The October Playlist

DJ Romeo’s must-download tracks of the month THE trend of electronic dance music crossing over into the mainstream continues in the month of October, as songs are being remixed, reproduced, and re-released to much acclaim. Many of these songs are already huge hits on the international club scene, but you can expect them to start […]

A Trainer’s Tips On Staying Fit

Christine Mooney shares her insights on staying happy and healthy LIKE every other uncomfortable teenager, I shot up a good five inches in the span of a few short months, making me all arms and legs and awkwardness. I would clip the edges of walls as I turned corners, knock into doorframes, drop things. At […]

It’s Just A Three-Letter Word

Jill McDevitt explores why something as natural and necessary as sex is so taboo SINCE antiquity, women have been diagnosed with a medical condition called hysteria, the symptoms of which include “heaviness of the genitals,” “depression,” and “a tendency to cause trouble,” among others. Treatment included “pelvic manipulations” either by water pressure or a doctor’s […]

The West Chester Food Safari

Jeremy Malanka refuses to let go of his childhood CHEESE + tomato + bread = quick and easy food. This equation is often the solution when we’re short on time or energy, but as adults we often forget our initial love affair with this delectable slab of goodness. Try to imagine your first slice. That […]

9/29: Plein Air Brandywine Valley

Plein Air Brandywine Valley is a painting and photography competition, show and sale featuring the beauty of the Brandywine Valley. From Sunday, September 25 to Saturday, October 1 artists will paint and photograph the most scenic properties of the Brandywine Valley. On Thursday, the tour stops in West Chester for a fun-filled day including workshops […]

Employee of the Month

Rachel Powell, manager of Greene Street Consignment, shares tips on affordable fashion WOMEN love to shop. That’s not a sexist statement, it’s the truth. Okay, so maybe it is a broad generalization, and a particularly bad case of stereotyping, but I think we could all agree that it is mostly true. Which is why places […]

Nightlife Calendar 9/22-10/9

Thursday 9/22: Speed Dating Party 8pm At Jazmine Authentic Thai Cuisine A series of one-on-one speed dates with local singles. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a liquor bar. If both singles are interested, contact information is provided. Event is for ladies 24-36 and gentlemen 26-38. Reserve in advance. 344 West Gay Street, brandywinesingles.com Friday 9/23: Golf […]

Calendar of Events 9/22-10/9

Thursdays 9/22 & 9/29, 10am-1pm: Storytime The West Chester Public Library presents storytime every Tuesday in September for children ranging from newborn to five years old. Times vary depending upon age, with two-year-olds at 10am, and three-year-olds at 11am. 415 North Church Street, 610-696-1721, wcpubliclibrary.org Thursday 9/22, 1-8pm: Civil War Documentation Day The Chester County […]

Previewing The West Chester Chili Cook-Off

Diane Stopyra fills readers in on all they need to know ahead of this annual favorite IT IS widely believed that, during his life, actor and world traveler Will Rogers judged a town based on the quality of its chili. If this is true, Will would have loved West Chester. On Sunday, October 9, Gay […]

The WC – Vol. 1 No. 9 – September 22, 2011

While you can find many of the features and columns on the web, you can also page through this month’s <em>The WC</em> in its entirety. [issuu width=420 height=281 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=110922172402-0983ef75dc1f4926825c69de2f1027f6 name=wc_9 username=thewcpress tag=exit%20zero unit=px id=d5a008c6-3135-48af-cf32-cc3bf1bfb217 v=2]