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Sheetz is giving away free gas on June 1 but only to fat people

Sheetz released a statement on Wednesday morning that all locations will be pumping free gas on June 1 — but there’s a catch. You have to be fat in order to be eligible, according to the press release. Thomas Sheetman, the company’s co-founder and CEO, says the campaign is an initiative to give overweight customers […]

The ultimate summer party returns at Mohegan Sun Pocono

The ultimate summer party returns at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tramps Like Us — a tribute to Bruce Springsteen — performing at Party on the Patio in August 2014. They’ll take the stage again on July 16. The largest weekly patio party in Northeastern Pennsylvania is back at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 28 at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Every week, some of the most celebrated tribute […]

Cinema explores themes of aging while trying to stay relevant

Cinema explores themes of aging while trying to stay relevant

Ben Stiller used to pride himself on his cutting-edge taste in music. But then he got married and had two kids and found himself with less time to stay tuned to what was hip and hot. “I feel like having kids was the first time for me when I realized I had to not think […]

5 Marijuana recipes that’ll make you wanna move to Colorado or Washington

5 Marijuana recipes that’ll make you wanna move to Colorado or Washington

f you still make pot brownies, you’re a basic bitch. Nowadays, cannabis edibles have expanded to a seemingly endless amount of options. From your breakfast to your birthday cake, recipes that include marijuana are passed along social media faster than a blunt in a high school parking lot just as the homeroom bell rings. If you […]

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 […]

Local hair band makes music free to download — are they wiggin’ out?

Local hair band makes music free to download — are they wiggin’ out?

Dyer Knight of Swoyersville may look like he just stepped out of a hot tub time machine from the year 1986, but the long-haired lead singer and bassist for Wicked Sins is relying on an innovative promotional tool that appears to be ahead of its time. Beginning April 1, Knight decided to make 13 original […]

How this young entrepreneur turned bad business into a growing empire

How this young entrepreneur turned bad business into a growing empire

Joshua Levy of Shavertown is a young entrepreneur with a new business geared toward car enthusiasts that promises to “take your car to a whole new level.” The 26-year-old combined his entrepreneurial spirit and hobby for rebuilding cars to launch Nine1Forged, a wheel manufacturing company that specializes in the design and production of customized three-piece […]

The Rock just taught us a lesson in counting our blessings

The Rock just taught us a lesson in counting our blessings

Fans of Dwayne Johnson just caught a whiff of what “The Rock” is cooking and it’s a lesson to count your blessings. The “Furious 7” star posted a pic to Instagram with a fan on Easter Sunday — and the caption wins the award for story you’ll hear all day. “Cool story to share on […]

MEET: Vince Benedetto of the Bold Gold Media Group

MEET: Vince Benedetto of the Bold Gold Media Group

Vince Benedetto is the president and CEO of the Bold Gold Media Group, which owns radio stations such as 105 The River, 94.3-FM The Talker and NEPA Sports Radio The Game. Benedetto, 39, is a native of Phoenixville and is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a degree in […]

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