With So Much to See and Do, Wheeling Punches Above Its Weight Class
With So Much to See and Do, Wheeling Punches Above Its Weight Class     By Wheeling Heritage Staff     To use a sports analogy, Wheeling punches above its weight class. For a city of only 27,000, Wheeling boasts a tremendous number of high-quality cultural institutions and tourism attractions. Not many look like the outdoorsy ads you see promoted by our state tourism campaign, but each demonstrates the rich heritage and deep commitment to a high quality of l...
West Virginia Roughriders Bring Gripping Gridiron Glory to Wheeling
West Virginia Roughriders Bring Gripping Gridiron Glory to Wheeling   By Nick Musgrave   Despite what your parents might have told you as a rambunctious child, you can play football inside.   The West Virginia Roughriders professional football team certainly makes that case, bringing top-tier talent and fast-paced play to Wheeling’s WesBanco Arena. The team’s strong early season spurs hope that another championship banner may soon be added to the rafters; anchore...
Children's Museum Offers Beautiful Days in the Neighborhood
Children’s Museum Offers Beautiful Days in the Neighborhood By Cassie Bendel   When the days get long, Terra Crews remembers the words of Fred Rogers. "We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It's easy to say, 'It's not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.' Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes," Rogers is quoted. “That resonates with me so much because some think we’re just here fo...
Give Your Wedding the Star Treatment
Give Your Wedding the Star Treatment By Stacey Sacco   Just as the Suspension Bridge, Oglebay Park and Centre Market, The Capitol Theatre is shorthand for home for many of us in Wheeling.   Its brilliantly lit red marquee has displayed the names of famous acts as well as local schools and regional musicians. It is the place many of us were first introduced to classical music or Broadway shows. It was a destination for our first live concerts and date nights.   ...
Need Help Getting Around Town? Wheeling Visitors Guide is Here!
    By Phyllis Sigal     It’s glossy! It’s colorful! And it’s jam-packed with what to do, where to eat and places to stay in the Wheeling-Ohio County area and beyond.   “IT” is the fresh-off-the-presses 2019 Wheeling Visitors Guide, created by the Wheeling-Ohio County Convention and Visitors Bureau.   Over 100,000 copies of the 36-page brochure are distributed locally, as well as throughout the country and even abroad, said Olivi...