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PA on the Patio offers slow nights, delicious food and signature drinks. Starting May 24, prepare to shake up your Friday night plans. With grilled tapas, PA brews and spirits and their new Tableside Shaker Cocktails,...
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By Natasha Schlaffer We’re all familiar with Memorial Day: the holiday we use to honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives serving our country. But did you know that Memorial Day has its origins right here in...
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HiWay Pizza Pub’s parent company Dante’s Restaurants and Nightlife, announced today that it will soon open a third location of HiWay Pizza located at the corner of College Avenue and Heister Street in downtown State...
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By Curtis Stratton With summer in Happy Valley just around the corner, there is only one option for a weekend getaway: Raystown Lake. Pennsylvania’s largest in-state lake is a favorite of all Nittany Lions, and for good...
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By Laura Zaks If a Spikes baseball game during the spring and summer of Happy Valley is not yet on your schedule, be sure to add it now! Once the buds of May are up and coming, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park is up and...
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By Natasha Schlaffer   The Penn State Men’s Lacrosse team, after winning their first Big Ten Championship last Saturday, is now bound for the NCAA Tournament after being awarded No. 1 overall seed!   The announcement...
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By Karen Shan Hiking, biking, boating and fishing. Dining, shopping and touring. Central Pennsylvania’s 30-mile Raystown Lake — also the state’s largest lake — is 8,300 surface acres of beauty that is just overflowing...
May 03, 2019 04:04pm
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; May 2, 2019 – A Penn State record 135 student-athletes have been approved to graduate this weekend in ceremonies on the University Park campus. Nittany Lion students representing 29 teams are...
Apr 30, 2019 02:10pm
WE ARE… PENN STATE! No need to thank us, because you are so welcome — and you are especially welcome to join Happy Valley from May 31 to June 2 for the annual We Are Weekend. These fun-filled days are overflowing with...

James Franklin Iowa postgame: "We're getting better, I know that."

Penn State head coach James Franklin said, "We're getting better, I know that," after his team dismantled Iowa 41-14 at Beaver Stadium. Franklin also discusses Saquon Barkley's big day (200-plus all-purpose yards), and the defense stifling Iowa's running game.

 

Hockey Valley atmosphere keeps Penn State Surging

The Penn State Men's Ice Hockey team recorded a 5-1 win over Niagara on Nov. 3, 2016, at Pegula Ice Arena. Here's a look at the five Nittany Lion scores that led No. 14 Penn State to victory — and the crowd reaction.

 

Astonishing Shots of PSU Football Back to 1890

Throwback Thursday!

Following last weekend's historic win, what better time is there to dig up Penn State Football's incredible history? Take a look at these super cool (and sometimes shocking) photos of vintage Penn State Football all the way back to 1890.

 

Photos from Penn State Historic Photo Archive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get a Taste of the Season

As summer winds down, Happy Valley prepares to share the harvest—bringing scrumptious fall flavors to local establishments. Many local restaurants, bars, and other eateries are adding a taste of autumn to their inventories and menus. Here are a few to try…

 

Cool Down with a Frozen Apple Cider from Otto's

Drink your way into fall with a special libation in Otto's featured drink rotation. Frozen apple cider is made with Barrel 21 Apple Eau de Vie, White Rye Whiskey, Keewaydin Apple Cider and Apple Juice with Orange and Vanilla.

A White Out for the History Books: Check Out Our Top Moments of #OSUBEAT

Check out our highlights from Penn State's epic upset of No. 2 Ohio State at Beaver Stadium.

The Penn State team arrives at Beaver Stadium for what would be their most magical win in years

The Penn State team arrives at Beaver Stadium for what would become their most magical win in years on Saturday, October 22. The Nittany Lions would overthrow No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 in a see-it-to-believe-it White Out game.

 

Tour Through Penn State Campus Through the Ages

Throwback Thursday.... WAY back. This is what Spring Week looked like in 1955. Its tongue-in-cheek script is the essential sophomoric humor from that era. How many iconic downtown spots can you locate?

Chemistry, Fan Interaction Drive Franklin’s Weekly Radio Show

James Franklin brought a special guest with him to his weekly radio show.

It’s a little past 6:30 in the evening in early September, and nearly 100 people have gathered in the downstairs of Lettermans, the revamped sports bar and restaurant that’s located in the shadow of Beaver Stadium.

Coming straight from practice and entering the room to applause, Franklin smiles. But he’s not alone. His daughter, Shola, is all revved up. She was at practice, her dad says, running 12 laps.

“That takes the guilt out of the ribs she’s about to crush,” Franklin says. 

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