If you own a bike and haven't gone for a ride in a while, the excuses just won't cut it anymore. The region is blessed with hundreds of miles of non-motorized, recreational bike paths, including plenty of flat rail trails.
This stunning peninsula in northwest Pennsylvania draws millions of visitors every year to revel in its beaches, waterways, woodlands and wildlife. If you're headed there, don't miss out on the bevy of attractions — from wineries to amusement parks to dining with a view -- available in Erie and the surrounding counties.
The Center for Online Innovation in Learning is merging with the Penn State EdTech Network, furthering the university's mission to promote education technology and generate new businesses in the Commonwealth.
While some Commonwealth communities are tackling the problem of urban food access with farmers' markets and boutique food shops, a pair of entrepreneurs are thinking big in the capital city with a new grocery store.
At the 9th annual Regional Affinity Incubation Network (RAIN) Conference, attendees tackled the quest to build a more diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial community. Keystone Edge chatted with two panelists about the Philadelphia Region's specific strengths and challenges.
This Philadelphia university is pioneering a program in Peace Engineering, the first of its kind in the United States. The emerging field mashes up engineering and applied sciences with the social sciences to mitigate conflicts across the globe and in Drexel's local community.
At the long-abandoned 7,000-square-foot Smith Paint Building in downtown Harrisburg, two men are churning out handcrafted vodka, rum, moonshine and more. They are part of a wave of micro-distilleries across Pennsylvania, spurred by an easing of the state's liquor laws.
On October 10, Case and J.D. Vance, author of the best-selling memoir Hillbilly Elegy, will ride into Lancaster, Harrisburg and York on the "Rise of the Rest" tour bus. With its goal of boosting startups outside coastal tech hubs, the initiative is a tremendous opportunity for the region and for fledgling companies seeking a big boost.
Every year, almost a million people head to the Lehigh Valley for the country's largest free music festival, staged in the shadow of Bethlehem's iconic steel stacks. At this year's event (running August 4 through 13) you can check out performances by Santana, LIVE, Toby Keith and many more. When your ears need a break, there's plenty of hoppy brews, tasty eats, local art and outdoor adventures to be had in this rich PA region.
The oldest community in Dauphin County is on the move thanks to an ambitious brewery and still works project -- housed in an iconic local building -- a new transit hub and exciting changes at Penn State Harrisburg.
For generations, folks have traveled to this pastoral county to witness Amish life, drive over the rolling hills, and fill their cars with handmade furniture and jars of chow-chow. You can -- and should -- still do all that, but add to your itinerary creative restaurants, local breweries and wineries, a scenic bike tour, a deep dive into Lancaster City, an afternoon on the river and much more. If you get off the beaten path, this Pennsylvania county will never stop surprising you.