Ethereal Brings a Touch of Positivity to Downtown State College

Downtown State College welcomed a new business this week: Ethereal. This boho-chic store with a modern twist is centered around a unique shopping experience, offering athleisure-wear, fashionable women’s business clothing, accessories, home products and more. Miranda Sheetz, owner of the new boutique, worked for a Forture 500 company for two years, before deciding to reevaluate […]

Park(ing) Day State College

PARK(ing) Day is an annual international event where businesses, activists, and citizens create parklets in on-street parking spaces. The goal of PARK(ing) Day is to create community engagement, inspire creative space design, and create awareness about the usage of urban areas as open, social spaces.  Parking spaces on the 100 block of S Allen Street […]

State College Culture Crawl and Festival

This monthly festival showcases original art, handmade products and live music on the second Sunday of the month through October. Calder way is closed to allow for dozens of vendors, artisans and musicians to line the street! Enjoy the festival while taking advantage of free parking on Sunday’s downtown!

Badger and Hound Barber Club’s New Location!

The scene at Badger and Hound Barber Club feels reminiscent of days gone by where your local barber shop was more than just a place to get a haircut.  There is a laid back, welcoming, and inclusive vibe in the shop that sets Badger and Hound apart; everyone is welcome whether you need a haircut […]

Inaugural Lion Dash 5K

New and returning students and community members are invited to participate in the inaugural LION Dash 5K, which will take place on Saturday, August 25 at 9 A.M. Beginning on the 200 block of Allen Street, participants will tour Downtown, the Highlands, and State College South, exploring some of the neighborhoods that make State College […]

Mid-State Literacy Council: Giving Back to the Community

Are you looking to give back to the State College community or in need of a rewarding volunteer experience? The Mid-State Literacy Council is a small, comprehensive learning space for anyone looking to improve their English. This non-profit group provides adult education instruction in Centre and Clearfield Counties. “The Council offers basic literacy, English as […]

A Gift for Every Occassion

Join us for our Holiday Open House and Presh Trunk Show on Sunday, November 19th.  Click here to learn more! Located in the heart of downtown State College, just off the corner intersection of Allen Street and Beaver Avenue, is State College’s premier kitchen, home and gift store, Kitchen Kaboodle. Named “Best Place to Buy […]

Downtown Businesses Donated $6,778 to the Penn State Student Military Fund

Check Presented to Dr. Eric Barron at the Veteran’s Tailgate November, 13, 2017 (State College, PA) – With nearly 10,000 veterans looking on inside the Bryce Jordan Center during Saturday’s Veteran’s Tailgate, representatives from downtown businesses presented Dr. Eric Barron with a $6,778 donation to the Penn State Student Military Fund. “On behalf of the […]

Downtown Festival Celebrates Military Appreciation

Downtown Businesses, Dr. Eric Barron, and Local Groups Honor Service Members Past and Present   State College, PA – With an American flag flying high, Allen Street was in full patriotic regalia to kick-off Military Appreciation week ahead of Veteran’s Day. “Downtown businesses are donating a portion of their proceeds to the Penn State Student […]

Be More Than Ordinary, Be Ikonic

BY LEXIE MATINOG June 27, 2017 Ikonic Ink newly defines the world of tattoos and piercings with a light, modern and open studio that ends the idea of a dark and frightening experience. Owner David Faussete works strategically to create a family friendly, professional, welcoming environment – a place where your children would be comfortable […]