West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Can you believe we are nearly halfway through August? This week a new tenant presents preliminary land development plans for the former Wyeth property and (planned) destruction at the Davis Oil property. A look at what these changes will mean for the neighborhood and West Chester as a whole. Plus, West Chester restaurant inspection reports and I am just going to go ahead and declare it, we are the unofficial bubble tea capital of Chester County. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.

How to Score the Best Bruschetta in West Chester. You’ll Need to Know a Guy.

Each summer for the last seven years, West Chester-native and local chef TJ Mchugh has quietly gathered the area's freshest produce and chopped his way to one of the genuinely great tributes to summer’s bounty. Juicy vine-ripened tomatoes, a bite of onion, chewy balls of, get this - gnocchi. But if you’ve not yet heard of this summer masterpiece, I would not be surprised. It’s the kind of delight that requires you to know a guy. 

West Chester Weekly News Roundup

After making major cuts to the Park and Rec budget, there were some concerns about how the borough would respond now that people are looking to gather again but this summer has been a pleasant surprise with a nice mix of signature and lowkey events. See how they pulled it off and what else is planned. Plus, do you want to preserve the past or push into the future? The West Chester Railroad forces Borough Council to make a decision and West Chester's first Doggie menu. It's hot out there my friends. Grab something cool and let's catch up.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Rising food prices aren't just making the weekly shopping trip a bigger nuisance than usual they are having a very real impact on our community. I spoke with several local nonprofits to learn just how bad things have gotten. Plus, a new children's business fair aims to inspire the next generation, and fresh-made sticky buns coming to the borough? Yes, please. Who's ready? Let's catch up.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Hello, West Chester, I hope you had a happy 4th - and I hope it didn't end at Saucey's pizza. Restaurant Inspection reports are out for June and there are some (very) concerning findings at a couple of borough locations. Plus, West Chester's new $180,000 rain garden project and a doggie ice cream parlor is coming to town. Time to start planning that "Gotcha Day" party. Who's ready? Let's catch up.