West Chester’s Annual Jerry Steppke Golf Outing 2019

The Annual Jerry Steppke Golf Outing approaches its eighth year in counting, on September 30th. Join in on a great day of golf, honoring the FOP Lodge No. 19 & The Brotherhood of West Chester Police in the name of Jerry Steppke. The event will be held at the Ron Jaworski’s Downingtown Country Club this […]

Bartender of the Month:

Adrienne Shearer talks about how Sterling Pig is becoming part of the community. Photo by: Amy Tucker Interview by: Dan Mathers So, how long have you been with Sterling Pig? Four years. I guess that means you were in the Media location before opening here? I actually opened the Media location, too. When this one […]

Meet a Barista: Abbie Smith

Abbie Smith of Cathy’s Coffee Bar and Dia Doce talks about people, coffee and cupcakes. Photo by: Amy Tucker Interview by: Dan Mathers What brought you to West Chester? The university. My best friend and I toured the school together and loved it.We’re originally from Pittsburgh. You still in school? I only went until the […]

Making Their Mark: Michael Windish

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Michael Windish, the music man. Michael Windish, Age 38 CEO, Windish Music & Productions As the theater saying goes:the show must go on! For Michael Windish, the CEO of Windish Music & Productions, the show certainly does go on, both here at home in West Chester and […]

Making Their Mark: Erik Weber

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Erik Weber, the picture taker. Eric Weber, Age 29 Owner West Chester Views, Photographer If Erik Weber’s Instagram account, @westchesterviews, looks like a love letter to the borough, it’s because that’s kind of what it is. Erik fell in love with the town and has now made […]

Making Their Mark: Chris Hazley

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Chris Hazley, the structural scion. Chris Hazley, Age 31 Hazley Builders Could you work with members of your immediate family? How ‘bout a whole buncha them? Chris Hazley, along with his brothers and father, who founded the family business, not only make it look easy(not to mention […]

Making Their Mark: Cassius Kingston III

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Cassius Kingston III, the street artist. Cassius Kingston III, Age 39 Street Artist We can thank Rex’s Bar for the surge in street art around town these days. According to Cassisus Kingston III, street artist behind the eponymous Instagram account @Cassius.k1ng, he first came to West Chester […]

Making Their Mark: Miguel Nieves

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Miguel Nieves, the style entrepreneur. Miguel Nieves, Age 36 Owner, Champions Barbershop & Barber School The influence Miguel Nieves wields in the borough is a fairly visible one — there’s no telling how many folks you pass in a given day who are sporting a haircut done […]

Making Their Mark: Caitlin Hopple

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Caitlin Hopple, the dancing queen. Caitlin Hopple, Age 32 Director of Harrison Dance Studios Caitlin Hopple grew up at her family’s Harrison Dance studio, literally. She lived above it, starting dance lessons at age three and joining the company at nine. At 18, she traveled to New […]

Making Their Mark: Michael Stefano

These under-40 influencers are making their mark. Meet Michael Stefano, the multi-tasker. Michael Stafano, Age 37 Music Teacher/Council Member/Bartender Michael Stefano is one of those many people who moved to the borough to attend West Chester University and never left. When he graduated with a music performance degree in 2004, he stayed put, and presently […]