People

Local History

A Night at the Museum

One of the things that I love most about living here in the Mid Ohio Valley is that there is almost always something going on. There are eve...

Stepping into History

Marietta is a city abundantly rich in history, both modern and ancient. There is no better place to illustrate the vastness of this history ...

Announcements

Top Shelf History

What did Rufus Putnam and his buddies enjoy when they needed a drink? Take your taste buds on a journey back in time to Marietta’s settlemen...

Music

the mid-ohio valley music scene

Silence in These Walls

We all know what heartbreak feels like; that ache deep inside your chest that longs to embrace the past. Well, the 2017 IBMA (International ...

Halloween Playlist

There are some things that are unequivocally ‘Autumn’ things. Drinking cider while carving pumpkins comes to mind as does enjoying that litt...

Fashion

Summer Style

Some men, myself included, have difficulty piecing together a casual outfit while still feeling like they look stylish. A dressy outfit tend...

Film Reviews

Wind River

I went into Wind River not knowing a whole lot about the movie, which is rather refreshing in this day of non-stop and unavoidable advertise...

Theatre

Sister Act: The Musical

It’s 1977, the height of the disco era. Deloris van Cartier, aka Delores Carter, is an aspiring Philadelphia singer with a big voice and eve...

The Laramie Project

A collection of actors walks quietly from the wings and sits down in the simple chairs set on stage. One man stands up and begins to speak. ...

Book Reviews

Ready Player One

Imagine you’re in a world in which the atmosphere is so toxic that staying inside hooked into virtual reality seems like the best way to mak...

Hillbilly Elegy

J. D. Vance is quite vocal about being a hillbilly. He states it in the first page of his book, Hillbilly Elegy, and reiterates it several t...

Career

MOV Career Fair

When seeking employment in a professional career or internship, do not fall into the abyss of online applications. Typing your street name, ...

The Epicenter

After many years of deliberation and planning by the community, a new kind of business incubator has launched in Washington County. The Epic...

Recipes

Happy Hour

Health

HOME

Even More

Mounds of History

Marietta was founded in 1788 and was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory.  We all probably know this fact by now – but what came before th...

The Face of a Dying Art

There is an old adage that states “there are two things every man should have in this life: a good bartender and a good barber.” Now of course this shouldn't pe...

Harmar Days

If you want to experience the quintessence of summer time in a small town, be sure to mark your calendar for Harmar Days next year. This two-day festival, held ...

The Lock Tree

They shared their first kiss at the end of the driveway for the home they would eventually own. She was a self-proclaimed “country bumpkin” and him, “a city boy...

What’s a MOV’n Dragon?

When residing in the Mid-Ohio Valley you can’t help but notice the different style of boats that glide along in the water as you’re driving in your car. In fact...

Eric Dowler: At the Helm of RTA

This year’s 7th Annual Rivers, Trails, and Ales Festival doesn’t appear in Marietta overnight! It takes the steadfast planning, coordination, and tireless dedic...

The Dividends

Sometimes a band steps on stage, and from the first note, they just click. There’s no forced smiling or uncomfortable tension. Each band member brings their own...

Big Fish

Traveling salesman Edward Bloom and his lovely wife Sandra should be on top of the world. Their successful son Will is getting set to marry a beautiful, sweet-h...

Stuffed Breakfast Bread

We can all agree that breakfast is the best food. Why else is would there be restaurants whose theme is all-day breakfast? Name one restaurant that advertises a...
X