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The W: Kid Rock, Vesuvio’s, ‘The Office,’ and Underwear Nation

April 09. 2013 11:30PM

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…can you catch up on the mountain at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton? It was just announced that “Bawitdaba” belter Kid Rock is coming through the venue for a summer tour.

The show will be July 6 and also features opening acts Kool and the Gang and Uncle Kracker. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.


…can you do on Saturday if you find yourself yearning to hang and enjoy some food and drink? Go help Vesuvio’s Pizzeria & Ristorante celebrate.

In yet another bit of proof that the downtown is still moving forward with revitalization, this new and recently expanded business on Main Street in Wilkes-Barre celebrates its one-year anniversary with food and drink specials, DJ entertainment, and an open patio.


…can you catch members of NBC’s hit comedy “The Office” right before the show airs its final episode in May? Exactly where you would expect to see them, if Dunder Mifflin actually existed: Scranton.

WBRE just announced that yet-to-be-named “Office” cast members will make a farewell appearance during a day-long series of events May 4.

There will be a mix-and-mingle breakfast at the University of Scranton followed by a Q&A sessions with the writers from the show, a parade featuring the cast and crew of “The Office” at 2 p.m., and a farewell celebration at PNC Field at 7 p.m. that will feature a Q&A with the cast, remarks from the show’s executive producer, and a sneak peek at the series finale which is set to air May 16.

“WBRE is thrilled to be able to once again be a part of bringing the cast of ‘The Office’ back home to Scranton,” Chris O’Neal, Creative Services Director at WBRE said. “This is an event that no ‘Office’ fan will want to miss.”

For more details, visit


…should you go and like “Underwear Nation” on Facebook? Well, besides the fact that some of the photos are pretty nice to look at, there’s a Luzerne resident who’s currently in first place in the company’s “Face of the Nation” contest.

Daniel Martin, 23, is number one out of 40 finalists, vying for the chance to be win a trip to Grand Rapids, Mich. for a photo shoot with Underwear Nation.

To vote for Martin, visit Voting ends April 13 at 11:59 p.m., so make sure to log on before then to get your vote in and keep a local guy at the top spot.

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