Looking Back at Coonskin Park

Looking Back at Coonskin Park

Looking Back​ at Coonskin ParkCoonskin Park is over a thousand acres of woodland punctuated with an 18-hole, par-three golf course, hiking and biking trails, a vast swimming pool, pedal boat rentals, a playground, soccer stadium, numerous picnic shelters, tennis...

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Happening Around Town

Happening Around Town

June 2021With the return of Symphony Sunday and FestivALL, Charleston is moving even more quickly toward normal. Vaccinated folks do not have to wear masks, which is a really good thing with the heat of summer! Live music has made its return with several outdoor...

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Weekend Traveler | Lake Norman, NC

Weekend Traveler | Lake Norman, NC

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 at Wine Cellar Park

Looking Back at Wine Cellar Park

Looking Back at Wine Cellar Park Wine Cellar Park, also known as Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars, is located at 1101 Dutch Hollow Road in Dunbar. Not overly large, it is one of the more picturesque parks in the Kanawha Valley. A popular venue for outdoor weddings, the park...

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Happening Around Town

Happening Around Town

June 2021It’ll be summer soon and many businesses in Charleston are dropping the mask mandate for those who have been vaccinated. That is a huge step toward normalcy, but it will be a while before crowd capacities will be as they were “pre-COVID”. It still feels great...

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Weekend Traveler | Johnson City, TN

Weekend Traveler | Johnson City, 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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Weekend Traveler | Southern, WV

Weekend Traveler | Southern, WV

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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Happening Around Town

Happening Around Town

May 2021After nearly a year of the entire world being put on “PAUSE”, most of us will never take simple things for granted. Things like eating out, listening to live music, going to the theatre, and participating in sports have been missed so much by everyone....

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Looking Back at the Elk City Historic District

Looking Back at the Elk City Historic District

Looking Back​ at the Elk City Historic District The Elk River Historic District has gone by several names over the years. Glen Elk, Magazine, West End, and most commonly the West Side. Developed in the late 19th century and early 20th century, Elk City is located on...

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