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Celebrating Black History Month in West Chester

February is Black History Month, and the first Black History Month took place at Kent State University in 1970 after Black educators and the Black United Students proposed a way to honor and highlight the African diaspora’s shared history. Six years after the first celebration at Kent State, Black History Month was being celebrated all across our country in educational institutions, centers of Black culture and community centers, both…

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A Lunar New Year Dinner in West Chester

The Lunar New Year is celebrated by billions of people throughout the world every February, and every year the thousands of Asian Americans living here in Pennsylvania celebrate as well with colorful parades, fireworks and of course - lots of good food. You can find a list of locations throughout Philadelphia that will be performing lion dances and fireworks in this article. However, if you want to keep your…

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Stay Active at the Ice Rink in West Chester

Winter may be the time where many people go into hibernation, but for many others it's the season of snow sports! Ice skating, snowboarding, skiing, sledding, even curling are just some of the fun winter sports you can try during the cold months around your West Chester apartment that will keep you active and entertained. You can even work up a sweat under all those layers! Have you been…

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Here’s How to Check Out ChesCo’s Best Fall Foliage

Autumn is known for loads of awesome things: firepits, sweater weather, beer festivals and the pre-holiday excitement. October is also prime time for peeping some colorful fall leaves—and there’s no better place to do just that than near your Chestnut Square apartment. From Everhart Park to the Stroud Preserve, there are lots of ways to enjoy an outdoor adventure amid the fall colors, all just minutes from home. And…

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Sip Under the Stars at This Town Favorite

There are plenty of spaces throughout the West Chester area for outdoor adventure: parks, al fresco restaurants, beer gardens and more. And as the weather cools down and the town continues to open up, the opportunities for outdoor fun will abound. With all of that potential, it may sound a little unexpected to say that one of the town’s best fall events is set to take place in a…

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Where to Get the Best Ice Cream in West Chester this August

There are still a few more weeks left to summer—plenty of time for trips to the shore, lots of A/C in your Chestnut Square apartment and strolls through the local parks to cool off. Before we send off summer, there’s another trip you should pencil into your calendar: the local ice cream shop. There are a few options throughout West Chester to cool off with a cone, including Scoops…

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Get in the Summer Spirit at This Country Fair

Even though your Chestnut Square apartment is right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown West Chester, it’s also close enough to the rolling hills of Chester County that you can enjoy all that country living has to offer. While wineries, produce from local farms and some of the best scenery around are just a few of the perks of the region, another is the sense…

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Three Great Ways to Enjoy Downtown West Chester This Summer

Downtown West Chester is back! After a rough year-and-a-half, the town is finally starting to get back to normal, with bustling sidewalks, open businesses and lots of locals and visitors hitting the streets for some summer fun. This summer, there are three big opportunities to take in all that downtown West Chester has to offer—and it’s all just steps from your Chestnut Square apartment! Out all Summer: This new…

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The Arts in West Chester Are Back!

For too many months, locals have been stuck home attending Zoom happy hours and binging Netflix, wishing for the days of socializing with friends in person and immersing yourself in all of the exciting arts and culture offerings of the West Chester area. Well thankfully this summer, the town is slowly reopening and life is getting back to normal, which means you can bust out of your Chestnut Square…

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Where to Find Outdoor Summer Fun

Summer is here, the sun is shining and life in West Chester is starting to get back to normal—you know what that means? It’s time to get out and about! Summer in the city offers tremendous opportunities for outdoor adventure—from hiking and biking to brewery tours and street festivals. No matter what your interests, take some time this summer to appreciate all that the region has to offer when…

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