Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quality Craftsmen

Quality Craftsmen

The local building partnership of Ted Satterthwaite and Ric Carhart affectionately refer to themselves as “recovering musicians.” The two met at a “Mountain Jam” recording session and went on to start ...
No Limits

No Limits

I have a confession to make- I am a “wannabe elite athlete.” I daydream about 50 mile bike rides and crossing the finish lines at marathons. I think because I used to be an athlete that I could roll r ...
The Smell of Success

The Smell of Success

On April 13, 1978 Stephen and Patricia Howanitz opened the doors to American Candle. Now a Poconos staple, the establishment continues to harness true Poconos spirit. Enchanting is the only word that ...
Taking a March Through History

Taking a March Through History

History is often thought of as stuffy, static, uninteresting. It is something of the past that has little relevance in our lives other than studying for exams or playing on our tv’s when nothing else ...
A Taste of the Old Country

A Taste of the Old Country

Situated right on Main Street in Stroudsburg is the imposing red brick building that is Siamsa Irish Pub and Restaurant. Everything about this establishment is genuinely Irish. The bar was designed in ...
Shane Izykowski’s Phantasmatography

Shane Izykowski’s Phantasmatography

The first time I became acquainted with Shane Izykowski’s art was during a trip to a local coffee shop last fall. I’d grown accustomed to seeing local artwork there and would often take a quick glance ...
Designing in the Opposite Direction

Designing in the Opposite Direction

Kraig Kalashian, the visionary behind the design firm Pocono Modern, truly loved his Long Island middle school. Designed in the early 1960’s, its vaulted concrete bus canopy, custom aluminum window fa ...
A Renaissance Man in Bushkill

A Renaissance Man in Bushkill

Jordan Lewis, a photographer, singer, musician, poet, voice-over artist and recording engineer, moved to the mountains of Pike County from Maryland seven years ago, seeking a peaceful quiet home withi ...
Seniors Living Well

Seniors Living Well

Grace Park, the senior living center in Stroudsburg, offers superior living to senior citizens. With its vision of “seniors living well, they leave no stone unturned. When taking a stroll around the p ...