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.
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Spotluck works through its app, where you can play a game of “restaurant roulette.” You spin a wheel and based on whatever restaurant ends up being selected, you get a discount at that location.
The band was a usual fixture in the All-American Rathskeller’s lineup a few years ago. For the bar’s final day on January 27, the trio is getting back together for a special performance.
Last call for the Skeller as we know it is Saturday, January 27, and the bar is expecting a crowd to remember.
The shop is part of the Greenwich Court Complex on College Ave. and is located on the lower level right next to Big Bowl.
The presentation will provide information on the specifics of the Pennsylvania medicinal program, including how to register with the department of health, how to find a doctor, how to acquire your medical marijuana card, and when and where the medicine will be available in the state.
The Diner opened in 1929 and used to be open 24/7, but in recent years its hours of operation have seemed spotty at best.
Emma Gunsallus, a friendly and recognizable face at The Corner Room, will finish out her last day on Tuesday after decades at the restaurant.
Big Bite will be giving away free wings with a THON donation of a dollar or more.
“It just seems appropriate to let the current operators and the establishments, as everyone knows them, to have their moment before talking about the future.”
The event will feature a diversity expo, performances, and a co-created art piece attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to.
Council is expected to approve or deny the conditional use permit at its February 5 regular meeting.
The sandwich shop was known for its offerings named after Penn State legends, guaranteeing that their marks would never be forgotten on Fraser Street.
Patrons of University Park libraries and Schlow can now return checked-out items at any campus or Schlow drop-off location.
Schlow Library will be closed Sunday and until plumbing and temperature issues are resolved.
The media alert does not provide any additional information on what Grand Jury investigation the press conference pertains to.
“At this time, it appears that weakened spring packs inside the chair lift grips caused Saturday’s incident, and as a result, we are replacing this entire system on our lift.”
A tweet from Tussey Mountain says there is no collapse, but ski patrol, EMS, and staff are evacuating everyone on the lift. “Still waiting on official word,” the tweet says.
If you see hundreds of people dressed as Santa downtown on December 9, don’t be alarmed — they’re touring the bars for a good cause.
Now it seems The Skeller won’t face the guillotine after all. The Herlocher family released an open letter Tuesday afternoon addressed to the Penn State and State College communities, insisting on their shared value of tradition in this town we all know and love.
Following outrage over the closing of The All-American Rathskeller, the Herlochers released an open letter to the Penn State community.
The Skeller is a place where generations come together and make memories. One memory in particular highlights this, and it’s why the spirit of the Skeller should continue to live on.
“All things considered, I’m cautiously optimistic that the Herlocher’s local purchase of the Foster Building will achieve some degree of good conservation, although it’s a tragedy for the distinctiveness of State College to lose the Skeller in the process.”
Think about what your first night was like in the dusty, wooden-clad bar underneath the rest of the world. Think about all the memories you made there.