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 […]

State College’s Best Place to Dance

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BY ELYSSA GANSER March 29, 2017 Live music, local DJs, appearances by national artists, exciting year-round events; it doesn’t get better than that! At Indigo, there’s non-stop fun from salsa night and beach parties to local DJ entertainment, New Year’s Eve bashes and celebrity performances. Indigo is Downtown’s only true dance club, providing the community […]

Anthym has State College Moving


BY CHRISTINE SIBLEY March 14, 2017 When Philadelphia Runner, the headquarters of the Philly running community, started looking at options for expanding across Pennsylvania, the first instinct was to look for a location in Pittsburgh. However, when an opportunity for space became available in downtown State College the company decided to bring the business to […]

Amp Up the Flavor at Cafe Verve

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BY LEXIE MATINOG February 28, 2017 Are you ready for something new? Café Verve, State College’s first vegan café is sure to fit the bill. Heather Jones, manager and part owner of Café Verve wants to take your taste buds on an adventure and introduce State College to vegan foods that are surprisingly delightful. Jones […]

A Splash of Italy on East Calder Way

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BY ANN KLINCK February 14, 2017 The Branch and The Vine, Olive Oil and Vinegar Tasting Room, opened its doors October 2016, bringing a new flavor to East Calder Way. The Branch and The Vine carries 40 varieties of balsamic and olive oil. They have spicy flavors like jalapeno and red pepper olive oil, and […]

Maki Yaki – Be Fresh and Original


BY NICOLE WANG January 17, 2017 Maki Yaki is like a little Asian food court, dishing up sushi rolls, noodle/rice dishes, Korean soup, and much more. With an emphasis on freshness and originality, much of the food is prepared in house using fresh meat and veggies that have been hand cut by the kitchen staff. […]

no matter where you are… WE ARE


BlueWhiteTV is happy to announce our new office location at 201 E. Beaver Ave. at the corner of Pugh in downtown State College. BlueWhiteTV is a digital network providing Penn State students, alumni and fans with Penn State and Happy Valley themed content on demand via our website, mobile app, JuiceBox charging stations, and publications. […]

Not for Saints, Not for Sinners


BY ELYSSA GANSER September 20, 2016 Boisterous energy flows out as you open the door to Bill Pickle’s Tap Room – people laughing and cheering, clinking glasses, and the sound of pop country music echoing throughout the bar. Since its start Pickle’s has always been a lively place where a good time is just around […]

A Penn Stater’s Dream Wardrobe


BY ASHLEY HANSEN September 13, 2016 There’s only one place that can offer you the largest availability of Penn State apparel and merchandise in the world, and that’s The Family Clothesline. In the heart of Happy Valley lies this stand-out store that offers a wide selection of top quality licensed products at an affordable price. […]

A Den(n) for Health and Happiness

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BY ASHLEY HANSEN June 22, 2016 When Melinda Hooper moved to State College in 1981, she noticed that the town was lacking a full service salon & spa. Driven by her desire to establish a city-like atmosphere within State College, she decided to recreate the salon she owned when she lived in Florida. In the […]