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 […]

Dessert Judges Awarded Blue Ribbons at Downtown Fall Festival

October 16, 2017 – After tasting and analyzing many scrumptious dessert entries, guest judges Mike the Mailman Herr, Cathi Alloway of Schlow Library, and Scott Dutt of Happy Valley Optical awarded blue ribbons to Jaylyn McCoy’s “Pumpkin on a Log” in the adult division and to William Antonio Duiker’s “Cream Cheese Pastries” in the under […]

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 […]

Happy Valley Music Fest

Happy Valley Music Fest, formerly Summer’s Best Music Fest, is ready to rock Downtown with The Spin Doctors and Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires headlining the two-day, four-stage schedule.  The festival, presented by Northwest, will feature 16 national, regional and local bands in the heart of Downtown. Friday Night includes a special “Taste of Downtown” restaurant […]

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 […]