Liv Hefner

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

It’s fall, officially. Which means that even though the weather is still consistently reaching into the 80s daily, I will begin to transition into my favorite f...

Justin Hofmeister

Tattoos are no longer for hardened criminals, 18 year olds ready to emblazon themselves with the mark of adulthood or anxious lovers who wants to ink their eter...

Divination and the MOV

Lately, Facebook has bubbled with news about an archaic law in Parkersburg that prohibits the practice of the psychic arts. Marietta struck down a similar law in the recent past. People are anxious to talk about the law, what it means and how it woul...

Pokémon Go in the MOV

Sitting in the parking lot at McDonough Park at dusk, my husband has taken off over the hill toward the pond. I’ve locked myself in the car because it’s creepy ...

The Spirit of West Virginia

“It has known sunshine and rain in 100 years, but I know of no state – and I know this state well – whose people feel more strongly, who have a greater sense of...

A Shack on the Tracks

I’ve spent many days of my life sitting across the kitchen table from my nan. During the day, the other members of the family will work in the yard – five acres requires near constant tending when the expectation rivals that of a golf course. Nan and...

Do(n’t) Do it for the Gram

As a wedding photographer, I spend a lot of time around people who are eager to document a monumental moment in the lives of those they love. I’ve seen it 100 t...

Sara Bir

For the right person, the right school can be a life changing experience. This is true in the case of local foodie and founding Paste Magazine Food Editor, Sara...

Joe Stephens, Local Author

Growing up, Joe Stephens had three career options. He was going to be a slugger in the major leagues, but he wasn’t able to hit a curve ball by 13. He was going to be an actor, but jobs in the industry are slim. Then, he decided he would be a writer....

Emanuel’s

There is an art to eating a meal. When created by a master of the trade - the medium, the presentation, and the atmosphere all create something wonderful. Like ...
Liv Hefner

Liv Hefner

Editor-in-Chief

Liv is a W.Va. based wedding photographer consumed by wanderlust. She seeks beauty in everyday things. Liv is a teacher, wife, daughter, indulger of all things Disney and unabashedly obsessed with her fur-babies: Henry and Pepper.

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