September Nightlife

We know you like to have fun… our list of upcoming activites for the 21+ crowd Thursday 9/8: Back-To-School Bash All Day At Landmark Americana Landmark gives students a reason to be excited for the start of classes. Their Back-to-School Bash features a performance by the Brian Fitzgerald Quartet as well as DJs supplied by […]

Finding Treasure

Pickin’ through Chester County with Tara Dugan WE ALL have one great treasure that we constantly seek. If you regularly visit garage sales, auctions or dumpsters, you probably peer into the far corners of whatever place you are scouring in search of the thing that will make your pulse quicken. Sure, you content yourself with […]

Bartender Of The Month

Lesley Young-Klein chats about motherhood and Jägerbombs EVERYONE knows Ryan’s Pub. For many of us who live in downtown West Chester, it’s like a second living room. This month we got to know one of Ryan’s longest-serving bartenders. Lesley Young-Klein stood up on her tippy toes so she could see over the bar to have […]

The September Playlist

DJ Romeo’s must-download tracks of the month There are always a few necessities for heading back to school – fresh clothes, expensive textbooks, pens, pencils notebooks and, most importantly, music. So, whether you steal ’em or buy ’em, make sure you have these tracks on your iPod for the back-to-school season… It was an exciting […]

A Trainer’s Tips On Staying Fit

Christine Mooney shares her insight on staying happy and healthy I’m the laid-back Southern girl, the semi-nomad who doesn’t own anything unless it fits in her Jeep (or in her parents’ attic until she’s secured a place to live). The girl who, when the wind blows from a certain direction, feels something wild fire up […]

The Quick Chat – Ryan Estrada

Talking West Chester real estate with realtor Ryan Estrada AFTER the real estate bubble burst back in 2008, uncertainty has been the only constant in the market. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, it is a tumultuous time for real estate. Foreclosures have been all over the news, and short sale has become a […]

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 […]