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A royal pain

July 14th

Taste

Peanut butter bliss

July 16th

From cups to loaves, there's no wrong way to eat this dessert


Grapevines are symbolic of one woman's roots

Jul 18

Plants are symbolic of one woman's roots
The three grapevines in Christine Mash's backyard which form an arbor yield some fresh fruit for the picking, but to her the plants mean a lot more than food. They are symbolic of the roots that the home holds for her and her family. And that's nourishment...

County band will bring a touch of Texas 'Under the Stars'

Jul 18

Even though all of the members of country band Lonestar are from Texas, they had to go to Nashville to find each other.

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' really takes off

Jul 17

There's a cheerful simplicity about the animated “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” Contrast it with the chaotic, clanging “Transformers” movie, made for a slightly older preteen audience. The high-flying new Disney cartoon has a clearer story, more...

'Purge' sequel gets it all out of our systems

Jul 17

The clever conceit behind James DeMonaco's 2013 sleeper hit “The Purge” was not that American society had resolved its crime/ inequality/ population problems with an annual free-pass-for-murder “purge.” It was that this hell night came home...

'Sex Tape' is an X-rated tale with a PG plot

Jul 17

The high-concept comedies spawned by “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” need to start using birth control.

'Persecuted' fails as a thriller aimed at the Religious Right

Jul 17

The unholy bond between religion and politics is the background for “Persecuted,” a confused and confusing thriller about a TV preacher ruined by a sinister government plot.

Five Folks

Jul 17

During these days of seasonal food stands and summer bazaars, we asked people in downtown Wilkes-Barre:“What is your favorite ice cream flavor?”•••“Definitely vanilla. Not chocolate.”

The best way to meat a new adventure is at Wurst Festival

Jul 17

Meat, bier and stein races to highlight Pocono event
If you love meat, beer and are proud of your Polish or German heritage, then the Poconos' Wurst Festival is the best place to have a good time this weekend.

ZooMobile brings critters up close and personal

Jul 17

ZooMobile brings critters up close and personal
Have animals, will travel.That could be the motto for the Ross Park Zoo's ZooMobile program which brings a variety of critters to areas within a three-hour radius of the Binghamton, N.Y., zoo to provide fun along with an educational program.

Rolling down and around the river in Tunkhannock

Jul 17

Tunkhannock celebrates the Susquehanna
You can paddle down the Susquehanna River in a kayak or do a sunset salutation pose by the river.

Kids Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Fancy Friday, stories and activities geared to young readers. Fancy dress encourages. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 tonight.

Reads Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Valley of the Minds, a creative-fiction panel discussion with local authors Dr. Jaclyn Fowler, Keith Gilman and Barbara J. Taylor with readings from their own works and works by...

Concert Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Outdoors Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Exhibits Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits at 16 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 tonight. Map of galleries at thirdfridaywb.com.

Events Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Stage Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Buys Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Hazleton Farmers Market, along Broad Street in downtown Hazleton. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 29. 570-455-1509.

Like mother, like daughter

Jul 17

Rebecca Zaneski leaps into the air, ponytail flying, legs forming a 180-degree split.

Peanut butter bliss

Jul 16

From cups to loaves, there's no wrong way to eat this dessert
How does the saying for the famed chocolate-and-peanut-butter cups go? “There's no wrong way to eat a Reese's.” That's absolutely true (I bite around the edges, then devour the...

Good Eats!

Jul 15

Editor's note: Please send news for this space by noon Friday to people@timesleader.com or by mail to Good Eats, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. To ensure accuracy, information must be typed or computer...
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