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Small Town, Big Appeal

Well-preserved Victorian charm. Emerging local food and drink. Historic and artistic significance. Renowned outdoor recreation. Have you been to Bellefonte lately?

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Bellefonte merchandise is here

Tee shirts and photography featuring Bellefonte’s signature attractions and events are now available. Order now!

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Eat, Drink, and Dine Local

Two things compliment a sensational town best: Great people and great food. Lucky for you, we have both! Experience the authentic Italian cuisine or a café’s baked-with-love pastries.

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Love the Place that You Call Home

A growing community with affordable homes, local organizations, outstanding schools, and great people. There’s only one thing missing… you!

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Local Food Truck Legend Finds a Home at Big Spring Spirits: Q&A with Chef Meghan McCracken

The people have begun coming to Meghan McCraken, the new chef at Big Spring Spirits in Bellefonte.

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Bellefonte & The Two-Headed Goddess: An Interview with Persephone/Persephone Artist, Elody Gyekis

Two well-known and successful artists from central Pennsylvania create a unique and sweeping familia of works with each other's blood. Or paint, as it goes.

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Why DBI's 'Bellefonte Under the Lights' is SOLD OUT Again

People are willing to purchase tickets the moment they go on it was Springsteen or the Pope.

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Bonfatto's Celebrates 100 YEARS of Feeding Bellefonte (PART 1 of 2)

Bonfatto's is celebrating 100 years of business in Bellefonte with lots of food and drink specials as well as plenty of great giveaways.

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Bonfatto's Celebrates 100 YEARS in Bellefonte with Specials and Giveaways! (PART 2 of 2)

Join the Centurion Party this Thursday, August 15th, from 7am-7pm. See the specials and giveaways!

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Every Day is Record Store Day in a Town Like This

We live in a place with so many chances to flip, flip, flip until you stop dead in your tracks.

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Sunnyside Paddling Park – A Hidden Gem for Boaters

Nestled on Spring Creek beside Tussey Moutain Outfitters, you'll find one of Bellefonte's best kept secrets.

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The Mills Brothers & Bellefonte

An internationally well-known band, The Mills Brothers, have roots in Bellefonte; however, their historic story begins with their grandfather and the Underground Railroad.

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What the Heck Does 'Bellefonte' Really Mean?!?

The actual name of the place, the literal meaning, to most of us, has been something we've likely given little thought to down the years.

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Where Do We Want Bellefonte to Go?: An Oral History of This Town's Future, Part 1

What future do you envision for your community, for this town, for Bellefonte, Pennsylvania?

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