DELAWARE COUNTY - Media shut down streets downtown Wednesday to give restaurants their first shot at some real outdoor dining this year.
"It's been a long time waiting to get out and feel a little bit normal so this feels pretty good," Kathy Hilbert, of West Chester, said.
The borough kicked off its popular dining in the streets two months early to give businesses a much-needed boost one year into the pandemic.
A number of stores are extending their hours, hoping for a bump in business like Joyce Walker, who is the owner of Kenny's Flower Shop.
"Little bit by little bit, we're getting back on track. I'm very excited. I have 34 weddings from now until December, so they're coming back, too. Love's love," she said.
Restaurant reservations are highly recommended.
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