Celebrate Love in Wheeling on Valentine's Day
By: Jeremy Morris   Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year and Wheeling boasts a variety of experiences for you and your significant other to make a weekend of it in our little river town.   A Breathtaking Weekend Oglebay Park offers an invitation that might just leave you breathless.  The one-night package includes overnight accommodation at Wilson Lodge with a "Welcome Champagne Toast" at check-in.   Inclusive dining features the three-course ‘Leap of Fa...
How to Get Around Wheeling: Guide for Locals to Navigate Interstate 70 Bridges Project
Original article: https://www.theintelligencer.net/news/top-headlines/2020/01/how-to-get-around-wheeling-guide-for-locals-to-navigate-interstate-70-bridges-project/?fbclid=IwAR2KKuphLZEqkBPqhH1hes3Qy98D5Dr9MUWJNllqJC4aaO_DpN6s_DVmv8Y   The Interstate 70 Bridges Project detour set for Monday is fairly straightforward if you’re traveling west on I-70 through the area: simply take I-470 west and merge back onto I-70 in Ohio. But what if you’re a resident who’s traveling from The...
A Winter Wonderland for the Whole Family
A Winter Wonderland for the Whole Family   For 34 years Oglebay’s Festival of Lights has been one of the best holiday experiences found anywhere in the United States. The secret to its success is an ever-changing array of lights and holiday activities.   The park staff works tirelessly all year to make sure the event brings something new each season. This year's dazzling light show covers more than 300 acres over a six-mile-drive through Oglebay Park.   Technol...
Exploring Wheeling with Kids
Exploring Wheeling with Kids By: Jeremy Morris   I arrived in Wheeling in 2005 in my late 20s, mostly a bachelor.  I was engaged in a not-so-long distance relationship with my future wife who was still in Morgantown. At the time I sought those self-indulgent experiences that many childless 20-year olds seek, lots of late-nights and spur of the moment road trips.   Fifteen years later I see Wheeling, and the world, through the lens of fatherhood.  It has led me on a mul...
Saturday Night's Alright for FUN
Saturday Night’s Alright for ‘FUN’ By: Jeremy Morris   Sir Elton John may have sung Saturday Night’s Alright for Fightin’ but in Wheeling we prefer FUN!  Saturday, October 19th will be a fun day indeed, and we’ll leave the fightin’ to our hockey team.   There is a gauntlet of events to put Autumn into full swing. Pace yourself, it is an action-packed day of family fun in the Friendly City.  Steady wins the race on days like these.   Run For You...