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Spotlight on Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park

Spotlight on Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park

Kirby Park is a popular spot for many locals. Between running/biking trails, tennis courts, softball fields, events, and more, there is plenty to do year-round there. The park is a large part of Wilkes-Barre’s evolving history. It has gone through many changes and faced many challenges but has remained a staple location for area residents. Park…

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By Kayleigh, 09/15/2017 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.
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.
New to This Area? Here’s What to Do in (and around) Wilkes-Barre

New to This Area? Here’s What to Do in (and around) Wilkes-Barre

I’ve lived in this area my entire life—same address and everything—and there are still places and restaurants in the area I haven’t been to. That says something if you ask me. You won’t run out of things to do here, and if you’ve run out of things to try you’ll surely earn some favorite activties…

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By Kayleigh, 03/27/2017 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.