Elkinite is Born

Weelunk.com launched Nov. 1 2014, and 650,000 pageviews later, her first baby sister is born: Elkinite.com... in BEAUTIFUL Elkins, W.Va. Why Elkins? In May, recognizing the progress that's been made...

The Weelunk App Has Arrived

As Weelunk.com nears its eight-month anniversary, we reflect on Wheeling's famous welcoming of new arrivals to the city. Lydia Boggs welcomed National Road and Henry Clay (scandal!); the foot of Wheeling Hill...

Weelunk Weekender

It has been a very wet week in Wheeling. However, the humidity and storms can't keep weelunkers from DOING SOMETHING this West Virginia Day weekend.  From campfires to scavenger hunts, there's a lot to...

Weelunk Weekender

Welcome to another classic Wheeling summer weekend.  This weekend is full of great music, food and entertainment.  There's nothing to do in Wheeling?  Weelunkers say, "Whatever," just  DO...

Weelunk Weekender

Although some of you are reading us from vacation spots like Myrtle, Ocean City, or Blackwater Falls, those of you in town this weekend will have plenty to do.....something.   First Fridays...

Weelunk Weekender

There's nothing like Memorial Day weekend in Wheeling, W.Va., to kick off your summer season.  Here is your weekly guide to DO SOMETHING. Grow Ohio Valley 7 Bands for $7 Thursday 5...

Weelunk Weekender

Another beautiful spring weekend awaits all Weelunkers.  Here is this week's playbook for "Doing Something."   Reinvent Wheeling Clean Crawl Friday 3-6 p.m. Paint and Sip, Sculpt and...

Weelunk’s First Six Months

Weelunk.com turned a half year on May 1, and the response from Weelunkers like you has been overwhelmingly positive.  With over 515,000 pageviews we are on target for 1,000,000 in our first year.  Thank you...

Weelunk Weekender

Hey Weelunkers, Wheeling is hot this weekend -- in temperature, in what's going on, and in celebrating our mothers, of course :).  We hope to see you out and about attending the many events the Friendly City...

Weelunk Weekender

Weelunk Nation, are you ready to DO SOMETHING?  How cool is Springtime in Wheeling? Here are some recommendations to enjoy the season this weekend.   First Fridays Wheeling Friday 4:30...

In Pictures: St. Mike’s Career Week

The St. Michael Parish School held a "Career and Hobby Fair" on Tuesday and several community professionals met with students to describe what they do. SMPS Quality Education Committee Chair, Kim...

The Great Gala: In Pictures

Glamour and fun highlighted Saturday night's West Liberty University Great Gala as a new feature was introduced: a Red Carpet entrance, complete with fashion commentators and drama.  A Hollywood-themed party...

The Weelunk Weekender

A new series from Weelunk.  Every Thursday catch the "Weelunk Weekender" for recommendations of things to do in Wheeling. (For more info click on the titles in blue)   3rd Friday with...

The Great Gala is Great

The Great Gala is Great.  Really, it is.  Over the past five years, led by WLU Director of Marketing Tammi Secrist, the staff and students at West Liberty University have transformed Glessner Auditorium at...

Weelunk’s Weekend Top 5

We all have heard it over, and over, and over again: "There's nothing to do in Wheeling."  Well that clashes with our motto, which is "Do Something."  How can you Do Something when there is nothing to do?...

Pink in Wonderland: In Pictures

Chef Rocco Basil provided a delicious gourmet menu for the Critteton fundraiser: Pink in Wonderland, held on Saturday, March 28, at River City Restaurant. Guests selected their entrees from a number of...

1985 Mixtape

Cassette in the deck, press play.   Track 1: Through 5th Grade Eyes / "Axel F" - Harold Faltermeyer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V93XY-KQfak Wheeling ,W.Va., in 1985, from a...

A 1992 Mixtape

By LeeRoy Weelunk Contributor Join me on a journey in time back to a Friday night in Wheeling, W.Va., 1992.  Our mission: to find out “where the high school kids are.” First, we pull out our fancy...

Wheelhouse ‘Craziness’ Producing Results

By LeeRoy Weelunk.com Inside this office, three generations of crazy somehow makes sense. They laugh with – and at – each other. They talk over each other too. And somehow they manage to answer the...

Watch C-SPAN’s Wheeling Coverage Here

In mid-December several representatives from C-SPAN spent nearly a week in the Wheeling area interviewing local historians like Ohio County Magistrate Joe Roxby, Margaret Brennan, Travis Henline, and Dr. David...

Wheeling Honors MLK, Jr.’s Legacy

By LeeRoy Weelunk Contributor A spirit-filled group of inspiring and inspired community members gathered Sunday evening at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), as one of several local...

Christmas Parade Perspective

By LeeRoy Minnette  Weelunk Contributor West Liberty University Adjunct Professor Rebecca Kiger's photography students were given the task of taking Christmas parade pictures.  Roy and Emily's images...