Food/Drink

 Rich Howells

TRAILER PREMIERE: ‘Tray’ documentary focuses on the people behind NEPA pizza

TRAILER PREMIERE: ‘Tray’ documentary focuses on the people behind NEPA pizza

NEPA Scene was the first media source in Northeastern Pennsylvania to report on “Tray,” the upcoming documentary on the unique pizza that comes from NEPA and how it ties into the area’s residents and their heritage, a little over a year ago. Since then, we’ve stayed in touch with the local filmmakers to provide updates […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Incandenza Sour IPA by Hudson Valley Brewery

Beer: Incandenza Brewery: Hudson Valley Brewery Style: Sour IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 6.00% We took a stroll up the Hudson River this week to give a relative newcomer brewery-wise, Hudson Valley Brewery, a whirl! Incandenza is a sour IPA brewed with two-row barley and raw white wheat, hopped with citra and simcoe in the whirlpool […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Good Good 2.0 Northeast Double IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: Good Good Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 9.00% Søle Artisan Ales is back with another reissue of one of their popular beers, a New England-style Double IPA with a doubly good name – Good Good! Before Søle relocates to Easton, I figured I’d wait in line at its local […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: First-ever Scranton VegFest representing vegan and plant-based lifestyles planned for 2017

VIDEO: First-ever Scranton VegFest representing vegan and plant-based lifestyles planned for 2017

La Festa Italiana and other Scranton food festivals have their vegetarian options, but now the city is getting a festival free of meat and full of leafy green alternatives. The inaugural Scranton VegFest was announced on Wednesday with a video by RizeOptix posted on the festival’s new Facebook page explaining how the idea came together […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Nonna Rosalita Tiramisu Beer by Bonn Place Brewing Company

Beer: Nonna Rosalita Brewery: Bonn Place Brewing Company Style: American Stout/Imperial Brown Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 7.80% After reviewing their Uncle Cray-Cray Double Pale Ale last week, we’re cracking open our other growler from Bonn Place Brewing in Bethlehem. Nonna Rosalita is a “tiramisu” beer that’s classified as a stout but seems to be more […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Uncle Cray-Cray Double Pale Ale by Bonn Place Brewing Company

Beer: Uncle Cray-Cray Brewery: Bonn Place Brewing Company Style: Double Pale Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 8.00% MBR took a drive down to beautiful Bethlehem this week and visited Bonn Place Brewing for the first time. After a few beers, we grabbed a growler of Uncle Cray-Cray from this Belgian-looking brewery to see if it’s as […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts first-ever F.M. Kirby Fest arts fundraiser on April 22

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts first-ever F.M. Kirby Fest arts fundraiser on April 22

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre has announced its first major fundraising event, “F.M. Kirby Fest – A Night of Pints, Pinot & Performing Arts” on Saturday, April 22 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. This all-inclusive fundraising event, aimed at showcasing local wineries, breweries, restaurants, and […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Project Haze 003 Imperial IPA by Funk Brewing Company

Beer: Project Haze 003 Brewery: Funk Brewing Company Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 7.60% We have some semi-hometown cooking on today’s MBR with the latest version of Project Haze, a turbid Imperial IPA from those fine funky folks over at Funk Brewing in Emmaus near Allentown! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton punk band The Menzingers will release new ‘After the Party’ beer with Neshaminy Creek

Scranton punk band The Menzingers will release new ‘After the Party’ beer with Neshaminy Creek

What better way to celebrate the release of a new album called “After the Party” than with some beers? On Friday, Feb. 3, the day their fifth studio album comes out through Epitaph Records, Scranton punk band The Menzingers have already sold out the record release show with singer/songwriter Roger Harvey at Kung Fu Necktie […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: BuiceJox Mandarin Double IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: BuiceJox 2.0 Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 8.20% Last year, we reviewed the popular Juicebox by Søle Artisan Ales, brewed locally at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston. Now, as Søle prepares to relocate to Easton, we’re taking on the new version of that beer, the double dry hopped Mandarin […]