On June 22, 2018, The Morning Call published an article, “In Bethlehem, park your keisters here,” covering the parklet project and installation. Nicole Radzievich reports on both the design and purpose of the project, writing:
The parklet, a project of Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Initiative, provides the public a respite in front of Joe’s Tavern, which wants to inject more energy in a block punctuated by vacant storefronts and the shuttered Boyd Theatre.
Joe’s owners are hoping that patrons will order a cheese steak or beer and sit out for awhile — but no purchase is necessary. Anyone can use the parklet, which holds about a dozen people.
Read the full story on The Morning Call.