Last year, Dr. Krupa Daniel began a standoff with the Borough of West Chester that has now taken up nearly two years of her life. It all began after she tried to list an apartment in her multi-unit home as a short-term rental.
If you are coming west down Miner Street, on your right there is a low brick building with bright-blue, double-hung barn doors. This is TG Customs and it is where Hillary and Seth Todd build their state-of-the-art, handcrafted custom conversion vans.
Perhaps you’ve noticed, the streets of West Chester are in shambles. A combination of winter grind and infrastructure projects have left the roads a mess. Well, don't worry, West Chester Public Works Department has a plan.
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.
When I met e-Beach Wagon founder and West Chester resident Mike Mogan he told me the idea for his company came to him after years of struggling to get all the family’s gear to the beach. “Why can’t we have some kind of motorized beach wagon?” he recalls saying to his wife after another day struggling in the sand at Cape May’s Higby Beach. If only it was that easy. Here’s the story of how Mike finally got the gear to the beach - in ease.
It's official. Your cost to live here just went up and no, this time it's not inflation. It's another tax increase. Also, the Borough backs away from getting financial advice from residents. While the Financial Ad Hoc Committee was credited with some innovative ideas, it was ended just as they turned up a suspicious $2.7 million withdrawal from the Wastewater treatment plant. Plus, the latest details on West Chester's new hotel.