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Robin Crawford, Town&Gown

Robin Crawford, Town&Gown

Articles by Robin Crawford, Town&Gown

Pine Grove Hall Brings an Old-Time Nightclub Flair to the Area Dining and Listening Scene Pine Grove Hall Brings an Old-Time Nightclub Flair to the Area Dining and Listening Scene
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Robin Crawford, Town&Gown
In its lifetime, Pine Grove Hall, at 101 E. Pine Grove Rd., has been many things. Now, with a huge, mahogany bar with sparkling chandelier, stage with hushed lights and rich velvet curtains, hammered copper table-tops and art nouveau-inspired decor, Pine Grove Hall brings a jazzy old-time nightclub [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Pine Grove Hall brings an old-time nightclub flair to the area dining and listening scene Taste of the Month: Pine Grove Hall brings an old-time nightclub flair to the area dining and listening scene
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
In its lifetime, Pine Grove Hall, at 101 East Pine Grove Road, has been many things. Formerly known as the Old Oak Tavern, it’s been in use almost continuously since 1900, when it was built as an Oddfellows hall. Since then, it has functioned as a civic center, a meeting place for Boy and [Read More]
Artist Creates Sculptures Out of Branches, Tree Limbs and Twine on Front Lawns in State College Artist Creates Sculptures Out of Branches, Tree Limbs and Twine on Front Lawns in State College
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Robin Crawford, Town&Gown
As a graduate student in Penn State’s School of Visual Arts, Alex Russell was frustrated when she lost access to her studio due to the coronavirus pandemic. A sculptor who works with natural and found materials on campus, she found herself thinking about ways to continue her art. Working in her sm [Read More]
Artist of the Month: Alex Russell creates sculptures out of branches, tree limbs, and twine on front lawns in State College Artist of the Month: Alex Russell creates sculptures out of branches, tree limbs, and twine on front lawns in State College
21 weeks ago - Town and gown
As a graduate student in Penn State’s School of Visual Arts, Alex Russell was frustrated when she lost access to her studio due to the coronavirus pandemic. A sculptor who works with natural and found materials on campus, she found herself thinking about ways to continue her art. Working in [Read More]
With an Amazing Variety of Sizes and Designs, Orchids Keep Growers Fascinated With an Amazing Variety of Sizes and Designs, Orchids Keep Growers Fascinated
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Robin Crawford, Town&Gown
Wade Hollenbach has an addiction. An addiction to orchids he’s happy to tell you about. Hollenbach, president of the Central Pennsylvania Orchid Society, has been growing the flowers for more than 43 years and estimates his greenhouse holds about 1,000 plants. [Read More]
With an amazing variety of sizes and designs, orchids are ‘dramatically different’ from other plants, and that keeps growers fascinated   With an amazing variety of sizes and designs, orchids are ‘dramatically different’ from other plants, and that keeps growers fascinated
34 weeks ago - Town and gown
Wade Hollenbach has an addiction.  An addiction to orchids he’s happy to tell you about. Hollenbach, president of the Central Pennsylvania Orchid Society, has been growing the flowers for more than 43 years and estimates his greenhouse holds about 1,000 plants. “It’s a good [Read More]
The Legacy of Camp S-63 The Legacy of Camp S-63
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Robin Crawford, Town&Gown
'The Foreman’s Boys' tells the story of how the Civilian Conservation Corps built a dam and rebuilt lives in Poe Valley. [Read More]
The Legacy of Camp S-63: 'The Foreman’s Boys' tells the story of how the Civilian Conservation Corps built a dam and rebuilt lives in Poe Valley   The Legacy of Camp S-63: 'The Foreman’s Boys' tells the story of how the Civilian Conservation Corps built a dam and rebuilt lives in Poe Valley
39 weeks ago - Town and gown
When Bill Marcum was growing up in Coburn, he spent a lot of time with his grandfather. Sumner Frankenberger, or “Sum” as he was known, was a sociable man, well known throughout the region. “Everywhere we went, people would call out to him,” Marcum says. When Marcum was a [Read More]
Centre County PAWS Reading Program Is a ‘Win-Win’ for Youngsters and Their Feline Shelter Friends Centre County PAWS Reading Program Is a ‘Win-Win’ for Youngsters and Their Feline Shelter Friends
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Robin Crawford, Town&Gown
It’s Tuesday night and in the Centre County PAWS lobby, a volunteer is giving 7-year old Sophia Rearick a quick lesson on cat body language. “Do you know what it means when a cat’s ears look like this?” the volunteer says, hands cupped overhead in a rough approximation of forward-facing cat [Read More]
Cat Tales: Centre County PAWS Reading Program is a ‘win-win’ for youngsters and their feline shelter friends   Cat Tales: Centre County PAWS Reading Program is a ‘win-win’ for youngsters and their feline shelter friends
47 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s Tuesday night and in the Centre County PAWS lobby, a volunteer is giving 7-year old Sophia Rearick a quick lesson on cat body language. “Do you know what it means when a cat’s ears look like this?” the volunteer says, hands cupped overhead in a rough approximation of [Read More]
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