What Goes in the Art & Drafting Connection?

Popular mom & pop store in the Westgate Mall has been out of business for several years, but its storefront is still vacant.


The Art & Drafting Connection was for years a popular mom & pop store in the that offered stationery, office supplies, greeting cards, children’s learning books and custom framing.

We didn’t even mention the store’s impressive selection of artists’ supplies including pencils, paints, brushes and pads.

Several years back, the store went out of business, leaving a lingering hole in the hearts of its loyal customers and its mall storefront, still vacant after all this time.

What goes here, Bethlehem? Tell us in the comment section below.

It’s clear that this mall has seen better days, but it still enjoys a good amount of traffic – particularly for during its on Wednesdays. And there has been recent investment, with the recent expansion and renovation of the

This is the second space in the Westgate Mall that we have spotlighted. A while back, we asked what should go in the old that sat at the northwest corner of Schoenersville and Catasauqua roads. If you have any more suggestions for that space, we'll take those too.

Kelly Koons June 01, 2012 at 12:16 AM
Cali Burrito should go in the old Dempsey's :)
Daryl Nerl June 01, 2012 at 03:21 AM
That's a great suggestion, Kelly. Thanks.


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