Shops & Dining

New Restaurant: Ali's features Mediterranean cuisine on Thompson Drive near Gabe's

By Local News | April 28, 2017 8:00 PM
The menu features kabob skewers, gyro and falafel sandwiches with plenty of basmati rice and feta cheese on the side. After a year and a half of preparation, Ali’s Mediterranean Cuisine opens this week on Thompson Drive at Gabriel’s Pl...
 

Alek Marinaro and Oliverio brothers open "The Social Tap" at the Old Green Acres site

By Local News | April 28, 2017 9:00 AM
It’s a familiar place. There are some familiar names behind this new business as well. And if you are familiar with the location and those individuals who are opening up the area’s newest establishment, it’s very possible yo...
 

Remembering the "Monster Milkshake" at Clarksburg's famous Canteen Restaurant

By Local News | April 11, 2017 10:00 PM
By Jeff Toquinto.  At the end of March, the wife and I had vacation time to use and opted for a trip to Myrtle Beach. That, of course, meant time at the beach and plenty of time looking for places to eat and grab a snack. One afternoon,...
 

Bob-n-Along: Another walk down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg

By Bob Stealey | April 07, 2017 7:00 PM
It has been a while since we last took a trip down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg. A few months ago, I wrote about the stores and businesses that lined West Pike Street, but today, I'd like to list some of the places that were si...
 

Bob-n-Along: Elks Lodge Returns to Harrison County Area; Officers Elected for 2017-18

By Bob Stealey | February 26, 2017 7:24 AM
Today's Bob'n'Along deals, at least partially, with the return to the Clarksburg area of a fine tradition that was in hiatus for a couple of years.   Now I should state here at the outset that despite any gossip that...
 

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...
 

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...
 
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