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Bubble and Geek

Every so often, the paths of passion and hobby cross to make a really cool career. For Cathy Cogar, of Bridgeport, W.Va., those happened to be candle making and...

The First First Friday

Earlier this month on a chilly Friday night, hundreds of people flocked to Downtown Marietta for the very first First Friday, hosted by Marietta Main Street. De...

The Cash Mob Lifestyle

Do you know how sometimes, something just “hits a heartstring” with you, and everything about it makes sense? Well for me, that’s Cash Mob Mondays, my passion project. On the first Monday of the each month at 5:30 p.m., we meet at the park by Twisted...

A Men’s Shopping Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, it can be hard to figure out what to buy the man in your life; especially for the man who seemingly has everything he nee...

The Gift Guide

The Mid-Ohio Valley is known for its historic homes, abandoned railroads and cobblestone alleyways. There is always something new to discover around every corne...

The Gift Gallery of Vienna

The roads and rivers that lead us out of the Mid-Ohio Valley are often the same ones that bring us back. For Victoria West, owner of The Gift Gallery of Vienna, her road to her to Virginia, and then to Pittsburgh where she worked in retail and advert...

Thrifting the MOV

The Mid-Ohio Valley is full of hidden thrift stores that perhaps you may not have heard of. Thrifting can be a great way to save money or discover vintage looks...

Wit & Whimzy

If you've traveled Front Street since the beginning of September, you may have noticed a new shop has moved into the neighborhood. Wit & Whimzy, at 152 Fron...

Teri Ann

Teri Ann’s is a lavish women’s retailer located in the heart of downtown Marietta. It’s made downtown their home going on 55 years! Wow! What an accomplishment; especially for a small business in a quaint, little town.  Clutch MOV was able to sit dow...

Berdine’s Five & Dime

You’ve heard the old cliché countless times that says going to a particular place is like stepping back in time. Well, a trip I just took to Harrisville really ...
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