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Week in review: Feb. 4-10, 2024

Cadbury and Klondike
Cadbury and Klondike, alpacas as Head Over Hooves Farm in Bucks County.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Welcome back to our Week in Review. We have chosen several stories, in no particular order, to take you back on the week. Enjoy, and thank you so much for reading.

1. Outback Steakhouse moves step closer near Lehigh Valley Mall

Proposed Outback Steakhouse site at Lehigh Valley Mall
John J. Moser
The proposed site for an Outback Steakhouse in the Lehigh Valley Mall parking lot off Grape Steet in Whitehall Township

2. Bethlehem man wins big at Atlantic City poker tournament

Thorsten Frenzel

3. Best soup in the Lehigh Valley? Winners crowned at Souper Bowl 2024

Ryan Gaylor
Workers from 29 Cooks Catering hand out samples of soup at ArtsQuest's Souper Bowl in Bethlehem on Feb. 4, 2024.

4. Fall 'Head Over Hooves' for this nearby hands-on animal village

Cat and Ron Hughes of "Head Over Hooves Farm"
Grace Oddo
Cat and Ron Hughes, owners of "Head Over Hooves Farm" in Springfield Township, Bucks County, with their dog Titan.

5. Nowhere Coffee roastery to open in Allentown after Upper Macungie denial

Evan Vucci
President Joe Biden talks to patrons and employees at the Nowhere Coffee Co. during a visit to discuss his economic agenda, Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Emmaus, Pa.

6. Warm to white? Here are the factors working for and against a snowstorm for the Lehigh Valley next week

snow totals in question
This graphic shows possible snow totals from a storm expected to hit the region Monday into Tuesday. But many models are not locked in on a snowier solution.

7. The Beach Boys to celebrate 'Endless Summer' at Easton's State Theater

The Beach Boys lo
Courtesy The State Theater
The State Theatre
The Beach Boys will perform at Easton's State Theater on June 27. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 9.

8. Council calls it: New Bethlehem parking garage will be taller but smaller, with 243 fewer spaces

Walnut Street Garage Demolition
Will Oliver
The Walnut Street Garage demolition, as of Feb. 2, 2024.