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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 […]

Better Than Bacon Improv Comedy Show Will Perform for a Great Cause at UPTOWN!

The Better Than Bacon improv comedy show is giving a portion of their proceeds to ACT in Faith of Greater West Chester. The show is scheduled for Saturday November 24th, at 7:30pm in the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center. The show will begin with the opening act, from “Hot Breakfast,” Delaware’s music comedy duo. Better Than […]

All The Dogs Cutest Pup Contest

For our November West Chester Gone To The Dogs issue, we are voting for the cutest pup on Facebook. We picked out our favorites submitted to us so far, now the voting is in your hands. At the end of November, the cutest pups with the most Facebook likes, will be given All The Dogs […]

Veteran’s Day Wedding Giveaway Winners Anticipate Their Big Day

Veteran’s Wedding Giveaway winners, Emily Beers and Tyler Thiel continue to plan their big day on November 11th. This contest was sponsored by the West Chester’s American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) among with John Serock catering. In order to enter, at least one partner had to be serving or has served for the […]

West Chester Dining Directory

Everything you need to answer the age-old question: What’s for dinner tonight? There are a ton of Restaurants in West Chester. When it comes to picking a place to eat or drink, it can be stressful at times. We put together a diagram with important factors we all look for when choosing a place to […]

WCU Homecoming 2018 Encourages Alumni to Attend

West Chester University’s Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner, starting on November second through the fourth. West Chester University alumni are welcomed back to campus to reminisce with old friends and former classmates. There are several events that will be taking place through out the weekend. We picked out our favorite ones, in our […]