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Articles by Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown

Taste of the Month: Bagel Crust Taste of the Month: Bagel Crust
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s hard to tell where the first bagel originated. Egyptian hieroglyphic panels displayed in the Louvre in France depicting Ancient Egyptians’ daily life show rolls with a hole in them. Similar rolls have existed for centuries in Italy, China, and the Middle East. Some food historians [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham discusses high-rises, immigration, and changes ahead Lunch with Mimi: State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham discusses high-rises, immigration, and changes ahead
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham announced at the Borough Council meeting in February she will not run for re-election at the end of her term this year. Goreham took office as the first-ever elected female mayor of State College in 2010 and was re-elected to begin her second term in 2014. As [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Centre Foundation Director Shows Fundraising Agility Lunch with Mimi: Centre Foundation Director Shows Fundraising Agility
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown
On May 9-10, Centre Foundation will hold its annual 36-hour online giving event Centre Gives, which raises funds and awareness for local organizations. Molly Kunkel joined Centre Foundation in 2008 as the deputy director and was promoted to executive director in 2013. She brought more than 20 years [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Spats Café and Speakeasy Taste of the Month: Spats Café and Speakeasy
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
When it first opened in 1987, Spats Café and Speakeasy was true to the theme of a Prohibition-style eatery where the undeniable allure was the idea of a secret hideaway where the door was locked, and to gain entry, one would knock and utter the password. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Centre Foundation director shows fund-raising agility Lunch with Mimi: Centre Foundation director shows fund-raising agility
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
On May 9-10, Centre Foundation will hold its annual 36-hour online giving event Centre Gives, which raises funds and awareness for local organizations. For the past six years, Centre Gives has benefitted more than 150 local charities across Centre County, enhancing services across many interest [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Jana Marie Foundation's Marisa Vicere Lunch with Mimi: Jana Marie Foundation's Marisa Vicere
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown
Marisa Vicere founded and became president of the Jana Marie Foundation in 2012 after losing her sister, Jana Vicere, to suicide in 2011. The foundation is committed to helping young people navigate through the tough transitional teen years as well as educating parents and community members about me [Read More]
Taste of the Month: The Tavern Restaurant Taste of the Month: The Tavern Restaurant
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
For almost 70 years now, The Tavern Restaurant, located at 220 East College Avenue in State College, has been a Penn State tradition. The walls are a treasury of Pennsylvania and Penn State history, highlighting old photographs and rare lithographs. Originally opened in 1948 by two Penn State [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Marisa Vicere Lunch with Mimi: Marisa Vicere
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
Marisa Vicere founded and became president of the Jana Marie Foundation in 2012 after losing her sister, Jana Vicere, to suicide in 2011. The foundation is committed to helping young people navigate through the tough transitional teen years as well as educating parents and community members about [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia Lunch with Mimi: Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
Immigration has become more of a hot topic this year, especially with some of the actions taken by President Trump, than previous ones. Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia believes it’s time for comprehensive immigration reform. As an expert on immigration law and one of the [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Tommy's Asian Grill Taste of the Month: Tommy's Asian Grill
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
Tommy’s Asian Grill, located at 432 East College Avenue, is State College’s first Xi’an Chinese restaurant serving authentic, fresh, hand-stretched noodles, handmade flat breads for Chinese burgers, and traditional Xi’an BBQ on a stick. With the ever-growing Chinese student [Read More]
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