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.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup
In honor of Global Running Day, we look at what happened to West Chester’s once dominant running culture. Plus, Restaurant Reports for May - including a West Goshen market that’s failed nine inspections in the last six months! And it’s a birthday weekend in the borough. What you need to know about all the celebrations. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.
What’s Next for Mitch’s Gym? Spoiler: It’s More Apartments
Last week, Developers Eli Kahn and Gary Toll held a community meeting and broke the news - another apartment complex is coming to West Chester. A look at plans and where that puts the latest count of planned apartments.
For the Love of the Game: West Chester Teacher Starts a Summer Basketball League for Fun
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.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: May 19, 2023
Boxed in by mid-rises, Borough residents get a first look at elevations for another multi-unit apartment complex. Plus, West Chester Public Library celebrates 150 with an exciting new reno project, and the Park & Rec department gets its master plan. It’s no wonder everyone wants to live here! Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: May 12, 2023
So. much. stuff. Porchfest returns next week with over 70 bands and 50 porches. What you need to know. Plus, have you seen West Chester roads? A breakdown of the repaving plan. WCU graduation, Aldi’s opening date - and a potentially exciting new gastropub coming to Market Street. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.