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Owning VS. Buying in West Chester

The question of rent vs buy often seems a simple conundrum. Many first-time buyers let it boil down to one question: do I have the down payment? But the decision is often more complex, and West Chester has some particular considerations to ponder that can drastically impact your final decision. The first thing you’ll want […]

West Chester Teacher Makeover Campaign

Calling all local teachers in West Chester: Want to win a free makeover, or know someone who deserves one? Here’s your chance! Our upcoming issue focuses on education, so we will choose one lucky teacher to receive a makeover, from La Difference Salon & Day Spa. Nominations will be submitted through social media on Facebook, […]

The Look at KALY

Photo: Amy Tucker Story: Courtney Potts Model: Olivia Vecchio Hop into spring with this stylish onesie for your baby. This adorable piece is just what your youngin’ needs for snuggling up at night, but it can also make a functional daytime outfit! Equipped with these footies, you won’t have to worry about a sock disappearing […]

Bartender of the Month: Vittoria Visco

Vittoria Visco brings hospitality skills honed in NOLA to Market Street at Mercato Restaurant and Bar. Photo by: Amy TuckerInterview by: Courtney Potts How long have you been here? I’ve been working here for about two years. What made you want to start working here? During the summertime I noticed there was a lot of […]

Owner of the Month: Olayemi Swindell

Olayemi Swindell of New Vision Family Eye Care places the emphasis on the individual. Photo by Amy TuckerInterview by Courtney Potts How’d you get into the field? I’ve always wanted to be a doctor. I just didn’t know what kind. My junior year of high school, we were asked to interview someone for a class […]

Performance Review of RTC’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The Resident Theater Company started their next season, performing the show Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. We were so excited to be invited to RTC’S opening night, this past Friday evening. While the show started at seven, we arrived at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center around 6pm for a pre-party we were also invited to. This was […]

April 2019 Events

Take a look at what’s happening in West Chester for the month of April. April 4th-14th: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Resident Theater Company presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, based on the 1988 film. It takes us back to the French Riviera, with hysterical comedy and mischief. Music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominee David Yazbek (The Full […]

A Benefit for Julia

Several years ago, the picture below was taken when Julia Emig was able to enjoy going on trips out on the water, with the people she loved. Her happy and healthy lifestyle, was something that changed way too soon. Julia’s misfortunes started when she caught a pretty serious respiratory virus, causing issues with her heart. […]

Seasonal Local Sustainable

A guide to eating food that’s as good for you as it is for the planet. INGREDIENTS•3 acorn squash, halved stem to tip and seeds scraped out•2 boneless skinless chicken breasts•1 tbsp. olive oil•1 white onion, diced•1 c. chopped bell pepper•3 cloves garlic, minced•1/2 tsp. kosher salt•1/4 tsp. black pepper•1/2 tsp. chili powder, cumin, oregano, […]

Iconic English Bulldog, Wally Will Never Be Forgotten

West Chester’s Wally Kennedy; an icon of the Borough has passed away. For almost nine years, Wally and his brother Norman brought happiness throughout our community. Wally had a happy wag for anyone who passed his window, on South Walnut where he lived. His lovable parents, Denise and Mick Kennedy appreciated the dog’s positivism towards […]