Food/Drink

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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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First-ever Mimosa Bar Crawl takes over downtown Scranton pubs/restaurants on Aug. 8

First-ever Mimosa Bar Crawl takes over downtown Scranton pubs/restaurants on Aug. 8

Scranton has hosted its share of bar crawls over the years, and the city is no stranger to waking up early to drink on Parade Days, but this summer will bring its first-ever Mimosa Bar Crawl. Downtown bars and restaurants like Backyard Ale House, Harry’s, Noir Dark Spirits, PJ’s Pub 1910 at the Hilton Scranton […]

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Peculiar Slurp becomes Peculiar Kitchen with new menu and fresh look after 3 years in Scranton

Peculiar Slurp becomes Peculiar Kitchen with new menu and fresh look after 3 years in Scranton

From a press release: Just before turning three years old in May, Peculiar Slurp in downtown Scranton has been “reimagined” as Peculiar Kitchen, offering creative new menu items for meat lovers, vegetarians, and vegans surrounded by striking pieces of art. Owned by husband and wife team Gene and Miranda Philbin, the restaurant serves new American […]

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Pennsylvania veteran beer collaboration will be issued on Memorial Day weekend

Pennsylvania veteran beer collaboration will be issued on Memorial Day weekend

From a press release: Pennsylvania has a longstanding history of its residents serving the nation through military service. The history of the PA National Guard dates back to the mid-1700s when Benjamin Franklin organized the first Pennsylvania militia. During the years of the Revolutionary War, Pennsylvania’s regiments were some of the largest populated units in […]

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