From the Christmas parade (one of the greatest welcomings of Santa in the country) to the holiday home tour plus a bar-sponsored Resolution run, a six-course Eagles-themed tailgate, a Christmas tree train and 20 things more, there’s a little something for everyone this year.
Hello, West Chester, I hope everyone had a lovely holiday. Not exactly, a white Christmas but the boys did spot a few flurries Christmas morning. We are heading to Longwood this weekend to check out their French-inspired holiday display. I’m excited to go but a little nervous about the temps. Brrrr. Wishing everyone a lovely … Continue reading Fall Conversations
Tomorrow is Election Day and as a dutiful citizen I’ve been trying to get ready by finding out who’s on the ballot and what they plan to do if they are elected. Which let me tell you is not that easy to do. Just to find out what races are on the ballot of my … Continue reading West Chester Elections: Candidate Profiles
Hello, West Chester, Have any plans this weekend? My husband is taking the boys over to Highland Orchard for their Fall Food and Craft Beerfest while, I use the opportunity to peruse the growers market in peace. Should be a nice one – here are some topics to talk about over leaf piles or pumpkin … Continue reading Street talk: The Whole Foods’ bar; Elections Tuesday
Horace Pippen Park Vibe: This modest park is located a block away from Everhart Park. Perhaps due to its proximity to its larger and better funded neighbor, Horace Pippen has the feel of a lonely park whose children have all grown up and moved away. Fun fact: This park is named for noted West … Continue reading Horace Pippen: The Forgotten Park
Hello, West Chester, As fall continues its run of loveliness, I’ve been researching some fun topics to discuss with your neighbors this weekend once you dispense with – this weather? Gorgeous. And the Halloween Parade? Short and sweet but candy stations weren’t as big a deal as I thought. Leaf pick up schedule posted. This … Continue reading Street talk: Leaves, baking lessons and property tax referendum
Hello, West Chester, Sorry, to keep talking about traffic this week – but this one is a kind of public service announcement for all those kid-less, or grown-kid folks out there. Tonight is the West Chester Halloween Parade. There will be road closures. frantic parents, sugar-high super heroes, unicorns and witches everywhere – many of them … Continue reading Halloween Parade Traffic Warning
Hello, West Chester, So, how’s that morning commute? Well, it might just get a little more complicated. The West Chester Public Works department has announced its winter paving schedule. Is your block on the list? Take a look. Projects begin tomorrow.
Did you know West Chester’s had 12 parks? Yes, twelve?! Me neither. To help raise awareness and use, we are featuring all eleven so you’ll always have an answer to the question – what should we do on this beautiful day? First up, Kathy McBratnie Park, on the corner of Nields and New Streets right … Continue reading Kathy McBratnie Park: The Park Director’s Park
Hello, West Chester, Another glorious morning – which can only mean it’s time to get moving on all things fall. I dragged the kids to Highland Orchards yesterday after school and this weekend we plan on checking out the East Goshen Park Pumpkin Festival, sadly their much-anticipated, new concept playground with zipline is not yet … Continue reading Street Talk: Racist Pumpkins & Resignations