NEPA Scene Staff

New Lackawanna Arts Weekend hopes to attract tourists to downtown Scranton Aug. 3-5

New Lackawanna Arts Weekend hopes to attract tourists to downtown Scranton Aug. 3-5

From a press release: With Lackawanna County and ScrantonMade’s Lackawanna Arts Festival (formerly Arts on the Square) joining the First Friday art walk and the annual Scranton Jazz Festival this year to form the new Lackawanna Arts Weekend on Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5, organizers are hoping the partnership will encourage tourists to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Diamond City Partnership, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association, and Art Block Wilkes-Barre are joining forces to present the third annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 20. During the event, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Storm and tornado damage at Arena Hub Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Twp., 06/13/18

PHOTOS: Storm and tornado damage at Arena Hub Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Twp., 06/13/18

What has since been confirmed as a tornado with 130 mph winds touched down in Wilkes-Barre Township around the Arena Hub Plaza shopping center around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, completely destroying businesses and severely damaging others while overturning and tearing apart vehicles, knocking down trees and power lines, shattering windows, and tossing debris […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Third Man Rolling Record Store stop at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/28/18

PHOTOS: Third Man Rolling Record Store stop at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/28/18

A bright yellow truck brightened Memorial Day for Jack White fans and vinyl collectors who gathered to greet the Third Man Rolling Record Store as it pulled into the parking lot of the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre for a few hours on Monday, May 28. Owned by White, this mobile version of his Third […]

 Rich Howells

After 4 years, The Vault Tap & Kitchen in Scranton will close on June 10

After 4 years, The Vault Tap & Kitchen in Scranton will close on June 10

After four years of food, drinks, and live music, The Vault Tap & Kitchen will close on Sunday, June 10, leaving the historic Electric City Bank building in West Scranton vacant once again. The announcement came late last night on the bar/restaurant’s Facebook page, citing the owners’ desire to move on to other ventures while […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jack White’s Third Man Rolling Record Store stops at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 28

Jack White’s Third Man Rolling Record Store stops at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 28

From a press release: If you’re a vinyl collector who can’t make it to Third Man Records in Detroit or Nashville, its bright yellow mobile version will roll into the parking lot of the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, May 28 from noon until 2 p.m. This highway-loving record store on wheels hit […]

 Rich Howells

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

Marywood University graduate and Hellertown resident Frank Winger, an accomplished young man known as much for his charisma, drive, business acumen, and compassion as he was for co-founding the annual College SnowJam at Montage Mountain in Scranton, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, Feb. 5. He was only 24. The tragic news comes just days before […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe Store with Dishonest Fiddlers, 12/03/17

PHOTOS: ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe Store with Dishonest Fiddlers, 12/03/17

After the major success of last year, the ScrantonMade Holiday Market returned for the second year to the old Globe Store in downtown Scranton, turning what is now the Lackawanna County Government Center into a nostalgic trip down memory lane for those who remember the holiday rush of department store shopping on Friday, Dec. 1 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jenny’s Corner gift shop in Scranton holds grand opening on Dec. 15

Jenny’s Corner gift shop in Scranton holds grand opening on Dec. 15

From a press release: The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center has announced the grand opening of a new small business, Jenny’s Corner, a gift shop specializing in home decor, handmade items, clothing, bags, furniture, vintage finds, and much more. Jenny’s Corner will be featuring local Scranton artists. “The goal is to pay it […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ice skating outside Globe Store added to ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

Ice skating outside Globe Store added to ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

From a press release: After becoming a huge success last year, the old Globe Store will once again light up for the holidays on Friday, Dec. 1, kicking off the fifth annual ScrantonMade Holiday Market that runs through Sunday, Dec. 3. This year, a new feature has been added to the festivities – ice skating. […]

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