The West Chester Food Safari

Jeremy Malanka feeds his need for cheese THERE are two food combinations I will eat until the day I die: nachos and cheese and peanut butter and jelly. These foods are so simple, I can’t get enough. Especially nachos. Spicy, gooey, cheesy, and crunchy gets me every time. Fortunately, West Chester has a slew of […]

Editor’s Letter – September 8, 2011

FEW towns experience the ebb and flow of the seasons like West Chester. After a long, slow, hot summer, September breathes new life into the town. The start of a new semester brings with it 12,000 students, whose numbers nearly double our town’s population. As the heat fades, locals return to West Chester from resorts, […]

Tuesdays 9/13, 9/20 & 9/27 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 ages 0-12 months at 10am, 12-23 months at 11am and four to five-year-olds at 1pm (two and three-year-old children meet on Thursdays). 415 North Church Street, 610-696-1721,

Sunday 9/11, 2pm: 9/11 Hero’s Run

Join the Travis Manion Foundation in raising money to assist our nation’s veterans and to aid the families of our fallen heros. The Hero’s Run has two events, a 5k race and a fun run/walk, so there is no excuse not to participate. The run kicks off at 2pm, but arrive early to register. There […]

It’s Not Always Dumb To Be Thick-Headed

Graham Nolte and Tommy Stackhouse travel the country in search of fame WHEN they were teenagers growing up in West Chester, Graham Nolte and Tommy Stackhouse would surf through town atop a minivan, light their friends on fire and see who could be shot with a paintball gun the most times before calling it quits. […]

The WC – Vol. 1, No. 8 – September 8, 2011

While you can find many of the features and columns on the web, you can also page through this month’s The WC in its entirety. [issuu width=420 height=281 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=110910154539-0ce2be0b957c4820933b6311fc6feaf3 name=wc_8 username=thewcpress tag=exit%20zero unit=px id=d1d27085-6ce9-fb0a-d489-c9cd8cf953f7 v=2]

The 10 People You Meet In Paradise

Jared Savitski, owner of Paradise Transit, tells us about some of his usual suspects PARADISE Transit is quickly becoming West Chester’s favorite mode of transport. Because they can offer you a ride around downtown, or fill in as designated driver, there’s usually a variety of people onboard the Paradise bus. Among them you’re certain to find […]

Friday 9/2 5pm: First Friday

Start the weekend right on the first Friday of every month. The stores stay open late just for you! It’s the perfect time to come to Downtown West Chester and see what’s new and what’s cool (and what’s discounted). Below is a comprehensive (but far from complete) list of what’s happening in town tonight. Visual […]

Thursday 9/1, 6:30-9:30pm: Swingin Summer Thursdays World Night

Get down to Gay Street between High and Matlack when the street is shut down to make way for a genuine street fair. Enjoy food, music, clowns, artists, magic, jugglers and live music played by Animus. Gay Street, 610-436-9010,