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Jun 14, 2019 01:46pm
By Curtis Stratton Summer fun in Happy Valley is never far away. Whether it’s crossing off your bucket list with a visit to Penn’s Cave, afternoon fun for the kids at WildRiver Waterpark or a family trip to see the...
Jun 14, 2019 01:17pm
This July, downtown State College will transform into a Festival destination for the 53rd year in a row. From July 10-14, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts will bring us five sunny days of art, music and...
Jun 10, 2019 10:17am
  Did you know that Pennsylvania’s deepest gorge AND biggest lake can be found within an hour’s drive of State College? Jack’s Narrows and Raystown Lake are two superlative features of Central Pennsylvania’s landscape,...
Jun 07, 2019 10:47am
Father’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to start planning the day your dad deserves...Happy Valley style! Whether your dad likes spending time outdoors, watching a game or enjoying some craft beers, we’re...
Jun 07, 2019 10:39am
By Laura Zaks “F” isn’t just for “fun” — it stands for “family fun,” and where else can it best exist other than the happiest valley in the world? So, as summer rolls in with its warm and sunny disposition, it’s time to...
Jun 07, 2019 10:30am
By Laura Zaks There doesn’t exactly exist a treasure map when it comes Happy Valley. There is no “x marks the spot,” no golden fleece or even a centaur waiting to guide your quest — no matter how much we might wish...
May 30, 2019 10:38am
All-Big Ten Conference first-team selection Lamar Stevens announced his intent to return to Penn State for his senior season in 2019-20 on Wednesday. The league’s top returning scorer and rebounder, the 6-8, 230-lb....
May 28, 2019 03:01pm
By Laura Zaks “Birthdays come alive when kids fly.” When Peter Pan and Tinker Bell’s pixie dust are out of the picture, it’s time to get creative on how to lift off into the air — and trampolines from wall to wall just...
May 28, 2019 02:55pm
By Christen Bell You can find one State College’s newest, family-friendly venues at 200 Ellis Place! C3 Sports Indoor Complex recently completed a 40,000+ square foot addition to their space, making it a perfect venue...

Make a Weekend of the Winter Jam

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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.

Penn State hoops set to host highly-ranked Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State hoops is set to host a top-ranked conference opponent in February, and there's one question looming over Happy Valley:

The Top 5 Arts Events to Check Out This Season

Happy Valley is known for its blue and white fever: the football games that enchant us, the tailgates that invigorate us and oh the glory of the Nittany Lion roar.

The Spas and Gyms Your New Year’s Resolutions Would Love

We are well into 2019 now — and it no longer feels strange to write a nine at the end of the dateline instead of an eight.

The Right Way to Spend Your Upcoming Winter Weekends

There is nothing like venturing into downtown State College, and enjoying the exciting night life and entertainment under the twinkling lights of College Avenue. Walking out of the State Theatre after a scintillating performance and hearing the laughter and enjoyment spilling outside from The Corner Room and other venues is an experience unlike any other.

Plan the perfect Valentine's Day in State College

What’s that knocking on our door… February? Is that really you? 

Plan an ultimate hockey and wrestling weekend in Happy Valley

The football season gets a lot of hype with the tail gates, touchdowns and the Blue Band music while the We Are flags are waving down on the Beaver Stadium field.

As football fever winds down, the winter brings us lions new blessings like men’s hockey and men’s wrestling — sports that deserve the same amount of excitement.

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