The West Chester Borough goes to court to defend its right to impose a fee and collect some money from West Chester University. Sounds good to me - but will the state judges be persuaded? Plus, rumored development could be the answers to our retail dreams, the inside scoop on this weekend's Restaurant Fest and pumpkin cheesecake is back. Who's ready? Grab something sweet and let's catch up.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Sept. 9, 2022
This week a look at homelessness in the borough. Is it getting worse? Some say, yes. Plus, the West Chester Co-op gets ready to close its Market Street doors. What's next for the push to get the Borough a grocery store? And West Chester's first ever doggie ice-cream parlor opens this weekend. Oh, that's only half of it - grab something sparkling, a cider perhaps? And let's catch up.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Aug. 26, 2022
This week we say goodbye to a popular West Chester hang-out, check on the fate of a promising new cafe and say hello to two Italian restaurants - one "modern," one "Delco." Plus, the school district's first-ever Equity Director resigns after 18 months on the job, and as summer wraps, a new music festival seeks to send it out with a bang and a nearly all-West Chester lineup. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Aug. 19, 2022
The plan to close Gay Street permanently moves forward but what happened to a listening session designed to gather resident input? The business community got their meeting. I asked but no one seems to have an answer. Plus, the borough's redistricting problem, action at the Gay Street Post Office (yay!) and Outfest is coming to the Borough in October. Yep, I said October. But we're not there yet. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Aug. 12, 2022
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.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: July 22, 2022
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.