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Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown

Articles by Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown

Lunch with Mimi: Marie Hardin Lunch with Mimi: Marie Hardin
3 days ago - Town and gown
Marie Hardin was named dean of the Penn State’s College of Communications in July. She is responsible for all operations in the college — the largest accredited mass communication program in the US, with undergraduate in-residence programs in journalism, telecommunications, media [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Primanti Bros. Taste of the Month: Primanti Bros.
3 days ago - Town and gown
Founded in 1933, the original Primanti Bros. opened in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, a busy area along the Allegheny River filled with warehouses. During the height of the Great Depression, the restaurant served good food for a fair price to truckers and shift workers. Today, there are a total [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Gary Brandeis & Dan Deitchman (Fraser Centre) Lunch with Mimi: Gary Brandeis & Dan Deitchman (Fraser Centre)
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
After more than 10 years of planning, delays, and development changes, the Fraser Centre in State College is finally under construction. The construction team began the project in October 2014 with excavation and belowground work to relocate utilities, lay the building’s foundation, and build [Read More]
Taste of Month: Hublersburg Inn Taste of Month: Hublersburg Inn
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
During the nineteenth century, taverns and inns were an area’s social center. More than just a bar, they contributed to the local economy by serving as gathering places for trade, entertainment, and hotels for traveling merchants on stagecoaches. In addition, visitors to the area also brought [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Staff Soup & Chili Recipes Taste of the Month: Staff Soup & Chili Recipes
10 weeks ago - Town and gown
During the winter months, nothing beats the chill like a steaming bowl of soup or chili. Not to mention, most often, it’s an easy one pot meal that feeds a crowd. A big pot of chili is the perfect game day dish for the Super Bowl! Soups and chili are not only comforting and delicious; they [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Rabbi Ostrich and Pastor Lynn Lunch with Mimi: Rabbi Ostrich and Pastor Lynn
13 weeks ago - Town and gown
The holiday season is marked by traditions, family gatherings, and faith. It is the time of year that, regardless of religious beliefs, many open their hearts, count their blessings, and give thanks. Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down at the Tavern Restaurant in State College [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Duffy's Tavern Taste of the Month: Duffy's Tavern
13 weeks ago - Town and gown
Nestled in the heart of Boalsburg, Duffy’s Tavern, located at 113 Main Street, is a historic landmark in Centre County offering fine and casual dining with a seasonal flair. Built in 1819 by Colonel James Johnston and his wife, Hannah, it was operated as a tavern and inn for travelers who were [Read More]
International Education Experiences International Education Experiences
18 weeks ago - Town and gown
International Education Week is November 17-21. The US Department of State and Department of Education team up each year to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. As part of the celebration, Penn State’s education-abroad program holds an annual essay contest [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Bob Warming Lunch with Mimi: Bob Warming
18 weeks ago - Town and gown
Bob Warming has coached soccer for more than 35 years, and his career has been marked by success and distinction. He is a six-time finalist for national coach of the year, and he was named Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2013. He is in his fifth season as Penn State men’s soccer head [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Pie Recipes for the Holidays Taste of the Month: Pie Recipes for the Holidays
18 weeks ago - Town and gown
The history of pies dates back to ancient Egypt, and it was once a practical way to bake and preserve meats, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains. Pies came to America with the first English settlers, although it is unknown if it was part of the first Thanksgiving feast. Today, pies have become a [Read More]
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