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Information is subject to change. Now thru February 24: Crystal Cabin Fever Presents: Dinosaurs in Ice!, Sculpted Ice Works, Route 590, Lakeville, (570) 226-6246, www. sculptediceworks.com. This interactive indoor attraction features outrageous sculptures, amazing demonstrations and family-friendly exhibits. Race down a giant dual-run ice slide, pose for photos with characters from Ice Age and The Flintstones, and see more than 20 ice dinosaurs of all

shapes and sizes! Hours of operation are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission costs $12 for adults and $7 for children 3 and up. Sculpted Ice Works Factory and Ice Harvest Museum tours are available to event guests for an additional $3. Details and directions are available online. February 16: The 20th Annual Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest, Millpond #1, 2071

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(formerly 646) Lakeside Drive, Tobyhanna, (570) 894-8205. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to watch the action or lend a hand in this authentic re-enactment. The nearby Coolbaugh Township Historical Association Museum will be open for complimentary tours and refreshments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest is free and open to the public. Call for more information. February 16: Monroe County Historic Coalition Meeting, The Stroud Mansion, 900 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7703, www. monroehistorical.org. 9 a.m. Public welcome. Refreshments will be served. February 16: The Fourth Annual Ice Festival, Downtown Stroudsburg, www.stroudsburg.net. (570) 4240325. Noon to 3 p.m. Enjoy a day of winter fun in beautiful Downtown Stroudsburg! Storefronts will shine with sparkling sculptures and live ice carving demonstrations will entertain guests of all ages. Additional information is available online. February 16 & 17: WinterFest 2013, Downtown Jim Thorpe, (570) 325-5810, www.jimthorpe.org.

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9 Open daily. Dutch’s Shur Save, 1564 Route 507, Greentown, (570) 676-3373. A complete supermarket with convenience, variety and great service. Everything & Anything, Liberty Plaza, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 856-1238. Offering “something for every member of your family.” Artistry, glassware, china, toys, clothes, baby items, jewelry, Mia Bella candles and much, much

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11 Consignment welcome. Second Nature Pawn, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 629-3083. Buy, sell or trade. Open Monday through Saturday. Second Story High End Thrift, 756 Business Route 209, East Stroudsburg, (570) 420-9948. Designer apparel, accessories, shoes, bags, furniture and artwork. Silver Arrow Gallery & Gift Shop, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 619-0461, silver-arrow-gallery.com. Featuring unique, American-made gifts including jewelry, soaps, pottery, paintings, woodcrafts, and the largest selection of authentic Native American art in the Poconos. Stained Glass Creations, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 6295070, stainedglasscreation.com. Offering a wide selection of hand-crafted stained glass items including windows, Tiffany lamps, suncatchers and more. Specializing in custom stained glass windows and restoration. Starting Gate Action Sports, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 588-4807, startinggateonline.com. Burton, Salomon, K2, Volcom, O’Neill, Bonfire, North Face and more. Equipment rentals available. The Village Crafter’s Gallery, 2822 Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 620-0039, thevillagecraftersgallery. com. Eight rooms full of creative handcrafts and gifts for any reason or season. The Village Quiltery, 246 Stadden Road, Suite 204, Tannersville, (570) 213-0889, thevillagequiltery.com. Quilting fabrics, accessories, classes and services. “Longarm” service available. Closed Wednesdays.

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Information subject to change. Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail & Camelback Rd., Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, barleycreek.com. Pocono’s original brewpub and restaurant. Handcrafted ales and lagers. Free brewery tours and beer tastings every day. The Big A Grillehouse & Bar, Fox Run Lane, East Stroudsburg, (570) 223-1700, bigagrillehouse. com. Serving authentic Italian and American cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner; brunch on Sundays. Monthly food and wine pairing events and Murder Mystery Dinners. Private event rooms and art gallery.

The Butcher Shoppe, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 6460525, thebutchershoppe.com. Extraordinary selection of fine meats, cheeses and specialty foods. Custom-cut prime beef, lamb, pork, veal, natural poultry, sausage, exotic game and more. Open Wednesday through Sunday. The Cook’s Corner Family Restaurant, Route 715, Henryville, (570) 620-1880. A casual family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menu features homemade soups and daily specials. BYOB. Catering available. Closed Mondays. Crescent Lodge & Country Inn, Routes 191 & 940, Paradise Valley, (570) 595-7486, (800) 392-9400,

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Nikki C’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, Route 715, Reeders, (570) 629-1000. Intimate mountain eatery offering delicious pizza and Italian specialties. Open daily for lunch and

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HORSEBACK RIDING Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Year round trail rides. “Stay and Ride” packages available.

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beginner-friendly ski area featuring 23 slopes and trails, 11 lifts, two terrain parks and a snowtubing park. 100% snowmaking. Clinics and top-rated children’s programs available. SLEDDING The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 8393908, poconomanor.com. Arctic Paws Dog Sledding Tours. Weather permitting. Call (570) 216-2551 for details. Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop, Skytop, (855) 345-7759; skytop.com. Toboggan runs and dog sledding tours. Details available online. SNOWSHOEING The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 8393908, poconomanor.com. Call for details.

Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop, Skytop, (855) 345-7759; skytop.com. Enjoy a wonderful winter workout on Skytop’s pristine property! Guided group treks are scheduled throughout the winter. Snowshoe rentals and trail maps available. Call for details. SNOWTUBING Big Boulder Ski Area, Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 443-8425, jfbb.com. Up to 20 snowtubing chutes with two tows and a 600’ conveyor carpet. Single tubes only. Camelback Mountain Resort, Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, skicamelback.com. With 38 lanes and two Magic Carpet lifts, Camelback’s Snowtubing Park is now the largest in the country! Single and double tubes. Group rates available.

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SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN

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Coming Soon to JFBB • February 23 is “Ski for the Cure” Day at Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area. Help JFBB raise money and awareness for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure! Race gates open at 8:30 a.m. • February 23: Show off your skills at Buckman’s Boulder Bash! Open to skiers and snowboarders, this year’s event features over $4,000 in cash prizes! Activities begin at 10 a.m. in Big Boulder PARK. • February 23 & 24: Subaru Master the Mountain brings expert instruction and exciting events to Jack Frost Mountain! Try out some new tricks on the slopes and stop by the Subaru tent for hot beverages and giveaways! • March 1: WMMR’s Cardboard Classic returns to the tubing hill at Jack Frost Mountain. Join the fun, or watch as teams hit the hill in creatively-constructed cardboard sleds! The event begins at 10:30 a.m. Guidelines are available at www.WMMR.com. For more information on these and other great events coming to Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Areas, visit www.jfbb.com or call (570) 443-8425.


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sporting clay range open to the public. Suitable for beginners with challenges for experienced participants. Gun rentals and instruction available. Appointments required. The Rod & Gun Club at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-3908, poconomanor. com. Multi-station clay course spanning more than 120 acres. High-flying teal, rolling rabbits, fast crossing and incoming birds; scenic woodland course. Available instruction, gun rentals, ammunition and gear. Appointments required.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT Peterson’s Ski and Cycle, Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 646-9223, petersonsskiandcycle.com. Trusted source for mountain sports equipment, rentals and services. Trek and Gary Fisher bicycles, Atomic skis and boots, 540/Spice snowboards, Thule and Rossignol products and more. Pocono Ski Rentals, Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, (570) 629-4668. A full service retail store and shop with 35+ years in business. Large selection of skis, snowboards, snow blades and other snow sports equipment and accessories. Quick

tune-ups and waxing services available. Starting Gate Action Sports, Rt. 209 in Bushkill, adjacent to Pocono Indian Museum, (570) 588-4807, startinggateonline.com. Sports equipment, apparel and rentals. Minutes from Shawnee Mountain. Timberline Ski & Sport Shop, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-4754, poconoboathouse.com. Featuring full lines of ski and snowboard equipment and accessories at great low prices. Rentals and services available. Open daily. WATER PARKS H20ooohh! Indoor Family Waterpark, Split Rock Resort, 100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625, splitrockresort. com. Indoor waterpark includes family raft ride, body slides, multi-level splash playground, children’s activity pool, wave pool, whirlpools and Komodo Dragon Pennsylvania’s first indoor simulated wave machine. WILDLIFE ATTRACTIONS

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BARLEY CREEK BREWING COMPANY, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www. barleycreek.com. Great food, craft beer and live entertainment. Free brewery tours and beer tastings every day at 12:30 p.m.

EHRHARDT’S WATERFRONT RESORT, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388; www.ehrhardts.com. Live music on Fridays. Pub-O-Lympics every Thursday night. February 22: Abbey Road.

FERNWOOD RESORT, Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, www. fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Brain Freeze Trivia on Wednesday nights. Family Karaoke on Saturday nights at 7 p.m. in Wintergreens Patio Grill. HARMONY PRESENTS at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, (570) 5888077, www.silkmillharmony.com. Performances in the beautiful, newly renovated Boiler Room venue. February 22: Bailey Cooke. March 2: Yancarlos Sanchez.

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Lake Region Cook-Off Heats Up the Poconos The Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce will host the 11th Annual Chili/Wing Cook-Off on Sunday, March 3 at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort on Lake Wallenpaupack. All are welcome to sample a variety of chicken wings and chili selections from area chefs, cooks and restaurants. The event begins at noon, and doors will remain open with food available until 3 p.m. The Wallenpaupack Area School District administrators will serve as the event’s official judges, with guests selecting the top recipes in the “People’s Choice” category. First prize winners for chili and wing recipes will receive $100 cash and a commemorative trophy. Admission costs $20 for the public. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Lake Region Chamber office and the Lake Wallenpaupack Branch of Honesdale National Bank. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort is located on Route 507, two miles east of Hawley, Pennsylvania. For more information about the 11th Annual Chili/Wing Cook-Off, visit www.lakeregioncc.com or call (570) 226-3191.


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Art & History

ARTSPACE Gallery, 18 North Seventh Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 476-4460, poconoarts.org/artspace. Fine art gallery benefiting the PoconoArts Council and participating artists.

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Pocono Indian Museum & Gift Shop Receive 1/2 Price Adult Tour Rt. 209, Bushkill Admission with One Paid Adult 570-588-9338 Admission www.poconoindianmuseum.com

Coolbaugh Township Historical Association Museum, 5550 Memorial Boulevard (Route 611), Tobyhanna, (570) 894-4207, (570) 839-7306, coolbaughtwp.org. Ice harvesting, military history, photo collection and artifacts. Cresco Station Museum, Sand Spring Road off Route 390, Cresco Railroad Depot, (570) 595-6157, barretthistory. org. Antiques, war memorabilia, displays and historical artifacts. Art shows and music programs. Open Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. Dorflinger Glass Museum, DorflingerSuydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Long Ridge Road, White Mills, (570) 2531185, dorflinger.org. Art glass objects and artifacts of local glassmaker. Eckley Miners’ Village, 2 Eckley Main Street, Weatherly, (570)636-2070, eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com. Former anthracite mining community founded in 1854; now a living museum. Grey Towers National Historic Site, 151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, (570) 296-9630, greytowers.org. A French chateau built in 1886 and set on 303 acres. Museum and conference center. Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University, Normal and Marguerite Streets, East Stroudsburg, (570) 422-3483, esu.edu. Fine art exhibits. Morgan Gallery of Fine Arts, 409 Route 940 Blakeslee, (570) 646-5333, morgangalleryonline.com. Featuring original art by local artists. Closed in February.

Pocono Indian Museum and Gift Shop, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 5889338; poconoindianmuseum.com. 9338 i di Artifacts and crafts of Delaware River Native Americans. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road Stroudsburg, (570) 992-6161, quietvalley.org. Dedicated to preserving Pennsylvania’s agricultural heritage. Period-dressed “family” members re-enact the lives of original PA German family who ran the farm from 1760 to 1913. Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour & Ice Harvest Museum, Route 590, Lakeville, (570) 226-6246, sculptediceworks.com. Ice sculptures, demonstrations and exhibits. Silver Arrow Gallery & Gift Shop, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 6190461, silver-arrow-gallery.com. Largest selection of authentic Native American art in the Poconos. Steamtown National Historic Site, 150 S. Washington Avenue, Scranton, (570) 340-5200, nps.gov/stea. Living history and special exhibits; train excursions. Stroud Mansion & Library, 900 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7703, monroehistorical.org. Stately mansion built in 1795 housing Monroe County artifacts and exhibits. Tobyhanna Train Station & Museum, Route 423, Tobyhanna, (570) 8943338. Open seasonally and for special events. Rail videos, model trains, memorabilia, railroad art and souvenirs. By donation.

It’s Time for the Great Backyard Bird Count! Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! The 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), a project of the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18.

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Birdwatchers of all ages and experience levels are welcome to serve in this global citizen science project. Counts can take place anywhere! Simply count wild birds for at least 15 minutes on any day of the event, and report your findings online! Interested parties should create a GBBC account at www.birdcount.org.

Nescopeck State Park invites everyone to join the Count from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 16 and 17! Guests can visit the park at any time and observe birds on the feeders throughout the day. Children’s activities will be available. Call (570) 403-2006 for details. For more information about the Great Backyard Bird Count, visit www.birdsource.org/gbbc or contact the Honesdale office of the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society at (570) 253-9250.


Lodging Countryside Cottages, 2863 Bartonsville Avenue, Stroudsburg, (570) 629-2131, countrysidecottages. com. Rustic mountain lodging available year round. Crescent Lodge, 5854 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco, (570) 595-7486, crescentlodge.com. A classic country inn in the Poconos. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, 205 Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, ehrhardts.com. Lakeside resort with motel rooms, cottages, apartments and suites. Fernwood Resort, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Luxury villa accommodations. French Manor Inn and Spa, 50 Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, thefrenchmanor.com. A beautiful stone chateau. Mountaintop Lodge, 2137 Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-6636, mountaintoplodge.com. Bed & breakfast with rooms, suites, lofts and cabins.

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Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 124 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawneeon-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, shawneeinn.com. Luxury resort set amid the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Skytop Lodge, off Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-7401, (855) 345-7759, skytop.com. Refined resort in a majestic 5,500-acre setting. Split Rock Resort, 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625,

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Spas & Salons Bliss Beauty + Body Co., 6162 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco, (570) 839-0620, www.blissbeautyandbody.com. A fullservice salon and spa offering expert hair and nail design, massage and body treatments, facials and more. Gift boutique now open. The Laurel Spa at the Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, One Manor Drive, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-0140, www. laurelspaatpoconomanor.com. Offering relaxing massage treatments, facials, nail care and more in a beautiful mountain setting. The Skyview Spa at Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-8968, www.skyviewspaatskytoplodge.com. Luxurious treatments and magnificent views. On-site Spa Boutique offers the finest products.

South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, www. thefrenchmanor.com. A fully “green” spa with adjoining salt water pool and hot tub. Spa Shawnee at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 124 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, www.spashawnee.com. Tranquil spa offering a range of services and allnatural treatments. On-site salon and massage rooms.

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Professionals & Services

Blakeslee Animal Clinic Dr. Andrew J. Church, Veterinarian

“We Treat Your Pets Like Family” 1/4 mi. East of Rt. 115 on Rt. 940, Blakeslee, PA Phone: 570 643-0918 s 570 643-1084 Fax: 570 643-1080 ajchurchvmd@aol.com s www.blakesleevet.com THIS CAN BE YOURS TO OWN OR RENT!

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Information is subject to change. REAL ESTATE Hawley Realty, 944 Marcon Blvd. Suite 120, Allentown, (610) 3984000, hawleyrealty.com. Trusted brokerage company specializing in commercial and industrial real estate. Lake Naomi Real Estate, Inc., Route 940, Pocono Pines, (800) 537-1479, (570) 646-2222, lakenaomi.com. Specializing in Lake Naomi/Timber Trails sales and vacation rentals. Liberty Homes Custom Builders, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-4600, libertyhomesPA.com. Designing and building awardwinning homes since 1978. Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty, 1578 SR 903, Jim Thorpe, (570) 267-1565; 233 Route 940, Blakeslee, (570) 234-0633, poconomountainlakes.com. Providing professional real estate services to buyers and sellers in the Poconos. Vacation rentals available. SERVICES Christy M. DeMelfi, Esq., Weatherly, (570) 427-8409, demelfilaw.com. Specializing in bankruptcy, foreclosures, business law, debt negotiation, taxation, wills,

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Moorestown Road, Wind Gap, (610) 377-8400. Installation of roofing, siding, kitchens, baths, decks, insulation and flooring.

move out cleaning. Construction cleanup and carpet cleaning services available. The Service Team, 487 E.

BLAKESLEE GARAGE INC. Major & Minor Repairs State Inspections • Brakes • Tires Open 6 Days a Week, Tune-Ups • Front End Alignment Closed Sunday ROUTE 115 NORTH, BLAKESLEE

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Ice Festival Illuminates Downtown Stroudsburg Visit beautiful Downtown Stroudsburg on Saturday, February 16 and enjoy f h i di i and d entertainment! i ! Th hA an afternoon off great shopping, dining The FFourth Annuall Ice Festival brings stunning ice sculptures and dazzling demonstrations to the sidewalks and storefronts from noon to 3 p.m. Browse intricate ice creations at local shops and eateries, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa or cider from Sarah’s Corner Cafe, and see a massive throne carved out of ice! The towering five-block ice sculpture will be created on the corner of Seventh and Main Streets during the event. Downtown Stroudsburg’s Fourth Annual Ice Festival, presented by the Jacob Stroud Corporation, is free and open to the public. For details and directions, visit www.stroudsburg.net or call (570) 424-0325.


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exciting Carnival event! Activities include ice sculpting demonstrations, product sampling, giveaways, entertainment and more! Most events take place from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Major sponsors include Shawnee Mountain, CocaCola and Budweiser beer. Additional information is available online. February 24: Introduction to Orienteering, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 8282319, www.peec.org. 10 a.m. to noon. Learn to use a map and compass on PEEC’s orienteering course! Equipment and basic instruction provided. Cost: $5. Call to register. March 1: WMMR’s Cardboard Classic, Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area, Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area, 1 Jack Frost Mountain Road, Blakeslee, (570) 443-8425, www.jfbb.com. 10:30 a.m. Join WMMR DJs Preston and Steve for this highly entertaining annual event! Teams will race down the snowtubing hill in creativelydecorated cardboard sleds. Join the fun or watch the action! Details are available at www.wmmr.com. March 2: Monroe County Environmental Education Center’s 36th Annual Public Maple Sugaring Day, Meesing Outdoor Site, Marshall’s Creek, (570) 6293061, www.mcconservation.org.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This exciting day will feature a tour of the Sugarbush and stops for information on tree identification and tapping, evaporation techniques, and early pioneer and Native American methods of making maple syrup. After the tour, enjoy a generous sample of Pennsylvania maple syrup on some freshly-made pancakes! Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12; EE Center members and tree sponsors admitted free. Call for more information. March 3: The 11th Annual Chili/ Wing Cook-Off, Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-3191, www. lakeregioncc.com. 12 p.m. Beat the winter blues at the 11th Annual Chili/ Wing Cook-Off! The Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to sample delicious entries and vote for the best in the People’s Choice category. Admission costs $20. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office and the Lake Wallenpaupack Branch of Honesdale National Bank. Additional information is available online. March 3: Bow Wow Bingo, CLU Club, 265 South Courtland Street, East Stroudsburg, (570) 420-0450, www.CampPapillon.org. 1 p.m. This fun bingo event benefits Camp Papillon Animal Rescue. Prizes include Longaberger and Vera Bradley merchandise. Doors open at noon. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at

the door. Call for details. Ongoing: Ski Tote Package, The French Manor Inn and Spa, 50 Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, www. thefrenchmanor.com. The French Manor proudly presents this exciting Ski Package! Enjoy hours on the slopes of Camelback or Sno Mountain and return to luxury accommodations at the French Manor. The Inn will provide a complimentary French Manor Tote Bag filled with bottled water, lip balm, snacks and more treats to enhance your mountain experience. Call for reservations and information. Ongoing: Free Brewery Tours and Beer Tastings, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www.barleycreek.com. Free brewery tours are offered every day at 12:30 p.m. See the tanks and mills at the brewpub and learn how great beer is made! Tours are followed by free tastings of assorted Barley Creek brews. All ages welcome for tours; tastings restricted to participants 21 and older. Group tours available by appointment. Call for details. Ongoing: Love at First Bite, Pocono Cheesecake Factory on Rt. 611 in Swiftwater, (570) 839-6844; www. poconocheesecake.com. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See this issue of This Week in the Poconos for a coupon worth $2 off any purchase of $20 or more.

Liberty Homes Custom Builders The Pocono Mountains Region of Pennsylvania offers Jellico Model four seasons of beautiful mountain scenery. Its rolling hills and pristine waterways merge to create a veritable oasis less than two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Unlock the gateway to Pocono Mountain living. Call Liberty Homes Custom Builders, and make your “dream home” a reality! The experts at Liberty Homes have been creating award-winning Pennsylvania residences since 1978. Operating with a philosophy to construct the best home for each buyer’s budget, the builders at Liberty Homes understand the latest industry trends and work closely with customers homes fit fit ffor t tto create t comfortable f t bl h every stage of life. Liberty homes are beautiful, energy-efficient residences with customizable features including “Universal Design,” a modern floor plan that supports aging in the home. Additional services include custom remodeling, in-house real estate and warranty coverage. Take the first step toward your Pocono dream home. Call Liberty Homes Custom Builders today! Dial 866-4-YOUR-HOME or visit www.libertyhomespa.com.


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Industrial and commercial properties exclusively offered by Hawley Realty, Inc. All just 90 minutes west of NYC •

9,700 SF dual tenant bldg. in Pocono Mnt. Industrial Park, 3.68 acres, outside storage, public utilities, drive-in & dock loading, close to desirable Lake Naomi Community. Owner can finance. Flexible lease terms.

11,000+ bldg. Near Sciota Exit of Rt. 33 & Business Rt. 209, Features: 3.4 acres, fenced yard, 3 high drive-in doors, clear span shop area, multi-use potential, sale terms offered.

30,000 SF fabrication faciility in Easton near Rt. 22 Exit. Features: ½ ton jib crane, floor drains, public utilities, 12KVA power, good parking. Asking: $3.25 per SF Net (3) for lease.

31,000 SF warehouse & 52,700 SF mfg. plant in Stroudsburg w/ E-Z access to I-80 & Rt. 209. Features: public utilities, 3,000 amps, low taxes, truck dock loading, choose either bldg. or both. Lease terms preferred.

45,000+ Multi-Tenant Bldg., near new Sands Casino exit of I-78. Features: 3.79 acres, fenced storage yard, some rental income, exterior loading platform & drive-in loading, low taxes, Lease: $2.85 per SF Net (3), Asking: $1,440,000.

46,000 SF Bldg. in Easton. Features: Newly refurbished, 4+ acres, 24’ ceiling, gas heat, public utilities, wet sprinkler system, 6 truck dock doors, 2 drive-in doors, 2,800 amps, industrial park setting. Lease & Sale terms offered.

46,500 SF former industrial laundry plant in Easton. Features: public utilities, 7 dock doors, fenced yard, 1,000 amps, pro-business local govt., Owner Anxious! Asking $850,000. OBO

53,000+ warehouse in Bethlehem near Rt. 22 Exits & ABE Airport. Features: 3.5 acres w/ addtl. Land avail. masonry block/steel frame construction, industrial park setting, 1,200 amps, 20’ ceiling, fenced storage yard, 2,000 SF office/showroom, 3 dock doors (can add more), 16’ high drive-in. Short & long-term leases available. Can divide.

70,000 SF whse/mfg. bldg. available just over the NJ/PA State Line. Features: Almost 7 acres, public utilities, truck dock & drive-in doors, can subdivide, 1-story masonry bldg., some office/showroom area. All Offers Considered!

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14 14,000 sq. ft. plug ‘n play space available, ample parking, on site management, open floor plan, modern amenities, located in Allentown CBD with easy access to Route 22 via 7th St. Competitive Lease Rates. am

5,000+ sq. ft. available on first floor in LVIP V. Amenities include: E-Z access to Rt. 22, office park setting, quality interior finishes in common areas, on site parking, management in building. Only $14.99 per sq. ft. plus janitorial services.

11,500 sq. ft. freestanding medical office building with 2.5+ acre lot. Adjacent to LV Mall and visible along Rt. 22, within ½ mile of highway exit. Multi-purpose zoning. Motivated Seller. All offers considered!

15,000 sq. ft. available across from County Courthouse, various suite sizes some furnished, on site building owner. First floor 2,200 sq. ft. prime commercial unit available with prominent signage. Wow! Only $7.77 per sq. ft. Net (3)

17,800 sq. ft. multi-tenant professional building with 90% occupancy, near Rt. 22 exit. Well-maintained building. Income and expense statement available. Good investment property.

Call Hawley Realty Inc. (610) 398-4000 or visit www.hawleyrealty.com for additional details.


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