The U.S.S. West Virginia was one of the most damaged ships at Pearl Harbor, but rose from the ashesDecember 7, 2017
On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, killing more than 2,400 servicemen and wounding 1,000 others at the U.S. naval base near Honolulu. President Franklin Roosevelt called it “a date which will live in infamy.” The U.S.S. West Virginia was one of eight battleships struck, and was sunk by...
Uncork your creativity at these 5 paint & sip spots in WV
Pull up a chair and pop the cork, then get ready to create your very own masterpiece at one of these fun paint & sip parties. Canvas and art supplies are included with the session, so you don’t have to bring anything but yourself and your favorite beverage. An instructor guides the class in... Read MoreRead More
These 3 grilled cheese shops in WV will make your mouth water
What’s more satisfying than a buttery toasted sandwich of melted cheese goodness? These grilled cheeseries are serving up classic and gourmet grilled cheese concoctions that are sure to satisfy your cravings. 1. The Social Bar and Grilled Cheese Located in Buckhannon, The Social Bar and Grilled Cheese boasts a gourmet grilled cheese menu that puts... Read MoreRead More
Happy 34th birthday to Mountain Stage!
There’s a spring in the mountain and it flows down to the town. From the river to the ocean it goes the whole world round. That spring water goes the whole world round … For more than three decades these lines have greeted audiences as the opener for the popular radio show, “Mountain Stage... Read MoreRead More
Up, up and away: This WV city sky will light up with hot air balloons
The skies over Morgantown will light up with all the colors of the rainbow this weekend when 14 hot air balloons launch during Balloons Over Morgantown. Festivities begin Thursday at the Morgantown Mall with NightGlow, when the balloons are inflated but remain tethered. An orange flame will illuminate them from within, making them glow and... Read MoreRead More
The rail ride of a lifetime
There are a lot of ways to experience the 1000-foot deep New River Gorge. Glance from side to side as you drive over its arch bridge, which at 3,030 feet is the longest single-span steel arch bridge in the Americas. Take a tram down to the bottom of the gorge in Hawk’s Nest State... Read MoreRead More
Inside look: the most historic event in the most elite extreme sport
Watch 100s of parachuters launch from the 876-foot-tall New River Gorge Bridge during the Bridge Day BASE jumping festival. The event draws 80,000 spectators every 3rd Saturday in October. It’s usually illegal to BASE jump in National Parks, but Bridge Day is the 1 exception, so jumpers leap as many times as they can... Read MoreRead More