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The Lands at Hillside Farms is the Not-So-Secret Treasure of the Back Mountain

Experience the only historic teaching farm in Pennsylvania.   It’s true that there’s nothing quite like the Lands at Hillside Farms. This non-profit, historic, and educational dairy farm is located in Shavertown, Pennsylvania. Shavertown itself is a quiet and peaceful village in the Back Mountain area of Luzerne County and within one of its sprawling…

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By Sarah, 07/12/2017 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.
Celebrating Another Year of Family Fun with Knoebels

Celebrating Another Year of Family Fun with Knoebels

Knoebels is a family tradition in our area. The park opened on the 4th of July over 90 years ago and is an important part of our area’s history. Many families take advantage of the long weekend that corresponds with the park’s opening date and spend some time at Knoebels. And there’s a lot to…

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By Kayleigh, 06/30/2017 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.
6 Activities for a Long Weekend in NEPA

6 Activities for a Long Weekend in NEPA

Long weekends are a gift, especially in the summer. Who doesn’t enjoy an extra day of sunshine, fresh-air, and family? If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your time in NEPA, check out these activities! Take a Hike The Mocanauqa Loop Trails in Shickshinny, PA may be the right hike for you! Locally…

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By Kendra, 06/28/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Why is NEPA So Obsessed with Pizza?

Why is NEPA So Obsessed with Pizza?

Northeastern Pennsylvania is the Ultimate Destination for Your Pizza Pilgrimage. Seriously. If you’re from Northeastern Pennsylvania (or have at least spent any amount of time eating in Lackawanna County), you already know that Old Forge is the Pizza Capital of the World. I mean, it’s on all the signs there, so it must be true. Considering…

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By Sarah, 06/26/2017 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.
The Start of Summer Brings the Annual Northeast Fair

The Start of Summer Brings the Annual Northeast Fair

It’s that time of year again! The Northeast Fair kicked off on June 20 and runs through June 25, 2017. I look forward to this fair each year and am thrilled to have had the chance to write about it here! Northeast Fair History The Northeast Fair is has become a local summer tradition for…

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By Kayleigh, 06/21/2017 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.
5 Local Parks Worth Visiting This Summer

5 Local Parks Worth Visiting This Summer

It’s summertime, and your kids may be a getting a little stir-crazy. Don’t worry, visit these five local parks and you won’t be disappointed! Let the kids get their energy out while you enjoy the calmness of nature, and you’re sure to have a great summer. Nescopeck State Park – Drums, PA Enjoy all the…

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By Kendra, 06/16/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Wilkes-Barre Public Square Car & Bike Cruises

Wilkes-Barre Public Square Car & Bike Cruises

It is my honest opinion that the ’60s were the Golden Age of automobiles. There’s nothing nicer than a ’64 Mustang. You can argue with me on that, but I’m going to stand firm in my beliefs. I’ve grown up attending car shows of all sizes all around Pennsylvania, but there’s just something about the…

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By Kayleigh, 05/31/2017 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.
Wilkes-Barre Kicks off the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta

Wilkes-Barre Kicks off the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta

You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy this fiesta From May 18 until the 21, you can enjoy the enrichment and diversity of the fine and visual arts at this annual festival! Held on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, this annual celebration features over 50 fine artists and crafters, free performances, and the largest…

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By Sarah, 05/18/2017 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.
Mountain Top or Mountaintop?

Mountain Top or Mountaintop?

If you visit a few different organizational websites in the Mountain Top area you’ll notice a major inconsistency between them: Mountain Top vs. Mountaintop. We’ve got the Mountaintop Area Little League, Mountain Top Foam, the Mountaintop Eagle, and more. So which one is right? Let’s dive into the history of the area and see if…

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By Kayleigh, 05/17/2017 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.
Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Dallas, Pennsylvania

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Dallas, Pennsylvania

A great place to live and raise your family. Looking to move? Whether you’re a Northeastern Pennsylvania native or are relocating from out of the area, Dallas, Pennsylvania, is definitely worth your time! Dallas, which is part of Luzerne County’s Back Mountain suburban area, is made up of Dallas Borough and Dallas Township. Dallas Township…

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By Sarah, 05/05/2017 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.