Monthly Archives: June 2013

da Vinci’s Restaurant (Williamstown)

da Vinci’s is a classic Italian restaurant that specializes in pizza and pasta – two foods that are always popular. (http://villadavinci.com/)  It is located at the foot of the bridge of the Ohio River across from Marietta College at the intersection … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Travel

West Virginia received the perfect gift on her sesquicentennial in the form of Hollow, an interactive documentary showcasing the beauty and problems in McDowell County. Problems – and beauty – which exist throughout our great state and country. McDowell was formerly one of the … Continue reading

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Summers & Mercer Counties

The Saturday morning after WV Day (June 20), Magellan and I hit the State Capitol grounds to check out the continuing Sesquicentennial celebrations (3 days of fireworks, lit off the Capitol building, in a state that lost two earlier Capitol buildings to fire). We ran … Continue reading

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Dirty Ernie’s Rib Pit (Fayetteville)

Settle in, this may take a while. After some friends cancelled their rib party (you know who you are), Missy and I decided to beat the hot weather with a trip into the mountains: Hinton, Pipestem and a quick jaunt … Continue reading

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150 things (in no particular order) I dig about WV

I (Missy) developed this, a while back on Facebook and thought I’d post here in celebration of WV’s 150th today. Seeing this in print makes me realize I haven’t experienced even half of what WV has to offer. (And, yes, my list … Continue reading

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Crabby Patti’s (Ripley)

The concept of a good seafood restaurant in Ripley seems hard to grasp. But Crabby Patti’s in Ripley has outgrown its original location on the strength of its seafood, especially the crab. It is easy to see why when you … Continue reading

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Hometown Market (Buckhannon)

Let me get this out of the way, I liked the Hometown Market as an interesting place. I’m just not sure I would list it as a restaurant. HM is tucked back near WV Wesleyan in a coverted house: The … Continue reading

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