Please enjoy the SECRET APPEARANCE of Clint McElroy in the above promotional video.
Hey all, we’re doing a live recording of my podcast My Brother, My Brother and me on Dec. 21, and since we have some out-of-towners making the trip in, I thought I’d recommend a few activities for your visit. I’ll be updating the list as I come up with other stuff.
I’m super excited that Backyard Pizza has re-opened at a new location: 833 Third Ave Huntington, WV 25701. It’s a delicious place, though as of this writing it’s closed on Mondays. https://www.facebook.com/Backyard-Pizza-and-Raw-Bar-332057573529178/
There’s a list of some other non-chain places to check out here: http://www.savorhuntington.com/restaurants
One that’s not on that list is Black Sheep Burritos and Brews. They have a great selection of beers and a lot of super solid tacos and burritos. I recommend the Flock of Tacos with chorizo, bulgogi and the baja, but that’s just me. I think there’s an open mic night Saturday before the show, so that’ll be fun. They’ve got a stellar brunch on Saturdays and Sundays too.
Might I also suggest Huntington icon, Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti House.
Another Huntington-ass Huntington place to eat is Stewart’s Hot Dogs, which is also where I buy my Christmas tree.
If you’re wanting burgers, go to Fat Patty’s. Trust.
This is such a personal choice, as everyone wants something different from their drinking establishment. Some local bars I like are Hank’s and St. Mark’s. both of which are located quite close to each other (along with a few other bars) on 4th Avenue.
If you want a little more upscale, check out 21 at the Fredrick. http://www.savorhuntington.com/index.php/restaurants/21-at-the-frederick
After the show, we’ll be at The Lantern.
Visit the Huntington Museum of Art. There’s always something new at the museum, and there is also always a lot of antique glass and firearms. If that is your thing, you are in LUCK.
Visit the Museum of Radio and TV. Not only will you get to see a lot of antique radios and TVs, but it’s right next to Safety Town, a miniature town that teaches children how to drive. Must see. The museum is open from 1-4 on Sunday before the show.
Do some Geocaching. There are a ton of really great caches in the area that take you a little bit into the woods, but not too far so that you’d need your boots. Don’t believe me? Take it from the mayor!
Stay at the Heritage Farm Museum. The HFM is a really cool look into early rural life, but it also has some B&Bs in cabins, all of which are available for the night of the show. If you want something really close to the venue, this Holiday Inn is literally across the street:
Pullman Square has a lot of places to shop if you’re into that sort of thing. There are also a few restaurants, a Starbucks, that sort of thing. It’s right next door to:
Heritage Station is a converted train depot that has a bunch of nice little shops, a wine bar and a train you can just climb around on, no questions asked.
So those are a few things worth checking out when you’re in town. I love all of them. There’s also a mall and a ton of chain restaurants and whatever else you want, but I tried to pick out the really special things. I hope you’ll have a great time. Also, if you haven’t gotten your tickets to the show, do it now!