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You may not know State College for its pizza, but we’re here to prove you wrong.

Today is National Pizza Day! Here’s a closer look at some of State College's best places to grab a slice:

Hi-Way: Hi-Way pizza has been around since 1963, adding to one of our many Penn State traditions. They offer over 29 varieties of pizzas with an unimaginable amount of topping... MORE

If you have a sweet tooth like us, you need to know the best places to indulge in ice cream this fall. And with record high temperatures, why wouldn't you indulge? 

Here’s a closer look at our favorites:

Momotaro: Momotaro is the newest pastry and ice cream shop in town. Upon entering the cafe, you should be prepared to choose from coffee, tea, smoothies and ice... MORE

A few weeks ago, I went to a new, impossible-to-get-into restaurant in Minneapolis. It was proudly farm-to-table and all from scratch.

“We even have a butcher right here on the premises!” our server added brightly.

“Old news,” I thought to myself while I sipped my $15 cocktail. “It's already been done.”

Terms like 'farm-to-table,' 'sustainably raised' and 'locally sourced... MORE

The first day of Fall is also National Ice Cream Cone Day! In and around Happy Valley, there are plenty of options when it comes to getting an ice cream cone. Hard ice cream? Soft serve? If you're looking for a place to go, we've got you covered with our directory.

Frozen treats: A directory

Bonfatto's (spice cream)

205 Park Place

Bellefonte

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It’s National Cheeseburger Day and there are some pretty great cheeseburgers grilling, right here in our own backyard! These 11 burgers are simply must-have. We know you probably don’t like being bossed around, but you’ll thank us later. WARNING – happyvalley.com and the establishments named below do not take responsibility for you gorging yourself on any or all of the below... MORE

If you thought doughnuts could only be eaten for breakfast… think again.

With all of the new doughnut shops on the rise, you can eat a specialty doughnut at any time of the day. Here are a few of the most popular:

Peace, Love, and Little Donuts: They are finally here, in State College! Specializing in miniature doughnuts, Peace, Love, and Little Donuts is the... MORE

If it’s football season in Happy Valley, then it must be Eberle Wine Dinner Time.

Hailing from the Paso Robles region of California, legendary wine maker and Penn State graduate Gary Eberle will be at the Nittany Lion Inn for his annual Eberle Wine Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 28. Reception hour begins at 5:30 p.m. Dinner service begins at 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will be served banquet... MORE

What do buffalo wings, vodka sauce and pizza boxes have in common? Andy Zangrilli introduced them all to Happy Valley over the years. Find out what he's bringing now!

It was 1963. Newspapers were filled with John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. Women at Penn State had a 10:30 p.m. curfew. University Park enrollment topped out at 18,753. It was then that 22-year-old Andy... MORE

Coffee used to be a morning-only drink. My, how times have changed.

People are drinking coffee day and night.

Need a pick me up? Well, you are in the right town.

State College has some hidden gems sure to satisfy... MORE

This is it. The Wing Fest Finals are here.

Tonight at Tussey Mountain, Wing Fest winners from the past several weeks will square off in the finals to see who takes home the title of 2017 Wing King. The participants are: Ye Olde Hotel, American Legion Post 245, Edgewater Inn and Riverside Grill, Kelly’s Steak and Seafood, Wilderness Lodge, Bill Pickle’s Tap Room and Main Street Bar of... MORE

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