Lifestyle

 Rich Howells

This time-lapse video of a Wilkes-Barre woman transforming into a leopard has us intrigued

An intriguing time-lapse video was uploaded to Facebook last night of a woman being transformed by makeup artists into a leopard, and while what exactly it’s promoting is not yet clear, a few hints have been dropped so far. The video, created by Earl and Sedor Studios, is directed by Wilkes-Barre Internet marketing company Coal […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: Is YouTube really helping musicians, or is it the other way around?

PUTTING IN WORK: Is YouTube really helping musicians, or is it the other way around?

How has YouTube helped you lately? I have this theory. What is YouTube really? At its core, it just a video hosting website. It has the benefit of over one billion users, ease of use with their mobile apps and other functions, and people already go there when they want to hear a certain song. […]

 J. Bear Savo

BEHIND THE BLOCK: Charred chattel – when an item is beyond salvageable

BEHIND THE BLOCK: Charred chattel – when an item is beyond salvageable

The golden rule of estate liquidation is know before you throw. Those who have little or no experience in the auction industry are usually unaware of the strange and absurd items – some of which look like garbage – that can realize high prices on the block, and therefore sometimes make the tragic mistake of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 24-March 2

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 24-March 2

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 24 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Put your phone away and make a new friend

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Put your phone away and make a new friend

The practice of making friends seems to be a lost art these days. Sure, we all have a thousand “friends,” followers, and fans across social media, but how many of those people do you actually know on a personal level and spend time with? Do you already make a habit of talking to new people, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Buddy (brown and white dog) and Tripod (tuxedo cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Buddy (brown and white dog) and Tripod (tuxedo cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, 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 […]

 Ali Pica

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: Help! My boyfriend is always cryptic!

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: Help! My boyfriend is always cryptic!

“Perpetually Confused Girlfriend” writes: Dear Ali, I have been dating this guy for about six months. I know that’s not a long time, but sometimes I feel as if we are good for each other and have potential to develop into a more serious relationship (e.g. moving in together). He recently brought up that he […]

 J. Bear Savo

BEHIND THE BLOCK: Alternative auction methods

BEHIND THE BLOCK: Alternative auction methods

The traditional auction involves gathering both merchandise and bidders at a specific place and time, allowing said bidders to compete for ownership as each item is presented by an auctioneer, who governs the process and asks for bids via a melodic chant. There are some alternative methods typically used for charitable events, such as the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 17-23

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 17-23

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 17 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: I tried that… and it didn’t work!

STRENGTH & FOCUS: I tried that… and it didn’t work!

How many times has someone told you not to do something because it didn’t work for them? Now I’m not talking about buying some obscure contraption from TV after midnight or paying outrageous sums of money to join a get-rich-quick scheme or program, but rather investing your time and energy by enrolling in a seminar, […]

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