Three-Year Old Breccan Mitchell Helps Santa Light State College Tree

Attendees Sang Carols, Drank Hot Cocoa, Donated Toys and Canned Goods, and Visited with Santa State College, PA – Three-year old Breccan Mitchell was the lucky child who helped Santa light this year’s tree in downtown State College! The entire crowd counted down as Mitchell and Santa worked their holiday magic, turning on over 5,000 […]

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 […]

An-All American Event for Military Appreciation

An-All American Event for Military Appreciation Music, Military Vehicles, Activities & More! Who: State College Downtown Improvement District What: First Friday – Military Appreciation When: Friday, November 3, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: 100 block of Allen Street, State College, PA 16801 Details: On Friday, November 3rd start your weekend with an […]

Find Unique and Affordable Clothing at the Funky Trunk

By ELISE BINGAMAN September 6, 2017   Downtown State College just got a little more unique. The Funky Trunk is State College’s newest consignment shop in the downtown area. This shop features affordable, quality clothing that is brand new or very gently worn. Owner Kathy Hume opened the store at its E. Calder Way location […]

Living in One Neighborhood (LION) Bash

Become an Informed Citizen at this Community Event STATE COLLEGE, PA – On Tuesday, August 29, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the 100 and 200 blocks of South Allen Street in downtown State College will be filled with multiple engagement stations to help attendees learn more about the community. The goal of this event […]

El Café De Colombia

BY ALLISON ULVEN July 25, 2017 Located on Calder between Hiester Street and Locust Lane, a new coffee shop has brought the delicious tastes of Colombia to State College.  Whether you are an international student or a local, the flavors and smells of the café will leave your mouth watering. From espresso, pour-over coffees, and […]

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 […]

Your Quintessential, Local, Hometown Grocer

June 13, 2017 Completely family owned and operated by  a company known as a cornerstone of business in Downtown State College since 1933, McLanahan’s Downtown Market remains committed  to not only contributing to the strength of our local economy, but also supporting it, by carrying product lines from myriad local businesses, including (but not limited […]