Food/Drink

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University of Scranton grads launch Sylf alcohol dispensing startup via crowdfunding platform Wefunder

University of Scranton grads launch Sylf alcohol dispensing startup via crowdfunding platform Wefunder

From a press release: Sylf, a startup company created by University of Scranton graduates to enhance the bartending experience, launched its first fundraising campaign on Oct. 28. Sylf is a tech company that offering an innovative concept that reinvents how customers receive their favorite beverages while on a night out. Sylf’s touchscreen alcohol dispensers, which […]

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Brewsterhout Rooftop Party is back to benefit Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

Brewsterhout Rooftop Party is back to benefit Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

From a press release: After taking a year off due to the pandemic, the Osterhout Free Library’s 12th annual Brewsterhout Rooftop Party is set for Friday, Oct. 8 atop the James F. Conahan Intermodal Transportation Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Running from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., the 21+ event will be held rain or shine. The rooftop […]

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Lackawanna County restaurants will participate in photo contest during the holidays

Lackawanna County restaurants will participate in photo contest during the holidays

From a press release: This holiday season, Lackawanna County and the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce are asking foodies and everyday restaurant patrons to “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry” at their favorite public places. From Nov. 25 through Jan. 1, they will encourage residents to take photos of their favorite food or drink at a […]

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The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

From a press release: It has been eight years since local legends The Badlees performed a full set with their entire lineup, so anticipation is building for a brand new event that will reunite the Selinsgrove roots rock band. The inaugural Pittston Prohibition will poke fun at its playful name by bringing all kinds of […]

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South Side Farmers Market kicks off ‘Welcoming Scranton’ event on Sept. 11

South Side Farmers Market kicks off ‘Welcoming Scranton’ event on Sept. 11

From a press release: Following the grand opening of its Carbondale Farmers Market this week, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania will host the kickoff to its annual “Welcoming Scranton” event at the South Side Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 11. The summer market (526 Cedar Ave., Scranton) will have a variety of special guest […]

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Learn ‘The Art of Chinese Tea Ceremony’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 12

Learn ‘The Art of Chinese Tea Ceremony’ at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 12

From a press release: As part of its Arts Engage initiative, the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is sponsoring “The Art of Chinese Tea Ceremony” featuring Dr. Kathy Wang, an authority on the subject, in Shopland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. Tea ceremonies have been performed […]

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New year-round farmers market opens in Carbondale on Sept. 9

New year-round farmers market opens in Carbondale on Sept. 9

From a press release: A new market for fresh produce and local foods is coming to Carbondale. With a grant from the Moses Taylor Foundation, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania is opening a farmers market at its Fallbrook housing community (185 Fallbrook St., Carbondale). The year-round market will be open on Thursdays starting Sept. […]

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Blaze Pizza opens new Wilkes-Barre location on Aug. 11, offering free build-your-own artisanal pies

Blaze Pizza opens new Wilkes-Barre location on Aug. 11, offering free build-your-own artisanal pies

From a press release: Today, Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza announced that it will open a new location in Wilkes-Barre, making it easier for local residents to get “an upgraded pizza experience” with fast artisanal pizza. The build-your-own pizza concept, known for its chef-driven recipes and casually hip restaurants, will be opening on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at […]

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Annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest is back at Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 27

Annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest is back at Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 27

From a press release: Declared “the most Pennsylvania thing ever” on its flyer, the annual Middleswarth Potato Chip Eating Contest is coming back for a sixth year, leaving nothing but empty Weekender bags and millions of tiny crumbs in its wake. If you’ve ever scarfed down a bag or cardboard bucket of this local snack […]

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New Wilkes-Barre soda brand Parlor Beverages taking pre-orders for root beer and birch beer

New Wilkes-Barre soda brand Parlor Beverages taking pre-orders for root beer and birch beer

From a press release: In March, a new company called Parlor Beverages announced that it would be creating craft sodas in Wilkes-Barre. Now, this lifestyle brand built on nostalgia and rock ‘n’ roll is telling soda drinkers to “get ready for a mouthful of madness” – $10 four-packs of root beer, butterscotch root beer, and […]

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