Curating Creativity

February—it’s the shortest month of the year, but there’s definitely no shortage of exciting things happening in West Chester. When thinking of ideas for this issue, we were motivated by the talented local creatives who beautify our community with their work, such as interior designer Anita Yoder and her team. Whether it’s local theater performances, the West … Continued

Five, Four, Three, Two, One!

As we begin 2020–a new decade–we set goals for what we want our future selves to be like and look like. We take a glance back at where we have been and what we have done, and we try to remember to extend ourselves grace. January is a time to cleanse, to start fresh and … Continued

For Auld Lang Syne

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year, as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of West Chester Lifestyle in 2019. It seems like just yesterday we were talking about resolutions and renewal—and yet, here we are, almost time to do it again. … Continued


As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones.   The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

I don’t often admit to being thrilled about anything, but having the opportunity to interview Carli Lloyd for West Chester Lifestyle was a thrill for me, not to mention a lot of fun! Maybe it’s because I played soccer in college and played for a summer in Europe, so I can appreciate what an incredible player Carli is and what it … Continued

A Month of New

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the calendar year. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the school bells will be ringing any day now. While the lazy days of sipping cool beverages poolside may be numbered, this month brings a sense of renewal. New routines, new clothes and … Continued


Summertime is a magical season. The kids are out of school, the sunshine seems never-ending and there’s no shortage of adventures that await. For many, summer evokes fond memories of childhood—sleepaway camp, family vacations and swimming until your fingers shriveled like prunes. We also celebrate our nation’s independence, host parties for our friends and family … Continued

Inspired by Community

Hello, and welcome to the premiere issue of West Chester Lifestyle, where we’re inspired by community and hope this magazine inspires you too! We’re thrilled to be your source for all things local here in ​West Chester.  As you flip through these pages, you’ll be drawn into the incredible stories behind the people and places that … Continued