Ken's Best Wurst is a popular late-night stop for Penn State students seeking munchies and good conversation. Ken Baumgarten, of Philipsburg, Pa., runs the late night hot dog and sausage stand in downtown State College on weekend nights. A night out at Penn State is never truly complete until a visit is paid to Ken's Best Wurst.

  • "Ken's Best Wurst" has been recognized by the Hearst Journalism Awards Program as a finalist in the Multimedia 1 category, receiving a certificate of excellence for quality journalistic storytelling in 2015.