1996 MixTape: Jamboree in the Hills

Let’s travel back to a time when the music was good and the not-so-delicate scent of body odor filled the air: Morristown, Ohio 1996. Place the tape in the deck and press play. Disclaimer: It's been 21...

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 -...

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 --...

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...

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 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...

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...