Articles Archive for April 2009
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The months of April, May and June is the most awaited time of the year of the avid gardener in Charleston, WV. As the Spring rolls in, it’s the time when the flowers bloom and when the planting starts.
Whether you’re a blessed with a green thumb or just a lover of plants, this is the best time to buy plants, flowers and trees for your garden or as a gift to your loved ones.
During Spring, the Capitol Market on Smith Street brings together the best growers from all around …
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Looking forward to chill out with a cold beer and great music at the end of the week? The Pour House Sports Bar & Grill is the place for you. Serving a wide selection of beers and drinks from around the world, there is sure to be one cold brew that suits your taste buds.
Enjoy $1.50 beers during beer nights on Wednesdays, with buckets for only $9.00 from 5pm to 9pm. Ladies can enjoy $2.00 Margaritas and $4.00 Jager Bombs during Ladies’ nights on Fridays.
Pour House is the place …
One of Charleston WV’s hidden gem is the top notch football clinic, held annually by veteran coach, Tony DeMeo.
Attended by 160 coaches from all over the United states and one province in Canada, the Tony DeMeo Coaching Clinic was another success under Coach DeMeo’s belt. What makes the coaching clinic a big hit among the high school coaches is not just DeMeo’s extensive football coaching experience, but also his being approachable.
Many attendees of Tony DeMeo’s clinics can attest that the football coach is very hands-on, not just during his clinic, …
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A huge warehouse on Hansford Street is filled with various items ranging from thousands of sticks of deodorant to several square feet of ceramic floor tiles, bottles of body wash to Formica kitchen countertops. This warehouse isn’t for a supermarket or department store chain, but rather it’s a place where non-for-profit groups can get materials they needed for next to nothing.
The Storehouse, as it is called is run by John deBlecourt. An offshot of the faith-based nonprofit group, Believe in West Virginia, the Storehouse’s aim is to break down large …
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Treasure and bargain hunters alike will surely rejoice at the news that the Milton Flea Market, which burned down last year will re-open this Friday, April 24. About 65% of the original structure has been rebuilt, with plans to build more buildings if there is enough demand for it. Currently, there are 70 stalls indoors, with an additional 100 or so vendors selling outside.
The Parkway Flea market on the other hand, will open in St. Albans on the same Friday. The former grocery store on MacCorkle Avenue is now …
In celebration of the Clean Indoor Air and Tobacco Cessation, there will be a window sticker promotion for the Eat, Drink and Breathe Easy Campaign on Thursday, April 23rd. There will be a Kanawha Coalition Tobacco Prevention Workgroup at the Cold Spot, where owner Billy Smiti will be honored for being the first business owner to openly support the clean indoor air regulation. The kick-off program starts at 5 o’clock in the evening at 4005 West Washington Street.
On Saturday there will be another event, the Tobacco Cessation Night at …
What makes West Virginian cuisine? Though typical dishes in West Virginia have strong influences from its southern neighbors, its Appalachian roots shows through their style of cooking. The Appalachian style is subsistence-based: cooking and eating what the people can grow or catch themselves. Due to West Virginia’s geography, local cuisine means lots of wild or cultivated plants, berries, nuts, wild game and corn.
Ramp, is one of the state’s famous (or infamous, however you want to see it) food. Ramp is wild leek, quite similar to scallion. It has a …
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The Clay Center in Charleston, WV has a lot of activities lined up this April for kids of all ages.
Every Wednesdays, children aged 5 and under can listen to stories and do crafts on Wee Wednesdays. Held every 11am and 1pm, the activity is included in the Museum gallery admission fee ($7 for adults, $5.50 for children, free for members).
Older kids would enjoy the Whizbang Workshops by Professor Art Whizbang. This Saturday (April 18th), kids from Grade K – 5 will prepare a variety of tasty and healthy …