Things To Do In...MorgantownThursday, May 24, 2007 | 7:24 AM
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Mario’s Fishbowl (bar/restaurant) one of Morgantown’s landmarks.
704 Richwood Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505
Kelger’s Sports Bar. Great Wings. And bowling! (And lots of very pretty waitresses)
735 A Chestnut Ridge Road,
Morgantown, WV 265605
471 Chestnut Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Camp at the track. No bottles. No kegs. No pets. No fighting. www.highpointmx.com
Dirt Bike Races at High Point.
Exit 1 off of I-79
Mt. Morris, PA
Main event starts at 1:00 p.m.
See Tony DiStefano, Bob Hannah, Jim Weinert and Rocket Rex Staten.
After the race, of course, $1 drafts at Crockett’s in Star City (Exit 155 off of I-79, Morgantown, close to track)
Play a round of golf with Parts Unlimited’s Hylton Beatty.
Take a hike or have a picnic in Coopers Rock State Forest
Go fishing, boating, swimming in Cheat Lake
Visit Dorsey’s Knob
Buy some Wine
Buy some clothing
Buy a magazine subscription
Wander around WVU’s two campuses, or enroll in college
Walk the Rails-to-Trails in downtown Morgantown, or ride them. Need a bicycle? Head down to Wamsley Cycles and rent a bike for a rail to trail spin.
University Town Centre. Exit 155 off of I-79. Get all your weekend supplies: Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Giant Eagle, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble. Plus, McDonald’s, Olive Garden, Chili’s, Lonestar Steakhouse, Cheddar’s, CiCi’s Pizza, Evergreen Asian restaurant. These are the closest restaurants to the track.
There’s also a list of restaurants at www.highpointmx.com.
A distinctive center for enjoyable shopping and facscinating history.
Bars/Restaurants Dave Brozik personally recommends:
Bent Willey’s – Tell Tanner and NateDawg I sent you.
Gibbie’s – Tell Gibbie, Lindsay, Overcash, Yoho, and E-Dawg I sent you.
Fishbowl – Tell Mark and Karen I sent you.
Chic ‘n Bones – Tell Paul I sent you.
Back Door – Tell Rusty and Mike I sent you.
Big Tyme’s – Tell Big Tyme I sent you.
Mercury – Tell Dave I sent you.
WV Brewpub – Tell Jeramia I sent you.
McClafferty’s – Tell Shelly I sent you.
Kegler’s – Tell Julz I sent you.
Crockett’s – Tell Charlie, Ryan, Britney, Janna, and Dina I sent you.
Gene’s – Tell the lady with the Irish accent I sent you.
Buck’s – Tell Buck and his daughter I sent you.
Wooden Nickel – Tell Jessica I sent you.
Tailgators – Tell Brooke, Nicki, Joe and Sandy I sent you.
Rio Grande – Tell Sergio I sent you.
Archie’s – Tell Archie Fleming sent you.
Good Times Lounge – Tell Fubro and FuJoe I sent you.
Outback Steakhouse – Tell Vicki I sent you.
Prime Thyme Restaurant – Tell Dave and Peggy I sent you.
Hummer’s Gentleman’s club – Vegas rules apply.
123 Pleasant Street – Tell them Matt Ware sent you. www.123pleasantstreet.com
Oliverio’s Italian Restaurant – Never met anyone there—yet. Too busy eating fantastic Italian food.