Pinstripe Party for the Nittany Nation in NYC is teaming up with former Penn State football standout Keith Conlin and former basketball captain Brian Allen to throw a bowl-eve celebration.

Heading to New York for Penn State's showdown with old rival Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl?

If so, you are cordially invited to join a host of others from and the Nittany Nation the night before the big game to celebrate PSU's return to the postseason. It has been a tough few years in Happy Valley, but the chance to go bowling again is just the latest positive step for James Franklin's program and its fans.

The get-together will be with our friends at Johnny Utah's in Manhattan. It starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 26.

Click here for directions to Johnny Utah’s

The hosts are former Penn State All-Big Ten tackle Keith Conlin, former Nittany Lion basketball team captain Brian Allen and editor Mark Brennan. A big crowd of PSU fans and luminaries are expected to attend.

Be sure to mention the “PINSTRIPE PARTY” at the door to get a $10 wristband that will allow access to the party specials -- which will include $4 beers, $5 mixed drinks and food specials. A percentage of all wristband sales is being donated to the national chapter of Uplifting Athletes.

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