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AN AFTERNOON WITH KODIE BROOKS.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Johnny Tassa, Local Beat, Random Prophet

I moved to West Virginia in 2008. That same year, I remember hearing about a terrible head on car accident that involved a 15 year old boy who was seriously injured and left in a coma. They didn’t know if he would ever wake up.The doctors weren’t sure whether or not he’d suffered permanent brain […]

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GOOD EATS: STUART’S SMOKEHOUSE – HOT DAWGS, HOG BALLS, & AN UGLY WAITRESS.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

I was heading home one cold rainy night in November; headed through Alderson to Route 64  … and back to Lewisburg. As I was driving along Highland Trail (Rt 63), I could see a sign up ahead in the distance. Stuart’s Smokehouse & Dawgs. I’d heard about the infamous and legendary Stuart’s hot dogs in […]

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Good Eats: Take Food to a Higher Level @ Landings!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Good Eats, On The Cover

Take food to a higher altitude this Spring at Landings, a farm to table experience. Located inside the Greenbrier Valley Airport, this is Lewisburg’s newest eatery serving American and Caribbean foods. It has beautiful décor with a rustic Appalachian theme and is an excellent choice for lunch, dinner, or simply to enjoy gourmet desserts, cappuccinos, […]

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Mtn Scene: Go Hog Wild @ Mtn Meadow!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

To celebrate our 100th issue of Hashtag Lewisburg, we are giving away a boar hunt ($550 value) at Mountain Meadow Hunting Preserve in Monroe County. Hog hunting is a very exciting and adrenaline pumping activity. But not only is this a blast, wild boar is an excellent type of meat that can be prepared right […]

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In the Spirit: Spring Forward w/ Sweet Wines!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Ginger LaSalle, In The Spirit, The Greenbrier

In Greenbrier Valley, April is the time when we all begin to start thinking with our sweet tooth and head into downtown Lewisburg for the annual Chocolate Festival (see page 10!).  Just when you thought you’ve had your fill on all things chocolate and start to head for home, make sure you take a little […]

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Life Unhinged: Grandpa Larry’s Helpful Hotline

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Life Unhinged

There are no strings attached to my guitar anymore, I’ve lost the bowl I used to puke in; I cannot find the settings on my computer that allow me to watch what I want to; and I had to close the front door so someone wouldn’t hear me and my frustrated rantings. But it is […]

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My Dog & I: Feed Me!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

I recently brought a new German Shepherd to live with me and had to suddenly focus on an issue I thought I knew a lot about… She had been fed a very exclusive diet for most of her life. She was on a raw food diet for her first year and since then has been […]

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WV Artist on Display: Mountain Artworks

Get to know Michael Goose Sizemore, creator behind Mountain Artworks Studio in Athens, WV. Michael founded his studio in 1996 upon returning home to the mountain state after living and working in Santa Fe, New Mexico for 6 years. He has a fascination with the Anasazi pictographs and petroglyths of the American Southwest which are […]

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Poetry Corner: Springtime Gardens

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Poetry Corner

Springtime is coming O won’t you join in It’s time to start planting our gardens again Lettuce, tomatoes and peas in the hull Now grow some veggies And eat till you’re full Springtime is coming The bees are a swarm Soon I’ll be saying oh my It is warm. Fruit tress are blooming With apples […]

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Mtn Music Trail: Capturing Music in Overdrive

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Gibbs Kinderman, Mountain Music Trail

Above all else, the Mountain Music Trail’s reason for being is to promote local musicians who are inspired by the traditional pickers who went before them. We work to do this in a number of ways: (Pictured above: Ramblers at GBT) By promoting their gigs on our Facebook page and website By helping them find bookings […]

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Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg WV this April! - This April, take food to a higher altitude with Hashtag Lewisburg! This month, we feature one of Lewisburg’s newest restaurants, Landings, a farm-to-table experience located at Greenbrier Valley Airport. This issue also features Bennett Wales & The Relief, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s 3-year anniversary celebration, the Legendary 12th Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, a Patsy Cline Tribute, […]

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