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Where to find Christmas trees in NEPA

Where to find Christmas trees in NEPA

When it comes to celebrating the holidays with decorations and your favorite traditions, there is nothing more iconic than the evergreen tree. For hundreds of years, Christmas trees have been a popular yuletide tradition for decorating the home. If you decide to forgo an artificial tree in favor of a fresh cut Christmas tree, you’re…

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By Sarah, 12/10/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
#GivingTuesday: How You Can Give Back to Your Community

#GivingTuesday: How You Can Give Back to Your Community

Thanksgiving is over, and maybe even your holiday shopping, too. But the season for giving is just beginning! Tomorrow marks Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. Giving Tuesday This event, which occurs on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, is fueled by social media and the collaboration between individuals and organizations. For many, #GivingTuesday kicks off…

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By Sarah, 11/26/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Shop Small in Northeast, PA: Local Markets and Pop-Ups

Shop Small in Northeast, PA: Local Markets and Pop-Ups

NEPA is known for its community-oriented spirit. This time of year, get involved and support the community by shopping small and supporting local artisans and small business owners. No matter what region you are in—from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area to Bloomsburg—we found a place for you to shop small on Small Business Saturday and throughout the…

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By Kayleigh, 11/23/2018 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
The Best Coffee Shops in NEPA

The Best Coffee Shops in NEPA

As the weather gets cooler, there is no better way to warm up than with a hot cup of good coffee (or tea!). If you’re looking for a morning, afternoon, or evening pick-me-up, stopping by your neighborhood coffee shop is a great way to warm your belly—and support local businesses. Did you know that NEPA…

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By Sarah, 11/19/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Things to do in Drums, PA

Things to do in Drums, PA

Located in the Northeastern Greater Hazleton Area, Drums, PA offers plenty for local residents and visitors alike. With interstates 80 and 81 both just around the corner, the area is known as the “Crossroads of the East,” with easy access to all major cities and attractions in the United States’ Northeastern region. If you’re looking…

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By Kayleigh, 10/29/2018 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Your Guide to Trunk or Treats in NEPA

Your Guide to Trunk or Treats in NEPA

Halloween is right around the corner, and Trunk or Treats are becoming more and more popular! This is a great way to get together with people from different towns and meet the owners of businesses in your area. Check out the list below and we hope to see you around for these events! Back Mountain…

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By Kayleigh, 10/19/2018 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
NEPA Breweries: North Slope Brewing Company

NEPA Breweries: North Slope Brewing Company

Having opened in March of 2015, North Slope Brewing Company—located at 33 Tunkhannock Hwy in Dallas, PA—local residents are treated to locally made food and beer at this Craft Beer and Gastropub. When the Back Mountain feels like home, open a brew pub! The story of how North Slope was created is a really beautiful…

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By Kayleigh, 10/15/2018 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Fall Activities: The Best Things to do in NEPA

Fall Activities: The Best Things to do in NEPA

Is there really any better place to be during the fall months than NEPA? Don’t get me wrong—Northeastern Pennsylvania is a great place to live all year long. But there’s just something about the fall that makes it super special, don’t you think? Maybe it’s something about the surrounding mountains decorated by the vibrant, fall…

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By Sarah, 10/12/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den Opens in The Marketplace at Steamtown

Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den Opens in The Marketplace at Steamtown

The long-anticipated Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den is officially open! If you’ve visited the Marketplace at Steamtown in the past few months, you’ve likely been patiently awaiting this day, just like me. Visiting the Aquarium & Reptile Den Prepare yourself for over 20,000 square feet of magic. The Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den…

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By Kayleigh, 10/04/2018 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Get Spooky this Fall with Haunted Attractions in NEPA

Get Spooky this Fall with Haunted Attractions in NEPA

There are plenty of ways to celebrate fall in Northeastern Pennsylvania: beautiful foliage, apple picking, pumpkin spice everything, corn mazes, and maybe a hayride or two. If you’re feeling quite adventurous this season, there is nothing more appropriate than a trip to one of the area’s many local haunted attractions. Haunted hayrides and houses and…

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By Sarah, 10/01/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
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