It’s not a roadtrip without some good eats, in my opinion so this post will be a break down of the best places to grab some noms that won’t disappoint.THE BUSY BEE
Located on the West Side in Historic Harmar Village right along the water and accessible from downtown by the pedestrian-only Harmar Rail-Trail Muskigum River Bridge or of course the Putnam Street Bridge, this diner is your one stop shop for all things ... Read More
Marietta Brewing Company Then and Now: Reflections of a Beer Snob
I won’t lie. When I first heard Marietta had a brewery, I didn’t set my expectations too high. After all, I, the high and mighty traveler <read: arrogant beer snob> had been to places like Magic Hat, Wood Chuck, and many other well known breweries. At this point, too, I had over 750 different craft beers under my belt as a World of Beer Loyalty Member. ... Read More
If you live anywhere in Ohio, you know about Marietta tomatoes. The perfect shade of tomato red, sweet, and hearty, they’ve definitely put the city on the produce map. But what’s the draw when it’s not Marietta Tomato season? On a recent trip to the city I discovered 10 reasons why Marietta, Ohio is so much more than its famous tomatoes.The beautiful river banks ... Read More
Sewah Studios and justAjar Design Press: Making History and Art in Marietta, OhioSewah Studios
Have you ever heard of Sewah Studios? Probably not, but I’ll bet you’ve seen their work many times without even realizing it. How many times have you walked past a historical marker? Maybe you stop to read it if the subject interests you, or maybe you just walk on past. ... Read More
The Lafayette Hotel and Hidden Marietta Tours in Marietta, OhioThe Lafayette Hotel
When you are looking for a place to stay in Marietta, Ohio, look no further than The Lafayette Hotel. The Lafayette has 13 different room types from which to choose. There are 77 rooms in total, and they are all unique and are decorated in Victorian themes.
My room was a queen room with a sitting ... Read More
Incredible History Captured and Created RIGHT NOW in Marietta, Ohio!
I struggled with what to title this post because quite frankly there is SO much to explore and learn about in Marietta, Ohio! It’s SO much more than just history in the past – the community there is making history RIGHT NOW! After spending 3 days there on a press trip as a guest of the Marietta-Washington County CVB, I saw not only a town firmly (and ... Read More
4 Great Places to Eat in Marietta, Ohio
One of the best parts of traveling is getting to visit cool restaurants. Not having to do the dishes is a pretty good perk too. I got to eat at four great places in Marietta, Ohio while in town. I know that you’ll want to visit them too!Marietta Brewing Co.
The Marietta Brewing Co. restaurant is a super cool place where you ... Read More
Two rivers, the oldest settlement in the Northwest Territory, the two largest artifacts in the Ohio History Connection and 200 miles of mountain biking trails. Add those together and the answer for your next excursion is Marietta, a historic river town at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers, with plenty of character and adventure for the entire family.
I immersed myself into the vibe by staying at the ... Read More
Posted by David Baker
Colleges are struggling to maintain enrollments these days, primarily because of fewer college age students in the population. Marietta College (“MC”), for example, has seen its enrollment decline in recent years. That forces a grim balancing act – cutting back and conserving resources while maintaining a quality experience for students.
Imagine the exact opposite occurring – a quintupling of enrollment and a frantic search for more resources – in just a year’s time. ... Read More
WPAR AM 1450 was the first radio station in the Parkersburg-Marietta market. Radio swept the country starting in the 1920s, bringing news, music, entertainment, sports, and more – in real time – to millions.
Discover the story behind the 74 year run for WPAR, now off the air. Click below.