Weekend Traveler | Lynchburg, Va

Weekend Traveler | Lynchburg, Va

We’re continually on the hunt for experiences that add richness to our lives. In the spirit of the revival of road trips, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston. We feel that our smart and savvy readers...

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Looking Back at the YWCA

Looking Back at the YWCA

In 1912, Charleston witnessed several newsworthy events. Paint Creek and Cabin Creek coal mines were striking to gain recognition by the UMWA. Mother Jones marched coal miner’s children through the streets of Charleston, protesting mining conditions. Nationally, the...

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Happening Around Town | February 2020

Happening Around Town | February 2020

February 2020 Since 2020 is a “leap year”, we are blessed with an extra day in February. Thank you, Julius Caesar! Baby, it may be cold outside, but there are plenty of opportunities to get warm and spread the love in Charleston this month. The Charleston Coliseum and...

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Happening Around Town | January 2020

Happening Around Town | January 2020

January 2020 New beginnings are always exciting! What better way to usher in 2020 than planning a beautiful wedding, enjoying the Harlem Globetrotters, taking the kids to a Monster Truck Jam, or seeing a local production of “The Sound of Music”. Charleston has loads...

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Looking Back at the Kanawha County Courthouse

Looking Back at the Kanawha County Courthouse

When Charleston was named the permanent state capital, the sprawling Kanawha County Courthouse answered the needs of an explosion in county growth. Built in 1892 at the cost of $153,000, the courthouse faced Charleston City Hall on Court Street between Virginia Street...

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Weekend Traveler | Montgomery County, MD

Weekend Traveler | Montgomery County, MD

We’re continually on the hunt for experiences that add richness to our lives. In the spirit of the revival of road trips, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston. We feel that our smart and savvy readers...

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Weekend Traveler | Sevierville, TN

Weekend Traveler | Sevierville, TN

We’re continually on the hunt for experiences that add richness to our lives. In the spirit of the revival of road trips, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston. We feel that our smart and savvy readers...

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Looking Back at the Kearse Theater

Looking Back at the Kearse Theater

The Charleston newspapers noted “never before, in the history of the theatrical business, has a theater opening been attended by such a gathering of statesmen.” Three West Virginia governors, Morgan, MacCorkle, and Atkinson, as well as Charleston Mayor Grant P. Hall...

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Happening Around Town | December 2019

Happening Around Town | December 2019

December 2019​It’s the MOST wonderful time of the year! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, Charleston is a lovely place to celebrate the holiday season. Concerts, craft exhibitions, worship services, and a parade are just a few events the entire...

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