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Local Bookstores for Summer Reading 

We get it—it’s hot! The temptation is probably really strong right about now to flop onto your couch at your Chestnut Square apartment, flip on the TV and enjoy the comfort of your air conditioning! That’s all well and good, but at some point, your summer leisure time should actually have you enjoying the great outdoors! Even if baking on the beach isn’t your thing and if you’re not…

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Where to Find the Best Farmer’s Markets in the Area 

One of the staples of the summertime is local farmer’s markets, and the area around your Chestnut Square apartment is full of them! Sure, you can grab fresh produce and other tasty treats at the local supermarket, but there’s something even more satisfying about knowing that your food purchase is as fresh as can be, and went to support local farmers. That’s not to mention the fun that can…

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Best Outdoor Dining in West Chester

With so many restaurants near your Chestnut Square apartment, it’s hard to pick just one! If you’re planning a date night, a visit with the family or a night out with old friends and are trying to narrow down your culinary choices, consider your outdoor-dining options. Summer in Philly means Center City is bustling with visitors, shoppers, businesspeople and everyone in between. You can be right in the middle…

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How to Celebrate 4th of July in West Chester

Your Chestnut Square apartment is smack dab in the middle of a town filled with history. The area was central to the Revolutionary War, which won America its freedom, and is located right near Philadelphia, considered the birthplace of the nation. It would only make sense for the area to go all-out on the most patriotic day of the year—and it does! From shopping to historical events and community…

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Best Places to Watch the Phillies in West Chester

It may not be summer yet, but the boys of summer are back! The Phillies’ season is in full swing and, with the region still riding high off the Eagles’ Super Bowl win, there are big expectations for the Phillies. If you want to check out a game in person, you can always head into the city but, if you’d rather save the trip—and the cash on the expensive…

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Three Spots for Mother’s Day Lunch

If Mother’s Day snuck up on you, you’re not alone! Finding the perfect gift for Mom or the other ladies in your life, especially in a pinch, can be a challenge. Instead of wrapping up a gift she may or may not need or even want, give her something every woman can enjoy: the gift of time! Schedule a Sunday lunch to celebrate the moms in your family. Having…

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Arts Spring to Life in West Chester

Spring has finally sprung! After a long winter of hibernation, it's a great time to get out and about around your Chestnut Square apartment and experience all that downtown West Chester has to offer. One of the best ways to do that is at the May Day Festival of the Arts, a huge outdoor celebration of all things artistic that will be held just one mile from your Chestnut…

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Dine Out For Life in West Chester

Once a year, thousands of restaurants across the nation, including some near your Chestnut Square apartment, join forces in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Dining Out for Life has been raising funds for HIV/AIDS causes for decades, and 2018 is set to be the biggest and best year of the fundraiser. On April 19, more than 175 local eateries will donate a third of their proceeds to the effort, which…

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Three Local Spots for Spring Flowers

Spring has sprung! It’s time to pack away the winter blanket and the scarves and break out the tanks and running shoes, as we finally bid farewell to winter and welcome warm weather here in West Chester. Nothing says spring more so than flowers, but why just observe your favorite buds from afar at local parks? With a backdrop like your Chestnut Square apartment, you can put your floral…

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Bar Crawl through West Chester on St. Paddy’s

One of the biggest party days of the year is almost here! The area around your Chestnut Square apartment goes completely green in March, as Irish revelers, and those who are just Irish for the day, don their shamrocks and hit Center City for St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday falls on a Saturday this year, so the pub crawls and parties will be especially celebratory. Here are a few…

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