Roots Natural Kitchen

Roots Natural Kitchen, opening July 1 in Downtown State College, serves delicious “feel good” food for an affordable price.  The two most important aspects of Roots is nature and taste. The owners of Roots Natural Kitchen believe that when it comes to food, it’s important to trust nature to give us the nutrients and vitamins […]

Downtown Welcomes 3 Dots!

Dot Dot Dot… 3 Dots is opening in June and the possibilities are endless! 3 Dots is a unique space like none other designed to enhance one’s artistic experience. The space supports all local talent, like art, performance, food and music, creating a hub for creativity and possibilities. So if you want to display your […]

Frutta Bowls Mixing Nutrition & Community in State College

Frutta Bowls is coming to Beaver Avenue! Founded in 2016 on the values of health, wellness, and community, Frutta Bowls is a nationally-known, nutritious restaurant that prides itself on giving back. Their menu relies on key ingredients such as Acai, Pitaya, and Kale. While these form the basis of each bowl, they come with a […]

Jax Bar & Kitchen Offers a Creative and Eclectic Twist

Jax Bar & Kitchen opened their doors four months ago and have since been serving the State College community a unique selection of elevated bar foods, cocktails and trivia nights that have won the hearts of State College residents and students. Jax took over the location of the former Darkhorse Tavern located in Calder Way. […]

The Cheese Shoppe: A Downtown Treasure

A local community staple, The Cheese Shoppe, has been offering State College residents fresh cheese and roasted coffee for over 40 years. Owner William Clarke began his work focusing solely on cheese four decades ago, but saw a trend in the community and added his own twist by serving coffee as well, and The Cheese […]

Quick, Fresh and Affordable: State College Welcomes SNAP

The State College community has a new quick stop for locally sourced and delicious food. SNAP Custom Pizza has already seen incredible support from the State College community. The new restaurant located at 132 W. College Ave has been filled with students and community members since they opened their doors just a few weeks ago. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Welcome Bistrozine to Downtown State College!

Love food, love life. The premise is simple, yet the execution is the result of a lifelong dream and years of patience for owner Joe Liu. After spending many years traveling and living in Europe, and many more in the restaurant business in New York, Joe decided the time had come to call upon the […]

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 […]