Philadelphia’s horse-drawn carriages seem like a relic of a different era and they are. Just not the 1776 – let’s-build-us-a-new-country-era – that you might think. The horse and buggies you see on the streets today were reintroduced in 1976. A novelty of that summer’s bicentennial celebration and a tourist attraction Janet White, founder of Carriage House Freedom, says needs to end.
“It was life stopping,” said Erika Prinz Ben-Zur of a knee injury sustained in her 20s. Hesitant to undergo surgery and desperate to end the pain, Erika was willing to try anything - even the hypnotist her mom found - but nothing worked. Finally, she tried acupuncture and her life was changed.
In the very last days of May, developers presented plans for a 181-unit apartment building on the corner of Wayne and Market Streets. While the Planning Commission applauded the developers on their investment in the Borough, they raised concerns about the building’s size, design, and durability.
When Malena’s opened in 2003 there was no Etsy or Instagram. TikTok wasn’t even a glint in its founder's eye - now it’s dominating sales. “When I started out, I would have to go to the post office and print labels,” says Malena. West Chester's vintage maven reflects on 20 years in business.
For the last several summers, Jarrett Muzi drove his boys to Malvern every week so they could take part in the Great Valley Basketball League and maybe capture a little of that summer basketball magic. Now he wants to bring it here.
This week lawyers, developers, engineers, and architects from well-connected firms, stood before West Chester’s Planning Commission with seemingly two goals – one, to introduce their new mixed-use project planned for 410 S. High and calm the fears of the residents.