Winter 2011

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Green Gift Guide

Green Gift Guide

WV LIVING finds the most unique (and environmentally friendly!) gifts this year.

Raising the Curtain

Raising the Curtain

After a decades-long restoration process, The Metropolitan Theatre in downtown Morgantown is once again a destination on High Street.

Living in Buckhannon

Living in Buckhannon

In North Central West Virginia, Buckhannon is a friendly town that offers more shopping, dining, entertainment, and history than you can fit in one day.

The Spirit of Philanthropy

The Spirit of Philanthropy

From grassroots organizations to everyday heroes to living legacies, West Virginia's philanthropists are changing the face of the state.

Meant to Sing

Meant to Sing

West Virginia's Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. hits the big-time with his America’s Got Talent win.

Departments

How Sweet It Is

How Sweet It Is

From melt-in-your-mouth cakes and cookies to the best in cupcakes and pies, West Virginia offers up more than a handful of delectable desserts.

Let’s Go Tubing

Let’s Go Tubing

Oh what fun it is to ride downhill at West Virginia’s top tubing parks.

House of Art

House of Art

One Bluefield artist expands on a surprising art phenomenon in the heart of southern West Virginia.

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Conversations

Conversations with John C. Allen

Conversations with John C. Allen

John C. Allen Jr.'s book Uncommon Vernacular explores the historic homes of Jefferson County.

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Living Local

Sending Greetings, Changing Lives

Sending Greetings, Changing Lives

SW Resources’ Cardability program gives joyful jobs to people with disabilities.

A Real Celebration

A Real Celebration

West Virginia tree farmers keep tradition alive—one evergreen at a time.

Christmas in Every Room

Christmas in Every Room

Lavish holiday décor with a touch of whimsy and comfort make this Charleston home the perfect holiday experience.

Mini Meals

Mini Meals

Tasting parties prove that less is more when it comes to this big trend in small food.

A Higher Level of Shopping

A Higher Level of Shopping

The Wheeling Artisan Center provides a one-of-a-kind shopping experience against a backdrop of history and industry.

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Lodging

Awestruck at Oglebay

Awestruck at Oglebay

Oglebay Resort in Wheeling offers rest and recreation amid luxurious accommodation.

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Spotlight

Bake, Laugh, Dance, Helvetia

Bake, Laugh, Dance, Helvetia

Every December in Helvetia, the community celebrates the Feast of St. Nicholas.

Showtime!

Showtime!

The Marshall Artists Series celebrates 75 years.

Sending Greetings, Changing Lives

Sending Greetings, Changing Lives

SW Resources’ Cardability program gives joyful jobs to people with disabilities.

Primo Pasta

Primo Pasta

Kathy and Hugh Hitchcock of Biselli Pasta in Elkins provide gourmet products to shops across the Mountain State.

Mountain of Meaning

Mountain of Meaning

An annual ski camp at Snowshoe Mountain Resort changes the lives of wounded warriors.

Snowbound?!

Snowbound?!

Beat cabin fever all across this great state with feasts, festivals, shopping, and more.

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Celebrations

Classy and Fabulous in Charleston

Classy and Fabulous in Charleston

This Coco Chanel-themed bridal shower in Charleston had us wishing for our very own sweet, sophisticated party.

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Mountain Made

Mountain Made by J.T. Arbogast

Mountain Made by J.T. Arbogast

An L.A.-based actor with roots in Pocahontas County, J.T. Arbogast went home to Cass to film Angel's Perch.

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