What To Do: Chili Cookoff in West Chester

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times On October 13, West Chester will be the site of a special event to determine who can make “The Best Darn Chili in Chester County!” — the site of the West Chester Rotary’s 17th Annual Chili Cookoff (Gay and High streets, Downtown West Chester, www.westchesterchilicookoff.com). All-you-can-eat wristbands are just $12. There will be more than...

What To Do: Find your HAPPY PLACE in KOP

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times HAPPY PLACE There are a lot of family-oriented fun events on the calendar that come back year-after-year such as outdoor fairs and carnivals, ethnic festivals, Halloween attractions, holiday bazaars, and seasonal food festivals. Every once in a while, an event comes along that is special – a one-time affair that is not an annual occurrence. There are...

On Stage: FOXTRAX comes back from the wilderness

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times FOXTRAX The band FOXTRAX has the rare distinction of sharing its name with a glowing hockey puck. FoxTrax was a glowing puck — an augmented reality system that was utilized by Fox Sports’ telecasts of the National Hockey League. It only lasted one season.