New Farmers Market moves to Chestnut Square

The Drexel Farmers Market, which was taken over by Philadelphia-based agriculture program Farm to City in May 2014, will be moving its operations to Chestnut Square between Zavino and Shake Shack starting fall quarter 2014. The previous vendor of five years, farmer John King, notified Drexel he would be retiring… Continued

Former copy center rebranded as PaperChase

Winter term 2013 welcomed a complete remodeling of Drexel Copy Center, located in MacAlister Hall, with a fresh new brand: PaperChase at Chestnut Square. The copy center has been given a brand-new look after construction over the course of winter break. Arnavaz (Anoo) Sukhia, executive director of Drexel Printing and… Continued

Students move into Chestnut Square

After breaking ground in early 2012 and nearly two years of construction, September 2013 marked the opening of Chestnut Square, with students moving into their new homes and retail stores on their way to completion. Chestnut Square is a living community located on Drexel property but owned and managed by… Continued

So much for health-conciousness

If you thought the opening of Seasons last year was a step toward a healthier and more sustainable campus, think again. With the announcement of Shake Shack being built in the upcoming Chestnut Square development, it is revealed that Seasons was only an attempt to appease the minority who demanded… Continued

Zavino will add to Chestnut’s menu

Dining options on Drexel’s campus will expand to make room for Zavino, a pizzeria and wine bar that will open in Chestnut Square. Zavino is one of several restaurants that will be located in the new University-affiliated housing and retail space and begin operations this fall. Zavino, currently situated in… Continued

New eateries sign on for Chestnut Sq.

The Drexel community can look forward to two newly announced additions to Chestnut Square later this year. The additions of Joe Coffee, a New York City-based coffee shop, and a yet-to-be named Japanese restaurant that will be opened by the owner and operator of Zama’s sushi, were announced Feb. 6.… Continued

Shake Shack will open on Chestnut

Drexel students can expect to see a Shake Shack among the businesses opening at 32nd and Chestnut streets in late summer or early fall 2013. Originally from New York City, this hot spot will be the second Shake Shack to open in Philadelphia and one of only a handful in… Continued