Taking the Fight Out of Chimney Fires

Necessity is the mother of invention, as they say. After a home chimney fire in 1978 that luckily did not cause any long-term damage, the gears started turning in the mind of West Virginia investment...

She Took A Leap of Faith

For the past 10 months, I have woken up each day to the beautiful view of the state capitol directly across the Kanawha River. To be more specific, I was waking up in the freshman dorms at the University of...

The Parkersburg Brewing Co.

The story is courtesy of a partnership with the great folks at Clutchmov.  “An online lifestyle magazine for the Mid-Ohio Valley” – including Parkersburg and its surrounding community. Flappers, fast...

Do You Love WV Farmers Markets?

West Virginia’s farmers markets are vibrant small business incubators for our state’s agricultural producers. As our economy continues to diversify and as agriculture becomes more of a focus in our...

Berdine’s Five and Dime

The story is courtesy of a partnership with the great folks at Clutchmov.  “An online lifestyle magazine for the Mid-Ohio Valley” – including Parkersburg and its surrounding community.  You’ve...

For the Love of the Craft

What do you get when you take one formerly fledgling brewery, two entrepreneurial souls from wildly diverse backgrounds and a love for brewing quality craft beer in West Virginia? If you’re exceptionally...

The Undeniable Fiestaware

Neither a Radio Active Past Nor Changes in Taste Prevent Fiestaware from Becoming Iconic  WV Plant is a Bargain-Hunter Magnet The letter he had just seen from the War Department in Washington was curt,...