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Editor’s note: With the closing of the All-American Rathskeller, we want to hear your stories of the iconic downtown establishment. We’re encouraging you to email us your favorite photos and memories (300 words or less) to Check out more details below.  UNIVERSITY PARK — A few weeks ago, I visited the All-American Rathskeller for lunch. Embarrassingly, it was the... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK — The soul and the spirit, side by side, are electrifying entities; united through music, however, they have the power to soar, together. YAMATO’s Challengers performance provide wings for both the soul and spirit to fly free— to allow audience members to experience for a night the feel for the energy of life. The Challengers is a group that formed out of YAMATO, a... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Do you have those mid-winter blahs? Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, there’s plenty going on in Happy Valley over the next several days. Let’s take a look at what’s happening in and around the area: THURSDAY, JAN. 18 Penn State women’s basketball vs. Rutgers – The Penn State women’s basketball team faces Rutgers at 7 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center. If you... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Enjoy hand crafted beers and a perfectly-paired menu at Pints on Park Avenue at The Nittany Lion Inn on Wednesday, Jan. 31.  The reception begins at 6:30 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m. Chef Kirsch McMaster has cultivated a perfectly-paired menu that highlights the six six Tröegs beers we will feature – Shrimp and Scallop... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Staying on top of New Year Resolutions is never easy, so, instead, choose to adjust to goals slowly and gradually — until they become that of second nature. Physical and mental health are always good to strive for, and through small lifestyle changes, they are in every way possible. It all starts with you! The following is a list of 10 tips to get healthy this new year... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – The most important part about working out is choosing a place that motivates, inspires and fits YOUR needs. Just as not everything works out the same way, not everyone works out the same way. Find a studio or a gym that best coordinates with you and work it out! The following is a list of the ten best places to workout in Happy Valley — find what works for you. Lionheart... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – The deep freeze is over – at least for now. After a weekend of single-digit temperatures, this weekend figures to be a little better with temperatures in the 30s on Saturday and 20s on Sunday. With that in mind, there’s an awful lot going on in and around Happy Valley this weekend. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights: FRIDAY, JAN. 12 Penn State men’s basketball... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Cold and biting, the weather at State College seems to have no mercy on days when weather apps feature nothing but the freezing point – or worse. Luckily, however, Penn State’s Center of Performing Arts and the State Theatre do not hold their performances outside and actually provide nights of entertainment during the blustery months of winter and beyond. This season,... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Well, we are officially one week into the New Year. Have you made resolutions? Sticking to them? If you are still searching for ideas, we have a few. Here are what we consider the best of the rest. Now, go do it! Relax more. Jobs, family and daily life can sometimes be a lot to handle. In the new year, make it a point to relax more. Read, watch a little guilty... MORE
STATE COLLEGE — New year, new you. The calendar has flipped, so it’s time to re-invent yourself once again with some New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s resolutions signal rebirth and the start of a new beginning. From volunteering with local non-profits to going back to school, there are plenty of ways to begin again and make a positive change for those in Happy Valley – and beyond.... MORE


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