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There is a black light that never goes out — Eerie 3D black light art at Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette photos
There is a black light that never goes out — Eerie 3D black light art at Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s

Kids shouldn’t have all the fun at Halloween.

That’s what Anna Pollitt, owner of the Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s, both located at 1022 Quarrier Street, in Charleston, said she was thinking when she gave the green light...

There is a black light that never goes out — Eerie 3D black light art at Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s
There is a black light that never goes out — Eerie 3D black light art at Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s

Kids shouldn’t have all the fun at Halloween.

That’s what Anna Pollitt, owner of the Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s, both located at 1022 Quarrier Street, in Charleston, said she was thinking when she gave the green light...

Charleston native wins at Vermont Fine Furniture Festival
Charleston native wins at Vermont Fine Furniture Festival

Finding your career niche in life can be difficult. Sometimes it takes thinking outside the box to find a good job fit, and that’s exactly what Charleston native Andrew Weirick did to find a career that excites him and at which he excels....

Community notes: Oct. 29, 2014
Community notes: Oct. 29, 2014

‘Crazy for You’

Arts Resources for the Tri-State presents the final weekend for “Crazy for You,” a high-energy musical comedy, showing at the Renaissance Theatre, 900 8th Street in Huntington, on Friday and Saturday...

From the kitchen: Mexican skillet

I’ve found another resting place for the “fire” angel hair pasta at The Purple Onion in Capitol Market.

A few columns back, I went Italian with it, giving an Alfredo-like sauce for it to bathe in. This time it’s a...

Cooking classes in Charleston

November 6 — “Perfect Thanksgiving” by Chef Luisa DiTrapano. This class will walk you through the steps for an updated Thanksgiving feast. Learn to prepare a menu that goes from herb-roasted free range turkey to pumpkin cannoli...

Coffee bean prices on the rise
Coffee bean prices on the rise

Consumers may find themselves digging deeper into their pockets for their morning caffeine jolt as coffee prices are expected to continue to rise through 2015.

David Diorio, owner of Pennsylvania-based roaster 19 Coffee Company, said many...

At 85, ‘rebellious’ Lebanese matriarch embraces chosen life in America
At 85, ‘rebellious’ Lebanese matriarch embraces chosen life in America

She calls herself a rebel. At age 18, back in Lebanon, she did the unthinkable. A single woman leaving home? Unheard of. But Sue Namay’s adventurous spirit got the best of her, of course. So she flew, alone, to America, to go to college in...

Renovation conserves both history and energy
Renovation conserves both history and energy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House after historic house along Kanawha Boulevard has been turned into commercial property in recent years, transformed into offices for attorneys, organizations and other institutions.

But Dale and Lesley Oxley are...

Food: It’s what America’s ruining

On Friday, I was feeling kind of bad about taking a cannonball off my recently rejoined weight-watching wagon.

I’d given in to the siren call of free donuts, after a box magically appeared next to the newsroom coffee machine, its lid...

Office staff help co-workers fight cancer
Office staff help co-workers fight cancer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “I get by with a little help from my friends.”

The line from a famous Beatles song also is the mantra of a small medical office in Charleston, where the entire staff has united to help two co-...

Pets of the Week: Oct. 26, 2014
Pets of the Week: Oct. 26, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Casper showed up at the Martin home in Charleston as a stray and eventually became a member of the family; he’s now roughly 4 years old. “We named him Casper because he would come and go and we would never know ...

WV Travel Team: Show kids W.Va.’s outdoor fun
WV Travel Team: Show kids W.Va.’s outdoor fun

This week we are thrilled to include Amy Shuler Goodwin and her team at the state Division of Tourism as new, regular members of the WV Travel Team. Look for upcoming articles on hidden hot spots and fun things to discover in the Mountain State....

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