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Warm Up With This Winter Soup Recipe

Temperatures are in the single digits and snow is on the ground, which means it’s officially soup season. I love picking up a crusty baguette from Good Mansion, some fresh greens from Public Market and calling ...

The Secret Lives of Wheeling’s Pigeons

Pigeons. Doves. Rats with wings. All names for Columba livia— our humble city pigeon. Have you seen the flock of pigeons around town? Sometimes they are on a sunny roof, surveying the scene below. Other times t...

This Popular Sport is Taking Wheeling by Storm

As folks from across the Ohio Valley hit gyms en masse in an effort to kickstart new healthy habits in the new year, there is one activity they may want to consider: pickleball, the fastest growing sport in Ame...
Why Wheeling

Why Wheeling: Tyler and Jack

Originally published April 6, 2021  We’ve all picked up a few hobbies over the past year, and scrolling listings on Zillow and daydreaming about renovating your own fixer-upper like Chip and Joanna Gain...

Lunch With Books Winter Program Schedule

Lunch With Books is the Ohio County Public Library's flagship program for adult patrons. These lunchtime programs feature authors, poets, musicians, historians, and more every Tuesday at noon. Bring lunch to th...

Have You Heard These 10 Songs About Wheeling?

Wheeling has long been a place with a lot going on. Rivers, roads, and railways have allowed folks to both breeze into town as well as venture away with ease. Some songs about West Virginia are well known (look...

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...
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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...

A Doggone Good Boy Helps Locals Heal

What is more comforting than the affection of a four-legged friend? There probably isn’t much. That’s why the Ohio Valley Wellness Coalition (OVWC) came up with the idea to foster a comfort pup for the Ohio Cou...

Wheeling Heritage Welcomes Five New Board Members

Wheeling Heritage is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members and officers. Art Burnside, Doug Carl, Dean Connors, Natalie Hamilton and Nick Musgrave join the board as new members of the or...

Wheeling Heritage Names New Executive Director

Wheeling Heritage announced today that Scott Schenerlein has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit organization. He will assume the role on Dec. 13. Schenerlein previously served as the director of ...

Winter on the Plaza Returns This Week!

Santa Claus is coming to town on Nov. 17! Jolly old St. Nick will be making an appearance at Winter on the Plaza, the City’s holiday tree lighting ceremony and kick off to the Winter season. The event is s...

Why Were People Selling Their Ashes in 1808?

I’ve been spending a lot of time combing through Wheeling’s first newspaper, the Wheeling Repository. While looking for something else entirely, this headline caught my eye: Ashes Wanted. Ashes you say? Why ...

Annual Stifel Holiday Tea Set For Tuesday, Nov. 16

Welcome the holiday season with an afternoon tea at the historic Stifel Mansion. An annual tradition, the Stifel Holiday Tea takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine ...

The Karate Kid on the Big Screen at Towngate

“The Karate Kid,” the movie that gave us “wax on, wax off,” is featured on the Towngate Theatre big screen for one night only Friday, November 12. The film is part of Towngate’s popular Dinner and A Movie serie...