The Holiday Toy Drive

The Holiday Toy Drive

   This year THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE is brought to you by The Zipper Junction Project™ in partnership with “The Wayne County Ford & Bold Gold Media Holiday Toy Drive Challenge”. THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE replaces a previous toy drive…

Don't Miss The Paper Caves!

Don’t Miss The Paper Caves!

The Paper Caves through November 30th – EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER! From the first time I walked into Basin and Main as a Pop-Up Store, I was a fan. I have yet to attend a dinner or music event, but only…

Steampunk

Steampunk

When I think of Steampunk, I think of the movie Wild Wild West with Will Smith and Kevin Kline. I also think of HG Wells and time machines. Steampunk is a genre that reflects 19th Century style and technology. It…

Recycled Thoughts...

Recycled Thoughts…

    How much is really recyclable? Like many of us, I moved into my house and signed with a company to pick up my garbage once a week. I used my own container. It was painful that the area…

Why Big Box won't ever replace Shopping Local

Why Big Box won’t ever replace Shopping Local

It was a Sunday and I needed a special thank you gift for a friend. I drove to Honesdale to one of my favorite stores, Milkweed. Although most local shops are closed on Sundays, I instinctively knew Milkweed would be…

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

Looking for UNIQUE Holiday Gifts? Meet Jerry Davis, a retired electronic worker from New Jersey. Jerry bought the beautiful barn / studio building (it actually looks like an old grange building) located at 736 Texas Palmyra Highway (Route 6), in…

DORFLINGER FACTORY

DORFLINGER FACTORY

Our Industrial Heritage On a rainy Thursday afternoon, I happened upon the recently opened Dorflinger Glass Factory Museum on Route 6 in White Mills – different from the Dorflinger -Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary – and had the privilege to meet James…

Got Blues?

Got Blues?

How to combat the Winter Blues? Think, Summer Blues… and Jazz. The Pocono Mountains are home to many great Jazz and Blues musicians. Maybe it’s affordable living with close proximity to New York and Philadelphia or the inspiration of its…