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Where will you Celebrate the New Year?

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

New Year’s Eve is always a good time to reflect on the past and, more importantly, look ahead to the upcoming year. Finding the right place to celebrate New Year’s Eve may mean the difference between having a good time and a great time. Instead of staying home with the TV and fuzzy slippers (yes, […]

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Inspiring Music, Art, & the Art of Living by LBSPY

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Shopping Reviews

Music is a communal activity that all of us LBSPY readers enjoy. We understand that rhythm and harmony brings us together, creating warm memories. We introduce you to HeartStrings Academy in Lewisburg WV. This is a school that encourages its students to be inspired through expression in music and the human spirit. They were founded […]

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Anything Goes! at ’13 Shanghai Parade, Lewisburg by Craig Miller

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Craig Miller, Mountain Scene

“Let millionaire and pauper meet, and go marching down the street. The lid is off, fun is rife, let’s have the best time of your life,” exclaims a 1930’s Greenbrier County newspaper article exert. What could this obscure article possibly be referring? The New Year’s Shanghai Parade on Washington Street, of course! Mired in deep […]

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Lone Wolf Revue at Sweet Shoppe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music Reviews, Sound of the Town

The town of Lewisburg enjoyed a special musical treat on Saturday November 24th when Lone Wolf Revue played to a packed house at the Sweet Shoppe. The 5 piece string band featured: Paul Johnson on vocals and acoustic guitar, Corey Lee McQuade on the dobro and vocals, Mark Schimick on mandolin and vocals, Xander Hitzig […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lesson Learned from Being around Loving People

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock

Wisdom from the Woods Life – Lessons Learned from being around Loving People West Virginians embrace people in unique ways. The gifts we share are precious, because we don’t have many material favors to spare. A lot of us hug with food. I was squeezed so tightly at Thanksgiving by homemade rolls, pies, cakes, covered […]

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Scarf Problem by Tiffany Blair

I have a scarf problem. The problem isn’t that I own too many of them – THAT would be my shoe problem. My scarf problem is that I have no idea how to wear a scarf in any way that could be considered stylish. I see women in town with scarves draped casually around their […]

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Make Shopping Memorable at Harmony Ridge Gallery

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Shopping Reviews

In an age where consumers are drastically shifting their buying to the internet, we look into a downtown Lewisburg shop next to Food & Friends, called Harmony Ridge Gallery (HRG). In this article, you’ll learn how this busy retail store stays ahead of the game by giving you a memorable experience that may enrich your […]

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The Campbell Brothers: Sacred Steel, African Gospel Music

After an evening with the amazing Campbell Brothers on stage at Carnegie Hall, I was ready to just leap right on up into heaven, singing their praises all the way. Prominently driven by the distinctive style of pedal steel guitarist Chuck Campbell, his searing lap steel soloist brother Darick, hard-driving gospel vocals, the amazing guitar […]

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Rivertown Gypsies at Irish Pub, December 9

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music Reviews, Sound of the Town

Get to know a band called Rivertown Gypsies, husband and wife duo, Shane and Lynda Allen. They perform a mix of rock, blues, folk, and rock. See them live at the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg, on Sunday, December 9th. Give us a brief history of the band. How long have you two played together? […]

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Oh Snap! Look Like a Pro at Snowshoe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Craig Miller, Mountain Scene

In this world of i-Phones and go-pro cameras, there still exists a niche in which a third party can capture a memory that may otherwise be lost. Enter Snowshooter Imaging, a photography company specializing in live action shots and souvenirs from atop Snowshoe Mountain. Entering their fourth year in operation, Snowshooter Imaging prides themselves as […]

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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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WONDER HOW LBSPY REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how LBSPY gets published and distributed FREE every 2 weeks in print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of LBSPY comes […]