• Celebrate Mardi Gras in West Virginia

    You don’t need to travel to New Orleans to toss festive beads and feast on king cake. Celebrate Mardi Gras right here in the Mountain State! Fat Tuesday, which falls this year on Feb. 13, is the day before Ash Wednesday — the first day of Lent for Western Christian churches. Because it occurs... Read More

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  • 8 Unique Sandwiches in West Virginia

    Not all gourmet meals require a knife and fork. You can eat these West Virginia-made sandwiches on the go, but you might want to grab a couple extra napkins. Bon appétit! 1. Secret Sandwich Society You’ll feel like you’re getting the VIP treatment when you eat at Secret Sandwich Society. All the sandwiches at... Read More

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  • Join in on this majestic creature’s comeback story

    Bald eagles have been nesting in northern parts of the state since 1981, but it wasn’t until spring 2010 that naturalists spotted a nesting pair on the New River. Since then, surveyors have recorded dozens of the birds nesting along waterways in southern West Virginia. You, too, can join in on counting and studying... Read More

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