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Test Kitchen: Put some hollandaise in your Easter holiday

Test Kitchen: Put some hollandaise in your Easter holiday

Every family has recipes passed down through generations. This is that kind of recipe.   My great-grandmother made Ham and Bananas Hollandaise during the Great Depression. She brought it from her homeland of Kazakhstan where it was traditionally served to enemies to kill them. There was poison added and supposedly the ham and banana mixture […]

RIDE OR DIE: Nepa’s most fast and furious

RIDE OR DIE: Nepa’s most fast and furious

Hide your kids, hide your wife, hide your husband, because there’s a group of car enthusiasts who hit speeds north of 140 mph on NEPA streets without getting caught. Ain’t that some shit.   “I can’t go on record and say that I go out every Saturday night and commit a crime, but street racing […]

Man of the Week: Tony Vaitsopoulos

Man of the Week: Tony Vaitsopoulos

Full name: Tony Vaitsopoulos   Hometown: Dickson City   Favorite Weekender feature: Model of the week   Favorite bar/restaurant: Angelo’s   What are you passionate about? Music   Who do you admire? My Family   What’s something most people don’t know about you? I have to sleep with a fan on.   Are you a […]

Model of the Week: Josephine Latimer

Model of the Week: Josephine Latimer

Full name: Josephine Latimer   Hometown: Wilkes-Barre   Favorite Weekender feature: Model of the Week   Favorite bar/restaurant: Mariner’s Cove   What are you passionate about? I’m most passionate about writing.   Who do you admire? I admire my incredible friends.   What’s something most people don’t know about you? I can recite almost every […]

Weekender’s Ultimate College Lip Sync Kohntest

Weekender’s Ultimate College Lip Sync Kohntest

Local pop duo Kohn, of Dallas, wants to perform at your college campus for free — but there’s a catch. We’re going to make you work for it. You have to make a lip-sync music video to one of Kohn’s songs. The request kicks off Weekender’s Ultimate College Lip-Sync Kohntest. Any college club or organization in […]

Guy with Mohawk builds ‘Golden Girls’ LEGO set

Guy with Mohawk builds ‘Golden Girls’ LEGO set

Don’t let Samuel Hatmaker’s name fool you. The 40-year-old — who has a pretty dope Mohawk, btw — doesn’t make hats. He makes LEGO’s that look like episodes of “The Golden Girls.” (Sounds like a joke, but it’s not. Seriously.) And thanks to LEGO Ideas and 10,000 online supporters, a ‘Golden Girls’ comeback might start […]

Model of the Week: Elena DeAngelo

Model of the Week: Elena DeAngelo

Full name: Elena Angelina DeAngelo   Hometown: Wyoming   Favorite Weekender feature: Model of The Week of course   Favorite bar/restaurant: Beer Boys!   What are you passionate about? Making all of my best friends feel good about themselves!   Who do you admire? I admire strong and intelligent women who truly inspire me!   […]