It's November, and we already have a decision on the 2023 Gay Street closure. That's progress, people. What was decided and what issues still need to be resolved before we can make this thing permanent. Plus, speaking of downtown drama, Chester County History Center is in an agreement to sell its iconic High Street property, our favorite Bruschetta guy is leaving town and Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy caused quite a stir with local pizza owners. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
This week we get our first look at the plan to make the seasonal Gay Street closure permanent - and spoiler alert - the plan is gates. Yes, gates. Plus, we talk to the Chili King about what to expect when the Cook-Off returns on Sunday and restaurant inspection reports for September. It was a no-good, very bad month, for one local food service provider. Who’s ready? Let’s catch up.
As hurricane Ian approaches the question is will the borough flood this weekend? The answer - is yes. I speak to the experts on why it's happening and what we can do about it. Organizers plan for a rainy OutFest and we pour a little out for one of my favorite West Chester events. That's ok because there are butter boards and pumpkin pie lattes to get us through. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
The West Chester Borough goes to court to defend its right to impose a fee and collect some money from West Chester University. Sounds good to me - but will the state judges be persuaded? Plus, rumored development could be the answers to our retail dreams, the inside scoop on this weekend's Restaurant Fest and pumpkin cheesecake is back. Who's ready? Grab something sweet and let's catch up.
This week a look at homelessness in the borough. Is it getting worse? Some say, yes. Plus, the West Chester Co-op gets ready to close its Market Street doors. What's next for the push to get the Borough a grocery store? And West Chester's first ever doggie ice-cream parlor opens this weekend. Oh, that's only half of it - grab something sparkling, a cider perhaps? And let's catch up.
First came Woodchuck. Then came Angry Orchard. Together they and other mass-market brands exposed millions to hard cider but a West Chester craft cidery wants you to forget the "sugar bombs" and give hard cider another try. “We are on a mission to reintroduce ciders to the consumer,” said Chester County Cider co-founder Josh Lasensky.