130 N. Church St. Celebrates 100 Years of Haircuts

130 N. Church St is celebrating 100 years of barbers and its first woman owner. “3 hours later, I owned a barbershop.”Amy Rose Trout, owner, Charlie and Co. Barbershop This year, actually two weeks from now, will mark the 100-year anniversary of a “Charlie’s” Barber Shop on N. Church Street. “I had no idea,” said … Continue reading 130 N. Church St. Celebrates 100 Years of Haircuts

Let Me Tell You a Story: From Local Teacher to Published Author

Amy Thomas had always wanted to write a book. “I have been told by many I have much to say,” she said. But as a mom of two, a 25-year educator with the West Chester Area School District, and a part-time voice actor, she also had lots to do. Turns out they needn’t be mutually exclusive if you just take time to stop and smell the roses as they say, or in Amy’s case, Tuesday.

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.