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The smaller side of 'Fame'
What better group to play teens living out their academic years in a performing arts high school than a bunch of local actors who range in age...
Peculiar plans for Pittston park
Peculiar Culinary Company owner Gene Philbin started his unique “pop-up restaurant” events in Jefferson Park in Pittston last year, so...
Third Friday brings art walk back to Wilkes-Barre
Friday nights may be reserved for some as a night to go out on the town, but why wait until later in the evening to do so?
MOVIE REVIEW: Not-so-super 'Man of Steel'
Superman is kind of a snooze. There's nothing all that compelling or interesting behind the iconography of the character, which is probably...
The Sinking 'Future'
Captain, We're Sinking's new album, “The Future Is Cancelled,” may sound bleak, but the mostly Philadelphia-based punk...
'Help Wanted' in Wilkes-Barre
For husband-and-wife author duo Sara Pritchard and Kevin Oderman, the settings in which their tales take place are more than just backdrops for...
REVIEW: Beer, music, and mustaches
On Saturday, June 15, the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain was invaded by beer, music, mustache rides, and did I mention beer? The inaugural...
NOT YOUR MAMA'S KITCHEN: Two recipes, lots of cups
How awesome are cupcakes? Come on, now.
INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: The Fall of the House of Poe
“In our endeavors to recall to memory something long forgotten, we often find ourselves upon the very verge of remembrance, without being...
SIXTEENHUNDRED: Stormy weather doesn't deter Governors Ball from rolling
“There was a solid crowd of people, which we didn't expect because of the weather, and we just did our thing,” said a...
NOVEL APPROACH: Slay bells
Somewhere there are children writing lists to Santa Claus, making snow angels, and dreaming of sugarplums. In a place like Christmasland, where it...
JUST FOR THE HEALTH OF IT: Beyond the sweat
Weight control is not just about spending a grueling number of hours a week in a gym dripping with sweat, nor is it just about eating...
GET YOUR GAME ON: E3 brings surprises, controversy
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has come and gone, and that means a post-show wrap-up. E3 is the most exciting three days of the year for the...
SORRY MOM & DAD: Young, wild, and alive
When someone says live life to the fullest, what do you say?
Dragon boats, Coalminers, and more at RiverFest
From Friday to Sunday, June 21-23, the Wyoming Valley RiverFest will again be held along the banks of the Susquehanna in Wilkes-Barre at Nesbitt...
MAKEUP RULES: Summer essentials
Most people don't wear makeup in the summer - in fact who wants to? It's hot, humid, rainy, and sometimes you're in and out of a...
I'D TAP THAT: Drink like a dog
Beer: Old Brown Dog AleBrewer: Smuttynose Brewing Company
RALPHIE REPORT: Crownings, canolis, and convictions
So I have a connection to Sunday night's Miss USA winner, Erin Brady of Connecticut.
ALBUM REVIEW: Goo Goo Dolls not as 'Magnetic' these days
If you had cut off listening to the Goo Goo Dolls 25 years ago, you would have trouble accepting that their latest disc, “Magnetic,”...
ALBUM REVIEW: Expect the unexpected on Kayne's 'Yeezus'
It happens to a lot of megastars in the music industry: eventually, everyone shifts gears and releases music that turns everyone's head.
ALBUM REVIEW: Lonely Island's 'Wack' sense of humor on display
The Lonely Island pull another magic trick out of the fun box – and it's their third studio record, “The Wack Album.” The...
MOTORHEAD: 1986 Chevrolet Corvette
This 1986 Chevrolet Corvette is owned by Bruce Peters of Blakeslee.
The W: Valley of the Minds, Ryan Harris Brown, New England Clambake, and Erik Wahl
Who…features the brightest minds in the valley?
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