Let's Go SHOPPING!
Downtown is a browsers paradise with more than 75 retail shops and boutiques offering a diverse and unique shopping experience. Apparel, jewelry, art, and gifts are among the items found in the quaint shops dotting the pleasant and walkable main streets. See the complete retail directory.
SAVE THE DATE FOR A GIRLS NIGHT OUT
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Third Annual WC Fashion Showcase starts at 7:30pm at the Chester County Historical Society, 225 North High Street, (convenient parking located at the Chestnut Street Garage). Check out stylish looks from eleven local boutiques featuring local models. Complimentary wine & hors d'oeuvres. Admission is $15 at the door or $10 when you purchase your tickets in advance at TheWCPress.com/fashion.
--> From 4 to 8pm Sunset Hill Jewelers, 23 North High St, hosts a reception with jewelry designer Mia Katrin, best know for her work with aquamarine and sapphire. Tish Boutique will be there to showcase spectacular designer fall fashions. Refreshments served.
REGIONAL ARTISTS at CCAA
Through September 18
Chester County Arts Association, 100 N Bradford Ave, presents two shows -- Push Pin Show for some very affordable unframed artwork in the Huston Gallery. The All Media Show features artists such as John Suplee, Shirley Rigby and Monique Kendikian-Sarkessian in Allinson Gallery.
Friday, October 3, 2014 | 5pm to 9pm
An eclectic mix of gallery receptions and one-night exhibits is what makes Gallery Walk an evening of fun and surprises. More than 20 artists display their work at galleries, shops, banks, and restaurants throughout downtown -- most with new works. No matter what your budget, you're sure to find a favorite. Presented by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the West Chester BID.
--> Treasures of all kinds -- vintage and new -- await you at the First Friday & Vintage Garage Sale at the Chestnut Street Garage, from 5 to 9pm.
TABLE TOURS PROGRESSIVE DINNER PARTY
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 6pm
Table Tours, a progressive dinner party created by Katy O'Gara, will combine retail browsing with exclusive dishes created solely for Table Tours. See video. Guests dine at a communal table and have interaction with the chef or owner. The menu includes an alcohol beverage paired perfectly with each course. Details at Table Tours.
--> For the October event, Kati Mac Floral Designs will host the Champagne meet-up. The appetizer is served by Mas Mexicali Cantina, entree is served by the people behind Roots Cafe and the new Sprout Music Collective, and the dessert will be served by Gemelli Gelato.
RELOAD NUTRITION OPENS on GAY STREET
Reload Nutrition, located at 141 West Gay Street, offers a selection of all major sports supplements and nutrition brands, including Country Life Vitamins and Greens First Super Foods.
NEW PHONE & TABLET SHOP OPENS
On The Go Mobile is now open at 136 W Market Street, 610-918-1100. It provides sales and service to cell phones plus has a selection of tablets and ipods. You will also find accessories for stylish handling of your mobile devices.
Remedi Day Spa, providing personalized treatments with an integrative approach to beauty and wellness, has moved to 16 South Church Street. Check out the their beautiful and relaxing environment.
ASHLEY TISCHLER MAKES COVER OF THE HUNT
Downtown's very own Ashley Tischler, owner of Tish Boutique, at 138 East Gay Street, not only married Peter Darlington back in September, but got the cover of The Hunt Magazine. Imagine her surprise. See the happy couple here.
Many downtown shops are participating in ThinkShopBuy...Local, a special discount coupon program developed by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce. See the special offers from participating downtown retailers.
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PARKING TIP --> Your best option for parking in downtown West Chester are the centrally located municipal parking garages. Park as long as you want and have no fear of getting an overtime parking ticket. Go to the Parking Tab for details. Download the updated downtown parking map. The Justice Center Garage is free after 5pm and on weekends.