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 […]

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 […]

State College’s Best Place to Dance

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 […]

Amp Up the Flavor at Cafe Verve

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

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 […]