Recently Updated

May 21, 2019 09:33pm
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,...
May 21, 2019 01:56pm
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...
May 21, 2019 10:34am
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...
May 16, 2019 08:41am
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...
May 14, 2019 07:37pm
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...
May 07, 2019 02:19pm
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...
May 06, 2019 12:27pm
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...

Make a Weekend of the Central PA Home and Garden Show

Make your weekend bloom and shine with the show that truly “shows.”

The Central PA Home and Garden Show is the largest home improvement and product showcase in central Pennsylvania, geared for all those who want the best of the best when it comes to home modeling.

Top Picks for St. Patrick’s Day

State College–Whether or not you have the “luck of the Irish” in your blood, there’s no denying St. Patrick’s Day is a time of fun and festivity in Happy Valley. Local businesses are offering an array of Irish-inspired food and drink to satisfy nearly every lad and lass. Here are options to help you celebrate the wearing of the green this March 17.

Mark Your Return to Happy Valley at Penn State’s We Are Weekend

Penn State’s We Are Weekend is fast approaching, and now is the perfect time to prepare for this exciting, once-a-year event! Experience the pride and culture of Penn State again, when you attend this fun-filled weekend, scheduled to run May 31–June 2.

Enhance your Harlem Globetrotters experience with the best Happy Valley has to offer

Happy Valley is no stranger to great basketball, particularly from our Penn State Nittany Lions. But when it comes to showmanship, creativity and entertainment, nothing beats the world-class Harlem Globetrotters.

A Three-Part Piano Recital You Don’t Want to Miss

“Life is a lot like a piano—what you get out of it depends on how you play it.”

— Thomas Lehrer

Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

Oh, boy! Clicking on this article means one of two things.

One: you have an idea for what to do with your significant other on February 14, but you don’t think it’s good enough…

Make a Weekend of the Winter Jam

You’re probably going to have to sit down for this. Make sure it’s something stable!

You ready for the news?

Best Hotels and Restaurants Near the Bryce Jordan Center

“But I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more… just to be the man who walks a thousand miles, to fall down at your door.”

The Five Best Outdoor Winter Activities in Happy Valley

A mug of hot chocolate, warming up hands near the fireplace, fuzzy socks on your feet—that’s winter’s indoor paradise. Oh, I’m forgetting the good book to curl up with in bed while the snow outside is falling.

Make a Weekend of the Travis Scott Concert

Weekends seem to be Happy Valley’s specialty: there are restaurants, events, venues and landmarks galore to help keep us lions entertained.

The Bryce Jordan Center, in particular, brings in acts from all over the country whether it be Elton John, Kevin Hart, The Weekend, you name it.


Back to Top