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    Fig connects people with local shopping, dining, arts and entertainment, organizations, services, and events. At Fig, we envision a different kind of media message—one that energizes a thriving, sustainable local economy and revitalizes the community.

    The Winter 2021 Fig Release: Behind-the-Scenes

    With each issue of Fig, we invite our incredible community to join us for a release party, where our Fig friends get a first look at the newest edition. This winter, our party was hosted by Venture X, home to our Fig office, and we were treated to food, drinks, and stellar sounds—shoutout to the Apollo Grill, Franklin Hill Vineyards, and Ginger & the Schnappes!

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    Giving Back: Leigh Ehrlich

    Local fashionista Leigh Ehrlich spends her days working in her luxuriously decorated home office, which she designed around a clear desk so she can always “see her shoes.”

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    A Longtime Love Affair with Jazz

    After arriving in the Valley from NYC in 2002, George Torrella immediately began working at farmers markets and wherever he could sit-in.

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    Donegal Square’s Hope For Life

    A few years back, Neville Gardner, proprietor of Donegal Square and McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, took part in the American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign.

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    Winter 2021: Small Business. Big Heart.

    As the Lehigh Valley continues to recover, please make it your personal mission to continue your efforts to make every day a love local day. Thanks to our friends at Wind Creek, here are some of the faces of the Lehigh Valley’s retail and restaurant community.

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    The Lehigh Valley Gives Local

    Join us in celebrating the organizations that make it their mission to support the Lehigh Valley in immeasurable ways.

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    Fig Authentic: Manal Omar

    For 25 years, Manal Omar has dedicated herself to humanitarian causes and conflict resolution, including work as a frontline civilian peace builder in war zones from Iraq to Nigeria to Afghanistan.

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    In Good Spirits at Bloc Dispensary

    The holidays are sneaking up on us again! While this may be your favorite time of year, finding the right gift can be a little stressful.

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    Lehigh Valley’s Pop-Country Powerhouse: Kendal Conrad

    Kendal Conrad is a singer, songwriter, and social media influencer. Her single Leader of the Pack garnered over 26 million views on TikTok and over 1 million plays on SoundCloud.

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    The Lehigh Valley Gifts Local

    Our unique small business community is a true gift that is worth celebrating. Each and every independent retailer in this guide has overcome incredible challenges as they’ve continued to fill the streets of the Lehigh Valley with inspiring and thoughtful goods. From your home, to your wardrobe, to your holiday gift list, they have just the thing to make the season sparkle. Use this guide to find something local and unique to gift yourself and your loved ones.

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    Get to Know Society of the Arts (SOTA)

    SOTA is a talented, engaged, hardworking, multigenerational, multicultural group supporting each other and the arts community in the Lehigh Valley since 1964.

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    Venture X: Where Your Work Is Your Art

    VENTURE X provides world-class office space, amenities, and services that have been meticulously designed for your wellness and productivity…right here in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, small business, or global company with a local presence, Venture X delivers speed, quality, and flexibility with all-inclusive pricing. Venture in, grab a coffee with Terry, and take that tour.

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