Philly Irish Bar Crawl

This past fall, three college friends and I got tickets to Dropkick Murphy’s “Sham Rock N’ Roll  Tour”, a mini Irish musical festival with Dropkick as the headlining act.   The concert was on a Sunday night at 5:00 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia.   Never ones to go to a show sober (especially an Irish

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Secret Service in Philly

For the last three years, my friends in Manayunk have hosted a University of Scranton Christmas party the Friday before Christmas break and every year for the last three years that same group takes the ride into Philly on Saturday to see the band Secret Service perform at Finnegan’s Wake. If you’re from the Philly

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Christmas Recovery

I’m in hardcore Christmas recovery mode at the moment. Christmas in NEPA means a three day onslaught of deserts, kielbasa, and booze with little to no room to rest in between, which while fun, seems to be harder and harder to bounce back from every year. Aside from the post holiday grossness I’m currently feeling

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How I Learned To Like Atlantic City

I’ve always looked down on Atlantic City. I don’t know if it’s because I assumed it could never live up to Las Vegas, if it’s because I associated it with senior citizens sadly taking the bus trip down from Scranton for the day to “finally make it big”, or if it’s because the Springsteen song

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Christmas Sweater Bar Crawl

Ugly Christmas sweater parties are nothing new or revolutionary, I’ll admit to this. What they are, is a lot of fun. Two years ago my friends and I started our first annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Bar Crawl, held sometime between Christmas and New Years so that those living outside of NEPA (myself) can participate. The

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Arlo’s: Susquehanna County’s One Stop Mall

Now I’m a snow guy and usually start getting annoyed when it’s still nice out later in late fall. However, I couldn’t help but enjoy the warm Thanksgiving break we just had. Snow would have put a damper on my Turkey Eve plans and I got two tennis sessions in which is all but unheard

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A Scrantastic Weekend Getaway: Things to Do in Scranton

I spent four years living and five years going to school in Scranton. I’m still mildly obsessed with my experience at The University of Scranton and will leave you with that disclaimer before continuing with the rest of this post. I remember once during my tenure at Scranton, a bunch of us were out and

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