Rich Howells

Marketplace at Steamtown looking for new management to reopen Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton

Marketplace at Steamtown looking for new management to reopen Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton

After conflicting messages were posted on Facebook yesterday by the Iron Horse Movie Bistro and the adjacent Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton, the owner of both businesses, John Basalyga, clarified that Iron Horse will be temporarily closed while he seeks a new management company to run the movie theater. At midnight on Saturday, the […]

 Rich Howells

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton closes after less than a year, Marketplace says it’s temporary

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton closes after less than a year, Marketplace says it’s temporary

At midnight last night, the Iron Horse Movie Bistro in downtown Scranton announced suddenly on Facebook that it would be closing its doors after less than a year in business, though the adjacent Marketplace at Steamtown claims this is only temporary. Run by Phoenix Theatres Entertainment in Knoxville, Tennessee, the theater’s simple Facebook post thanks […]

 Joe Evans

REVIEW: Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton offers a new moviegoing experience in NEPA

REVIEW: Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton offers a new moviegoing experience in NEPA

I’m a lover of film – a cinephile, if you will. I see, at minimum, a movie in the theater per week. Observant readers have probably seen my movie reviews on this very website. So, like so many other film fans in Northeastern Pennsylvania, I was incredibly excited when I found out that downtown Scranton […]