The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center is excited to announce that the hilarious one-woman off-Broadway comedy “Italian Bred,” starring Candice Guardino, is coming to downtown Clarksburg on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the historic Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, located at 444 W. Pike St. in Clarksburg. Writer, actress, and storyteller...

Minard’s Spaghetti Inn in Clarksburg, West Virginia – if you’ve never eaten here, you need to fix that ASAP! As the region’s oldest and best authentic Italian restaurant, this longstanding favorite is a West Virginia culinary masterpiece that stands head and shoulders above the pack in terms of taste, service, reputation, and longevity! Way back in...

When the Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival opens this weekend, one of its most popular booths will feature the Bellaire Sons of Italy sausage sandwiches. The link sausages are grilled to perfection and topped with caramelized onions and peppers, served on a soft bun.  But the work that goes into the sausages starts weeks ahead, and...

It has been described as “the granddaddy of Italian Festivals” in all of America, and is certainly the biggest Italian Heritage Festival in West Virginia. In Wheeling, people are anxiously awaiting the Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival, but what many do not realize is the amount of tourism this festival brings to the Friendly City....

It’s one of the tastiest traditions in the Ohio Valley. The Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival starts July 29. One special part of the festival that had gone away for a while will be back. Festival Board Member Bob Triveri says everybody asks him if Little Italy is coming back. This year, he’s happy to say yes. It won’t be in its fo...

Sirianni’s was established in June 1988 in a Davis, W.Va., shop located in a century-old steamship office. This office made travel arrangements for the many immigrants who came to this area for work during the coal and timber booms of the late 1890s and early 1900s. The restaurant’s name is that of ancestors of Sandra Goss, Walt Ranalli and Michael...

Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, the oldest Italian restaurant in Northern West Virginia, is celebrating 85 years in business this month. “(It’s) pretty amazing. We’ve gone through three generations of ownership. What makes it unique is it’s my grandmother’s house. It’s really hard to explain because as kids we would play there. You’d go to your grandmother...

The Italian group, Danieli, has been selected by Nucor Corporation, a leading North American steel producer with a growing international presence, to build a new plant in Mason County, in the state of West Virginia. The order, for automation technology and machinery, is worth more than 650 million US dollars. This is the most significant order in t...

It’s not yet time for the Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival! But one of the very first events to kick festivities off was tonight. The 2022 Italian-American of the Year has just been named, and a familiar face just walked away with that honor tonight. Anthony ‘Herk” Sparachane has just been named as the 2022 Italian-American of the Year. “I...

Where can you go to find the best, most authentic Italian espresso and gelato? You could go to Italy… but you don’t even have to. You can also just head on up the road to Caffe Romeo right here in Charleston, West Virginia! What would you look forward to the most if you were given the opportunity to visit Italy? Maybe it would be seeing for yoursel...