Parkersburg

Thoughtful Thanksgiving Attire

When it comes to getting dressed for Thanksgiving and all of the shopping that goes along with it, I have a few suggestions for you. I teamed up with Peyton & Peppy Boutique to illustrate some great looks for when you’re taking on a big fea...

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical

It doesn’t seem possible that there are people who don’t know the story of Mary Poppins, but for sheltered folks, our titular character is a nanny that comes t...

The Story of My Life

How do we deal with the loss of a friend? What about a lifelong best friend? That question is often complicated when the loss takes place after a falling out. ...

Chalk the Block

It’s no secret that the arts enrich our lives. Artistic expression gives society a lens through which we can deepen our understanding of our neighbors, our community, our own emotions, and the world around us. Increasingly, art is moving beyond the ...

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...

DIY for a Cause

Upcycling, defined by the Oxford dictionary, is “to reuse in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original,” has been somethin...

Melissa’s Garden

Tucked next to the Parkersburg Art Center’s eighth street facade, a friendly brachiosaurus overlooks a newly renovated courtyard. The dino, nicknamed “PACosaurus,” is one of many delightful features that make Melissa’s Garden a special place. Th...
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