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An Exclusive Look at City Market & Café Back Mountain

An Exclusive Look at City Market & Café Back Mountain

City Market & Café, located right on the Memorial Highway in Dallas, Pennsylvania, is one of the Back Mountain’s newest hotspots. Offering everything from specialty groceries and fresh sandwiches to craft beer and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. Mike and Mara Valenti are the proud entrepreneurs behind City Market & Café Back Mountain….

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By Sarah, 11/13/2017 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.
Building History: The Breaker Brewing Company

Building History: The Breaker Brewing Company

The Breaker Brewing Company is a charming, local hotspot native to Northeastern Pennsylvania. Coal mining is at the core of NEPA’s history, culture, and identity. Breakers Brewing Company dedicates its business to the heritage of our town through local themes and hand-brewed beer paired with a delicious menu. Home to Wilkes-Barre, the brewery has been…

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By Kendra, 10/04/2017 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.
There’s Still Time to Celebrate Dallas Township’s Bicentennial

There’s Still Time to Celebrate Dallas Township’s Bicentennial

Happy 200th Birthday, Dallas! While Dallas, Pennsylvania might not be as well-known as Dallas, Texas, it’s certainly the eldest of the two—and it has the birthday to prove it. Whereas the southern city was established as a permanent settlement in 1841, this suburban township in Northeastern Pennsylvania was officially formed in 1817, making it 200…

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By Sarah, 08/23/2017 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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Extraordinary Custom Home in Goodleigh Manor

331 Manorview Dr. Dallas, PA 18612 Enjoy the opportunity for private living in this beautiful Goodleigh Manor home.  Goodleigh Manor is a premier development in Dallas, Pennsylvania located just off Upper Demunds Road. This Back Mountain property is in the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Enjoy the scenic views, including the various farms and fields…

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By Sarah, 07/19/2017 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 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.
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.
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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Lakefront Land in Private Community

Main Shickshinny Lake Rd., Shickshinny, Pa 18655   Sometimes you find your dream home–and sometimes you build it.  Shickshinny Lake is a private lakeside community located in Union Township in western Luzerne County. Approximately 6 miles northwest of the borough of Shickshinny, the community’s main attraction is the landmark for which it was named–Shickshinny Lake….

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By Sarah, 03/29/2017 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.