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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Small Business Spotlight

Josies New York Deli was remodeled last year.

Small Business Spotlight: Josie’s New York Deli brings big city charm to Easton

By Miley Hamilton, Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

Craving New York-style food without the drive? Look no further than Josie's New York Deli, located close to home in Easton's center square. The owner, Josie Koury, has run the deli for 40 years. “I...

Fox Bakerys shelves include many European treats, such as Russian honey cake.

Small Business Spotlight: Fox Bakery brings European treats to Easton

By Elisabeth Seidel, Design Director October 20, 2023

Third Street just got a whole lot sweeter with the opening of a new bakery in September. Fox Bakery is owned and operated by husband and wife Denis and Olga Lissov, who named the establishment after the...

Barbara Vasconez and Mik Mattis are the team that runs all operations at Mystery Box Games.

Small Business Spotlight: Every night is game night at Mystery Box Games

By Bernadette Russo, Culture Editor September 29, 2023

Sunday nights are lively at Mystery Box Games.  A group of people gather around a table in heavy debate over “Nemesis,” a cooperative sci-fi horror board game. Their survival is on the line. Some...

The idea for Seth and Co. Coffee started as an online business.

Small Business Spotlight: Seth and Co. Coffee builds community for young adults with special needs

By Grace Hubler, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

What started as a vision for Desiree McMullan to help her son, Seth, who has special needs, get real-world skills and work experience, has transformed into Seth and Co. Coffee, a cafe located in the Bank...

Belleville Market features handmade goods and has a homey energy.

Small Business Spotlight: Belleville Market brings Parisian charm to Pennsylvania

By Paige Mathieu, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

Eclectic vibes and small business vendors are finding a new home in Easton's Paris-inspired Belleville Market. The shop was opened by Warren Clark and his husband Derrick in their latest business venture. The...

The Raven 96 was opened out of Raven Gabriels love for the restaurant industry.

Small Business Spotlight: The Raven 96 proves breakfast is most important meal of day

By Bernadette Russo, Culture Editor September 8, 2023

Every day at 6 a.m., Raven Gabriel opens the doors to her restaurant. Though opening isn’t until 11 a.m., she needs time to prepare with the cooks, brew coffee for the staff and set up for another day...

College Hill Café is located diagonal from College Hill Tavern at 501 Cattell Street. (Photo courtesy of Rose DeFranco)

Small Business Spotlight: College Hill Café revives old neighborhood favorite

By Isabella Gaglione, Culture Editor September 1, 2023

There is a new spot on College Hill serving up sandwiches, fresh coffee and nostalgia. College Hill Café, Forever Jake’s is a cozy restaurant with a simplistic modern look and a wide-ranging menu. “It's...

Casa 401 offers Colombian-made clothing, homeware, accessories and more.

Small Business Spotlight: Casa 401 brings Colombian-made sustainable goods to downtown Easton

By Elisabeth Seidel, Design Director September 1, 2023

Throughout her life, Andrea Rincon has been followed by three numbers: four, zero and one. She spent her childhood with her mother in Colombia in apartment 410, and when she moved from Colombia to Easton,...

Mia and Maddies offers desserts and flavors from around the world.

Small Business Spotlight: Mia & Maddie’s Bakery serves goodies with a doctor’s touch

By Kendal Davis, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

Looking for a sweet treat to get you through finals week? Look no further than Mia & Maddie's Bakery, a newly developed storefront to satisfy all of your dessert needs. The bakery, named affectionately...

Jenny DeLorenzo intends for Plants + Coffee to have a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. (Photo courtesy of WFMZ)

Small Business Spotlight: Plants + Coffee sprouts in Easton

By Jessica Maurigi, Contributing Writer March 24, 2023

A new coffee shop in Easton has opened its doors, providing a unique atmosphere that combines the two elements of its namesake: plants and coffee.  Plants + Coffee, located at 1458 Northampton St....

Easton Candle Company is open downtown from Friday through Sunday.

Small Business Spotlight: Easton Candle Company curates clean, unique fragrances

By Bernadette Russo, Culture Editor February 3, 2023

Rachel Zander, owner and candlemaker of Easton Candle Company, lights up downtown with fragrant flames.  As a one-woman show, Zander is the brain, eyes and nose behind the uniquely scented, homemade...

The Easton Record Exchange emerged from its next-door neighbor, the pawn shop Easton Exchange.

Small Business Spotlight: Easton Record Exchange will satisfy your vintage desires

By Kendal Davis, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

Jump out of 2022 and into the world of music history at the Easton Record Exchange. With shelves full of antiques, records, CDs and more, the store looks to scratch your itch for all things vintage. Located...

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