Fresh off a 45-14 win over Indiana in the "Generations of Greatness" game, the Nittany Lions head back on the road to face a pesky Northwestern team in Evanston, Ill. Penn State head coach James Franklin will be trying to notch his first win against the Wildcats. Find out everything you need to know about the Big Ten tilt! Read more
 
The country star and her new band visit the State Theatre to start the weekend. There's also a play, a fall festival and plenty of Penn State sports to keep you entertained while the Nittany Lion football team is on the road. Check out the lineup and plan your big weekend! Read More

Terms like "farm-to-table," and "locally sourced" sound new and on trend, but for Dante’s Restaurants and Nightlife, it's just the way things have always been. It wasn't to be hip – founder Andy Zangrilli was looking for a certain flavor for his pizza crust and sauce, and when he couldn't find it, he just made it himself. As his restaurants grew to include several Hi-Way Pizza Pub locations, along with Z Bar & The Deli Restaurant, Mario's, Liberty Craft House and more, the list of made-from-scratch dishes grew!

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Find road game fun, 2016 highlights, Heisman predictions and more in our football section, and then plan out your football season with our comprehensive guide to the best fests, food and family fun! 
Planning ahead for Penn State Homecoming?
Get all the updates in one easy spot, on the Happy Valley Homecoming page .

Surround yourself with Penn State history at Legends, one of the on-site dining options at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Learn some Penn State trivia from the walls as you have a beer with friends, catch the game on one of the many TVs or enjoy a delicious meal. Open to locals and hotel guests alike, Legends serves classic dishes for lunch and dinner, including sandwiches, salads and appetizers.


The SpringHill Suites State College welcomes extended-stay guests and vacationing families with spacious, modern hotel accommodations and a prime location near Penn State. The suites are 25 percent larger than traditional guest rooms, and provide plenty of room for working and relaxing. Whatever brings you here to town, you'll have a memorable stay at the SpringHill Suites State College.