’Tis the season to celebrate! In this issue we cheer on our Best of West Virginia Award winners and our West Virginian of the Year. And we are especially stoked because WV Living magazine is commemorating its 15th anniversary! Travel back in time with us as we share some of our 15 faves. This issue is bursting at the seams with places where you’ll love to eat, shop, and play—like Jordan & Hess in Martinsburg, Mack’s Bingo Kitchen in Wardensville, and Discovery World on Market in Parkersburg, to name a few. So don’t make plans to hibernate this winter!
We celebrate 15 years of WV Living magazines by sharing a few of our favorite moments, stories, and creations.
The 2023 West Virginian of the Year toured the state to kick off holiday celebrations with thousands of admiring fans.
Thousands of votes have poured in from around the state, and our readers have decided who they think is the best of the best in 96 categories.
Two new films are bringing the West Virginia way of life to the forefront of conversation through creative and poetic means.
New South Square in Granville adds a restaurant, an event venue, retail, and a bakery.
The Corsi Group may be headquartered in Indiana, but its mantra extends to its presence in Elkins.
Stay active on even the chilliest winter days at one of these indoor destinations.
Jordan & Hess Co. in Martinsburg is only getting bigger and brighter.
Our fave products from our retail shop.
Katherine P. Manley’s memoir tells her family’s story of poverty and survival in rural West Virginia.
How two pine trees became the namesake for a Wheeling-based creative endeavor.
Snow Riders’ new tubing hill outside Harpers Ferry lights the winter night sky.
Flying Squirrel Ranch and Farm and RADA Craft Distillery offers a retreat with benefits.
You’ll love the creative BBQ menu at Firebox55 in Martinsburg
Mack’s Bingo Kitchen in Wardensville serves good food—and the youth in its community.
Colder temperatures call for steaming bowls of hearty, delicious soup.
Discover new places to eat across
Discovery World on Market brings new opportunities for fun, learning, and discovery to Parkersburg.
Celebrate wintertime recreation and enjoy the comforts of home at Oglebay.
Sculptor Bill Hopen uses bronze to bring rich stories to life.
Schoolhouse Airbnb offers a unique and educational stay.
A historic and fast-growing city, Martinsburg charms visitors from far and wide.
Doug Gerwig on coming home to family and food in West Virginia.