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Articles by Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown

Taste of the Month: Blonda Bistro Taste of the Month: Blonda Bistro
1 week ago - Town and gown
Walking into the Blonde Bistro, the colorful décor and fun signage on the walls immediately capture your attention. The blonde Bellefonte native behind the restaurant is owner Ciara Semack, whose passion for cooking and serving food that she loves inspired her to open the business in [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Food for Thought Taste of the Month: Food for Thought
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
In cities across the United States, food trucks have become the newest pop-up restaurants, offering gourmet cuisine at reasonable prices. Like a brick-and-mortar restaurant, food trucks are subject to the same strict rules, regulations, and licenses required of all foodservice businesses. There are [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Doan's Bones Taste of the Month: Doan's Bones
9 weeks ago - Town and gown
Doan’s Bones Barbecue is a family-run business that started with a dream, a lot of hard work, and some trial and error, and it has grown into one of the area’s most popular places to get barbecue. Doan’s Bones serves mouthwatering pulled pork, baby back ribs, chicken halves, and [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Jennifer Shuey Lunch with Mimi: Jennifer Shuey
14 weeks ago - Town and gown
Former executive director of ClearWater Conservancy Jennifer Shuey has taken on a new challenge as director of development for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. In her new role, which she started on April 27, she is responsible for fundraising and strengthening donor and community [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Liberty Craft House Taste of the Month: Liberty Craft House
14 weeks ago - Town and gown
Liberty Craft House, located at 346 East College Avenue in downtown State College welcomes everyone who appreciates small-batched, locally sourced, and craft-made beer, wine, soda, coffee, and food. Owned by Dante’s Restaurants & Nightlife, Liberty’s décor utilized locally [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Sandy Barbour Lunch with Mimi: Sandy Barbour
18 weeks ago - Town and gown
Last July, Penn State President Eric Barron named Sandy Barbour the school’s ninth director of athletics. Barbour came to Penn State after serving 10 years as director of athletics at the University of California. She has more than 30 years of experience as a collegiate administrator and coach [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Central PA Tasting Trail Taste of the Month: Central PA Tasting Trail
18 weeks ago - Town and gown
Centre County has become a hub for the microbrewing and microdistilling movements. It also has seen a boom in the winery business, making this area popular for everyone who has a taste for wine, beer, spirits, and hard cider. April offers a month-long celebration of those tastes with the first [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Marie Hardin Lunch with Mimi: Marie Hardin
22 weeks 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.
22 weeks 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)
27 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]
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