West Chester Weekly News Roundup: April 22, 2022

The borough finally decides to close Gay Street. It's not exactly the will of the people but it will have to do for now and wait, did we almost lose the West Chester Christmas Parade forever? A compromise should bring it back, but it won't be the same. A list of the changes. Plus, the West Chester Film Festival, the great Borough Cleanup, WCU's farewell to 150 and La Baguette Magique is open again. What a week. Grab a croissant and let's catch up!

Signature Events: The West Chester Film Festival

Every year on the fourth weekend of April, West Chester hosts its very own international film festival. Started nearly two decades ago by enthusiasts grabbing space and setting up projectors in empty downtown storefronts. Today the West Chester Film Festival has a permanent set up at the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center but the experience is no less dynamic - if anything, it’s more so. 

John O. Green – The Splash Park

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. Green frogs spurt water from their sturdy heads at this splash park located in the heart of the Borough of West Chester.

West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Mar. 25, 2022

While we were lamenting the closing of Jane Chalfant and the passing of Sal Inzone, Sr., downtown took another hit losing yet another feature that made West Chester, West Chester. Plus, the West Chester Area School district lays out its plan to remain one of the state's top districts, Faunbrook B&B is for sale and a Henderson grad needs your help. It’s never dull around here. Who's ready? Let's catch up.