Lifestyles

Historic Weekend of EVENTS Planned

A weekend of events will kick off at noon on Thursday, June 20, with a West Virginia Day Celebration, followed up by the 160th anniversary of the U.S. Custom House (West Virginia Independence Hall) at 5 p.m. Fr...

Oglebay Good Zoo to Host 10th Annual Good Zoo Brew

IPAs, porters, and ales — oh my! Sample more than 50 unique, finely crafted brews and other adult beverages at Good Zoo Brew — the Ohio Valley’s largest microbrew festival — from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at...

Party On, Kids!

Editor’s note: In an effort to help Wheeling families navigate what’s offered here, this story presents some options for kids’ birthday parties. Be on the lookout for an upcoming story on children's summertime ...

Say Cheers to Area EVENTS on Tap

CHEERS TO W.VA. WINES! The Wheeling Wine Festival is set for Saturday, June 15, at Wheeling Heritage Port. Gates open at 5 p.m. for general admission. Buy a VIP pass and get in one hour early and enjoy the c...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

Plein Air International Coming to Wheeling

The first week of July will see artists from throughout Europe gathering in Wheeling for a week-long plein air painting experience. For more than 20 years, painters from Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse Season to Begin

The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its 48th season-opening comedy, "Ghost of a Chance," while also noting a change in the performance times for the show's second weekend. According to Juli...

Treasures Await at Area EVENTS

FIND THE TREASURE Kids are taking over Centre Market from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, for the Centre Market Family Treasure Hunt. Kids will receive a free wristband for bounce houses, face painting, Big...

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,...
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