Brooke Greenwood

Deck the (Henderson) Hall

In terms of places rich in American history, many of us may think of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello or George Washington’s Mount Vernon. There is, however, anot...

Butcher Family Farm

Throughout the MOV, family and farms are two aspects that often merge into one. Rob Butcher of the Butcher Family Farm and Greenhouse in Washington, WV knows f...

Blackberry Cobbler

August is a month that many people have a love/hate relationship with. It’s hot. It’s muggy. School starts back up. But the good news? Much of the local produce in the MOV is at its peak! With September and the fall season just around the bend, why ...

Summer Corn Salad

Corn. It’s a word synonymous with summertime and the MOV. It’s one of our staples and it can be seen along almost any state route, backroad, or interstate in t...

Ohio is for Makers

Jenny Bruce is no stranger to the art of making. With a background in photography, sewing, painting, and other trades, Jenny learned how to produce items with ...

Laundry in the Digital Age

Laundromats are staples in communities just as parks, museums, and restaurants are. They are scattered throughout each community and each laundromat varies as to how it looks, how large the facility is, and how modern the equipment is. Enter Old Tow...

MOVRW 2019: The Hideout

What’s better than a sunny spring-like day in February in the MOV? A sunny spring-like day that falls during MOV Restaurant Week, that’s what! I had the privil...

The Scoop on Scoops

Food trucks have been popping up in the MOV these past few years and I’m happy to report the newest addition can be found in St. Marys, W.Va. Scoops opened its doors this past June and has been churning out sweet confections including cookies, ice cr...
The Hideout in Parkersburg, WV

The Hideout

Sometimes it takes being away from home to bring a person back home. Cue a chance meeting last May between the previous owners of the old Pub 47 building and n...
Brooke Greenwood

Brooke Greenwood

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Brooke, a MOV native, is a graduate of Washington State Community College and West Virginia University at Parkersburg. When she's not watching an old movie or an "I Love Lucy" rerun, she enjoys spending time outdoors, learning about American and local history, and snapping pictures.

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