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    Pawlowski Honored for Revitalization

    October 06 2014
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has been honored with a Certificate of Appreciation from BSI Corporate Benefits of Bethlehem, a nationally recognized employee benefits agency.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation, Community and Economic Development

    City to Plant Willow Oaks on Hamilton

    September 23 2014
    Crews from the City of Allentown Parks Department will begin the process of planting 12 Willow Oak trees in the 800 and 900 blocks of Hamilton Street this week.
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    PPL Center Officially Opens

    September 10 2014
    Allentown’s brand new 10,000 seat arena, the PPL Center at Seventh & Hamilton streets is open for business. With a flick of the wrist today, Mayor Ed Pawlowski, State Senator Pat Browne, members of City Council and others fired the first ceremonial hockey...
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    City, APA Prepare for PPL Center Spectators

    September 05 2014
    Traffic and parking plans are in place to deal with the thousands of vehicles expected to come to downtown Allentown with the September 12 opening of the PPL Center at Seventh & Hamilton streets.
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    "Rise Together Allentown" PPL Center & Allentown Arts Park Celebration Scheduled

    August 27 2014
    Members of the public can get their first view of the brand new PPL Center and be entertained by the city’s arts community at the “Rise Together Allentown” PPL Center Open House and Arts Park Celebration on Saturday, September 13 beginning at 1pm.
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    Allentown Hosts 4th of July Street Festival

    June 19 2014
    "Red White & Blue”- an Independence Day street festival event will take place along Linden Street at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown on Friday, July 4, from 4pm-10pm.
  • Homepage, Planning & Zoning, Community and Economic Development

    West End Theatre District Celebrates Improvements

    July 02 2013
    Residents and businesses in Allentown's West End Theatre District are celebrating the completion of Phase 1 of a $3.1 million investment into district’s streetscaping and infrastructure. Members gathered outside Theatre 501 this afternoon to mark the occ...
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    Arena Complex Wins Award for Smart Growth

    June 20 2013
    The City of Allentown is in receipt of a 2013 Commonwealth Award from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, the state’s leading advocate for responsible land use, for its future arena complex. Mayor Ed Pawlowski accepted the award last night at a ceremony at th...
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    July 4 Celebration Expands to Street Festival

    June 06 2013
    For the first time in the history of the City of Allentown, our nation’s independence will be celebrated with a spectacular street festival, a “Star Spangled Celebration.” Allentown’s Fourth of July Festival will incorporate food and drink, music and act...
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    Downtown Hosting Blues Brews & Barbecue

    June 05 2013
    Sometimes you just want more, so Allentown will celebrate its sixth annual Blues, Brews & Barbecue festival this Saturday with more barbecue than ever before!
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