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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. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Globe Store lights up for Christmas on Dec. 1, kicking off ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

Globe Store lights up for Christmas on Dec. 1, kicking off ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

From a press release: After hundreds of people flooded Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton last year to see the old Globe Store lit up for the holidays, the Lackawanna County Commissioners will flick the switch again this Friday, Dec. 1. The evening’s activities will begin at 4:30 p.m. with holiday selections performed by the choir […]

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Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

From a press release: Irish traditions and folklore are steeped in the fabric of Lackawanna County. To celebrate this vibrant part of our community, the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen Cummings are sponsoring a unique exhibit and panel honoring Irish culture. “The Face of Irish Music: Photographs by Robin Hiteshew” opens […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The Globe Store lighting and ScrantonMade Holiday Market, 12/02/16

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The Globe Store lighting and ScrantonMade Holiday Market, 12/02/16

Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton was flooded with hundreds of people, but it wasn’t the St. Patrick’s Parade. On Friday, Dec. 2, just after 5 p.m., the huge structure that once housed The Globe Store was lit up again with bright Christmas lights and decorated front windows, just like it was in the defunct department […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: Meet the small businesses vending in the Holiday Market at The Globe Store in Scranton Dec. 2-4

VIDEOS: Meet the small businesses vending in the Holiday Market at The Globe Store in Scranton Dec. 2-4

While practically everyone in Northeastern Pennsylvania is excited to see the old Globe Store in downtown Scranton lit up and open to shoppers again this weekend, it’s much more important to support the stores that are actually open and active year-round that will be participating in ScrantonMade’s fourth annual Holiday Market in The Globe Dec. […]

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See The Globe Store in Scranton light up again on Dec. 2, then shop its Holiday Market through Dec. 4

See The Globe Store in Scranton light up again on Dec. 2, then shop its Holiday Market through Dec. 4

From a press release: The holiday season is officially upon us. The hustle and bustle of shopping, community events, elaborate decorations, and family gatherings all add to the aura this time of year. These activities are timeless in their meaning and significance. A fond memory of days gone by will be rekindled and shine brightly […]

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Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

There have been many nostalgic tributes to The Globe Store lately, including holiday displays in the former store’s windows on Wyoming Avenue made up of original Globe items collected from local residents. The Backyard Ale House, located just a few blocks over, has its own unique tribute planned, recreating the menu of the Charl-Mont restaurant […]

 Rich Howells

Do you miss shopping at The Globe Store in Scranton? These videos will take you back

During the golden age of department stores, The Globe Store shone brightly, serving eager shoppers in downtown Scranton for over 100 years, most memorably during the holiday season with its huge window displays and unique decorations in every department. It was a simpler era then, when retail employees seemed more personable and customers didn’t trample […]