Weekend Traveler | Elkins/Davis, WV

Weekend Traveler | Elkins/Davis, WV

We’re continually on the hunt for opportunities to add richness to our lives. In the time of the road trip revival, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston that make for a great getaway. We feel that our...

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Looking Back a Fountain Hobby Center

Looking Back a Fountain Hobby Center

Looking Back at Fountain Hobby CenterFrom popsicle sticks to remote-controlled cars, the Fountain Hobby Center had items to complement just about any hobby you could think of. There were other things too – rows of greeting cards, lava lamps, and new clothes for young...

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Happening Around Town

Happening Around Town

AUGUST 2022  Summer has been simply spectacular in Charleston this year! “FestivALL” and “The Sternwheel Regatta” were hugely successful and summer is slowly winding down. The kids will be back in school in just a few days and life in Charleston will be getting...

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Weekend Traveler | Parkersburg, WV

Weekend Traveler | Parkersburg, WV

We’re continually on the hunt for opportunities to add richness to our lives. In the time of the road trip revival, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston that make for a great getaway. We feel that our...

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Happening Around Town

Happening Around Town

JULY 2022  July begins with an extremely cool “Live on the Levee” show! “The Temptations” and “The Four Tops” bring all of their hits to town in the free concert at Haddad Riverfront Park. The very next evening, on Saturday, country music star Martina McBride...

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Looking Back a the Greyhound Bus Station

Looking Back a the Greyhound Bus Station

Looking Back at the Greyhound Bus StationThere is a park in the middle of downtown Charleston. Slack Plaza, situated midway between the Town Center Mall and Capitol Street, was designed with the hope it would be a convenient point where people could enjoy their lunch...

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Weekend Traveler | Beckley, WV

Weekend Traveler | Beckley, WV

We’re continually on the hunt for opportunities to add richness to our lives. In the time of the road trip revival, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston that make for a great getaway. We feel that our...

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Happening Around Town

Happening Around Town

JUNE 2022  ​Live on the Levee! Symphony Sunday! FestivALL! Father’s Day! West Virginia Day!  SO much is happening in Charleston this month. The Main Branch of the Kanawha County Public Library re-opened last month after its $32 million renovation. Luke Bryan is...

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Looking Back at the Municipal Authority

Looking Back at the Municipal Authority

Looking Back at the Municipal AuthorityNew Years Eve of 1952. Hundreds of revelers were preparing to descend on the Municipal Auditorium for a concert by the country music star Hank Williams. Advance ticket sales already totaled $3,500 with more seats anticipated to...

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