Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, State College is a college town heavily influenced by the campus life of Penn State University and have gained the nickname "Happy Valley" for its resilience during the Great Depression. Downtown State College provide the public with essential resource, accommodation, and entertainment that stretch along College Ave and Beaver Ave. In 2010, CQ Press ranked State College as the third-safest metropolitan area in the country. They say there's something magical about the Nittany Valley, where time just seems to stand still. Updates on the downtown area's current affairs and additions can be located on this topic page.
Central PA Mixed Martial Arts, a new MMA gym located on West College Ave., will be hosting free classes on a variety of self-defense topics to celebrate its grand opening week. The classes start Tuesday afternoon.
The day that yinz have been patiently waiting for is finally coming. Primanti Bros. is set to open in downtown State College on Friday, Jan. 23, according to employees of the chain’s new location at 130 Hiester St.
Though it’s a small town, State College seems to have one of everyone’s favorite national chain restaurant. But if you’re feeling something different, don’t worry! State College is filled with local gems that no one seems to talk about.
We recently discovered the holy grail of State College food porn: @psueeeats. This Instagram account has an impressive and growing following with over 2,000 followers and for good reason. The account takes submissions to post onto its feed, and it’s absolutely fantastic. Here are our favorite photos.