Chocolate Fest and Book Faire

A Family Fun Chocolate Adventure

Main Street Martinsburg's annual Chocolate Festival and Book Faire was held on Saturday, April 23rd in downtown Martinsburg. I was in attendance with...
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The Martinsburg Roundhouse

The presence of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company in Martinsburg, West Virginia dates back to the 1840’s when the first engine and machine...

Follow the River

We recently published two articles: Adult Fiction Novels set in West Virginia and Books that Every West Virginian Should Read. Both are about books...

The Local Source

The following is an interview with Lillian Potter-Saum, the owner The Local Source, located at 133 West German Street in Shepherdstown, WV. She...

North Mountain Artist Residency

North Mountain is an artist residency open to those who work in visual mediums, installation, performance, text, research forms, and sound that seek...
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American Life in Poetry: Faith

American Life in Poetry: Column 216 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Judy Loest lives in Knoxville and, like many fine Appalachian writers,...
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For The Kids, By George

For the Kids, By George is more than a museum. It’s an interactive experience that teaches children about our heritage through play. Immersion...
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Natasha Bowens Keynote Speaker

Natasha Bowens, keynote speaker for the 2016 Common Ground Books, Business, & Art Expo on Saturday, February 20 at Shepherd University Wellness...
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Snow Day, a Poem

Snow Day is a poem was written by Lauren Cuff and originally featured by our friends at Weelunk. I have coffee I keep my pajamas...
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Violet’s Wash

American Life in Poetry: Column 482 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Diane Gilliam Fisher, who lives in Ohio, has published a book...

Artist Spotlight: Kristi Squires

This past month The Engine Room hosted an art gallery event in downtown Hagerstown, MD. The event was called “Pocket Market,” a gallery event...