ICYMI (I did), Uptown Theater did a little soul-searching (and house-cleaning) in February parting ways with both Executive Director April Evans and Artistic Director Carmen Kahn. They also hit stop on the idea of creating professional-level plays in-house.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Mar. 17, 2023
Happy St. Patty’s Day! This week West Chester fights to preserve neighborhood charm against the intruding sameness of modern construction. Plus, after two unique performances, Uptown calls it quits on producing its own plays. And discussion topic: is La Scala’s Fire finally going to open at 44 West? Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.
West Chester Film Festival Reveals Festival Poster
This April the West Chester Film Festival is back for its 17th festival. “Community is what makes the West Chester Film Festival so special, and we love showcasing local artists,” said WCFF's Victoria Rose.
Dig in: Community Garden Space Open to West Chester Gardeners
Say hello, to your own little piece of the Borough. West End Community Garden located on W. Gay Street kitty corner from St. Agnes has two spots open this year and so does the West Chester Green Team. “This is a rare and coveted situation!” the community gardeners told me this week.
West Chester Restaurant Week Returns
Sunday marked the start of the second annual Restaurant Week. The event was started last year to call attention (and people) to West Chester’s diverse restaurant scene and continues this year with a slew of mouth-watering menus. Here's what you can expect if you head downtown.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: Feb. 24, 2023
After years of back and forth and broken promises, another compost collection service is ready to take on the Borough - but can they really handle us? I get all the details. Plus, Restaurant Week starts Sunday and wow, these menus, Rustin’s taking home all the bragging rights and a new vintage clothing store opens downtown. Only this time it’s Ts and sports apparel. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.