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Downtown in the News

Wilkes-Barre Walkitecture: New push to get people on the move

i Apr 13th 2021

By Chelsea Strub, WNEP-TV WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The buds are blooming all over downtown Wilkes-Barre and…Read More→

Increased capacity not much help for downtown Wilkes-Barre restaurants

i Apr 6th 2021

By Denise Allabaugh, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice WILKES-BARRE — Restaurant capacity in Pennsylvania increased to 75% Sunday…Read More→

Construction on downtown Wilkes-Barre hotel set to begin soon

i Apr 2nd 2021

By Steve Mocarsky, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice Mayor George Brown said he expects contractors will begin laying…Read More→

Dunkin’ Donuts on Public Square to reopen Monday

i Apr 2nd 2021

By Bill O’Boyle, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — After being closed since before Christmas, Dunkin’ Donuts…Read More→

Working from home — at what cost?

i Feb 27th 2021

By Bill O’Boyle, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — In the short-term, working from home during the…Read More→

Downtown WB’s 2020 Holiday Pop-Up Shops program starts Saturday

i Nov 27th 2020

By Bill O’Boyle, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — Some odd looking buildings are popping up on…Read More→

Downtown W-B restaurants to offer deals and pop-up shops to open

i Nov 25th 2020

By Denise Allabaugh, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice: Like other downtown Wilkes-Barre small business owners, Carleen Hartman has…Read More→

Downtown W-B gets 20 new trees

i Nov 11th 2020

By Mary Therese Biebel, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader “Whenever the teachers would give everybody a little tree,…Read More→

Wilkes-Barre council moves ahead on body cams, historic preservation

i Oct 23rd 2020

By Steve Mocarsky, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice WILKES-BARRE — The city council on Thursday approved purchasing 70…Read More→

Smooth sailing for proposed preservation ordinance in WB

i Oct 23rd 2020

By Jerry Lyott, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — The historic preservation ordinance had the support of…Read More→