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Brandywine Ballet The Nutcracker Review

The Brandywine Ballet’s opening shows of The Nutcracker, has begun. We managed to score two tickets for the Saturday morning performance, and I was so excited. As a former dancer of eight years, I was very familiar with this holiday recital. On the other hand, Devin (my boyfriend) has never seen it. This was his […]

Bartender of the Month: Sean Brown

Sean Brown of Split Rail Tavern talks about quality craft brews and great food. Photo by: Amy Tucker Interview by: Dan Mathers How long have you been at Split Rail? Since we first opened 3.5 years ago, and I’ve been bartending for a little over a year. Why do you think you were nominated for […]

Welcome to West Chester: Neverland Virtual Reality

The Bagwan family talk about their new partnership, Neverland Virtual Reality. Photo by: Dan Balmer Interview by: Dan Mathers How did you end up in West Chester? BRADY: I got my degree in computer science from the Virginia Military Institute and chose to join the Army. I was an infantry officer until 2006, which is […]

Brandywine Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Brandywine Ballet presents a holiday classic, The Nutcracker on December 7th through the 16th. The well-known Christmas ballet is performed every December around the world for more than 125 years. For Chester County, this is a holiday signature event  that many families look forward to each year. The show will be held at West Chester […]

Get Your Tickets for the West Chester Kris Kringle Crawl

The holiday season is finally here, which means the seventh annual West Chester Kris Kringle Crawl is approaching. The West Chester Kringle Crawl is a holiday themed bar crawl happening on Saturday, December eighth starting at 12pm. There will be food specials, drink specials, music, and surprises at all participating venues. You want to make […]

Welcome to West Chester: All the Dogs

  Chatting with Becky & Cori about their new store, All the Dogs, on Church Street. Photo by: Dan Balmer Interview by: Dan Mathers So, what are you roles, and how do you know each other? BECKY: I am the Founder & Owner of All the Dogs, and Cori is the Co-creator and Operations Manager. We […]

West Chester Shop Small Weekend is Here

More than 100 independently owned businesses take part in the Shop Small event, coming up on November 23rd through the 25th. The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, The West Chester Business Improvement District, and American Express’s Small Business Saturday, came together to create a weekend full of shopping event for the public. There will […]

Owner of the Month: John McManus

Chatting about the dog business with John McManus of Toby’s K-9 Kamp. Photo by: Amy Tucker Interview by: Dan Mathers How long been in the dog business? This December will make 11 years. What prompted you to get into it? I had spent the better part of 30 years in outside sales in one form or […]

Bartender of the Month: Jacqueline Brandt-Lee

Jacqueline Brandt-Lee chats about Bar Avalon’s engaging atmosphere that keeps people coming back. Photo by: Amy Tucker Interview by: Dan Mathers How long have you been working at Bar Avalon? I’ve been behind the bar for three years and working at the restaurant for eight. What drew you to the industry? Well, I was 17 […]

KALY Reaches it’s 30th Year

Polly Zobel, owner of KALY gives us her insight, in honor of their 30th anniversary this weekend.  Kaly, a unique women’s clothing store opened in 1988 by Polly’s mother, Holly Brown. “When I was in college, she wanted to open an accessories store in WC because downtown really needed retail stores,” Polly said. The name of […]