Out & About

Jimmy Gyro in Wheeling Offers Great Food for Great Value

WHEELING — The Jimmy Gyro diner located on the ground floor of the former Roger’s Hotel Building on 14th Street, offers a variety of tasty Greek and Mediterranean dishes. In addition to menu favorites such as: The Jimmy Stewart-Steak Gyro, the Jimmy “The Greek”-Traditional Greek ...

Hadden Sayers Band at BluesDays at River City in Wheeling

WHEELING — Born in Nacogdoches, Texas, and raised on a steady diet of Texas roots and blues music, Hadden Sayers has become a blues-rock master. Sayers and his band will perform at BluesDays at River City at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. “Haden is a great singer, songwriter and bluesman who ...

Ladies for Liberty Set To Perform at Next Lunch With Books in Wheeling

Remember “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Shoo Shoo Baby” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree?” World War II was a time when the spirit of patriotism ran high in America, and that spirit was reflected in the music of that era. The Andrew Sisters, in particular, brought a spark of ...

NBA Greats Go Geriatric in Formulaic ‘Uncle Drew’

By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer For a few shining minutes, “Uncle Drew” is the movie it surely intended to be: funny and clever, quick and snappy, and most of all, fun — all infused with love for the great sport of basketball. Unfortunately, those minutes come during the ...

In ‘Day of the Soldado,’ There’s an Equally Bleak ‘Sicario’

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer There’s an oppressive bleakness to the brutal action-thriller “Sicario: Day of the Soldado.” But with faces like Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro, what are you going to do? Amid the dust cloud of violence that settles over the “Sicario” sequel, nothing ...

July 4th Tradition Continues With Arts in the Park in New Martinsville

The tradition of Arts in the Park on July 4 will continue in 2018 at Bruce Park in New Martinsville. The Wednesday festivities will last from 1-4 p.m. under the sponsorship of the New Martinsville Parks & Recreation Commission, the Monroe Arts Council, and ArtsLink. Carman Harman, playing ...

Mandolin Virtuoso Sierra Hull to Play Free Show Sunday at Oglebay

WHEELING — The first official weekend of summer has arrived, and music lovers in the Ohio Valley will be served a special outdoor treat Sunday night at Oglebay Park in Wheeling, where Grammy nominee Sierra Hull will perform at the Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater. The performance is part of ...

Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off Set

The ninth annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off will be held from noon to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at Wheeling’s Heritage Port Friday. Rib and chicken burners will be vying for the Carl Carenbauer Grand Champion trophy along with first and second place trophies for ribs and for ...

Nebraska-Based American Roots Music Coming to Barnesville

Skyflight Productions presents an evening with The Wildwoods on Saturday at The Grange Hall in Barnesville. Nebraska natives, The Wildwoods bring a pioneering sound to Americana Roots Music. Their heartwarming lyrics and vocals are wrapped in a style of music that is like no other. With ...

‘A Fox on The Fairway’ Takes A Final Swing at Brooke Hills Playhouse

Audiences for the Brooke Hills Playhouse production of Ken Ludwig’s comedy, “A Fox on the Fairway,” should expect to see “sheer absurdity” on stage during the show’s final weekend at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. That’s the word from the play’s co-director, Evan ...

Film Showing at Moundsville Library

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a Think Outside the Book film for “Teen Tuesday” at 6 p.m. this Tuesday. The feature will be “Love, Simon,” a comedy-drama-romance based upon the novel “Simon vs. the Homosapien Agenda” by Becky Albertalli. This ...

‘Jurassic World 2’ Leans on Nostalgia, Contrivances

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer Here’s the good news: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom “ is more fun than “Jurassic World.” It’s not exactly a high bar, but still a welcome surprise. In the hands of a new director, J.A. Bayona, with Chris Pratt’s high-wattage charisma on full ...

Silver Chopsticks Is the Perfect Stop for Summertime Dining

WHEELING — Established in 1998, Silver Chopsticks is committed to serving the best Chinese food in the Ohio Valley for a great value and would be the perfect stop for a summertime meal, according to Silver Chopsticks Owner Angela Truong. Silver Chopsticks offers a weekday lunch buffet ...

Live Piano, Clarinet Will Bring Silent Film to Life in Wheeling

WHEELING — Stride piano player Tom Roberts, joined by Mary Beth Malek on clarinet, brings his celebrated Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday. Roberts’ Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show is a showcase of scores for films, which ...

Collage Artist Coming to Marshall County Libraries

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, the Benwood-McMechen Public Library and the Cameron Public Library will host collage-pop art events with New York-area artist Michael Albert this month, along with other area venues. From 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Moundsville Library will ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse to Stage ‘A Fox on the Fairway’

The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for the second production of its 47th season, Ken Ludwig’s comedy, “A Fox on the Fairway,” to be presented at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, and June 22-23, and at 2 p.m. Sunday and June 24. “A Fox on the Fairway” is Ludwig’s ...