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Setting the Standard

It would be impossible to list each business that has contributed to the vitality of downtown West Chester; there are, after all, over 600 businesses that call downtown home, each one adding the character of our community in their own unique way. But there is a short list of shops, restaurants, and even professional businesses […]

Tish Boutique Turns six

Tish Boutique is celebrating their sixth anniversary by throwing a party — spring fling style. The contemporary women’s apparel Boutique — Tish, opened their doors to the public six years ago. Proud owners, Ashley Tischler and Tonda DiPasquale, decided to throw a party to celebrate another successful year with their business. The party is a […]

Building A Better Business

How to build a successful company, according to those who’ve built them.   America’s Pie When Matt Reed started America’s Pie in September 2010, he had three employees. Today, he’s got a team of 40, and opened a second location in Tinicum, Delaware County about two years ago. “When I was younger, I’d dream about […]

The 10th Annual West Chester Celtic Crawl is Almost Here

 West Chester’s Sports Leagues is back hosting the 10th Annual Celtic Crawl next weekend; on March 2nd. It’s that time of year again to pull out your green attire, and celebrate St. Patties Day. The event involves bars downtown including: Barnaby’s Restaurant, Más Mexicali Cantina, Ram’s Head Bar & Grill, and Kildare’s Pub. The day […]

Employee of the Month: Jonathan Bedwell

Jonathan Bedwell’s work ethic caused Righteous Tap House to nominate him for this feature three months in a row! Photo and Interview by Courtney Potts   So, what’s your role at Righteous? I’m one of the line cooks. I applied for a dishwasher position first—I’d clean this entire place, six days a week, then work four […]

Welcome to West Chester: Tilted Axes

Get to know Jason Gomez, who opened the first axe-throwing complex, Tilted Axes. Photo by: Amy Tucker Interview by: Dan Mathers   Why is axe throwing so popular? It’s the new bowling. People can go out and do it while eating, drinking and hanging with friends. Plus, it’s for just about any age — it’s […]

February 2019 Events

Looking for something to do this month? Check out our list of February events we came up with. February 14th – Painting With A Twist – Valentine’s Day Sessions Weather if your single, taken, or heartbroken, this event is for you. Enjoy a tall glass of wine, and let your creative side loose this Valentine’s […]

West Chester Wedding Guide 2019 Wedding Showcase

The West Chester Wedding Showcase is back better than ever — on February 24th at the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center.   What better way to start wedding planning, than with an “appetizer-sampler” full of vendors. Couples have the option to pick and choose — what they like and dislike. All in one place. More than […]

Axe out NF2

Tilted Axes is holding a special fundraising event, February 2nd — to support the research of ending Neurofibromatosis Type 2. NF2 Biosolutions is the host of the event and the company in charge of this great cause. Their mission is to accelerate gene therapy research on Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NT2). NF2 is a rare genetic […]

“Curtis on Tour” Returns to Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

On February 9th — vocalists from the Curtis Opera Theater are performing at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center starting at 7pm. The Curtis on Tour program, established in 2008 is centered around students, faculty, and alumni. With a “learn by doing” philosophy, the program offers real-world professional touring opportunities. Since the program began, the crew performed at […]