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Up Close: Jerry Kaufman

Up Close & Personal Live Fast Jerry Kaufman of Waverly decided he wanted to go fast. Rather than risk a pile of tickets blasting up and down public roads, he took his car to the track and found a new home. After getting a taste for track driving, Kaufman took the...

Bartender: Carl Achhammer

NAME: Carl Achhammer BAR: Bart & Urby’s, Wilkes-Barre FAVORITE DRINK: “Purple Devil on a Fast Bicycle” — Raspberry and peach schnapps, Red Bull, sour mix and a splash of 151. Served in a 22-oz. glass....

Liquid

In the last Liquid, I wrote about Abbey Ales. I covered many thrilling topics, such as beer as grain preservation. I assure you — every moment was riveting. Enough of the theory. Lets get to the practice. Its time to get down to the grueling work of drinking some of...

Sounds

TRUE GRIT JACK WHITE — Lazaretto THE GOOD: Singer/songwriter/guitarist Jack White returns with his second solo outing. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: All throughout his days with the White Stripes, Raconteurs and Dead Weather (those latter two bands are still...

Screens

Opening this week Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke For his next trick, writer/director Robert Rodriguez will produce the second season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, the TV update of his own cult vampire flick. Hell, he can do as he likes...

Concerts in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Concerts in The 570 and beyond   F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: (570) 826-1100 The Irish Rovers, Aug. 24 Willie Nelson and Family, Sept. 11 The Wailers, Oct. 10 The truTV Impractical Jokers Tour, featuring The Tenderloins, Sept. 20 Slapstick Sonata,...

Live Music in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Clubs Thursday, Aug. 21 Bar on Oak, Pittston — The Tones Chestnut Street Tavern, Dunmore — DJ Deborah Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, Hawley — John Curtain (6-9 p.m.) Mendicino’s Pizza, Gouldsboro — Merchants of Groove Unplugged Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre...

Things to do in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Summer Rock and roar The 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival hits the Sherman Summer Stage at Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, on Saturday, Aug. 23, featuring some of the biggest names in hard rock and many upcoming bands on the rise....

Peach Music Festival: An Interview with Gregg Allman

The Mountain and the Man An Interview with Gregg Allman   Founding member of The Allman Brothers Band and accomplished solo artist, Gregg Allman is looking forward to what the future may hold. The legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is in the midst of a...

Peach Music Festival: Homegrown Peaches

Homegrown Peaches Montage Mountain will host the third Peach Music Festival this weekend with an all-star lineup. Big names like The Allman Brothers Band, Trey Anastasio Band, Gov’t Mule and George Clinton are drawing crowds, but homegrown, big-name talent is also on...

Up Close: Leslie Minicozzi Galacci

Up Close & Personal Honoring a Brother and  a Friend Alfredo’s co-owner Leslie Minicozzi Galacci celebrates the memory of her brother and best friend Capt. James R. Minicozzi with the third annual Capt. James Minicozzi Memorial Race Saturday, Aug. 30 in downtown...

Bartender: Amanda Turoni

NAME: Amanda Turoni BAR: Big House Tobacco, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “Ginger Cucumber Zinger Martini” — Cucumber infused vodka, ginger simple syrup, lime and club soda. Garnish with mint and cucumber....

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