Inside Stories

Estella Sweet talks about finding her pride

Estella Sweet talks about finding her pride

Coming of age in the early 1990s, entering those awkward teen years, is hard enough without the added pitfalls of being what no teen really wants to be — different. Sure, teens want to be seen as unique, but only within certain bounds. They want rebelliousness without the confrontation inherent in being truly other. I […]

Mahoning Drive-In hosts biker movie marathon

Mahoning Drive-In hosts biker movie marathon

LEIGHTON — Don Dzikowski loves drive-ins and the movies that play at them, but he has a soft spot for one particular genre — biker movies. Dzikowski and his partner, George Reis, are bringing their version of the biker movie marathon events that were popular in the ’60s and ’70s to the Mahoning Drive-In this […]

‘Return to Rocky Glen’ a history of fun

‘Return to Rocky Glen’ a history of fun

From 1886, when its plot of land was purchased for $15, to 1987 when it closed, Rocky Glen Park was a source of joy and entertainment for generations of people in NEPA. Those old enough to have appreciated its amusements tell stories of its granduer. Bob Savakinus, of Carbondale, and Shannon C. Keith, of Honesdale, […]

Keep your weekend affordable with these suggestions of things to do for $20 or less

It’s the first full weekend in August and the temperatures keep rising. This weekend, cool down at a waterpark that’s spicing it up with wings or keep it hot with some burlesque. Get in tune with your inner hippie with some folk music or bring out your inner bad angel at a biker movie marathon. […]

The right type of Wing Men

The right type of Wing Men

Matt Serniak and Matt Lynch, both of Scranton, are perhaps two of the most popular wing men in Northeastern Pennsylvania. But they’re not going to get you laid. When it comes to hot hookups, you’re on your own. When it comes to hot wings, however, they’ve got you covered. The best friends, who met while […]

Heading to Philadelphia? Here are 10 things to do in the city of brotherly love this weekend

Heading to Philadelphia? Here are 10 things to do in the city of brotherly love this weekend

This weekend, enjoy special deals for meals at Center City restaurants or take in some jazz at Penn’s Landing. If you want to venture outside the city, indulge in peaches at Peddler’s Village or cycling competitions in West Chester. Check out 10 inexpensive or free events happening in Philly and surrounding areas this weekend. Restaurant […]

MEET: Jennifer Danza: Illustrator, painter and sculptor

MEET: Jennifer Danza: Illustrator, painter and sculptor

Jennifer Danza is an illustrator, painter and sculptor and is the owner and operator of Jenn Danza Studios in Nanticoke. Danza, 45, is a graduate of the former Bishop O’Reilly High School in Kingston. She attended Marywood College for three years before relocating to New York City, where she graduated from Pratt Institute with a […]

Planning a trip to NYC this weekend? Here are 10 things you can’t miss

Planning a trip to NYC this weekend? Here are 10 things you can’t miss

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, visiting NYC can sometimes be like traveling the world. This week’s events include Dragon Boats celebrating China, hip-hop honoring American history and an Italian festival that will have you feeling like you’re in the old country. But don’t worry those of you who want to experience […]

Blue Moon Bash celebrates 20 years of good tasting beer

Blue Moon Bash celebrates 20 years of good tasting beer

Picture “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” as a story written for adults. Willy Wonka probably wouldn’t have a factory where he makes candy, that’s for damn sure. Think about it. The only adults who really go ape shit for chocolate bars are single women on their period and the only grown women who incessantly chew […]

The drama is real in the local music scene right now

The drama is real in the local music scene right now

DJ Hersh got on social media to recognize the nominees for DJ of the Year at the upcoming Steamtown Music Awards, and seemingly threw shade at Ryan Kenton by crossing out his name on the list. DJ Hersh was snubbed from this year’s list of nominees, who were decided by fan votes. Now, Kenton is […]