Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

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People: Ilene Hochberg Proves Her Bite Is Worse Than Her Bark in Her Spoof of Canine Couture

Ilene Hochberg had been warned: Cat books sell; dog books don’t. But that didn’t stop her. She wanted to prove everyone wrong and doggone it, she did. Her recently issued fashion parody, Dogue (Main Street Press, $8.95) is so successful…

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Oprah Magazine: 20 Best Places to Spend Christmas This Year

Known as Christmas Town, USA, and easily one of the country's most festive cities, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania shines during the holidays. Guests can enjoy horse drawn carriage rides, see the country's only live advent calendar, explore the German-inspired Christkindlmarket and Weihnachtsmarkt,…

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Martha Stewart: This “Christmas City” in Pennsylvania Might Be the Most Festive in the Entire Country

Christmas is a magical time with lights illuminating the streets and holiday cheer an infectious feeling. But one town takes that to the next level. The little town of Bethlehem—Pennsylvania, that is—takes its name seriously, enjoying a unique chance to ring in the holiday…

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Travel + Leisure: This ‘Christmas City’ In Pennsylvania Might Be the Most Festive In the Entire Country (Video)

Christmas is a magical time with lights illuminating the streets and holiday cheer an infectious feeling. But one town takes that to the next level. The little town of Bethlehem — Pennsylvania, that is — takes its name seriously, enjoying…

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WFMZ: Local woman’s extensive purse collection on display in Bethlehem

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Miami Herald: She owns 3,000 handbags, and keeps them in an army bunker

PHILADELPHIA Ilene Hochberg Wood's collection of 3,000 handbags — the majority of which dwell in a 2,400-square-foot Quonset hut on her Lehigh Valley estate — will make a fashionista fall to her knees. Her collection has everything: crossbodies and clutches,…

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