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A New Restaurant Coming Soon to West Chester!

From the same people who brought you Alfredo BYOB Restaurant in Berwyn is now opening a new restaurant called Galileo right here in West Chester! It will be located on the corner of route 202 and 926 in the Commons of Thornbury. The building is currently being renovated but Galileo is expected to open December 1st! Check out the video’s below courtesy of Kimberley Vassal Insurance.

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Bam Margera’s new Porsche smashed by pickup

Brandon “Bam” Margera, the risk-taking star of the Jackass franchise, had to call 911 Thursday afternoon when his new Porsche had a run in with a pickup truck on a country road close to his

Porsche Panamera outside of the Porsche-Museum...

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Chester County home. State Police said Margera was “stopped at a properly posted stop sign” at 1:48 p.m. on southbound Locust Grove Road at Corrine Road in Pocopson Township when an unidentified driver of a Ford pickup who was turning onto Locust Grove Road sideswiped Margera’s 2011 Porsche Panamera.

“The fact that the driver was Bam had no bearing on the investigation,” said Trooper Corey Monthei, a state police spokesman from the Avondale barracks. Monthei said the incident qualified as a “non-reportable crash” since no one was injured, no vehicle was towed, and no sign of drug or alcohol impairment existed. He said it was not unusual that the truck driver was not cited.

“That occasionally happens,” Monthei said. “I don’t know the specifics here, but sometimes there are reasons for not filing charges; sometimes we’ll just issue a warning.” Monthei said it appeared that Margera, who has elevated a penchant for risk-taking high jinks into a lucrative career, was simply the victim of a minor accident. A West Chester native, Margera skateboarded to fame on MTV’s Jackass, a venue for stupid human tricks that led to a succession of popular movies.

The accident comes four months after Margera’s best friend and costar Ryan Dunn crashed his 2007 Porsche in Chester County’s West Goshen Township – a fiery speed- and alcohol-fueled wreck that killed Dunn and his only passenger. For a free car insurance quote check out http://www.kimberleyvassal.com today!

 

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This Saturday: Ghost Tours of West Chester

The Ghost Tours of West Chester is a walking tour with tales of ghosts, folklore and history. Your guide will lead you on a 90-minute walk through the spooky lanes of downtown ne

ighborhoods where you’ll explore the land of the shadow people, learn of lost souls of the Underground Railroad, and hear about the West Chester gallows where horse thieves and murderers were hanged. New stories andtours added for the season.

The Ghost Tours of West Chester occur every Friday & Saturday night in October and start at The Lincoln Room (28 West Market, 610-696-2102). Tours begin at 8:00 pm and doors open at 7:00 pm rain or shine. Courtyard Grill will be open for light sandwiches, snacks and beverages before the tours. Price is $10 per person ages 5 years and up. Reservations required; call 610-696-2102.

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BIG G and the COOL CATS at CCHS | September 24

US Marine Band of San Diego: Pleasanton Parade

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Under the direction of George Whittam, Big G and the Cool Cats is performing at the Chester County Historical Society (225 N High Street) starting at 7:00 pm. It’s a big horn band featuring three saxes, two trombones, and two trumpets. The rhythm section includes guitar, bass, drums, and keys. Our featured vocalists, Barbara Kovacs and Andrew Coffin, perform all over the Delaware Valley. You’ll hear the sounds of the ’60s and ’70s made famous by bands such as CHICAGO, BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS, as well as the fabulous sounds of Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Ottis Redding, Tina Turner, Van Morrison and more! Admission: $8.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members. Tickets are on sale at the Chester County Historical Society and Taylor’s Music Store.

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Shopping in West Chester

Below are a few great stores to check out in downtown West Chester if you happen to be visiting or just strolling around downtown…

Kent Studios at Z Gallery (109 W Gay St, 610-696-5515) features Amazing Paintings on Porcelain with 40 Mid-Atlantic Porcelain Artists, during August. Opening Reception Friday, August 5th.

BIG Diamond Importers (15 W Gay St, 610-692-7707) is offering 30% off all in-stock engagement rings during August.

Sunset Hill Jewelers (23 N High St, 610-692-0374) invites you to their Annual Pink & Peridot Sale with 50% off all in-stock Pink Gemstone & Peridot jewelry August 1st through August 13th.

The 5 Senses (133 W Market St, 610-719-0170) celebrates summer with a
Seriously HOT 20%-60% Off Summer Sale through August 18th.

Ruby Slippers Boutique (18 N High St – 610-719-6040) celebrates the Phillies with a new selection of merchandise — coffee mugs, lunch totes, spinners, mini cell phone holders and hipster bags — all under $35!

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 (PDF).

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Tee It Up Family Fun Center of West Chester!

Tee It Up Golf of West Chester is located off the Matlack Street Exit from Route 202. It is a great golf center that is devouted to improving players’ game and providing an entertaining atmosphere for the enitre family.  Tee It Up’s driving range, indoor golf simulator, pitching greens and putting greens allows golfers at all levels to enjoy and develop all aspects of the game.  Tee It Up is also home to an 18-Hole mini-golf course, patio area and an upstairs party room, which is perfect for birthday parties and corporate events. Check out the video Kimberley Vassal Insurance made for Tee It Up and visit their Partners Page today for a special offer of 10% off Balls and Miniature Golf only available at www.kimberleyvassal.com!

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West Chester Citizens Financial Advisory Committee

Borough Council has appointed a Citizens Financial Advisory Committee to examine the financial challenges facing the Borough and make recommendations for ways to address the long term financial future. They are to prepare a report by December 31, 2011 with a possible extension to March 31, 2012. The CFA Committee has begun their work plus elected officers. The officers and members of the committee are as follows:

Mark Thompson – Chairman
Thomas E. McEvoy – V.Chair
David Wickard- Secretary
E. Brian Abott
Joe DelRossi
Matthew T. Hussion
Margaret M. McGill

The Committee has scheduled future meetings on August 31, 2011, September 14. 2011 and September 29, 2011 all at 6:30pm in the West Chester Municipal Building. For more information regarding the committee visit www.west-chester.com!

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