Jul 17, 2018 03:16pm
For someone interested in exploring their cooking skills while having a good time with family and friends, Taste Buds Kitchen is the perfect place to visit this summer. The culinary entertainment experience for kids,...
Jul 11, 2018 04:18pm
The best weekend of the summer is upon us! The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts is here and the State College streets have transformed into an art oasis. Vendors line the roads, music fills the air and...
Jul 05, 2018 11:15am
Since becoming head coach of Penn State football, James Franklin has launched the Nittany Lions back to the top of college football and worked his way to many career-defining moments. The Big Ten championship. A Fiesta...
Jul 03, 2018 01:10pm
In the U.S., a rare disease is defined as any disease affecting fewer than 200,000 people. When Scott Shirley’s father was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer in 2002, the disease didn’t seem so rare anymore. “...
Jul 03, 2018 11:01am
Right now, Happy Valley seems to be anticipating one main event: Independence Day. However, don’t be fooled into thinking that all fun activities hit a standstill once the fireworks are over. The 2018 People’s Choice...
Jul 03, 2018 10:42am
It's almost time for the 52nd annual Festival of the Arts. From July 12-15, downtown State College will transform back into the festival that features some of our favorite summer memories. We talked with Jennifer Shuey...
Jun 28, 2018 02:17pm
Since 1931, The Nittany Lion Inn has defined Penn State luxury. It pairs nostalgia with world‑class amenities and dining to create a memorable experience. Best of all, you don’t have to stay there to enjoy their award‑...
Jun 28, 2018 12:36pm
There’s more to Homecoming than the parade. There are many events you have to look forward to leading up to Homecoming Weekend. Right now, Homecoming is looking for alumni representatives from any campus for the Alumni...
Jun 27, 2018 10:14am
Looking for something to do this summer, either during your weekends as a local or on a specific date when you’ll be in town? Luckily for you (and all of us!), Happy Valley’s calendar is chock‑full of fun festivals all...
Sep 28, 2017 09:05am
General Parking Information Penn State Football Games Penn State encourages fans to purchase parking in advance in an effort to keep traffic flowing more efficiently on the day of the game. Gameday and season parking...
Mar 21, 2017 01:29pm
Happy Valley continues to grow its reputation as an emerging foodie paradise, and the new construction and growth of the region has more than risen to meet these demands. Here’s our list of the best new restaurants...
May 10, 2018 02:12pm
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Nov 20, 2016 11:36am
Penn State clinched a victory for the 7th time in a row with Saturday's 39-0 shutout against Rutgers. With only one regular season game left to play, it's time to take a look at just how big of a deal this season has...
Oct 09, 2017 02:35pm
UNIVERSITY PARK – Finally – it’s official. No. 3 Penn State’s game with No. 17 Michigan will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on ABC on Saturday, Sept. The Big Ten tilt is Penn State’s Whiteout Game. Penn State will be looking to...
Feb 13, 2017 03:24pm
The Journey from $2,000 to $13 Million The 45th Penn State Dance Marathon will take place this weekend, adding to the total of over $137 million raised for pediatric cancer over those 45 years. In its first year, THON...
Mar 13, 2018 02:34pm
UNIVERSITY PARK — There are many expressions out there in the world — clichés, maxims and rules galore — but there’s one in particular that overrides all others when it comes to Happy Valley. “It takes one to know one...
Apr 17, 2018 04:07pm
STATE COLLEGE – The Grilled Sticky has a new home. The Corner Room, one of the hospitality properties owned by Hotel State College & Company, will now be downtown’s “new home” to get Ye Olde College Diner’s famous...
Oct 30, 2016 09:33am
ESPN's 30 for 30 Shorts Examines the Story Behind our Famous Battle Cry "It's a definitive term... letting the world know that this is it." Do you know the story behind "WE ARE"? Hear Wally Triplett's story of how it...

Rent

Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant twentieth anniversary touring production.

Highlight Reel: Penn State's domination of Iowa

Penn State rolled to a 41-14 victory over Iowa on Nov. 5, 2016, at Beaver Stadium. Saquon Barkley finished with 211 all-purpose yards, and the Nittany Lion defense held Iowa to 30 rushing yards. See all the highlights here.

 

Best Moments: Penn State V. Michigan State

Penn State improved to 10-2 and clinched the Big Ten's East Division title by dismantling Michigan State 45-12. Check out our highlights that show why Beaver Stadium is such an intimidating place to play — Penn State has won 13 of its last 14 games in Happy Valley.

 

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.

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