Business

Mayor’s Take on State of Downtown Wheeling

There is the good and the bad about downtown Wheeling right now. There’s no other option than to be honest about it. More people work today inside the Stone Center than even when the structure housed Stone &...

Falling Bricks Replaced by Downtown Growth

With every brick that fell, there was one local resident happy but another upset in a community torn between erasing what they always knew of downtown Wheeling and the critical need of evolution. The old Jup...

In Full Bloom: Nicky’s Garden Center

  On the way back from Sunday brunch at Oglebay, we decided to stop by Nicky's Garden Center's new location on Warden Run Road to buy my mother-in-law a flower for her birthday. What we found was a whol...

Guarded Optimism Expressed For Cracker Plant

It’s been called a “game changer” as far as employment is considered, and an announcement made by Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the beginning of September has made many in this Upper Ohio Valley feel optimistic abou...
Duvall

Duvall’s Has Kept Me Watching For 49 Years

One of the mainstay, small, family owned businesses in Wheeling is Duvall TV and Appliance located at 1125 National Road. The place has been here (not always at its current location) since Harry Duvall founded ...

Grow Ohio Valley Offering New CSA Program

Local residents interested in consuming healthier fruits and vegetables now have the opportunity to take advantage of Grow Ohio Valley’s Community Supported Agriculture program. Ken Peralta, executive direct...
Centre Market

Market Area the Center Of Attention

Wheeling’s Centre Market has nearly two centuries worth of history behind it, but that is not what most people talk about these days. Instead, when Centre Market is mentioned in conversation, it most often i...
Toni DiCarlo

DiCarlo’s Pizza: A Family Affair

She can’t answer the question. She can tell you the story about how the business was started 70 years ago, and she can recite the long listing of tasks she tackles on a daily basis, but Toni DiCarlo cannot e...

Miklas: More than Just Meat

By Sarah Koegler Weelunk Contributor My Weekly Stop I tie the dog’s leash to the railing on the stoop, help my boys prop their bikes against the wall, and walk into Miklas Meat Market. I’m usually greeted by...

Small Business Saturday Recap

By Allison Skibo In 2010, American Express started a new holiday shopping tradition when they trademarked Small Business Saturday. The mission is simple: help small businesses do more business. Weelunkers St...

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Photographs and story by Joelle Connors Regional Economic Development Partnership Few words signal the start of the holiday shopping season like Black Friday. Created by the big box chain stores to jump s...

Dream Realized With A Twist

By Marilyn Mull Weelunk Contributor Dorothy’s mantra in the The Wizard of Oz, “There’s no place like home,” resonates in Stacey Nau Taylor’s philosophy as one of Wheeling’s newest female entrepreneurs. Tayl...