Food/Drink

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley releases low-calorie Smallmouth IPA into the wild

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley releases low-calorie Smallmouth IPA into the wild

From a press release: Sought by anglers all over North America, smallmouth bass are often found in clearer waters, including streams, rivers, and sandy bottoms of lakes and reservoirs. Today, smallmouths can also be found at Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley, adjacent to Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania’s second largest man-made lake. Smallmouth IPA is the latest […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Strong hosts small business Christmas in July online auction on July 26

NEPA Strong hosts small business Christmas in July online auction on July 26

From a press release: In this time of separation and social distancing, NEPA Strong and over 80 local businesses are coming together virtually for a Christmas in July auction on Sunday, July 26 via Facebook. The list of items continues to grow and already includes commitments from some of the area’s finest names in apparel, […]

 Rich Howells

Irem Shrine in Dallas hosts Food Truck Fridays with new vendors every week through July 31

Irem Shrine in Dallas hosts Food Truck Fridays with new vendors every week through July 31

Following a successful launch last week, the Irem Shrine in Dallas, Pennsylvania will host an outdoor food truck event every Friday from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. through July 31. Food Truck Fridays offer “food trucks parked on the premises, a DJ, and a large pavilion with outdoor seating to enjoy your food. There is a different […]

 Rich Howells

La Festa Italiana in Scranton canceled due to coronavirus concerns

La Festa Italiana in Scranton canceled due to coronavirus concerns

First it was the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade – then the coronavirus came for the Italian Festival. This morning, Lackawanna County and festival organizers announced that La Festa Italiana, scheduled for Sept. 4-7 on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, has been canceled. The massively popular Labor Day weekend event typically brings more than 80 food […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania allows sale of mixed drinks and cocktails to-go from struggling bars and restaurants

Pennsylvania allows sale of mixed drinks and cocktails to-go from struggling bars and restaurants

From a press release: Today, Governor Tom Wolf today signed House Bill 327, now Act 21 of 2020, allowing the temporary sale of mixed drinks and cocktails to-go from bars, restaurants, and hotels with a liquor license. The law takes effect immediately. “This new temporary rule creates more business for bars and restaurants when they […]

 Rich Howells

Circle Drive-In Flea Fair in Dickson City reopens farmers market and other vendors on May 24

Circle Drive-In Flea Fair in Dickson City reopens farmers market and other vendors on May 24

The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opened to show movies on May 1, and now it is ready to start reopening its popular Flea Fair. As the largest flea market and farmers market in Northeastern Pennsylvania, it usually hosts hundreds of vendors every Sunday from March through November, but the coronavirus has put the […]

 The Conversation

How to shop safely at the grocery store amid the coronavirus pandemic

How to shop safely at the grocery store amid the coronavirus pandemic

Wear a mask, but skip the gloves. Don’t sanitize the apples. And if you are older than 65, it’s probably best to still order your groceries online. As a food virologist, I hear a lot of questions from people about the coronavirus risks in grocery stores and how to stay safe while shopping for food […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son visited Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill yesterday to give their thanks to hospital employees and their heroic efforts in caring for COVID-19 patients within Pottsville and the greater Lehigh Valley. To show appreciation and support for the impactful work being done in their hometown, Yuengling donated a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fine Wine & Good Spirits makes $3.64 million in 4 days, expands curbside pickup to 565 locations in Pennsylvania

Fine Wine & Good Spirits makes $3.64 million in 4 days, expands curbside pickup to 565 locations in Pennsylvania

From a press release: Starting today, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has expanded its curbside pickup service introduced last week to 389 more Fine Wine & Good Spirits locations across the commonwealth to serve more customers seeking wine and spirits while maintaining social distancing practices in the interest of public health and safety during the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fine Wine & Good Spirits offers curbside pickup at these 176 locations in Pennsylvania during coronavirus pandemic

Fine Wine & Good Spirits offers curbside pickup at these 176 locations in Pennsylvania during coronavirus pandemic

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has begun offering limited curbside pickup service at 176 Fine Wine & Good Spirits locations across the commonwealth to serve more customers seeking wine and spirits while maintaining social distancing practices in the interest of public health and safety during the coronavirus pandemic. “Today, 106 Fine […]

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