Lifestyles

Hangover BBQ Fired Up Over Show of Hands Win

A sweet little voice from the crowded room asked, “What’s your favorite kind of meat to make?” That question, posed by Billy Litman’s 6-year-old niece CeCe, is what put Hangover BBQ over the top at Wednesday’s ...

Give Your Wedding the Star Treatment

Just like the Suspension Bridge, Oglebay Park and Centre Market, The Capitol Theatre is shorthand for home for many of us in Wheeling. Its brilliantly lit red marquee has displayed the names of famous acts a...

COLORFUL EVENTS ON TAP

PRIDE FEST The 2019 Ohio Valley Pride Festival and Pride March are set for noon to 11 p.m., May 11, at Heritage Port. Presented by Ohio Valley Pride, there will be a beer garden, drag shows, live music, foo...

Towngate Ends 50th Season With ‘Our Town’

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre ends its 50th season of community theater with Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece “Our Town,” considered by many to be greatest American play ever written....

Get Fired Up for Route 88 BBQ & Brew

Sitting around the fire pit, making s’mores, sipping a glass of wine or having an ice-cold craft brew. Playing a bit of corn toss. Listening to some live music on a Saturday night. Sounds like summer backyar...

Area EVENTS Will Keep You Hoppin’

TREASURE HUNT The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Oglebay Good Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, for the annual Good Zoo Treasure Hunt! Each participating child wi...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 8

On the evening of Day 7, April 3, 2019, we climbed into our "El Practico" bus and embarked on a 10-hour red-eye from Cordoba to Argentina's Capital: Buenos Aires. During the grueling ride, we stopped at ...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 7

Day 6 brought practice, Day 7, April 3 2019, was Game Day. It seems all of our efforts in fundraising, planning and practicing have led to this moment. This was the day our boys from Wheeling and the Ohio Valle...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 6

We have been in in Cordoba, Argentina now for three days and on Tuesday April 2 2019 we were ready to take the field for the first time. But first we needed to take care of something we had been planning for a ...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 5

Last you heard from us it was Day 4 and the boys were holding a "sleepover" with their host families. When they awoke on Monday April 1 2019, they had, literally and figuratively, never been this far home. Yes,...

EVENTS Feature Oldies But Goodies

OLDIES BUT GOODIES Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7, as Oglebay Institute presents its 65th annual Antiques Show and Sale. Mor...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 4

The “sleepover” is not a foreign concept to these 13-year-olds, yet Day Four of our journey presented a brand-new take on the subject. In the afternoon of Sunday March 31, the boys of FC United were dropped off...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 3

There are those moments in life that inspire people to take a step back, take a deep breath and reflect. For some it might happen often, but for most it only occurs a handful of times. It is when we find oursel...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 1

It was 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2019, when 14 boys from the FC Wheeling United U-14 soccer team became a part of a long-standing Wheeling “send-off” tradition by convening at the White Palace parking lot i...

Our South American Odyssey: Preview

After months of planning, fundraising, meeting  — and lots of soccer — reality finally settled in. The exact timing of such realization happened a few weeks ago when Diego Gattesco sent a message to our group o...

Wheeling Heritage (Part 1): A Big Win Today!

J ust like on a reality television show, Jake Dougherty and Alex Weld knew how the competition ended more than seven months ago — and had to keep it hush-hush. Until today. The exciting news — that Wheeli...

EVENTS Celebrate Country, Women, Heroes

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring their four-part harmonies and upbeat, award-winning songs to The Capitol Theatre, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22. Their string of hits includes Elvira, Bobbie Sue, Dream On, Thank God ...
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