Winter 2013

A Westly in Lewisburg

Early 20th century kit homes are still turning up in the state’s old railroad communities, some of them in decline. This one could be saved with just a little love.

Deck the Walls

Every year a touch of Christmas graces each room of this Colonial Revival home in Parkersburg’s historic district. Greenery and glitter abound in a celebration of the magic.

Small Batch, Big Taste

Coffee shop, bakery, fine food, bar—TipTop in Thomas does a little of everything.

The Great Bear Hunt

Editor Nikki Bowman goes on an adventure in the woods of Pocahontas County.

Living in Berkeley Springs

An 18th century hotspot is alive and well with quirky shopping and art and a commitment to healthy alternatives.

King of Confections

Whether you stick to the classics or shake things up—everything’s better with chocolate

Upscale Retail

A makeover and new stores help Charleston Town Center celebrate 30 years in style.

Familial Feast

The recipe for this family’s Christmas Eve tradition includes two parts hard work, one part revelry, and a dash of Italian heritage.

A Taste of the Old Country

Muriale’s Italian Restaurant and Catering in Fairmont makes you wish you were Italian.

The Art of Inflation

Davis & Elkins professor and ceramicist Brett Kern turns his favorite toys into precious objects.

Made in West Virginia Awards

Meet the winners of the 2013 Made in West Virginia Awards.

Room With a View

It’s out with the old and in with the new in surprisingly modern ways at Canaan Valley Resort & Conference Center.