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.
With its grand opening last Wednesday, Crunchee Munchees answers the cravings of those living on the west side of campus. If you live on West College or Beaver, you’ll know that there is a severe lack of restaurant choices to choose from. At 616 W. College, Crunchee Munchees provides a variety of late night drunk food to the westside scene.
Get your knee pads, helmets, and fierce aggression ready, Penn State. State College’s very own roller derby team, the Happy Valley Dolls, will open their 2015 season on March 28 at 5:00 p.m. at the Penn Skates Roller Rink.
If you live on the west side of campus, you know that quality dining options are few and far between. We come bearing good news. With today’s grand opening, State College will have its newest restaurant in Crunchee Munchees, located at 616 W. College Ave., between Gill and Sparks Streets.