Rich Howells

VIDEOS: Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah avoids elimination and makes Top 11 on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

VIDEOS: Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah avoids elimination and makes Top 11 on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

After slaying his blind audition with the Shawn Mendes hit “Mercy” during the Season 12 premiere of “The Voice” on NBC on Feb. 27, 19-year-old Mark Isaiah of Mount Pocono has survived several more weeks of the reality talent competition to make it into the Top 11. On Monday, March 20, he took on fellow […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Loverboy will be ‘Working for the Weekend’ at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on April 29

Loverboy will be ‘Working for the Weekend’ at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on April 29

From a press release: Multi-platinum-selling Canadian rock group Loverboy, known for big hits like “Turn Me Loose” and “Working for the Weekend,” will be playing in Gypsies Lounge at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Saturday, April 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $55 and $65, plus fees, are on sale now […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway on Monday, March 20 and, in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, Peeps Italian […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: 19-year-old Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah nails ‘The Voice’ audition to join Team Adam

VIDEO: 19-year-old Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah nails ‘The Voice’ audition to join Team Adam

Season 12 of “The Voice” premiered on NBC on Monday, Feb. 27, and with it came the national debut of a young singer from Northeastern Pennsylvania. 19-year-old Mark Isaiah of Mount Pocono sang the Shawn Mendes hit “Mercy” in front of 13 million viewers, sounding a lot like him while standing out enough in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and actor Shawn Wayans performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 18

Comedian and actor Shawn Wayans performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 18

From a press release: Comedian, actor, producer, and writer Shawn Wayans will be performing stand-up comedy in Gypsies Lounge at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45 and $55, plus fees, can be purchased via ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Mount […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian and TV host Arsenio Hall performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 4

Comedian and TV host Arsenio Hall performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 4

From a press release: Comedian, actor, announcer, producer, and TV host Arsenio Hall will be performing stand-up comedy in Gypsies Lounge at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45 and $55, plus fees, can be purchased via ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets or at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Best-selling reggae artist Shaggy performs at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on June 18

Best-selling reggae artist Shaggy performs at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on June 18

From a press release: Emerging in the early ’90s, Shaggy was the biggest crossover success in dancehall reggae, known worldwide for his hit single “It Wasn’t Me” in 2000. With a commanding presence, a distinctive voice that is recognizable throughout the world and titles such as artist, businessman, philanthropist, and Grammy Award winner, Shaggy is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rita’s holds annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the first day of spring with its 24th annual First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway – known to many Rita’s guests as simply “FDOS” – and the […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Gin Blossoms continue to bloom in Mount Airy Casino performance

CONCERT REVIEW: Gin Blossoms continue to bloom in Mount Airy Casino performance

For 85 glorious minutes on Saturday, Feb. 13, the jangling guitars and scrumptious harmonies of the Gin Blossoms rocked a near-capacity crowd at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono. The quintet from Tempe, Arizona took the stage inside Gypsies at 8:15 with “Don’t Change for Me,” the leadoff track from the band’s fifth and […]