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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Happening Around Town | November 2019

Happening Around Town | November 2019

NOVEMBER 2019​Gosh, time flies when you’re having fun. It seems like just last month that temperatures were in the 90’s and everyone was sweltering. Oh wait, it WAS last month when temps were in the 90’s and we were all sweltering! Thank goodness for fall. November in...

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Looking Back at Top O Rock

Looking Back at Top O Rock

When an architectural wonder is demolished, people mourn. Such was the case when Charleston’s Top O Rock was razed in September of 2015. Built as his office and private residence in 1966 by local architect Henry Elden, Top O Rock was situated on 4 wooded acres. The...

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Weekend Traveler | Luray, VA

Weekend Traveler | Luray, 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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