Starting with the beginning of summer and continuing through the fall, West Chester is on pace to welcome nearly a dozen new restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, and bars. Not since before the pandemic has Downtown West Chester welcomed so many new establishments at one time.
Can I say a record number? I don’t know but a whole lot of new restaurants are coming to the Borough over the next few months. We take a look at them all. (Yum.) Plus, the Borough approves preliminary plans for a new 185-unit apartment complex, Bert's Ice Cream opens and West Chester University’s Gordon Nature Area celebrates 50 years. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
On Labor Day morning, Twin Valley Coffee opened at 120 N. Church Street on the ground floor of the Church Street Market House. This marks the third location for the coffee shop that has built a reputation with millennials and Gen Xers.
Welcome to West Chester fall activities where pumpkins, festivals, beer, and ghosts, oh so many ghosts, take over. To help you get ahead of the game, here's a roundup of events happening in the area over the next couple of months sorted by date.
Split Rail has reopened. I spoke with management on what went wrong and how they plan to make it right. Plus, the West Chester Planning Commission approves preliminary development plans for Mitch’s, and a new wine bar is coming to Church Street. Everything but more manhunt news. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
This week the West Chester Health Department forced the closure of the Split Rail Tavern. A cease and desist order was issued after 32 health violations were found during a routine inspection.