Zip code wars – Where are the priciest homes in the Borough?

West Chester is a lovely town. It has been recognized for its downtown, its trees, its restaurants, its walkability. It can also be expensive. Real estate prices in the Borough and surrounding areas have been rising steadily since February 2016. With median home prices for the two zip codes that split West Chester around $180/sq Continue reading Zip code wars – Where are the priciest homes in the Borough?

My Apologies to the Kindness Rock Movement

If you haven’t found a painted rock with an inspirational message lying randomly on a step or nestled under a tree, frankly, you have not been getting out enough. These colorful creations are part of the Kindness Rocks Project and they were popping up all over Chester County last summer and fall. The Kindness Rocks Continue reading My Apologies to the Kindness Rock Movement

John O. Green – The Splash Park

John O. Green Memorial Park Vibe: On any given summer day, especially the hot-ones, this community park is dotted with bathing-suit clad kiddos carrying buckets and looking to get wet. Tiny feet jump on an oversized splash pad among deep green frogs spurting water from their sturdy heads. Located in the heart of the Borough Continue reading John O. Green – The Splash Park

Spring Paving and Other Things Affecting Your Commute

The Borough has released its spring to do list. It’s got a few paving projects planned, a fairly substantial gas line replacement project, and yard waste collection begins again. Here’s what you need to know: Gas Line Improvements The gas line replacement project is actually a PECO project and will take place across roads, sidewalks, Continue reading Spring Paving and Other Things Affecting Your Commute