West Chester University Helps Homeless Students During Break

Recently, the West Chester community rallied together to run a holiday drive filled with necessities for West Chester University students in need. With help from Coach Bill Zwaan and the staff members from the Division of Student Affairs, the university will be collecting these donated necessities today, December 15th from 9am to 3pm at Bill’s […]

Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

Are you wondering what to get your children during the holiday season? We have some great gift ideas to consider from our December Holiday Shopping Guide! Dog Portrait – $200 – Cary Galbraith Fine Art – 717.606.4738 This portrait of a cute and fluffy Maltese Poodle will brighten up your home. You can also request a […]

Donate by December 15th to Help Homeless Students in Need

Correction: West Chester University offers free break housing to homeless students. They additionally offer programming through “Operation Snow,” as well as a holiday party hosted on December 21st, and a free holiday dinner at Carlino’s on December 27th. Food donations are provided to students by the university’s Promise Program Fund, which is in its third […]

Great Holiday Gift Ideas: Coats

Need a new coat this holiday season? There are many options from our December Holiday Shopping Guide that will allow you to shop locally for the best, warmest, and fashionable coats! Here are our favorite winter wears: Brooks Canopy Jacket – $120 – Chester County Running Store – 610.696.0115 – 24 South High Street Made from ultra-breathable material, […]

Welcome to West Chester: Pure Fire Pizza

You may have noticed one of West Chester’s newest residents nestled on South High Street. This month, we welcomed George Zeppos, Tom Strauss, and their personalized pizza concept, Pure Fire Pizza, to the borough. What are you both most excited about being open in West Chester? George Zeppos: It’s very exciting to be a part […]

Brandywine Ballet’s 32nd Annual “Nutcracker” is Here!

Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, you may be able to recognize the signature “Nutcracker Suite” and “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies” floating through Emilie K. Asplundh Hall at West Chester University. The holiday season means Brandywine Ballet is performing “The Nutcracker.” Under the artistic direction of Donna L. Muzio, experience a ballet that […]

Historical Society To Host Greens Sale & Holiday Crafts

Walking around downtown West Chester this weekend, you may spot the pleasant glow of luminarias, (or what look like boxed candles), and a pine aroma. The holiday season has come to West Chester! This Friday from 9:30am to 8pm and on Saturday from 9:30am until 2pm, stock up on all of your holiday gifts and […]

AfroBear To Film Music Video Tonight at Jitters Sports Bar

If you have ever wanted to star in a music video, now’s your chance! Tonight from 6pm to 8pm at Jitters Sports Bar, join AfroBear as they film their music video for one of their new songs from their debut album. This song, called “I Know It’s Hard,” is a duet performed by Sidney Joseph […]

Owners of the Month: Dia Doce & Cathey’s Bar

For the month of December, we chatted with Thais Viggue of Dia Doce and Cathey Slayton of Cathey’s Coffee Bar. For four years, they have been located on South High Street bringing you the best in cupcakes, coffee, and service. Here is part of our interview with them: How long has Dia Doce and Cathey’s […]

Our Holiday Shopping Guide is Out!

The holiday season has been saved — we’ve compiled a guide to inspire you to shop locally this December. Featuring your favorite stores, we’re shining a spotlight on the best of what West Chester has to offer. We also highlighted the Delaware Valley Children’s Charity, an organization that brings the holidays to kids in need. […]