Monday, April 15, 2013
West Easton man charged with assault after allegedly fighting with police.
A West Easton man is accused of punching a fellow patron at Drinky’s on Centre Square and then fighting with the Easton police officers who ultimately detained him early Sunday morning, according to court papers. Steven Matthew Repsher, 24, of 91 Main St., caused “significant” injuries to Easton Officer Eric Siegfried’s ankle and finger when he fought him and other officers who were arresting him in the southeast quadrant of Centre Square, according to the arrest warrant. Easton police responded to Drinky’s at about 1 a.m. after Repsher allegedly punched another patron in the face, causing a laceration, court papers say. Repsher was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and two counts of simple assault. He …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens face off against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Feb. 3.
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Sunday, February 3
This Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens will take on the San Francisco 49ers for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. But chances are, you won't be taking a trip down south to see the game in person. And maybe you don't feel like hosting a big party. Here's another option: Go out to watch the game. Here's a look at some great local options for places to catch the Super Bowl this Sunday. You can head over to the fairly-new-in-town Rivals Sports Bar, whose pre-game festivities begin at noon. If that's not your cup-of-tea, head next door to Mother's at kick-off time, or around the corner to Drinky's, or Wilson's The Pickled Egg to all of which are holding Super Bowl parties. And finally, we admit that Dubs on 5th in West Easton hasn't been on our …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Test your mettle tonight at "Marvel Vs. Capcom 2" at Drinky's.
Are you strong enough to take on the Hulk? Limber enough to out-fight Spiderman? Find out tonight at Drinky's, which has teamed up with Easton's The Game Gallery to host a "Marvel Vs. Capcom 2" tournament, pitting players against each other in the popular arcade game. Released in 2000, the game features stalwarts of the Marvel Comics universe -- various X-Men and Avengers, plus villains like Doctor Doom -- against characters from Capcom video games like Mega-Man, Street Fighter and Resident Evil. "It's probably the most popular version" of the series, says Game Gallery owner Matt Ellis. This is the second game tournament Game Gallery has sponsored. Earlier this month, it challenged customers to reach the high score on a 1980s Super Mario …
Monday, February 6, 2012
The Red Bull Buttercup, a snowboarding competition, will begin Saturday in Centre Square.
Temperatures will be above freezing Saturday, but Easton's Butter Cup snowboarding event will still go on, Mayor Sal Panto said in a news conference Monday. It's essentially a repeat of last year's Rail Jam, under a different name. (A "Butter Cup" is a type of snowboarding move.) But some things will be different this year, Panto said, as the city tries to make the day run more smoothly. The competition begins at 5 p.m. Saturday in Centre Square, and is expected to run until 7 p.m. Registration runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Organizers will truck in 15-20 tons of snow from Big Boulder ski resort on Friday night to build a ramp in the southeast quadrant of Center Square. It's what the city had …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The Buttercup, a sequel to last year's Rail Jam, comes to Easton Feb. 11.
For the second year in a row, Easton's Centre Square will become a snowboarding course. Last year, the city joined forces with Red Bull, the Big Boulder ski resort and Downtown tavern Drinky's for the Rail Jam, a day-long snowboarding event that brought several tons of snow -- and thousands of people -- to the square This year, that event will return, under a new name. It's called the Red Bull Butter Cup, part of a series of competitions the energy drink company is sponsoring around the country. "It takes the Rail Jam to a much larger event," Mayor Sal Panto said Tuesday, during a news conference with the owners of Drinky's and Red Bull represenatives to announce this year's competition. The Butter Cup -- which gets its name from a …