Shops & Dining

Grapevine: Where did all this stuff come from? Finishing the move to a smaller home

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | January 24, 2017 6:00 AM
It is absolutely true that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.   I think that is just what we have found here at our new residence.  David and I are both very happy with our move and we are certain that this...
 

Bob-n-Along: Christmas gifts today just don't seem as personal as those in the 1950's

By Bob Stealey | December 24, 2016 6:00 AM
The customs of Christmas shopping sure have changed over the years, haven't they? When I was just a young'un in my grade school and junior high school years, I took my Christmas shopping that I did in Clarksburg quite seriously....
 

Adamston community leader, popular Dairy King owner Joseph Tarantino dies at age 97

By Local News | December 08, 2016 1:00 PM
Joseph Tarantino, 97 of Clarksburg passed away peacefully Sunday, December 4, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. Born on February 12, 1919 in Clarksburg, the son of the late James Vincenzio and Mary Ulimo Tarantino, Joseph was the...
 

Bob-n-Along: Take time to really celebrate Thanksgiving with your family and friends

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Before you can blink an eye, it'll be Thanksgiving Day in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and in every other city and state in America.   Yes, fortunately we've bid a fond farewell to the election campaign season so that we...
 

For the first time since 1998, Walmart is no longer West Virginia's largest employer

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 04, 2016 6:00 AM
A national retailer is no longer the state’s largest employer. Walmart is the second largest employer in the state for the first time since 1998.   WVU Medicine, formerly West Virginia United Health System, employs the most...
 

Grapevine: The Pasta Cook-Off and Some History About Our WV Italian Heritage Festival

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | August 22, 2016 12:00 PM
As we enter into the Labor Day weekend which most of us consider the end of summer, my thoughts surround the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival. Since 1979, the streets of Clarksburg have been filled with the sounds of music and the smell...
 

Cousins Quinn Edgell and Shalayna Pulice Growing Their "Feathered Vintage" Boutique

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 02, 2016 5:00 PM
What is the definition of entrepreneurship?   Well for most entrepreneurs or small business owners, it's doing something you love to do and making money doing it.   That is certainly the case with vintage clothing ent...
 

After 10 Years with Conference Center, Charles Pointe is an Economic Generator for Entire ...

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 28, 2016 10:00 AM
On Wednesday, the Charles Pointe Hospitality Group and the City of Bridgeport celebrated ten years with the Bridgeport Conference Center in existence taking time marveling at their growth during that time.   Scott Duarte,...
 

Bob-N-Along: "It Was the Summer of 1965....and '66....and '67....and '68.....and '69"

By Bob Stealey | May 27, 2016 11:00 AM
So I suppose winter has finally come to a screeching halt. The cicadas have decided to stick around for a while, and perhaps we can now settle in for a nice, warm summer. Although I do tend to prefer cooler temperatures to the scalding hot re...
 

Watts is Preserving the History of The Wonder Bar Steakhouse - "A Tradition of Excellence"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | April 23, 2016 6:00 AM
Finding the right balance between preserving the traditions of the past and embracing the progress of the future can be tricky, but if a business thrives long enough, it’s a crossroads they must face.    For The Wonder Bar...
 
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