Drink Your Decade

“Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

At any establishment in Happy Valley, you’re just as likely to strike up a conversation with a 1972 Penn State grad as you are a 2004 graduate. And while there are a number of commonalities between all Penn State alums, there are usually significant differences in the popular drinks at the time of graduation.

The (Side) Dish: Our Favorite Finds, French Fry Edition

National French Fry Day is July 13, and if you ask us, that’s cause for celebration! We scoured Happy Valley for the cream of the crop of everyone’s favorite vegetable, and were impressed with how our local restaurants are treating the beloved potato. Here are some of our favorite fries. Show them some love on this wonderfully greasy holiday!   

Sample Happy Valley’s Best Brews, Wines and Spirits on the Central PA Tasting Trail

A lot has happened in Happy Valley in the past 15 years. For me, a transplant who relocated here in 2002, I’ve seen a blossoming of our local food movement—markets, food, beer, wine and more recently, spirits. Now that someone’s put it all on a map, there’s one more reason Happy Valley’s become a destination for more than weekend football.


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