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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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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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All for Fun and Fun for All!

Whatever your excursion, we have it! Bellefonte is home to one of the “Best in PA” fly fishing locations and has a variety of exciting shopping options. But it doesn’t stop there!

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The Perfect Getaway

In Bellefonte, ‘Make Yourself at Home’ doesn’t stop with the community; we take it quite literally. Bellefonte offers historic bed and breakfast locations that are sure to make anyone feel right where they belong.

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Photographer opens up chic studio in Bellefonte

Lydia Shafer knew three years ago that a space on West High Street in Bellefonte would become her future photography studio.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Rings True for Bellefonte

The spirit of Dr. King and what he stood for is still deeply entrenched in the heart and soul of these very streets, and in the fields and hills that surround them.

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State Burger Co. Brings the National Dish Straight to the Heart of Bellefonte

This is the kind of place where you go when you want to eat with a creative edge, a place where you can tap into that Burger Mastermind.

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Art & Community on the Town: Bellefonte's "First Sunday"

Downtown Bellefonte businesses join forces again, opening their doors to create a local shopping- and arts-centric event.

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McCoy's CAAT is a Bellefonte Treasure

This is more of a museum of little-known cultures. But unlike most museums, this is one where you're encouraged to take the things on display home with you.

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Was the Gettysburg Address a Bellefonte Guy's Idea?!?!

Some maintain that it was Curtin himself who urged Abraham Lincoln to say a few words to the crowd that day.

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Happy & Fit in the 'Fonte: 3 Words of Fitness Advice For The Upcoming Holiday Season

Preparing for moments like the holidays is all part of a successful fitness journey.

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The Great Bellefonte Christmas Treasure Hunt

With its numerous antique shops and second-hand stores, it only took me one visit to this town to understand that I would never ever have to wander again.

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Spring Your Idea Into Action

The Bellefonte business incubator, SpringBoard, is open for business. Any Centre County entrepreneur, start-up company or early stage firm can apply for a membership at SpringBoard.

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Haunted Bellefonte: A Rich History of Paranormal Activity

Take a closer look, or maybe a closer listen, to realize the small Victorian town still clings to an impressive spiritual history.

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Small Towns and Big Dreams: 7 Questions with Centre County Sports Hall of Fame's Lloyd Rhoades

The long-awaited Centre County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will inaugurate 13 athletes with ties to the county at a ceremony on Sunday October 15th.

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A Very Famous Secretary Lands on the Streets of Bellefonte

Iron Star Trading Company procures beautiful mid-century modern desk by internationally-known design legend, Raymond Loewy.

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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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Confer’s Jewelers has something for everyone with a little bit of everything

Outstanding customer service has made Confer’s a favorite of customers from Centre County and beyond.

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