The West Chester Christmas Parade is back. Its lead sponsor is not. QVC's departure is leading to a lot of suspected format changes. Also, Blazin' J's is nearly here. After months of coming soon signs, downtown West Chester gets ready to open its first new restaurant in a while - and what exactly has everyone so crazy for this chicken? Plus, residents may soon be able to walk to a grocery store. It's the little wins. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
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!
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.
As flooding gets worse around the borough, West Chester has money to spend - but does it have a master plan to fix the problem? A look at what is planned for this year. Plus, two fifth graders organize a rally for Ukraine's kids and it seems my concerns over West Chester's coffee shop shortage may soon be over. Wishing everyone a happy Easter but before we get there - let's catch up.
West Chester Area School Board members are back at the job, but for how long? A look at the case against masking that could upend the district. Plus, the property affectionately known as “Rancid Cheese Diaper Swamp” by neighbors may finally be sold and your favorite fundraising events are returning this spring. A bubble walk, anyone? Who's ready? Let's catch up.
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.