Counter to many narratives about the death of manufacturing in southwestern PA, in 2016 the sector accounted for the most investment dollars ($6.1 billion), the most deals (50 companies expanding or relocating), and the most new and retained jobs (3,667).
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.
Preventing the spread of malaria is just one of the real world problems being tackled at this innovative facility. Huck supports over 500 researchers in State College while bringing engineering expertise to the life sciences.
This stunning new site in the city's historic district uses cutting-edge photo and touchscreen technology to bring visitors up-close-and-personal with the museum's exhaustive collection of artifacts. An added bonus: The installations were designed by a Philadelphia company.
Happening June 9-11, the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival will bring thousands to the birthplace of the original Jeep. There will be street fairs, exhibits, rugged trails, and plenty of accessories and gear for sale.
In Philadelphia, Lancaster and Pittsburgh, thousands have embraced Open Streets events -- that's a day of car-free fun and community engagement. All three places have at least one festival happening this summer so get ready to hit the road.
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.