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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570 Summer hasn’t slipped away just yet Who had time to sleep this past week? There was so much to see and do in The 570, we barely had time to rest, and we know we were in good company. It seems our friends are all clinging to summer for dear life, and getting out and about as much as they can before that NEPA...

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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570 Hunting for fun From celebrating Dunmore’s 150th anniversary, to taking in the sights, sounds and flavors of the Pittston Tomato Festival, and also (pub) crawling through the streets of the Electric City’s downtown, it’s been a busy week for the city butterfly and friends. In addition to eating our way...

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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570 On Cloud Nine Storm clouds may have been looming over the Diamond City as volunteers for the Osterhout Free Library’s North Branch prepared for their Rooftop Party fundraiser on Friday night, but it certainly didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. We had a fabulous time dancing to the sounds of The Sperazza...

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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570 It’s all very peachy Well, we hope you’re all well-rested after a smashing weekend in The 570. We fluttered through so many events in so many counties that we’re just about exhausted. It was amazing! From the streets of downtown Scranton filled with people of all ages venue hopping through First Friday,...

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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570   ‘The bigger the hair, the smaller the hips look’ That phrase was made famous by actress Fran Drescher in the hit TV series, The Nanny. Although it was a ’90s TV show, Nanny Fran still rocked ’80s big hair. We thought of Nanny Fran last weekend because, for the first time in decades, our hair was...

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City Butterfly   Hot in NEPA As we flew through the steamy streets of Lackawanna County this week, we were pleased to see so many people out and about at local events, proving, once again, that northeastern Pennsylvania natives love to mix it up no matter what Mother Nature throws their way. This week’s flight begins at one of our favorite historical...

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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570   Fireworks, music, art and Santa? Where can you see live entertainment, original art and Santa on a hot, July night? Scranton, of course. And that’s where our flight begins (and ends) this week. It was just too hot to fly across county lines this week and we had plenty to keep us occupied in the...

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SOCIAL NOTES & NEWS FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE 570 Master storytellers When we caught up with Michael Bradshaw Flynn for an Up Close & Personal interview to talk about Scranton’s first Shakespeare Festival two weeks ago, he promised “it’s not your grandma’s Shakespeare.” Methinks he kept his word! We were delighted to begin this week’s flight...

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Playing catch-up While the butterfly has been perfecting the art of being a beach bum the last two weeks, activities and news in The 570 haven’t missed a beat. From Wilkes-Barre to Scranton to the Poconos, our friends have been out and about in full force. Our first stop is in the Diamond City. The Kirby Center’s Director of Marketing and Sales Will Beekman...

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Striking Hot Even the heaviest of rain showers couldn’t dampen the creative spark in the Electric City this weekend. As we fluttered through First Friday and the Arts on Fire festival at the historic Iron Furnaces, we saw plenty of familiar faces in the crowd — all having a grand time. In our travels throughout the weekend we spotted Conor McGuigan, Nezka...