Business

This Local Farm is Rooted in Sweet History

Nestled away in the rolling hills of Wellsburg’s countryside sits Family Roots Farm, a 250-year-old homestead that specializes in sweets.  Homesteaded by Henry Hervey in the 1770s, the Brooke County farm h...

New Management, Same Vibe at The Public Market

It's been more than three years since The Public Market first opened its doors in Downtown Wheeling. Since then, the market has been bridging the gap between community and local, healthy and natural foods. This...

The Pine Room Podcast Wins Show of Hands

After four local business made their pitches, The Pine Room Podcast secured the most votes making them the latest winner of Wheeling Heritage’s Show of Hands. The newly developed business took home more than $6...

RED Launches CO.STARTERS Program for Entrepreneurs

The Regional Economic Development Partnership (RED) will soon offer CO.STARTERS Core, a 10-session, cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed...

New Cocktail Bar Opens in South Wheeling

A decent cocktail can be hard to find - but not anymore! You can now enjoy an incredible cocktail with hand-muddled, fresh ingredients imported from around the globe and mixed to perfection right here in Wheeli...

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 Cool History of Air Conditioning

If you were filling out the 1960 census, you would have been asked questions about freezers, flush toilets, and air conditioning. Today, these objects seem essential to our everyday lives, but the 1960 census r...

Midge’s Kitchen Wins Show of Hands

After a week of online voting, Wheeling Heritage’s latest round of Show of Hands has come to a close. More than 500 votes were received during the week-long voting period, with Melissa Rebholz, owner of Midge’s...
Neely's Grocery

City of Wheeling CARES About Small Businesses

Does a hairstylist working on her own qualify for a new round of federal assistance to small businesses? Can a corner store get reimbursed for more than $3,000 spent on plexiglass shields, disposable gloves and...
Wheeling Aerial

Support Black-Owned Businesses in the Wheeling Area

As our community continues to support our Black neighbors by condemning institutional racism and advocating for positive change, many wonder how they can do more. One way is to support small businesses owned by persons of color. Weelunk has compiled a list of Black-owned businesses ranging from hair salons to construction companies that you can support in the Wheeling area.
Valerie holding a "Shop Small" sign

Shop Small on Saturday and Carry a Big Bag

Sometimes you just want to shop in your jammies. Sometimes you need everything from an ice scraper to almond butter, and only a big box will do. Other times, you want to smell those coffee beans grinding, ru...