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Meet the 22-year-old who’s opening the area’s newest nightclub

Meet the 22-year-old who’s opening the area’s newest nightclub

WILKES-BARRE — Ali Abualburak is living life like a boss. He may not be partying on a yacht with Leonardo DiCaprio, but he’s certainly feeling like the king of the world. The 22-year-old, who graduated from Penn State University in 2014, is living every frat boy’s fantasy. His first job out of college is opening […]

PHOTO GALLERY: The Peach Music Festival Aug. 13-16

PHOTO GALLERY: The Peach Music Festival Aug. 13-16

MOOSIC — The Peach Music Festival concluded its fourth festival at Montage Mountain on Sunday. Thousands of people attended over the course of the four day event. Dark Star Orchestra and Cabinet kicked off the festivities Aug. 13 and Santana wrapped up the show on Aug. 16. More than 20 bands performed including Gregg Allman, […]

Canadian bluesman Matt Andersen comes to the Kirby

Canadian bluesman Matt Andersen comes to the Kirby

Wilkes-Barre — New Brunswisk bluesman Matt Andersen will play the F.M. Kirby Center Aug. 14. The Juno-nominated guitarist and singer/songwriter said music was passed down to him from both his family and his community. “I’m from the East Coast in Canada and music’s a big part of the tradition there, a big part of my […]

Gearing up for The Peach, fourth year in a row

Gearing up for The Peach, fourth year in a row

MOOSIC — The Peach Festival is returning to Scranton for its fourth year– and this year looks pretty juicy. The Peach Festival, touted as “the only Allman Brothers Band inspired and curated festival in the Northeast” is returning to Montage Mountain on August 13 through 16 as a four-day-three-night engagement promising a weekend filled with […]

A day with Dominique: Life as a transgender woman in NEPA

A day with Dominique: Life as a transgender woman in NEPA

Life can be tough for a 25-year-old navigating their way through the world, trying to figure out where they belong. For Dominique Walker, of Wilkes-Barre, the hindrances of becoming the woman she wants to be go beyond finishing her education, establishing a career and meeting a significant other ready to commit to a relationship — […]

And the 2015 Steamtown Music Award nominees are…

And the 2015 Steamtown Music Award nominees are…

Finally, a save-the-date that doesn’t come with the obligation of buying an over-priced gravy boat or something stupid like that. Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 17 and plan on bringing nothing but unending support for your favorite local musicians (and a debit card with enough money on it to turn up at the bar). […]

2015 Swimsuit Issue

2015 Swimsuit Issue

The hottest issue of the year is here! Every summer we seek out some of the most attractive bodies and faces you’ll see around NEPA ans ask them to wear a swimsuit and a have a little fun in the sun for our annual Swimsuit Issue. This year, Samantha, Rob, Lynsey, Shane, Angel, Elizabeth and […]

A mother’s march forward

A mother’s march forward

Entering the Dunmore home of Robin Bonacci, it’s not easy to ignore the large photo of a young man with an incandescent smile framed on the mantle of the fireplace. That smile is what Robin says she misses most about the man in the picture. It’s her son Frankie, who was murdered in July 2013. […]

Let freedom rock

Let freedom rock

Left to right: Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump, Andy Hurley, Pete Wentz and Joe Trohman Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz No, you’re not high — Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa are really on tour together. That pop-punk band your weird cousin who worked at Hot Topic listened to 10 years ago and, the […]

The sex appeal of the dad bod — is it hot or not?

The sex appeal of the dad bod — is it hot or not?

Freddie Fabbri of Shavertown, left, and Brian Murphy of Scranton chat on the deck beside the pool at the Woodlands Inn in Plains Twp. Freddie Fabbri of Shavertown, right, and Brian Murphy of Scranton relax at the Woodlands Inn in Plains Twp. College kids have started embracing the dad bod on Instagram with the account […]