Can you believe we are nearly halfway through August? This week a new tenant presents preliminary land development plans for the former Wyeth property and (planned) destruction at the Davis Oil property. A look at what these changes will mean for the neighborhood and West Chester as a whole. Plus, West Chester restaurant inspection reports and I am just going to go ahead and declare it, we are the unofficial bubble tea capital of Chester County. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.
Each summer for the last seven years, West Chester-native and local chef TJ Mchugh has quietly gathered the area's freshest produce and chopped his way to one of the genuinely great tributes to summer’s bounty. Juicy vine-ripened tomatoes, a bite of onion, chewy balls of, get this - gnocchi. But if you’ve not yet heard of this summer masterpiece, I would not be surprised. It’s the kind of delight that requires you to know a guy.
Rising food prices aren't just making the weekly shopping trip a bigger nuisance than usual they are having a very real impact on our community. I spoke with several local nonprofits to learn just how bad things have gotten. Plus, a new children's business fair aims to inspire the next generation, and fresh-made sticky buns coming to the borough? Yes, please. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
Hello, West Chester, I hope you had a happy 4th - and I hope it didn't end at Saucey's pizza. Restaurant Inspection reports are out for June and there are some (very) concerning findings at a couple of borough locations. Plus, West Chester's new $180,000 rain garden project and a doggie ice cream parlor is coming to town. Time to start planning that "Gotcha Day" party. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
Pickney Hill Commons at the Melton Center opened this week to tears of joy but sadly, only a small percentage of applicants had their prayers answered. Plus, the BID shares its plans for keeping visitors coming downtown - and what we know about what’s planned for the old K-Mart building. It's official. Summer is here. Grab your seasonal drink of choice - and let’s catch up.
Chugga, chugga, choo choo. This week has West Chester finally found a way to return commuter rail service to the borough? The new solution, which is just 64 minutes to Center City and 4 percent of the implementation cost of the last version, shows real promise. Plus, the borough introduces a new responsible contractor ordinance, shocking news out of Levante, and a video that promises to make you smile. Who's ready? Let's catch up.