Sound Bath Had Waterfront Humming

Cha-cha-cha-Cheeeeeeeelsey! Tiiiiiiim-OOOOO-thy! SAR-aaaaaaaaaaaah! If you strolled past Heritage Port on a recent Monday evening just before sundown, you may well have heard some striking,...

EVENTS: Paint the Town at First Friday

FIRST FRIDAY The Gallery Hop at Artworks Around Town on Friday, Sept. 7, will usher in a two-month celebration of the art of plein air painting. As a preliminary to “Paint Historic Wheeling” set for later ...

The Crest That Didn’t Flood

Devastation. That’s what Lou Vargo with the Ohio County Emergency Management Agency thought would take place. He admits he envisioned a disaster comparable to the damage that occurred in mid-September 2004, ...

A Food Trucker’s Bumpy Road

And a blown transmission is a part of it, too. Dean Barath found that out this past week, and consequently he will not have his planned presence for Ideal Provisions at this weekend’s Upper Ohio Valley Itali...

Gentile To Honor Grandpa at Italian Fest

He went there. He needed to see where Luigi Gentile grew up. What he encountered when visiting the Molise region of Italy, the youngest in the country, was something that reminded this grandson of the Upper ...

An Ode to Wheeling Summers

By Christina Greer The headlines are depressing.   “The most miserable state in the US is West Virginia. For the fifth year in a row!” (The 2014 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index) “West Virgin...

A Look Back at the Dragon Boats

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 King's Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling hosted the Second Annual Dragon Boat Races. Here is a look back. Follow King's Daughters on Facebook. Photos by Jeremy Morr...

Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at Heritage...

Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on thi...

Weelunk Weekender

During mid-July in the Ohio Valley, the area is swarmed with talk about Jamboree in the Hills. It is one of the biggest and most respected country music events in the nation. However, it is not for everyone. If...

Photos: Arts & Culture Fest 2016

Two weekends ago, I had the pleasure of attending the 6th annual Wheeling Arts Fest. This year was slightly different from previous years; the Arts Fest and the Upper Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival combine...

Get the Wheeling Feeling at Chili Cook-Off

With beans or without beans? Red or green? Those are a couple of the decisions that competitors and patrons will need to make when the 15th Annual Wheeling-Feeling Chili Cook-off returns to the downtown d...

Joseph Family Keeps Annual Regatta Afloat

It started with a boat bought on ebay. One brother and mother purchased the vintage race boat named “Little Fission”  and gifted it to another brother and his son. And before they knew it, the Joseph fami...

Mountaineer Brewfest Set for Saturday

The 2015 Mountaineer Brewfest is set for this weekend, and those returning to the event should expect more craft beer, better access, and exactly the same attractions causing so many volunteers to pledge their ...

The Dragons are Coming

What began 2,300 years ago, is 46-feet long, and involves you and 19 of your best friends on the Ohio River? The King's Daughters 2015 Dragon Boat race, of course! Under the leadership of their new Executiv...