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Local musicians debuted Weezer tribute band No Memories — and we have pics!

Local musicians debuted Weezer tribute band No Memories — and we have pics!

SCRANTON — Four talented musicians came together to debut the Weezer tribute band, No Memories, at O’Leary’s Pub on Friday, April 10. Ed Cuozzo (A Social State, Melded, A Fire With Friends), Mike Ghigiarelli (Shattered Sky Productions, Melded), Brad Beneski (Pull The Pin, Melded, Shattered Sky Productions) and Matt Mang (The Great Party, The Reigning […]

MEET: Melissa Faatz, bartender/model

MEET: Melissa Faatz, bartender/model

Melissa Faatz of Taylor. Melissa Faatz is a bartender and professional model. Faatz, 34, is a native of Old Forge and a 1998 graduate of Old Forge High School. She also studied at Luzerne County Community College. She has three daughters: Julianna, 17, Angelina, 16, and Caydence, 12. They live in Taylor. You’ve bartended for […]

Stoner confessions: NEPA pot smokers get blunt

Stoner confessions: NEPA pot smokers get blunt

Birds of a feather toke together. Burning buds and breaking hearts. Forgive me, Father, just one more hit. The national High Holiday “420” is right around the corner. Two girls, one bong. You do the math. The national High Holiday for pot smokers, “420,” is right around the corner, and for one day your opinion […]

Weekender Live, 04.15.15-04.21.15

Weekender Live, 04.15.15-04.21.15

Wednesday: Bar on Oak: Line Dancing Metro: Team Trivia Thursday: Bar On Oak: The Tones Breakers: Battle of the Bands Metro: Karaoke Contest Riverstreet Jazz Café: Open Mic Sherman Theater: Morningside Lane – Living Room Series Tommyboy’s: Dave & Becky Duo Friday: Bar Louie: Toolshed Jack Breaker’s, Mohegan Sun: Wreckless Marci Grotto Harvey’s Lake: Stealing […]

Secret menu items can add pounds to your fast-food order, and your waist

Secret menu items can add pounds to your fast-food order, and your waist

The “Mc10:35” is a brunch sandwich made by combining an Egg McMuffin and a McDouble. The “Incredible Hulk”burrito is a five layer burrito with guacamole instead of the usual nacho cheese sauce. The “McKinley Mac” will give anyone a daily dose of protein. The burger includes quarter-pound meat patties. “The Superman” is a Cheesy Double […]

The Electric City will be buzzing with needles at the sixth annual tattoo convention

The Electric City will be buzzing with needles at the sixth annual tattoo convention

Mike Frenchko tattoos two open hearts with the names of his client’s husband and child on her back. Eric Brocious finishes a sleeve on Chaz Marsala of Moosic. Eric Brocious finishes a sleeve on Chaz Marsala of Moosic. Pete Farrel tattoos a moon and star on a client’s shoulder. SCRANTON — Getting a tattoo is […]

Kirby’s Chandelier Lobby Series is gaining in popularity

Kirby’s Chandelier Lobby Series is gaining in popularity

Girls, Guns and Glory: A Tribute to Hank Williams will perform July 18. Josh Ritter will perform May 28. The THE BAND Band will perform June 13. WILKES-BARRE — The F.M. Center for the Performing Arts, proved this year, that sometimes the best shows in the house don’t have to be performed on the main […]

Events Listings: April 15 to 21, 2015

Events Listings: April 15 to 21, 2015

Kristen Stewart and Julianne Moore star in ‘Still Alice,’ one of the art films of the Spring Film Festival at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock running through April 30. THIS WEEK: April 15 to 21, 2015 Spring Film Festival, with 25 foreign, independent and art films including “Big Eyes,” “Cake,” “Citizenfour,” “Force Majeure,” “Foxcatcher,” “Gett: […]

Outdoors Listings: April 15 to 21, 2014

Outdoors Listings: April 15 to 21, 2014

The latest in the ‘Where in the Watershed Walks’ will take you to the Swiftwater Forest Preserve for exploration of a vernal pool on April 18. THIS WEEK: April 15 to 21, 2015 How to Build a Straw Bale Garden, with Master Gardener Sandy Visintainer. Wild Birds Unlimited, Dallas Shopping Center, Memorial Highway. 6 p.m. […]

Concert Listings: April 15 to 21, 2015

Concert Listings: April 15 to 21, 2015

The high-energy country music of Big Hix will resound from the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on April 17. Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy and Matthew Slotkin) will perform April 19 at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit. Blues-rock performer Paul Thorne will entertain the crowd at the ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ […]