Inside Stories

Holiday shopping with a twist: Sip & Shop event set for Nov. 25

Holiday shopping with a twist: Sip & Shop event set for Nov. 25

DUNMORE — Not many would consider holiday shopping a relaxing pursuit. But the Honeychilds’ pub in Dunmore is looking to change that by giving adults the chance to have some fun — and have a few drinks — all while crossing items off their Christmas lists. Sip & Shop is an annual pop-up event that […]

‘Game of Thrones’ returns in April 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ returns in April 2019

We finally know exactly when to expect winter to come. HBO announced Tuesday that their hugely popular series “Game of Thrones” will premiere in April 2019 for what will be its eighth and final season. But before you get excited about a new trailer that gives a sneak peek of the drama to come: don’t. […]

Lil Peep fails to reach full potential on likely last album

Lil Peep fails to reach full potential on likely last album

Gustav Åhr, who performed under the name Lil Peep, passed away on Nov. 15, 2017, as the result of a drug overdose in the back of a tour bus. Only weeks before his death, the vocalist — who I hesitate to qualify either as a rapper or as a singer — released his first record, […]

Vince Staples has a little fun on ‘FM!’

Vince Staples has a little fun on ‘FM!’

In only a few short years, Vince Staples has managed to solidify his position as one of the most creative new voices in hip-hop. That started back in 2015 with the release of his debut record, “Summertime ‘06,” an impressive debut that showed off the strength of Staples’ lyrics. He followed that record up with […]

Scranton rapper Lucas Hex releases first track from upcoming album

Scranton rapper Lucas Hex releases first track from upcoming album

SCRANTON — The Halloween season might be over, but one Scranton-based emcee is keeping up a dark aesthetic, thanks to the first single off his new album. Lucas Hex released his new track, “Omen,” earlier this week, accompanied by a suitably dark music video for the track. The song is the first single off Hex’s […]

NEPA native singer-songwriter to release self-directed music video

NEPA native singer-songwriter to release self-directed music video

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Hailing from Northeastern Pennsylvania, LA based pop singer-songwriter Alicia Sky is extending her talents to music video directing with her newest hit single “Turn the Sky Blue,” set to premiere today on her YouTube channel. Originally from Kingston and Drums, Alicia Sky has been writing lyrically since the age of seven […]

La Anna Guesthouse: A Poconos Creative Retreat to open next summer

La Anna Guesthouse: A Poconos Creative Retreat to open next summer

LA ANNA — Restoration requires inspiration from the past and dedication to the future. The La Anna Guesthouse located in Pike County is both a historical site and a future creative retreat/artist-in-residency program destination set to open next year. Pocono native Jeffrey Gerson is a San Francisco-based photographer and works for Instagram as the product […]

‘History Worth Remembering’ presentation will shed light on World War I

‘History Worth Remembering’ presentation will shed light on World War I

TUNKHANNOCK — It has been 100 years since the end of what was thought to be the War to End All Wars. To imagine what life was like during World War I may seem like a daunting task, but with some historical perspective its influence on modern philosophies and foreign policies can be understood. “History […]

Monster cookies for the season

Monster cookies for the season

This week I did the mash. The monster cookie mash! It’s the spookiest time of the year and it’s all about the treats, no tricks. These not so scary monster cookies won’t give you a fright, but they’re sure to be a hit at your Halloween party. I promise you won’t hear any boos. You […]

Frehley proves he’s still the ‘Spaceman’

Frehley proves he’s still the ‘Spaceman’

Ace Frehley was an original member of the rock band KISS and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is also considered to be one of the most influential guitarists of all-time. Frehley had two stints with KISS: 1973-1982 and 1996-2002. He was with the group in the ‘70s when […]

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