Love Stories

  Here are a few, local love stories that all began in Downtown State College…               I spent the first four hours knowing my lovely wife in downtown State College.  We sat in Pickle’s with a mutual group of friends.  I knew that night that she would become special […]

Activities: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

What’s happening? 1/29 – Penn State Wrestling Coaches Show @ Primanti Bros. 1/29 – An Evening with Lisa Ko @ Schlow Centre Region Library 1/29 – Weekly FIFA 18 Tourney @ Primanti Bros. 1/29 – SouthPaw Mondays @ The Phyrst 1/30 –  People’s State of the Union: Story Circle @ The Makery 1/30 – Intro […]

Activities: Jan. 23-28, 2018

What’s happening? 1/23 – Penn State Lady Lion Basketball vs. University of Illinois  1/23 – Beginner Calligraphy Workshop @ The Makery 1/23 – Penn State Hockey Coaches Show @ Primanti Bros. 1/23 – Primantioke with Rick Rock! @ Primanti Bros 1/23 – Writers Meeting @ The Makery 1/23 – Penn State Wresting Coaches Show @ […]

Weekend Activities: Jan. 19-21, 2018

What’s happening this weekend? 1/19 – Art at the End of the Lens @ Art Alliance Gallery Downtown 1/19 – Indigo GLOW Night 1/19 – Winter Jam 2018 @ The Bryce Jordan Center 1/19 – DJ Dev & Natty Brown @ Primanti Bros. 1/19 – Spotluck Launch Party Part 2: Free Happy Hour @ Federal Taphouse 1/19 […]

New Year, New You

Are you ready to kick-off your New Year’s resolutions? Downtown State College has everything you need for a successful 2018!   A New Hobby             Did you make a resolution to find a new hobby, get outdoors, or push your body to new limits? Find your inspiration at Appalachian Outdoors, […]

The best gift of all – an investment in our community!

What’s your favorite part of the holiday season?  You might be thinking about family and friends, the food, the traditions, or the decorations that make holidays a special occasion in your home. Our loved ones are central to holiday celebrations, which is why so many of us enjoy finding the perfect gift that they’ll enjoy […]

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 […]

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 […]