Recipe for a 'Capitol' Holiday
Recipe for a ‘Capitol’ Holiday by Ryan Norman   Take six parts theatrical spectacle, add a dash of distinctive cuisine, fold in a trip to one of many unhidden gems — and what do you have? All the ingredients for a delectable visit to Wheeling. Treat this article as a menu to order up just the right dish of holiday entertainment that’s sure to hit the spot. Might I begin by recommending our specials: six shows being performed in the storied Capitol Theatre. Then consider ...
Business Spotlight: Hangover BBQ
A Hankering for Some Hangover BBQ   By Phyllis Sigal You had me at first whiff, Hangover BBQ. Then I tasted the peppered turkey. I’m in love. Tender, juicy, a perfect texture. The tri-colored beans pass with flying colors, drenched in a rich, dark sauce with a slightly smokey flavor. Mmmmmm. One bite, and I was smitten The ribs aren’t just your regular fall-off-the-bone tender — they’re so tender the bone slides out of the meat like a greased pig from a farmer’s clu...
Boo at the Zoo a Real Treat
Boo at the Zoo a Real Treat By: Christina Fisanick   Oglebay’s Boo at the Zoo opened for the first time in 1980. I would have been 7 years old then, so it should be part of my Halloween memory bank. My parents thought differently. Back then, Moundsville to Oglebay seemed like an epic journey. Uphill both ways, right? While my school friends shared their stories on Monday mornings of the zoo train darting through the pitch-black tunnel and the bags of delicious treats they received ...
Oglebayfest: A Family Favorite
Oglebayfest: A Family Favorite By CHRISTINA FISANICK It’s almost here! Although Wheeling hosts dozens of festivals throughout the year, my absolute favorite is Oglebayfest, and it kicks off its 41st year this weekend, Oct. 5-7. This year marks my 10th consecutive pilgrimage to the rolling hills and rollicking fun of Oglebayfest.   I generally begin Oglebayfest weekend with lunch on Friday at Glassworks Grill at Wilson Lodge with my friend Laura. We have sandwiches, a cold beer...
Centre Market Showcase - REStyle
REStyle is a new consignment shop located in Centre Market.  They chose this location because of the foot traffic. “Centre Market is always popular people are always walking by.”   Owner Rebecca Stahl says she has always wanted to own her own business since she was a little girl.  She chose a consignment shop because, “I have always had a passion for retail and a love for the environment. I decided I could combine these two interests by opening up a clothing consignment store....