When you love what you do, you don't work a day in your life. On this month's Eye on the Poconos, we meet Lucy and her family at their mouthwatering food truck - Poconos Taste of Puerto Rico. This family certainly knows what hard work is all about but they don't seem to mind. It's all about making people happy. Their food truck has done just that all summer at Tobyhanna State Park and they have customers coming for all over to try authentic puerto rican food.
Delaware Water Gap is the gateway to the Pocono Mountains and it is also steeped with amazing history. On this month's Eye on the Poconos, we get a personal tour of the Historic Castle Inn. The past comes alive at this remarkable property but the present and future are just as important. Find out how a husband and wife team would not let this building fade into history and how you can take the tour as well. It's a great place to spend some time and it's up next! #supportlocal #smallbusiness
Retirement has never been so busy and so much fun. On this month's Eye on the Poconos, Dr. Courtney McCall joins us for the first time at Paradise Lavender Farm in Cresco where owner Linda has transformed this property into a true purple paradise. This former teacher has had a blast bringing the peaceful and fragrant fields of lavender to the Poconos six years ago. See how the business has grown to become a fascinating place to visit during the summer months. #supportlocal #smallbusiness
A couple from the big city fell in love with the Poconos so much that they not only made it their home but they have recently opened up a very cool business. On this month's Eye on the Poconos, we visit them at their shop in Pocono Lake. Find out how they blended both of their talents to create Pocono Mountain Provisions - a must stop this summer in the Poconos! #smallbusiness #supportlocal #antiques #explore #poconomountains #poconolake #optometry
Social media influencers Sal and Jennifer Callace have made their mark in the Poconos. On this month's Eye on the Poconos, this power couple with a huge following online have taken their popular chicken cutlet recipes to Main St. in Stroudsburg. Customers are enjoying the tasty cuisine and the fun atmosphere and we did too! Join us for a behind the scenes experience with The Chicken Cutlet King. #supportlocal #smallbusiness #poconomountains
Modern wellness services are under one roof right in the heart of the Poconos. On this month's Eye on the Poconos, Dr. Deom visits the inviting Magnolia Inn & Wellness Center in Mt. Pocono. From salt therapy to infrared sauna and many other cutting edge wellness modalities as well - your well being is the focus of this new Pocono business. Dr. Deom tried out the totally cool Bio Charger to see if he could achieve a "Clear Mind".
The word GOAT has different meaning to different people. On this month's edition of Eye on the Poconos, we visit one of downtown Stroudburg's newest businesses - The Goat on Main. You might not get an answer to the GOAT question or maybe you will. What we do know is you are in for a treat as this location known as a local watering hole for decades has undergone a dramatic transformation and just in time for all the fun that is coming up in March. Good food and good times is up next - join us!
The Poconos are really full of interesting "things to do"! On this month's edition of Eye on the Poconos, we meet The Rose Family. They love spending time together. So much so, that they just recently rented one of the many Airbnb short term rentals just to hang out and enjoy all that the Pocono mountains has to offer. And that includes a visit to Creative Canvas Studio in Stroudsburg. Creating a masterpiece is secondary to enjoying time together and what a great place to do just that.
2023 is here and it's time again to think about our health. On the first Eye on the Poconos of the new year, we visit Clarity Nutrition in East Stroudsburg. A new mom took her interest in healthy food options and turned it into a business which is attracting a wide range of customers. From athletes to moms looking for a nutritious boost to their day, Clarity Nutrition has a lot to offer and is a great business to start a new year of Eye on the Poconos off right. Join us for a visit!
An inspirational holiday story is the feature on this month’s Eye on the Poconos. Amanda is a single mother looking to support her 5 year old daughter with her licensed home bakery. With hard work and perseverance, it has evolved into Pocono Cookies and is expanding to a storefront this month. A great way to end 2002. Join us! #supportlocal #shoplocal #smallbusiness #bakery #cookies #christmas #optometry
Energetic Jennifer Granit has been bringing Brooklyn's best to the Poconos as a resident for nearly two decades. On the next Eye on the Poconos, Dr. Belanger catches her contagious, positive spirit as she shows us her new food trailer which has been on the move throughout the Poconos in 2022. The menu at A Taste of Brooklyn contains over 80 empanadas among a variety of other Brooklyn favorites. And she is not shutting down during the winter - find out where coming up!
Skiing, water parks and fall foliage are some of the reasons people visit the Pocono mountains. On the October edition of Eye on the Poconos, Dr. Belanger answers the question - What else can we do? at Big Screen Escapes in Mt. Pocono and Big Screen Escapes 2 in Tannersville. There is a lot to explore at these two locations - join us for a look around.
#smallbusiness #supportlocal #creativeminds #escaperoom #thingstodo #poconomountains #optometry
On the September edition of Eye on the Poconos, we celebrate chiropractors at Balanced Life Chiropractic in Sciota. September 18th is Chiropractic Founders Day - the birthday of modern chiropractic medicine. The profession has come a long way and Dr. Jill Konosky's loving and and gentle approach has helped many patients deal with a variety of issues with their health. The modern approach used here is obvious as soon as you walk through the front door. Join us for a visit!
Summer love and ice cream - memories many have from their teen years, especially in the Poconos. On the August edition of Eye on the Poconos, a local couple gets to relive those moments everyday at Eats 'N Sweets in Scotrun. This ice cream shop has been a summer destination since the 1980s but has been closed for the past six years - until this year. Join Dr. Belanger for a look at the new and improved Eat 'N Sweets including farm fresh Manning's ice cream.
On the July edition of Eye on the Poconos, Dr. Belanger introduces us to April, who stepped away for a life in the entertainment industry to bring the Poconos a unique dining experience. Now with two locations opening in just the past few months - Farmhouse Cafe & Eatery offers a menu of high quality and fresh ingredients with a feminine flair. However, it's not just the ladies that are finding a reason to visit. Join us!