Blues, brews & barbecue

Blues, brews & barbecue

There are 5 comments on the The Morning Call story from Jun 28, 2008, titled Blues, brews & barbecue. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Blues, brews and barbecue are all key ingredients for summer fun. You can get some of each, all in the same place, today at a new festival in downtown Allentown.

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Fat Blue Mayor Smurf

United States

#1 Jun 28, 2008
"Blues, brews and barbecue are all key ingredients for summer fun"

Alcohol is definitely a key ingredient to summer fun. Hopefully your summer fun does not include a DUI or a vehicular manslaughter charge. With each and every drink, a driver is impaired and most likely by mid way through the second drink the driver is legally drunk. If The City of Allentown and LVEDC promote the taking of alcohol, including making an event where taking alcohol is a central theme and encouraged by them are they then responsible should a driver be involved in a motor vehicle accident?
Fred Concord NC

AOL

#2 Jun 28, 2008
It is nice to try and get people down town. The City of Allentown has changed too much for people to have fun and feel safe. When I moved to the area in 1981, we enjoyed shopping at Hess's and eating at restaurants. It is ashame what has happened to the city.
Downtown Supporter

Silver Spring, MD

#3 Jun 30, 2008
This was a great event!
megg

United States

#4 Jun 30, 2008
I heard this was pretty cool, sorry we missed it. Have to keep it in mind for next time...
Lighten up, fat Blue Mayor Smurf! It's called having a designated driver for events like this one. Better yet, how cool for the people that could walk to this!
QueenBee

Allentown, PA

#5 Jun 10, 2009
Come see the James Supar Blues Band at 1:45pm at the 2009 Blues, Brews & Barbecue.

Featuring live music by the hottest Blues bands, brews and the best BBQ anywhere, Blues, Brews & Barbecue was kicked off in 2008 with a fabulous event and we expect it to grow bigger and better this year. Bring the entire family to this event which is just what it sounds like - Blues, Brews & Barbecue - the epitome of summer in one incredibly tasty, soulful and fun event.

Blues, Brews & Barbecue includes barbecue competitions with the promise of finger-lickinÂ’ good recipes, refreshing brews and activities that will get you fired up.

Music presented by: Lazy Dogma, James Supra Blues Band, the Pig Farmers, BC & Company and the Todd Wolfe Band.

Event goes from 12 noon until 8pm on Saturday, June 13 in beautiful downtown Allentown at the PPL Plaza located on 9th and Hamilton Streets. Plenty of free parking available.

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