Trading in ribs and pulled pork from the Charley West BBQ Fest two Saturdays ago for pretty much all the things at this past Saturday’s Taste-of-ALL, it was another weekend of celebratory (over)eating in the capital city.

It was a rough week on the local restaurant scene with the sudden closing of Celsius downtown, the continued (and feared permanent) closing of Tin Box BBQ Pub & Grub at Eagle View and the impending loss of West Virginia staples Tudor’s and Gino’s at Yeager Airport.

Just as some bills went down to the wire on Saturday’s closing night of the legislative session, a buyer emerged at the eleventh hour to save South Charleston’s Happy Days Café from closing last week.

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Funerals for Sunday, August 25, 2019

Groves, Lugene - 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle.

Karawan-Burgess, Nancy - 3 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

McVicker, Willard - 2 p.m., New Life Family Worship Center, Moatsville.

Parry, Carol - 2 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.

Riddle, Velma - 2 p.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Stamper, Daisy - 4 p.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.