Open Streets Workshop Comes to Centre Market

When was the last time you took a stroll through the Centre Market neighborhood in Wheeling? What was that experience like? How could it be improved? These are some of the questions that the City of Wheeling, a...

Wheeling’s Men of Change Reflect on Fatherhood

This year, both Juneteenth and Father’s Day will be celebrated on June 19, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on Black fatherhood. Men of Change, a group of leaders and elders from Wheeling’s Black commu...

Send Your Sweetheart An Old-Fashioned Valentine

With Valentine’s Day just five days away, you’ve likely already secured a special gift for your sweetheart - but have you thought about how you might deliver that gift? The folks at West Virginia Independence H...

Show Buildings Some Love with Volunteer Wheeling

If you take a walk through Downtown Wheeling - what places stick out most in your mind? Is it the Capitol Theatre that hosts several Broadways shows and is home to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra? Perhaps it’s ...

Wheeling Heritage Releases Housing Survey Results

The results are in - Downtown Wheeling is the place to live! That’s according to the results collected through Wheeling Heritage’s recent housing survey. The Wheeling Live It Up! Survey was initiated in Octo...
Centre Market

Weelunk’s Ultimate Guide for Shopping Small

Updated 11/23/2021 With the holiday shopping season upon us, it’s a great time to support locally-owned businesses by shopping small. While many of us are aware of Small Business Saturday, we should think of...

Online Show of Hands Voting Begins Today!

Starting today through Oct. 31, four local entrepreneurs are depending on the community to participate in Wheeling Heritage’s Virtual Show of Hands crowdfunding event. In lieu of an in-person event, Wheeling He...
Dancers

Gear Up For Wheeling’s Grecian Festival

Summer is festival season in Wheeling, and this week organizers from St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church are gearing up for their annual four-day Grecian Festival from July 28-31. After canceling last yea...
Library

Bug Out at the Ohio County Public Library!

If you’ve been following along with the Ohio County Public Library’s latest programming, then you already know it’s been the summer of bugs! Between the library’s People’s University series focusing on bugs and...
Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth Across the Ohio Valley

Editor's Note: Since publication, legislation was passed to establish Juneteenth as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The bill was signed at 3:30 p.m. on June 17, 2021.&n...
Ramps

Spring is Ramp Season in Wheeling

For most people, the first signs of spring are birds chirping and flowers blooming. But in West Virginia, we know that spring has sprung when the ramps are ripe for harvesting. What is a ramp, you ask? Ramps ar...
Dyed Eggs

Try These Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs

Like many traditions we grow up with, we often keep them going every year without stopping to ask “why do we do this?” Decorating Easter eggs is one of those traditions for me. I look forward to decorating eggs...
Beer Quiz

QUIZ: Which Wheeling Beer Should You Try for St. Paddy’s Day?

Put down your green beer and treat yourself to a locally-crafted beer made right here in Wheeling! Not sure which local brew is right for you? Weelunk has you covered. Answer these five questions to help you choose which beer you should try while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!
Gallowglass

Wheeling Celtic Celebration is Going Virtual

The 25th Annual Celtic Celebration will take place virtually on Saturday, March 6 beginning at noon. Since 1997, the event has been an opportunity to gather and celebrate the area’s Celtic heritage with music, ...
Bernie Sanders

Wheeling is Feeling the Bern

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or actively avoiding the internet for the past week, you’ve probably seen your fair share of memes featuring U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. While many guests of the 46th pre...
Show of Hands

Show of Hands Voting is Open

Starting today through Nov. 1, four local entrepreneurs are depending on the community to participate in Wheeling Heritage’s Virtual Show of Hands crowdfunding event. In lieu of an in-person event, Wheeling Her...
Wheeling Pumpkins

Carve a Wheeling-Themed Pumpkin

The leaves are changing and there’s a crisp chill in the air - which means that Halloween is right around the corner! With many of us avoiding crowds and taking extra safety precautions amidst the coronavirus, ...
Drive In

Bygone Comebacks: Drive-In Movies

Editor’s note: Have you noticed lately that bits of the past are creeping into the present? We’re gardening more, going to drive-in movies, spending time with nature, putting jigsaw puzzles together. We are fin...