NEPA Scene Staff

The Office Super Fan Festival debuts at Marketplace at Steamtown and Levels in Scranton July 24-26

The Office Super Fan Festival debuts at Marketplace at Steamtown and Levels in Scranton July 24-26

Despite ending in 2013 after nine seasons on NBC, “The Office” is just as popular as ever, but it has been years since Scranton celebrated the hit comedy show with a convention in the home of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. That all changes in 2020 with The Office Super Fan Festival, a brand […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA bands plan holiday concerts throughout December in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Nanticoke, and more

NEPA bands plan holiday concerts throughout December in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Nanticoke, and more

As everyone shops and prepares for the holidays, local musicians are planning some festive concerts, with many serving as their final shows of 2019. For those looking to get into the spirit of the season while supporting local music, NEPA Scene has wrapped up this season of shows you need to see in a nice […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring Boston metal band Ice Nine Kills to the new Art Haus movie theater in downtown Scranton for a live unplugged show this Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free on a first-come, first-served basis. […]

 Rich Howells

New Scranton music venue opens inside The Marketplace at Steamtown

New Scranton music venue opens inside The Marketplace at Steamtown

Since The Mall at Steamtown became The Marketplace at Steamtown in 2016, the former retail stores have been converted into everything from a fitness center to an aquarium to a wine bar to a community college campus, complete with a public market replacing the food court. A new music venue can now be added to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Marketplace at Steamtown’s Throwback event recalls ’80s, ’90s Scranton mall nostalgia Sept. 14-15

Marketplace at Steamtown’s Throwback event recalls ’80s, ’90s Scranton mall nostalgia Sept. 14-15

From a press release: Raid your closet and pull out your leg warmers, acid-wash jeans, scrunchies, and neon windbreakers because The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton is about to go back to the 1980s and ’90s with a totally radical assortment of activities, local vendors, food, and live music. Shop Small Steamtown: Throwback will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PPW’s ‘Brawl at the Mall’ brings live wrestling to Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Aug. 10

PPW’s ‘Brawl at the Mall’ brings live wrestling to Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Aug. 10

From a press release: PPW, an independent wrestling company based in Hazleton, will host its first-ever wrestling event in Scranton at an usual venue, bringing regional talent as well as a WWE Superstar to The Marketplace at Steamtown on Saturday, Aug. 10. The “Brawl at the Mall,” held on the second floor in the atrium […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

From a press release: A new eye-catching mural addressing the realities of the opioid epidemic has been installed inside of The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. Local artist Eric Bussart spray-painted the storefront piece, which addresses an issue that the Department of Health has deemed to be the worst public health crisis in Pennsylvania, […]

 Rich Howells

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton will reopen under new management this November

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton will reopen under new management this November

Almost a year after the Iron Horse Movie Bistro suddenly closed its doors, news came over the weekend that the downtown Scranton movie theater will reopen under new management before the end of 2018. Located across the street from the Marketplace at Steamtown, the theater will be taken over by a brand new company called […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Danville author Jim Warner returns to Scranton for new poetry book signing at Library Express on April 22

Danville author Jim Warner returns to Scranton for new poetry book signing at Library Express on April 22

From a press release: Danville native and current Philadelphia resident Jim Warner will be returning to his old stomping grounds for a signing and reading of his new book of poetry, “Actual Miles,” at the Library Express Bookstore at The Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Sunday, April 22 at 1 p.m. Part travelogue, part […]

 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 […]