Looking Back at the Arcade

Looking Back at the Arcade

Looking Back at the WV State Museum Today, the word ‘arcade’ brings to mind the flashing lights, pings, and bells of pinball machines, skeeball, virtual golf games, PacMan consoles, and the like. One hundred years ago, however, an arcade was defined as a succession of...

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Weekend Traveler | South Bend, IN

Weekend Traveler | South Bend, IN

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 | Murphy, NC

Weekend Traveler | Murphy, NC

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

August 2020 As everyone continues to adjust to “life with COVID-19”, Charlestonians are getting creative! Thinking “out of the box”, or better yet, OUTSIDE. Just last month, a $90,000 launch ramp was installed a few feet away from the Charleston Coliseum and...

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Looking Back at the WV State Museum

Looking Back at the WV State Museum

Looking Back at the WV State Museum  In 1893, the Chicago World’s Fair had an exhibition presented by the West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society. John P. Hale, a Charlestonian, and Virgil Lewis hailing from Mason county were instrumental in the...

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Weekend Traveler | North Georgia

Weekend Traveler | North Georgia

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

July 2020 2020 is almost half over and most of us are already TOTALLY over it! July will be the fifth month we have been practicing social distancing, wearing masks, washing our hands more than ever, and learning a brand new “normal”. But, even the COVID-19 cloud has...

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Weekend Traveler | Erie, PA

Weekend Traveler | Erie, PA

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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