Owner of the Month: Tony D’Antonio

Tony D’Antonio has built D’Antonio Automotive from a side job in his driveway to a sought-after specialty business How would you describe your company? We are a restoration and prepare facility for classic, exotic, and special-interest vehicles. Basically, anything cool, we work on. How long have you been in business?  It started as a side […]

Bartender of the Month: Tim Pendergrast

Tim Pendergrast talks about life behind the bar at Ryan’s Pub. Photo: Amy TuckerInterview: Courtney Potts How long have you been here? I’ve been working at Ryan’s for eight years now, and I’ve been bartending for about three. Have you worked at any other restaurants? I always worked in the service industry. I bussed tables […]

Monthly Photo Competition

Want a chance to be published in our magazine? Join our photo competition! Every month, will pick 10 of our favorite photos posted on social media. These lucky winners will be published for all the world to see. In order to enter, you’ll need to do two simple steps: Tag The West Chester Press in […]

West Chester Events — March 2019

Take a look at our featured events happening in West Chester this month.   March 7th: Baked Dine and Donate Looking for an excuse to get your cookie dough on? Well here it is! Baked Cookies, will be hosting their very first Dine and Donate on the from 10am to 11pm. Twenty percent of sales for […]

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 […]