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klbaum1077
03-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Any suggestions on places to eat in Allentown

chickod
03-19-2018, 10:49 AM
Any suggestions on places to eat in Allentown

Probably limited, because "they're closing all the factories down." :D :D :D

Try Bethlehem...

TovarishchLisa
03-19-2018, 11:05 AM
Probably limited, because "they're closing all the factories down." :D :D :D

Try Bethlehem...

Yeah, I'll echo this as someone from eastern PA. Bethlehem has some good places, especially at the casino.

chickod
03-19-2018, 03:04 PM
Yeah, I'll echo this as someone from eastern PA. Bethlehem has some good places, especially at the casino.

So the backstory is when Billy Joel wrote the song, it was actually about Bethlehem. But, as he described it, the words didn't rhyme...
"So we're living here in Bethle<b>hem</b>
And they're closing all the factories ???

Therefore, he changed it to Allentown because it "fit" better.

He explained this a couple of weeks ago on his show on Sirius/XM (not there anymore...one of those "temporary" channels that they devote to different artists)