In Support of the City’s New Website

The City of Wheeling recently announced a $33,000 commitment for a new website. According to a report from WTRF, it has some local residents raising questions. It may seem like a lot of money and it might be...

1989 MixTape: Styling With Rax

Let’s travel back to a time when the music was good and the smell of roast beef was in the air: Wheeling, W.Va., in 1989. Place the tape in the deck and press play. Track One: Guns N' Roses -...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Stories By Steve

As we put a wrap on our 2016 in review, here are the Top Ten stories from our Chief Editor and Writer Steve Novotney. Editor’s Note: This Top Ten list was compiled using Google analytics and social media...

Do You Weelunk?

Three years ago an idea was born. It centered around a feeling that things in Wheeling, West Virginia were moving forward, but in a direction simliar to kids about to slide down an icy number 11 at Crispin:...

Weelunk Weekender: Oglebayfest

Cover Photo by Don Fennerty We hope you agree that we usually give you a good variety of what’s going on in Wheeling every weekend.  So don’t hate us for this installment, which is entirely devoted to...

Weelunk Weekender

Kids are going back to school, but you shouldn't -- time to DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling. Happy Hour Wine Tasting 6-8 p.m. Head to one of the coolest Victorians in Wheeling and try some great...

A Pleasant (Valley) Evening

It's been another crazy week in the world.  A week that's hard to comprehend and a week that makes us nervous for the future of our country.  We are fortunate in Wheeling, W.Va., to have outlets that help us...

A Cure for a Crazy World

We woke up to peace on this beautiful Sunday morning in Wheeling, W.Va. Our four month old was cooing at her entangled hands, and the seventeen year cicadas were sound-checking their twenty first day...

Weelunk Weekender

The Weekender is back and ready to help formulate weekend plans for the entire summer - 'cause there's just too much to do in Wheeling, W.Va. this year.   Ezra John and the 1st Second Friday...

Stories From 2016’s Graduating Class

This is a compilation of stories submitted by some of this year's local graduating class.  We look forward to hearing more from these talented young adults in the future and we look forward to receiving...

Weelunk Weekender

The first First Friday of Spring and several Oglebay Institute events highlight a great weekend to Do Something in Wheeling, West Virginia.   62nd Annual Antiques Show and Sale All...

The Toppers Take Texas

The No. 5-ranked West Liberty University men's basketball team, playing in their fifth Elite Eight in six years, came up one basket short of advancing to their second NCAA Division II national championship...

Grandpa’s Garbage Can

I can't remember where, but I recently heard someone say, "People from the Ohio Valley are resilient."  I've been thinking more and more about it lately, and it's true.  This place has been through a lot --...

Weelunk Weekender

Finally.  It's time to Spring Forward.  One less hour to Do Something this weekend, Wheeling, WV - but who's complaining?   OV Connect Pub Run Friday 5pm OV Connect's annual Pub Run is back!...

Weelunk Weekender

"Here's Your Sign" - Spring is near! So it is time to end your hibernation, call your friends that you haven't seen since Oglebayfest, and DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling, WV.   First...

Weelunk and the Election

The election season has arrived, and there are many races on the docket that feel influential to the future of Wheeling, our region and our state.  Weelunk.com launched in November of 2014, three days before...

Weelunk Weekender

The days are getting longer, but winter will give us a right hook on the way out the door this weekend.  Still no excuse to not DO SOMETHING Wheeling, WV. Feature Photo by JFoose...

Best Pepperoni Roll in the Valley?

This is our Roll The pepperoni roll is uniquely West Virginian.  Wikipedia states that the pepperoni roll "is arguably the food most closely associated with the state (West Virginia)."  In fact, in March...

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Punxsutawney Phil says Spring is coming early.  Great.  We need our own rodent to predict things.  Let us know your suggestions in the comment section.  Until then, check out your weekly guide to DO...

Top Ten: Ghost Bars of Wheeling

As we all know, some of Wheeling is often considered 10, 20, or even 30 years "behind the times." It's fun to flip things on its head and actually go back a couple of decades to check to see if it's true.  In...

Weelunk Weekender

As January draws to a close, there's still time to DO SOMETHING Wheeling!   Ohio County Schools Town Hall Friday 7 p.m. Climb the hill to Wheeling Park High School Media Center for a public...

Weelunk Weekender

So either you are tough, you don't give a damn or you already went to Kroger(s) to stock up for the 10% chance there might be a big snow event this weekend.  Whatever happens this weekend, Weelunkers will...

Weelunk Weekender

The days are getting longer Wheeling, W.Va. - time to DO SOMETHING about it.   Ski and Snowboard Oglebay Friday 4-10 p.m. Saturday 9-10 p.m. Sunday 9-9 p.m. Do we know how lucky we are...

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What's your 2016 resolution? Hopefully it includes Doing Something in Wheeling, WV.   Wine Tasting - Good Mansion Wines Friday 6pm Rhone Valley Reds Warm up with rich, velvety, luscious,...

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Feature photo by LeeRoy (Dusk on Chapel Hill Rd.) The last weekend before the holidays means last minute shopping for most, but don't forget to DO SOMETHING in Wheeling, WV.   Community Carol...

Weelunk Weekender

A warm December weekend brings lots to do in Wheeling, W.Va.  DO SOMETHING!   Artist Reception with Joan Stamp and Jane Sheridan Cardi Thursday 4-7 p.m. Etc. Gallery welcomes Joan Stamp and...

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WOW.  What a weekend it will be in Wheeling, WV.  Potentially historic even.  There is absolutely no reason not to DO SOMETHING.   Symphony on Ice Thursday 7pm Read more about this event...

The Ex-Pat’s Guide to New Wheeling

The Wheeling Ex-Patriot Do you call Wheeling, WV home, but currently live somewhere else?  If yes, we here at Weelunk.com consider you an "Ex-Pat".   Are you home now, visiting for Thanksgiving Break?...

Weelunk Weekender

Very tough decision to make Friday night.  Here's a suggestion: Have the grandparents take the kids to the parade while you hit the Adrian Niles CD release party.  See you there.  Do...

Weelunk Weekender

Another great weekend to DO SOMETHING Wheeling, WV!   Wheeling Nailers Triple-Header Fri, Sat and Sun With home games Friday, Saturday and Sunday - there's no excuse to not make at least one....

Weelunk Weekender

Feature Photo By Glenn Elliott.  By the Way, Glenn is running for Mayor Of Wheeling next year - check out his site here: Glenn for Mayor.   What a beautiful week it has been in Wheeling, W.Va....

1987 MixTape

Happy First Birthday Weelunk.com!   Let's travel back to a time when the music was good and love was in the air: Wheeling, W.Va., in 1987. Place the tape in the deck and press play. Track...

Weelunk Weekender

Weelunkers love Halloween, and the clocks fall back an hour this weekend.  So, there's an extra hour to Do Something Wheeling!   Weelunk's First Anniversary Nov. 1 So someday we will have a...

Weelunk Weekender

Feature Photo by Jimmy Schulte.  Join these crazy guys this weekend for some "bangin' good food and beer" at the Wheeling Brewing Company. Do Something this weekend Wheeling, WV!   "Do...

Weelunk Weekender

The weather will cool down in Wheeling this weekend, but things are still "hot" on the to-do scene.  DO SOMETHING.   Boo at the Zoo Friday - Sunday Don’t miss this special opportunity to...

Weelunk Weekender

The Pirates had a GREAT season, but it's hard not to feel sad after their sudden ending.  Luckily we can drown our blues away with another beautiful fall weekend with lots to do in Wheeling, W.Va. Meter...

Weelunk Weekender: Oglebayfest

We hope you agree that we usually give you a good variety of what's going on in Wheeling every weekend.  So don't hate us for this installment, which is entirely devoted to Oglebayfest, one of our favorite...

Weelunk Weekender

Although the Halloween aisle at your local grocery store has been going strong for a month, now it's time to celebrate autumn.  The first weekend of Fall is here, and there is plenty to do in Wheeling,...

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Third Friday at Artworks Friday 7pm Join us this Friday for Poetry Night with W.Va. poet laureate, Marc Harshman! Marc Harshman We will have an open mic (poetry/reading) to begin the night, so...

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Thank you to Andrew Croft for sharing the image above.  To learn more about Andrew and to see more of his art click here: Arts and Crofts.   What a GREAT Wheeling event last weekend with the...

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School has started for most, but it certainly still looks and feels like summer.  DO SOMETHING this weekend in Wheeling, W.Va.   Donation Yoga Friday 5:3o - 6:45 p.m. Happy Goat Yoga is the...

The Avett Brothers Are Coming: Are You?

Here's an IDEA: When a really cool, nationally recognized, critically acclaimed, award-winning band, whose founding members are still with the band and still considered "hip" or, as in this case,...

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Even though school is starting Monday for most, it will be another beautiful summer weekend to DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling, W.Va.   The Art of Brian Fencl - Opening Thursday 4 p.m. - 7...

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Heritage Music BluesFest Friday, Saturday and Sunday As far as national recognition goes, there is no other Wheeling festival that comes close to the BluesFest.  Head to the Heritage Port this weekend...

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Oh the weather outside is delightful... Time to get outside and Do Something this weekend Wheeling, W.Va.   Marion House Community Mural Project Thursday 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Head to...

Weelunk Daytripper: Elkins

Over the past few months we have been making the 21/2-hour, beautiful drive to Elkins, W.Va.  We have been supporting a great group of young professionals, members of Generation Randolph, with their efforts...

Weelunk Weekender

Will this rain ever stop?!?! Looks like that there might be a break in the weather this weekend, but we are not holding our breath.  No matter the weather, however, there is plenty to do this weekend...

Weelunk Weekender

Did you know that on July 4, 1826, 190 years ago, at ten minutes before one o'clock in the afternoon, Thomas Jefferson died at the age of 83, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence...