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 Rich Howells

Headlining band and fans fall ill after virus outbreak at Pennsylvania music festival

Headlining band and fans fall ill after virus outbreak at Pennsylvania music festival

Attendees of the sixth annual Mad Tea Party Jam last weekend have plenty to be mad about after fans, staff, and even the headlining band fell ill due to what may be a norovirus outbreak at an outdoor venue in Artemas, Pennsylvania. After organizers of the music festival contacted the Pennsylvania Center of Epidemiology and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dive back into the ’90s during Adult Swim Night at Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on June 28

Dive back into the ’90s during Adult Swim Night at Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on June 28

From a press release: The popular Adult Swim Night series at Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton will have a “Back to the ’90s” theme on Wednesday, June 28, so find your best neon bathing suit before jumping in. A $10 cover includes access to all the water attractions – the wave pool, alpine slides, Tundra […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Coney Island Mermaid Parade in New York City, 06/17/17

PHOTOS: Coney Island Mermaid Parade in New York City, 06/17/17

If there’s one parade that rain cannot ruin (and maybe even enhance), it’s the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. The colorful aquatic attendees of the 35th annual parade on Saturday, June 17 just swam right on through it, showing off their big smiles and imaginative costumes, with many leaving little to the imagination. That’s what it’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Primo (Shiba Inu) and Murriah (blue point Siamese cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Primo (Shiba Inu) and Murriah (blue point Siamese cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Join group bike rides on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Scranton June 14-21

Join group bike rides on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Scranton June 14-21

From a press release: The Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area will host a series of group rides on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Scranton this season to promote the joy of bicycling in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Group rides will be held on Wednesdays, June 14 and June 21, weather permitting. Riders should […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Dakota (mastiff mix) and Missy (striped tabby cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Dakota (mastiff mix) and Missy (striped tabby cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Brie (beagle mix) and Priscilla and Anastasia (ragdoll kittens)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Brie (beagle mix) and Priscilla and Anastasia (ragdoll kittens)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dog-friendly wine festival Pittie Palooza returns to Maiolatesi Wine Cellars in Scott Twp. on June 10

Dog-friendly wine festival Pittie Palooza returns to Maiolatesi Wine Cellars in Scott Twp. on June 10

From a press release: Wine festivals are popping up more and more frequently in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but Pittie Palooza is the only one that you can bring your dog to. Hosted by the nonprofit Lehigh Valley Pitbull Awareness Club and Pittie Chicks, which sells apparel and accessories for pit bull lovers, the pet friendly festival […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Help break a thumb wrestling Guinness World Record in downtown Scranton on June 10

Help break a thumb wrestling Guinness World Record in downtown Scranton on June 10

From a press release: Electric City Escape is inviting locals to help put Scranton in the Guinness Book of World Records with just a thumbs up. On Saturday, June 10, the downtown Scranton escape room is organizing a free community event on Courthouse Square as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Harlequin (Labrador) and Smokey (Russian blue)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Harlequin (Labrador) and Smokey (Russian blue)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]