Although Gil Narro Garcia may be best known for his nature-inspired dinner plates, his fascination with the natural world is reflected in all of his work.
Though none of us are exactly sure how we will do it, statewide primary elections have at least been pushed to June 9 in West Virginia. Additionally, West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office (Mac Warner) is allowing ALL West Virginians to vote absentee.
The Vintage Lady sits perfectly about halfway up “the hill” in Lower Town, Harpers Ferry (169 High St.) Boasting a variety of unique items—a little something for everyone—from West Virginia hand-blown glass, pottery, carved coal, food, wine, and beer, owner Cindi Dunn also sells her own handmade jewelry.
In 2018, Williams opened up his shop and decided to call the venture KimoPics Studio and Gallery. He sees the store as a means to meet new and interesting people from all walks of life that he never would have come in contact with. “I do make my photography available for sale, but more importantly, and my main goal, is to engage with those who enter my gallery on a plethora of subjects, and to create a positive camaraderie that can be sustainable once they leave.”
Tree Service really never goes out of season. And with snow, ice, and wind season nearly upon us, it might be wise to know a top-notch professional for when the moment inevitably calls for it. Enter Viking Tree Service, LLC, a veteran-owned, Shepherdstown-based precision tree-removal and trimming service. Focused first on safety and customer service, […]
After completing his master’s from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in 2011, Curt Shade returned home and started “farming for the market” as a new income for the family farm.
This year, the popular Over the Mountain Studio Tour (OTMST)—the oldest studio tour in West Virginia—will host its 30th Anniversary Tour, landing on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 + 10, from 10am-5pm. The rare occasion allows the public to meet artists throughout Jefferson County, observe their studio spaces, and learn about their processes.
Since October 2018, Sky’s the Limit Pediatric Occupational Therapy LLC has nestled itself productively at 217 South Duke St., Suite 103, in Shepherdstown (WV). The private clinic specializes in OT services for children aged infant to 18.
Since 2007, Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle has provided the region with a full-service bike, kayak, and canoe shop, while also providing sales, services, and rentals.
Chelsea McBee opened Wholelistic Esthetics in 2018 and has since been helping client after client discover how to care for their skin, protect it from future damage, and, ultimately, “love the skin they’re in.”
Tony Martirano is about as native as it gets. Born and raised in Martinsburg (WV), he attended many of the schools and visited the local libraries where he now performs for kids and families as the region’s preeminent children’s musician.
Founded in 2004 by teachers Bernardine Somers and her friend Patty Neely (who retired in 2008), Morgan Academy is an innovative K-10 private school (including preschool) offering small classes that allow for one-on-one teacher-student time.
The dog days of spring will bloom when the Shepherdstown Visitors Center presents DogFest on Saturday, April 28, from 10am-4pm, and Sunday, April 29, from 11am-4pm. Exhibitors will be on North King Street, and several exciting events will take place on the grounds of Shepherd University.
In a January 2017 survey by the Associated General Contractors of America, 73 percent of skilled-trade businesses had a difficult time finding qualified workers and 55 percent identified worker shortages as a bigger concern than federal regulations (41 percent) and low infrastructure investment (18 percent). Experts mostly feel that the problem is only getting worse, and that if the reality doesn’t begin to change soon, the U.S. economy is in serious trouble.
To walk into the home of Jim Shumate is to be immediately surrounded by his artistry. With sponges, rags, brushes, and fingers, he has enhanced almost every wall of the house with delicate patterns in delicious colors.