The Mouth at the Mound

by C. G. Aaron The river was low the first time that I died. Not that there was any direct correlation between the deep muddy water and the cause of my initial demise. It’s just something you notice. Most folks drive by the river enough that they tend to ignore …

Ichiban

I freaking love sushi. If I could eat it every day, I most definitely would. Fortunately, here in Charleston, we have a couple awesome places where we can get it! My personal favorite would have to be Ichiban Pan-Asian Cuisine on Capitol Street in downtown. Sushi Chef Evan Wilson never …

Healthy Snacks

Easy Healthy Snacks by KellLifts When it comes to eating healthy, we all have cravings! I know, personally, I love snacking! So, to be more health conscious but still give you ideas for tasty treats, I’m going to give you 3 of my favorite healthy snacks!

Smoke One

Charleston has too much BBQ! I’ll say it again: Charleston has TOO MUCH TASTY BBQ! When we first started asking for Charleston’s favorite barbecue, we received an overwhelming variety of replies—everything from dairy bars, real deal smoke-shops, and even people inviting us over to try their own personal recipes. BBQ …

Medical Marijuana

In a state where the rate of opioid overdoses has increased by 16.9% and where 41.5 of every 100,000 people has overdosed, West Virginia has been begging for a solution to an epidemic. Bipartisan supporters of Senate Bill 386 believe they have found the answer. Signed into law by Governor …

The Rosie Movement

Is it possible for a social movement to succeed in America without blaming anyone? Can’t America agree on something that needs to be done and just stand up and do it? I’ve counted on this. I’ve worked for nine years in Kanawha County to create ways for Americans to work …

Social Media Exit: Part II

Ever miss a class only to realize you’re completely lost when you show up next time and feel like you might as well drop out? Since my six-month, self-imposed absence from social media, that’s exactly how I’ve felt in conversations with friends. I realize I suck at keeping in touch …