Fog and Fae

Artist Spotlight: Fog and Fae

There were many different types of vendors present at the 8th Annual Panhandle Earth Day Celebration. The event was held on April 30th, 2016 at Morgan’s Grove Park in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. This...
Have you Tried the Spice Connexion?

Have you Tried the Spice Connexion?

Have you tried the Indian place? I find myself asking that question a lot and I get one of two answers: "yes, it's awesome!" or "not yet, should I?" I am referring of course, to the Spice Connexion located at...

The Station

I walked into The Station on a Saturday night. The room was well lit with soft lighting. About twenty people were gathered around the large, “U” shaped bar. The employees gracefully dodged each other while...

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 features products from local artists and crafters in the...

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 where local artists were able to showcase and sell their...

Artist Spotlight: Meg Ryan

This past month The Engine Room hosted an art gallery event in downtown Hagerstown. The event was called “Pocket Market,” a gallery event where local artists were able to showcase and sell their creations...
Bryan Ortez Cobra Pose Mens Yoga

Men’s Yoga: Building a Bridge

Yoga is steadily gaining popularity in the Eastern Panhandle. One individual is advocating for a larger role for men in the community. Bryan Ortez is a young man with an incredible tale of adversity through...

Five Fun Places for Families to Play

Fall is starting to disappear with winter creeping its way into our lives. Many of the outdoor activities we enjoy will be postponed until the spring. More indoor activities, sheltered from the cold weather,...
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Small Business Saturday

This year I am deciding to shop small. The holiday season is upon us, with consumerism is kicking into high gear. I have friends who are already sharing their photos of wrapped gifts on social media, ecstatic...
Reuben with a side of fries.

Katara’s Deli: Nothing Small About It

The Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival was in full swing throughout downtown Martinsburg. Due to the Apple Trample 5K race and the Grand Feature Parade, police had all the main roads blocked off and the...