After a week of burgers tastings from Allentown to Franklin Township, N.J., it's finally time to choose the three finalists in our Lehigh Valley Burger Showdown. The decision was excruciating — I didn't have a bad burger all week, and every one I sampled had something that made it special. But in the end, only three could continue to the final round. I read back over my notes and pored over my photos, and the flavors from a select few spots kept coming back to me.
If you ever noticed an abundance of hand prints -- or lip prints -- on the windows of Connexions Gallery in downtown Easton, they probably weren't the result of someone's uncontrollable passion for art. The marks were more likely left by passersby interacting with Fredo, the big orange ball of fluff who liked to lounge in the gallery's display windows. Fredo died last month at the ripe old age of 16, after a decade of serving as Connexions' resident cat and official greeter.
When King Crimson comes to the area this fall, the pioneering British prog band won't be playing in a club or arena. Instead, the latest iteration of the group will grace the Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, bringing complex rock sequences and bombastic riffs to a stage more accustomed to classical and jazz performances. King Crimson will play the symphony hall on Saturday, Nov. 11 as part of its North American "Radical Action" tour.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".