knowledge contributes to an exceptional experience for customers, the Schnecks say, including those who might not feel comfortable walking into a jewelry store. "We don’t want anyone to feel pressured,” says Lucy. “We want customers to leave the store comfortable and excited with their purchase. We want to get to know customers and engage with them—it's not just about their price range. We’re honest and often get compliments on being fair. That's how we also train our staff to be, and it's why we have such a large volume of repeat customers and referrals.”

Couples come in together to establish a wish list. “We get to know them. When they come back we put them at ease, establish a budget and help them make the best decision."

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Tuscan white bean & rosemary soup at Sette Luna BY LENORA DANNELKE

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lthough a year-round menu staple since day one of Sette Luna’s opening in 2006, the siren song of this classic Italian zuppe crescendoes in chilly weather. Chef/owner Josh Palmer reports making up to 5 gallons a week to satisfy fans. After being introduced to the hearty and herbaceous soup at a Lake Placid ski resort one frigid January—prior to becoming a restaurateur—Palmer was inspired to create a personalized version. Much experimentation ensued. Breaking with tradition on the mirepoix vegetable base, celery was omitted and onions slowly caramelized and mixed with pureed carrots. “The carrots essentially disappear when simmered with the cannellini beans in white wine and chicken stock, so you have their sweetness with no big chunks, he says. “That gives it a finer appearance.” Fresh rosemary provides signature woodsy notes that refuse to fade during leisurely cooking “All those flavors are infused into the beans,” Palmer says, “It’s a well-rounded soup.” Tuck into a bowl of Tuscan White Bean & Rosemary Soup, served with premise-baked ciabatta drizzled with olive oil, for a light lunch, or partner with a salad or app for a more-robust meal. And be sure to choose a rich white wine to complement the body of the fragrant potage.

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THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO

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cotch is a type of whisky produced in Scotland, typically from malt grains. (Bourbon, another type of whiskey, is mainly made from corn mash and produced in the United States.) The term “whisky” itself is an English version of the Scottish Gaelic “uisge beatha”—literally “water of life.” While there are many types of whiskys, Scotch and bourbon are the most popular.

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Another tip: OLDER DOESN’T NECESSARILY TRANSLATE TO BETTER, ALTHOUGH IT IS MORE EXPENSIVE.

To bear the name “Scotch,” the distilled product must be made in Scotland, aged in oak barrels for at least three years and result in an end product of at least 40 percent (proof) alcohol, among other strict standards. Originally made from malted barley, Scotland’s commercial distilleries—there are now more than 130 of them across the country—began also making Scotch from wheat and rye in the late 18th century. Five modern categories of Scotch whiskey include: single malt Scotch, single grain Scotch, blended malt Scotch, blended grain Scotch and blended Scotch. Single malt is both prestigious and quite specific to taste, says Jeffrey Lindenmuth, executive editor of Whisky Advocate, an industry leader with origins and offices in the Lehigh Valley. “Blended is a good place to start.” Malts and grains in the mix present a smoother body, Lindenmuth explains, and blended Scotches are more common to what consumers might find in their local liquor store. 24

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“They pull from many granaries, are well-rounded and offer something for everyone,” Lindenmuth says. ”Blends are a great place to start. The blender combines malts and grains from around Scotland to create a complex and well-balanced whisky that’s not overly smoky or fruity and that strikes all flavor notes well.” In that category, he says, Dewers, Dewers 12 and Johnny Walker offer a nice place to start. Single malt scotches come into play when the budding aficionado finds that he or she gravitates toward certain flavors, Lindenmuth explains. For instance, Islay single malt Scotch produced in the south Hebridean Islands off the west coast of Scotland has a particularly smoky flavor. The secret is peat. Other Scotches from other regions of the country focus on fruity and other flavors. I really think blended whiskies are a great place to start to experience your palate and let that direct you into single malts,” says Lindenmuth. “It’s very much a love/hate relationship for a lot of people.”


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“I really encourage not just going to a liquor store and buying a bottle but going to a bar with a good selection and starting by the glass. Some will give you flights or small portions.” Another great way to learn about Scotch is to join up with one of the burgeoning whisky clubs across the country or attend an event, Lindenmuth says. Whisky Advocate is a conduit for both opportunities, listing clubs across the country (and offering tips for starting and maintaining them) and also hosting its annual WhiskyFest in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Miami. Go to www.whiskyadvocate.com.

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u p g n an e i w o l r G IN CHRISTMAS VILLAGE f BY BRIAN HAY | PHOTOS BY KONNOR DURANTE

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hristmas was always the most wonderful time of the year on the Koziar family farm in Jefferson Township, Berks County.

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“We grew up with the love of Christmas,” she says. “It was always an important time of the year for our family. We loved the stories of Christmas, carols from around the world and, of course, flying down the stairs on Christmas morning, like so many other kids, to see what Santa Claus left under the tree.” Outdoor decorations became a tradition, with lights on trees and fences in the beginning, followed by more lights on the 19th-century farmhouse and around the lake that fronts it, silently reflecting off the water on cold, crisp nights.

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Before long, the glowing farm attracted attention. “Even in the early years, visitors from the area would come and they would park up there in the wheat field,” she says. “But because we’re on a narrow road, cars would park on the road, so my father decided he had to make an area for cars to park.”

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“Every year, we’d sit around the kitchen table with my mother and father and say, ‘OK, what can we do next?’” One of their early ideas was a nativity scene, which Koziar says is very old and retains its beauty. A more unusual outcome of the Koziar family’s collective imagination was a Christmas Beneath the Sea diorama. Chicken coops, among the first outbuildings William Koziar converted to Christmas themes, are still used for dioramas, including The Night Before Christmas, Christmas in Other Lands and Santa’s Headquarters. In recent years, additions have included a gingerbread house, the Reading Railroad, a Christmas Jungle and a walk-through museum that exhibits memorabilia dating back to the origins of the Christmas Village and featuring some of the Koziar children’s cherished toys, sleds, and ice skates.

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New this year: a decorated, lit tree on a platform in the middle of the lake and, at the request of guests, a souvenir building where logoed Koziar items such as T-shirts and sweatshirts can be purchased. More lights are added every year, and the planning with longtime staff takes the entire year, says Koziar, who manages the farm with other family members. “We’re still a working farm, but we no longer have any cows,” she says. What her father, William Koziar, began in 1948 as a holiday tableau for his wife and children has become a seasonal attraction for thousands of people drawn to more than a million lights that illuminate the dark, hilly countryside and bring sparkle to an array of buildings and farmland. Koziar’s has been visited by tourists from all 50 states and guests from around the world. Every year, newcomers join thousands of repeat visitors who complete their family holiday tradition with a visit to Koziar’s, named Best Outdoor Christmas Display in the World by Display World magazine and a recipient of the award of excellence by the Pennsylvania Travel Council (which recognized it as one of the state’s top 10 attractions). Koziar’s Christmas Village will open for its 73rd year on Nov. 7. The farm will be open every weekend through Thanksgiving and, afterwards, every night through and including Jan. 1. Because of COVID-19 safety guidelines and to keep everyone safe, the village will limit the number of visits on peak nights. “We always encourage people to come on weeknights, if possible,” Koziar says, adding that information about safety measures and visitation


  

limits will be posted on the Koziar’s Christmas Village website and its Facebook page. Although the family might have to rethink the Kissing Bridge, a replica of a classic Pennsylvania covered bridge and a popular destination for engagements and proposals, COVID-19 will not diminish the overall experience, Koziar says. Part of the charm is that there are no guided tours at Koziar’s Christmas Village. Visitors have the freedom to walk at their own pace on well-lit, clearly marked paved pathways with street signs pointing the way to the farm’s 20 lit buildings and more than 30 attractions, including the Snack Shoppe (for cookies and hot chocolate on a cold night), Santa’s Home, and indoor and outdoor model train displays. When asked what gives her the most delight year after year, Koziar doesn’t hesitate. “It brings happiness to so many people,� she says. “We literally get thousands of letters every year, even more this year from people asking if we’ll be open with the pandemic. So many have been writing and calling and saying ‘please, please, I hope you’ll be open.’ “For me and my siblings, it keeps our childhood very much alive, and it has continued to bring our family much happiness over the years.�

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bed? Do you have a Pavlovian response when your phone bings, buzzes or beeps? Have you interrupted a conversation, an intimate moment or a family meal with real live people because there’s a new post on Instagram? If you’ve answered “yes” to even one of these questions, you’re a good candidate for what is referred to as a digital detox— disconnecting yourself from technology.

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Now, don’t get me wrong: Technology is a wonderful thing. I am amazed at just what my iPhone can do, whether it’s finding answers quickly, communicating with friends or watching a video. I love that I can FaceTime with my nieces and nephews, especially given the socially distancing parameters of 2020. However, drawbacks exist, and human contact is important. This is why it may make sense to limit our use of technology.

SOME IDEAS ON DISCONNECTING Lighten the morning routine: Get up, shower, dress and eat without looking at your technology. If you need to check email before you head to the office, wait until you’re in the car (and before you drive). Another idea: Move the phonecharging station out of the bedroom. Reclaim non-work time: Especially given our current environment, many of us are working from home and/ or juggling multiple responsibilities. 32 OC TOB ER 2 02 0 32 N OV E M B ER 2 02 0

THREE IMMEDIATE TECHNO TAMERS Make the most of your phone’s screen-time feature. Most smartphones nowadays have a feature that will track your usage, giving you a clearer picture of how you use your device throughout the day. If you see that you’re spending more than two hours a day on social media, try setting a time limit on your phone so you can taper it down. If you are going out with your friends or family, try leaving your phone at home. Since you are with others and if there’s an urgent need, you can use their phone or still be reached if if an emergency arises. Do “tech-free” meals. Put your phone in the middle of the table and invite your meal mates to do the same. According to Nielsen's State of the Media: Social Media Report, a third of people between 18 and 24 don't even go to the bathroom without their smartphone. Yikes. Shouldn’t these be tech-free zones?

That can cause a blur between “work” hours and “non-work” hours. It’s more important than ever to honor your non-work time. Just because a work email comes in after business hours, it’s likely you don’t actually need to respond until normal business hours. Delete time-stealing apps from your phone: It’s easy to get caught up in scrolling through Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc., and wind up getting sucked into a black hole, then wondering where that last hour went. Sometimes social media can make you feel like you’re not doing enough. By taking at least some of those noncritical apps off your phone, you’re automatically going to be more productive. Adopt the one-screen rule: Have you found yourself sitting down to work or firing up a show on Netflix, only to immediately pull out your phone to mindlessly scroll through some app or check your email? Our tech dependency has reached a place where most people have two to three screens within easy reach at all times. While this might


not feel like detoxing, limiting yourself to just one screen will help to ease the feelings of restlessness that tech over-exposure can cause. Make breaks a part of your schedule: Stuff constantly competes for your attention, and this can be more than our technology talking. Put blocks of “device-free” time on your schedule, and make self-care a priority. Whether you use that time for a quick walk, reading a chapter of a book or remembering to eat something is up to you. Another idea: Turn off the instant notification that makes your phone buzz, beep or vibrate when anything new comes in. Most Importantly—Be Truly Present in Your Life. When you are on your phone (tweeting, Instagramming, Facebooking, texting, emailing) and others are near, you are not fully present in the real world. Your nonverbal cues speak volumes, letting everyone know you are elsewhere and signaling they are less important than whatever is happening on your screen. Learn to put the phone down, even deliberately saying “I’m going to turn this off /put this away so I can focus on us.” Just watch for the looks of appreciation you’ll get as you acknowledge putting real-live people as your priority. Whether it’s just one day or an entire week, having even a brief fast from electronics can work wonders for your productivity. Upon completion, you may even find yourself without the desire to return to your previous technology habits.

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ovember serves as a confluence of seasons at Spinnerstown Hotel, melding the pleasurable amenities of both summer and winter into a distinct and welcoming autumnal style. The vaulted barn-roofed deck, equipped with space heaters tucked

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to prevailing conditions, adhering to everchanging state and federal guidelines while maintaining the customary high level of guest service and care. In fact, the very nature of hospitality has been evolving, and addressing any lingering hesitation in the minds of the dining public is paramount. “It’s no longer a question of are you comfortable, are you happy,” co-owner Susan Dale explains, “but are you comfortable, are you happy, are you safe?” Spinnerstown strives to meet and exceed these expectations. Of course, the arrival of new tastes is always big draw. “Fall is a favorite season for most chefs – heartier meats, slow-roasting, deeper flavors,” says Executive Chef Nate Weida, whose relationships with nearby farmers keep a supply squash, pumpkin, kale, cabbage and of seasonal produce coming through the kitchen door. Whole local hogs, used in their entirety, put esoteric items like head cheese and pâté on


the menu, along with artfully composed entrees like Grilled Bone-In Pork Rib Rack Chop, served with sweet potato croquette, braised kale, and whole grain mustard demi cream. (Accompanying chef’s notes offer a glimpse into the culinary creative process.) However, no less attention is lavished upon more casual favorites that range from Irish Onion Soup and salads to wings and burgers. Libations dialed into the season include big bold red wines, inventive smoked cocktails, and full-bodied stout beers that make you feel warm inside. That said, the full-service bar attends to every taste: Their wine list has twice been honored with a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, an expansive selection of high quality and limited edition beers – with an emphasis on local craft and Belgian brews – is legendary and features 16 taps, and a fine spirits collection includes desirable rarities. For those just delving into the world of whiskey, Anna’s Bourbon—a fruit-and-spice house-infused specialty created by General Manager Anna Dale, offers a smooth introduction. Regulars enjoy it mixed into a Manhattan or Old Fashioned. A weekly newsletter alerts fans to all the latest features and flavors, and, in these changing times, watch for regular updates on their Facebook page.

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Dodegball, Carnival Classic, and the recently debuted Jewel Jam, plus sportsthemed baseball, hockey, and football games (and more) also make entertaining date nights. Plexiglass extensions between suites enhance the sense of personal space between groups, which may include up to ten people, with up to eight players per game. Reservations are strongly recommended at the in-demand venue.

TABLE PLAY An appealing pub-fare menu crafted by Executive Chef Will Fischer—coordinating his efforts with Ellis, a pro-active “dabbler” in the kitchen since his early teens—covers a generous selection of apps, customizable sandwiches and burgers, and an expanded

line-up of entrees ranging from steak and seafood to chicken and pasta. Wings top the list of starters, and nine flavorings encourage wing-nuts to break out of their routine choices. For instance, srirachahoney provides a sweetly tangy alternative to traditional Buffalo. Another standout appetizer, Sweet Spot Nachos, twists tradition with a mound of freshly fried potato chips (rather than tortilla chips) crowned with Monterey jack cheese, signature house-made pulled pork, pico de gallo, jalapenos, black olives, cheese sauce, and a dollop of sour cream. Toasting all breads—from brioche buns to slices of pullman white—with Parmesan butter serves as the “secret ingredient” that creates a crisped foundation of flavor for hand-held comestibles arriving with freshly prepared

Dissolve the stress of holiday shopping by focusing on what really matters: Eating, drinking, and having fun. Gift cards from The Sweet Spot provide friends and family members with opportunities to relax, bond, and fill their tummies with a wide assortment of dishes for every taste. And for those looking to host a party this season, The Sweet Spot accommodates personal and corporate celebrations with adaptable configurations of party spaces. Of course, this applies to birthdays and other celebrations as well.


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efore the pandemic, Michael Arenella was traveling to New York City three to five days a week, performing jazz at various clubs, venues and events. These days, the trombonist, singer and band leader, who moved to Tinicum Township in 2015, is more likely to be found playing in Bucks County than in the Big Apple. “Even before the pandemic, I had been planting the seeds to play locally,” he says. “Pennsylvania was quicker to ease up on the restrictions than New York, so I’ve found myself working more in Pennsylvania. In New York, I have only one weekly engagement. Out here, I’ve been playing three days a week.” His “First Friday” performances with his quartet at Durham Springs in Kintnersville, were among his first in the area. “I had gotten to thinking it would be nice to play closer to where I live, so I made the rounds and ended up at Durham Springs,” he recalls. He started his monthly cabaret there in spring 2019, attracting a regular crowd. “The dance community from the neighboring towns—Bethlehem, Allentown, Easton, the New Hope area—would come out and dance to the music, which was wonderful.” He also performed there on New Year’s Eve and, following a pandemic-induced hiatus, outside on July Fourth. Since Pennsylvania reopened, all of Arenella’s performances have been outdoors. His regular regional venues include a courtyard at the 1740 House in Lumberville, the porch of the National Hotel in Frenchtown, N.J., and outdoors at McCoole’s Red Lion Inn in Quakertown. He is hopeful that restaurants will try to keep open-air venues for dining, even as indoor dining returns. “When it gets colder, it will be a challenge for musicians to play outside in the elements, he says, “but we sweated it out all summer playing on the sidewalks. Musicians are hardy and will do what need to do till everything comes back.”

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The audience members have been willing to sweat it out with him, enthusiastically. “They are just aching for any inkling of what life used to be,” Arenella says. “Things that we may have taken for granted are real commodities right now. Listening to a live band, having a cocktail are simple pleasures people are really longing for.” Arenella also has an interest in what life— and music—used to be. “I’ve always had an affinity for old things,” he says. “Old music, old cars, old books, antiques, even junkyards.” His fascination with the music of 1920s and early 1930s prompted the formation of his New York-based Dreamland Orchestra, a Jazz Age dance orchestra that dresses in period outfits and plays music that Arenella transcribed note-for-note from old 78-rpm recordings. “It’s very unique repertoire that you won’t find anywhere else in the world because I’m the only one crazy enough to sit down and transcribe a lot of that stuff.” “That era still holds a dear place in my heart, but I’m not strictly the 1920s guy anymore,” he says. “I’m embracing anything that’s beautiful, from Frank Sinatra to Charlie Parker to Miles Davis. There's so much beautiful music that I don’t focus on one era specifically. I play what I consider classic jazz. That can apply to Louis Armstrong and Chet Baker and everything in between.” His two recordings offer listeners both options. “Blue River” features the music of the1920s, played by a 12-piece orchestra, while “Just in Time,” recorded with a sixpiece band, samples later styles of jazz. With social distancing at play, most of Arenella’s recent live music making has been as part of a duo, with a guitarist or a pianist joining him. When space permits, he adds a string bass and maybe drums.

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“I carve out my own little jobs and produce my own events,” he says, adding that he enjoys helping keep other artists employed. “It’s important to remember people in the arts right now.”


ALL THAT BUCKS COUNTY JAZZ With some down time during the pandemic and a desire to help both his community and other musicians, local musician Michael Arenella plans to produce a jazz festival in Tinicum Park. The Bucks County Jazz Festival will take place in late September, debuting in either 2021 or 2022. Arenella expects to start modestly, working on his own and hiring bands he has connections with, but he hopes to build the festival over the years, involving sponsors and turning it into a world-class event featuring performers from around the globe. The festival could eventually feature performances, jam sessions, master classes and other educational programs at satellite sites and businesses nearby, he says. Arenella’s Jazz Age Lawn Party, a multiday event that draws approximately 5,000 people daily to Governors Island in New York to celebrate the music and culture of the 1920s, would have celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, had the pandemic not canceled it. While the Lawn Party focuses on the music of the 1920s, the Bucks County festival will also feature later eras and more diverse types of jazz. “I think it would be real exciting for Bucks County, for the Lehigh Valley and for tourism,” Arenella says. “I’d like to reach out to local businesses and get them involved to help me build this to eventually reach the same scale of the event on Governors Island.” Tinicum is an ideal location for the event, he says, noting that it is rural yet close to urban areas such as New York and Philadelphia, which are home to many great jazz musicians. “I want to bring what I’ve built and created to Bucks County and contribute to my community in a meaningful way, and the strongest resources I have are my music and my ability to create world-class events,” Arenella says. “It’s a little lazy on my part, too. I can walk from my house to the event.” To get involved with the festival or purchase one of Arenella’s recordings, go to: michael@ dreamlandorchstra.com.

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example. The 49-year-old had worked as an electrician until his wife died of cancer in 2018. He relapsed into alcohol and heroin addiction, spent time in the Horsham Clinic, and finally turned to the Rescue Mission. “They helped me get off heroin, and then I entered the Transformation program,” he said. “After much prayer, I began setting goals for myself—finish the program, find a job and get back on my feet.” His turnaround really began when he started working in the Mission kitchen. After four months, he had saved enough money to find permanent lodgings at Tribeca apartments. Needing more money (and medical benefits), he again prayed for heavenly guidance – and was unexpectedly asked by the Mission’s CEO to come on board full-time as a Clean Team foreman. “Thanks to Godly intervention, I’ve finally found a purpose for my life,” Francisco said. “I still struggle with some things, but life gets better when you push for it. And I’m an example for the new guys coming up through the program—they see that it works!” One of the best ways to support the program is to hire a crew for corporate or residential work. “But remember to call well in advance,” Mauro cautioned. “We are usually booked solid four weeks out from any date.” You can also help by donating gift cards or cash to apply to the Mission’s expenses; in-kind donations, such as boots, work gloves and other gear—are also welcome. For more information, contact Michael Mauro at 484-266-8829 or mikemauro@armpa.org, or visit cleanteampa.com or allentownrescuemission.org

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ozy up at our local restaurants this month, many of which are adding both seasonal comfort dishes to their menu as well as heaters to their outdoor spaces. Offerings listed are as of late October; call or check the restaurant website for the most up-to-date information.

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Cutting edge skin treatments Holistic facials Massage Full body waxing Spray tanning Custom professional products Gift certificates available Eyelash extensions THE BRICK indoor • outdoor • take-out • delivery 1 W Broad St #100, Bethlehem 610.419.1141 thebrickpa.com BRICK TAVERN INN indoor • outdoor • take-out 2460 N Old Bethlehem Pike, Quakertown 215.529.6488 thebricktaverninn.com CASA TORO indoor • outdoor • take-out • delivery 7001 PA-309, Coopersburg 610.282.8888 casatoromexgrill.com 4969 Swamp Rd, Doylestown 215.794.9400 casatoromexican.com DIANA'S CAFE indoor • outdoor • take-out 4907 PA-309, Center Valley 610.797.2525 dianascafe.com

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MY TEQUILA HOUSE indoor • outdoor • take-out • delivery 1808 MacArthur Rd, Whitehall 484.664.7109 mytequilahouse.com PEARLY BAKER'S indoor • outdoor • take-out • delivery 11 Centre Square, Easton 610.253.9949 pearlybakers.net POCONO BREWERY CO. indoor • outdoor • take-out 938 Lifestyle Center, Whitehall 610.264.2194 poconobrewery.com SAVORY GRILLE indoor • take-out 2934 Seisholtzville Rd, Macungie 610.845.2010 savorygrille.com SPINNERSTOWN HOTEL indoor • outdoor • take-out • delivery 2195 Spinnerstown Rd, Quakertown 215.536.7242

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Magellan Financial 33 McCoole's 48 My Tequila House 38 Northwood Racquet & Fitness Club 48 Nurture Dental Health 12 Oppenheimer & Co. 39 Pharo Garden Centre 58

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