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LettermanS replaces Damon’s Grill

April 27, 2015

Alterations are being made to what was Damon’s Bar and Grill, 1031 E. College Ave.

 

Damon’s Grill was bought by a partnership led by Scott Balboni and was opened as LettermanS restaurant about two months ago.

 

“There will be top to bottom renovations,” general manager Geno Maley said. “There is a lot going on here right now.”

 

The renovation and construction is apparent from the outside as the pub is transformed.

Many students not aware of AppleCare Computer repair store

April 17, 2015

Broken MacBooks, iPhones, Apple chargers and appliances are all common problems that Penn State students run into while at school. And many of these students are not aware of an AppleCare store located downtown on South Allen Street underneath Chili’s.

It’s easy to see why one wouldn’t notice Connecting Point Computers, 135 S. Allen St., located underneath Chili’s. But it’s been in business for over 30 years now, according to the store’s website, and it’s been Apple-authorized for almost 11 years.

Penn State residential dining holds an Instagram launch

April 15, 2015

In order to attract a new audience, Penn State dining will host an event honoring its first official Instagram account.

 

At 5 p.m. today in East Residential Halls at Findlay Commons, Penn State Residential Dining will host a celebration where students will have access to a personal photobooth station, free food, prizes, giveaways, raffles and more.

 

Penn State Residential Dining is hosting this event to spread awareness of its new social media accounts that are now being contributed to by students. The staff is hoping that by giving students access to their accounts, a younger voice will appeal more to students, Jim Meinecke, the residential dining coordinator, said.

State College tanning salons see pre-break spike

March 06, 2015

Girls — and some boys — headed to downtown tanning salons the last few weeks to get that perfect tan before they leave for spring break.

 

State College offers a variety of tanning salons, such as The Bronze Tanning Co., 319 E. Beaver Ave., California Tanning Express, 328 E. Calder Way and Lionheart Fitness, 127 Sowers St.

 

All offer a variety of beds and unique features. Employees at both California Tanning Express and The Bronze commented on the large increase in membership over the past weeks, as well as a large increase in male members.

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