Archive for the ‘Local’ Category

Where’s the Best Cheesesteak Sandwich in NEPA?

Friday, April 30th, 2021
philly cheese steak on countertop

What food says “Pennsylvania” better than a Cheesesteak? It’s an undeniable classic that has made waves across the entire country, and it all comes from this beautiful state. Finding the best Cheesesteak is a massive undertaking, but if you start out by just sticking to North-Eastern Pennsylvania, you can try other areas like Philadelphia later. For now, here’s a list of some cheesesteak establishments in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania area that you should try.


Ever Grabbed Lunch at Market Street Burgers?

Friday, April 30th, 2021
man about to eat hamburger on yellow background

One of the simple pleasures in life is a good burger. When you’re unsure of what to do for lunch while you’re in or near Kingston, try Market Street Burgers. If you haven’t been there before, just know it isn’t just another standard burger joint, there’s a lot more going on here, and you deserve to get a taste of it. If you don’t find yourself in Kingston, Pennsylvania very often, Market Street Burgers might be just the right excuse to drive out.


No Shortage of Things to do in NEPA this April

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
young adult bike riders going over a bridge

Looking for something to do this April in NEPA? COVID-19 restrictions may have made it difficult to enjoy this time of year last year, but businesses have adapted and there are more things to do now. April should be full of fun, even if most of it is different from what it used to be. This list includes two farmer’s markets and a variety of other activities. Try and plan something fun to do that you haven’t been able to do in a long time!


Why you Should Bring your Kids to the Lackawanna County Children’s Library

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
old books stacked up

Libraries never go out of style. No matter how many people switch over to ebooks, or spend most of their time on the internet, libraries are still relevant. Why? Because there’s nothing like reading an ink-and-paper book, and there’s no better place to go read than at the library where you can check books out for free. If you live in Lackawanna County, instill a love of reading in your children by bringing them to Lackawanna County Children’s Library!


Best Places to Get Fresh Macaroni and Cheese in NEPA

Thursday, March 18th, 2021
macaroni and cheese on black plate with sprig of herbs

Looking for something new to try in or around your area? A safe bet is always pasta, especially macaroni and cheese. It comes in so many forms, and it’s delicious. With so many places serving the dish hot and fresh, you should get acquainted with the concoctions from restaurants near you. Continue reading for some advice on where you can get some great pasta near Moosic, Pennsylvania.


Fun Local Activities to do this March

Monday, March 8th, 2021
hilly green farmland or grassland with clear sky

Do you know how many St. Patrick’s day activities there are to celebrate in North-Eastern Pennsylvania this year? Despite the pandemic, there are still many fun plans you can look forward to this month. This blog post lists a bunch of local activities through the middle and end of March. If you live in the Moosic and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Area, look forward to some of these yourself soon!


Are Ski Slopes Open in NEPA Despite Lockdowns?

Friday, February 26th, 2021
person skiing making jump down slope

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been a subject of major concern for everyone for the last year now, skiers probably weren’t all that concerned with it interrupting their pastime, thinking the virus would be slowed or stopped before winter. This wasn’t the case, and it has been hard for every fan of every outdoor recreational activity to figure out how to continue their pursuits despite lockdowns and other restrictions.


The D&H Rail-Trail Wins Trail of the Year

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
snowy trail and line of trees

It may be cold and it may be snowy, but it’s conditions like these that produce some of the most beautiful sightseeing you can find in Northeastern Pennsylvania, or pretty much anywhere. When the snow clings to the tree branches and the sunlight catches the fresh powder just right, it’s no wonder the D&H Rail-Trail won trail of the year by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)


Get 2 Dollars off Sweets at the Deliciosa Cake shop

Friday, January 29th, 2021
get great deals on sweets pink banner

The major year-end holidays may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some great deals in the NEPA area right now. While many stores are working hard to bring customers in safely during the long Pandemic, few are discounting baked goods to do it. At Sweets by Deliciosa Cake Shop in Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, you can get $2.00 off an order of their Valentine’s 6 cupcakes box! Continue reading to learn how you can redeem this offer.


Hike the Best of NEPA’s Trails this Winter

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
person hiking in winter forest trail

If you’re unsure of why someone would enjoy hiking trails in the winter, you probably just haven’t done it yet. Winter hiking may not be for everyone, but you have to give it a shot at least once in your life. The best trails in NEPA aren’t just picturesque for just 3 seasons out of the year. Bundle up, bring a camera and your best sense of wonder when you visit any of these wonderful winter hiking trails in North-Eastern Pennsylvania.