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Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown

Articles by Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown

Lunch with Mimi: Rabbi Ostrich and Pastor Lynn Lunch with Mimi: Rabbi Ostrich and Pastor Lynn
2 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
2 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
7 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
7 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
7 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]
Taste of the Month: Fraser Street Deli Taste of the Month: Fraser Street Deli
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
From a Mike Guman buffalo chicken Panini to a James Franklin grilled-chicken Caesar salad, Fraser Street Deli has more than 100 different sandwiches and salads named after people affiliated with Penn State and the Centre Region. Formerly known as Stage Door Deli, the original business first opened [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Charmelle Green Lunch with Mimi: Charmelle Green
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
A former All-American softball player at the University of Utah, Charmelle Green became the associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at Penn State in 2011. In her role, she is responsible for monitoring Title IX compliance for intercollegiate athletics. She oversees field hockey, [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Happy Valley Brewery Taste of the Month: Happy Valley Brewery
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
In a 200-year-old barn right outside of Lemont, locals and visitors alike can come to share a love for the hoppy aromas of freshly brewed beers and delicious sizzling meats on a wood-fired grill. As you walk into the Happy Valley Brewing Company, located at 137 Elmwood Street, you are greeted by the [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Callao Cafe and Market Taste of the Month: Callao Cafe and Market
20 weeks ago - Town and gown
Callao Cafe & Market, located at 434 West Aaron Drive in State College, has become a destination gourmet coffee shop known for sweet and savory crepes, wraps, sandwiches, soups, hot sauces, and, of course, great coffee. “I knew since I was 16 that I wanted to own a restaurant, and even my [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Dan Carter Lunch with Mimi: Dan Carter
25 weeks ago - Town and gown
For the past 20 years, Dan Carter has been a professor and director of the School of Theatre at Penn State and artistic director of Penn State Centre Stage. Born in northeast Arkansas, he received a BA in theater from Illinois State and an MFA in theater directing from Florida State. He was [Read More]
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