Awaken Your Inner Warrior

For a unique experience in a casual, urban atmosphere, check out Tilted Axes, West Chester's indoor playground. Several ax types and professional instructors make Tilted Axes the best place to awaken your inner warrior. The size of the group doesn't matter; whether it is a date or team-building, everyone can learn the basics of ax-throwing. Bring closed-toe shoes and a great attitude!

Mark and Kim Beeson: Opposites Attract and Succeed

Mark and Kim Beeson pooled their individual talents and experiences in 2003 to establish Boyle's Floor & Window Designs at 705 E. Gay St. in West Chester. Mark's background in construction and Kim's experience in marketing proved to be a winning combination.

Rooms with Style: Traditional, Transitional, Modern

When the owners of Strawberry Hollow Farm decided to renovate their 1833 farmhouse, they looked for a company that could create tailor-made cabinetry for the original house and the 1996 addition that was in dire need of renovation. It was a very large project involving many moving parts from the owner/designer, contractor and the cabinet maker. Their search took them…

Spotlight Behind the Scenes and on the Stage

The Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center (Uptown!) opened its doors in 2017 in the historic West Chester National Guard Armory building on North High Street. The structure, built in 1916 to house the National Guard Bravo Company, became available in 2013 when the National Guard announced it was exploring plans to relocate. After five years of renovating and fundraising, the…

West Chester Welcomes Dogs To Run, Play and Serve

Charlie Cissel’s face lights up with an infectious smile as Andi, his home companion dog, affectionately "kisses" his cheek. This interaction delightfully expresses the friendship Charlie and Andi share.

Mark Yoder

Good luck if you’re looking for Mark Yoder, President and CEO of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce (GWCCC). Depending on the day, the time and the season he might be at the Chamber office, or he could be out in the community hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a Chamber member, serving as a guest speaker at a local business…

Give Yourself a Gift: Call The Closet Works

As a cancer survivor, Mrs. P knows all too well that every day is a gift. She also knows calling a professional to organize her closets was a gift—to her family and especially to herself. The family has called on The Closet Works Inc. several times since 2004 to organize their closets as they moved to larger homes to accommodate…

The Art of Finding the Frame that Fits

Artistic Eyewear, the boutique frame and lens shop, blends neatly into the row of buildings lining the east side of North High Street between Prescott Alley and Chestnut Street. Its white brick exterior and deep-red canopied door and shutters are distinctive yet subdued in keeping with the style of its neighbors.

History in the Heart of West Chester

As July begins, many of us will be celebrating our nation’s birth with the traditional parades, backyard barbecues and extravagant fireworks displays. It’s also a great time to take a walking tour of the historic buildings and monuments found in the heart of downtown West Chester.

Give Your Kitchen a Tune-Up Instead of a Makeover

 Kitchen Tune-Up  Are you happy with the layout of your kitchen, but the cabinets, countertop or backsplash are showing their age? Now’s the time to call Kitchen Tune-Up and find out how you can give your kitchen a face-lift.  The Malvern-based company, owned by Jeff and Penny Tourin, specializes in giving your kitchen a new look in a short time…