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The August Coming to Carnegie Hall, March 22

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

Back in May my cohort Christina and I heard this great band, The August, who were the winning contestants in the “Got Country Class” Competition, held in the lush surroundings of the Greenbrier Hotel. The last night of performances was the culmination of the contest, which had been pared down from the original 130 acts […]

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Kiss Me, I’m Irish! by Tiffany Blair

Kiss me, I’m Irish! Well, half-Irish, anyway. You may not guess it to look at me, but I’m a bona fide descendant of immigrants from the Emerald Isle. My maternal great-grandparents sailed forth from Ireland and started a family in the beautiful, bountiful state of…New Jersey. Okay, so maybe it wasn’t the most exotic place […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Being Around a Lost Soul by Jim Shock

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock, Wisdom from the Woods

Wisdom from the Woods – Life Lessons Learned from Being Around a Lost Soul In February, happiness is a fickle friend. The shortest month goes unrushed for me. The lingering lifelessness of winter numbs me. Grim grays and subdued hues surround me and reflect the sullen scenery of my mind. The lack of sunlight illuminates […]

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Have a Good Chili Recipe? Prove it!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink Reviews

The Irish Pub on Washington St. and IGLOO Design Workshop are hosting a chili competition for all! Individuals, teams, restaurants, and chefs are invited to cook up their best batch and put it to the test in a friendly cook-off on Saturday, March 23rd. This will be the second of what we hope will become […]

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South Mountain Grille at Snowshoe Mtn.

On top of Snowshoe Mountain, not far from the energetic village, and inside Soaring Eagle Lodge, sits a cosmopolitan restaurant called South Mountain Grille. The ambiance is nice with contemporary lighting, warm colors, and a large open bar taking center stage. The menu and wine list is quite extensive and provides something for everyone. Seafood […]

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Polar Bear Plunge at Blue Bend, March 9th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

What is it: Charity event for the non-profit Child and Youth Advocacy Center (CYAC), Lewisburg. This organization interviews and counsels sexually abused children in Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas counties. A Tradition: A Polar Bear “Swim” or “Plunge” is a tradition that goes back more than 100 years. It originated with the Scandinavian sauna tradition as […]

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Ben Williams & Sound Effect at Carnegie Hall

I can say that last night I saw a rising star among the others in the sky, while the moon rose over the fields, like silver in the darkness. I saw an amazing young musician and his jazz quintet presenting their music to a winter crowd; the gifted bassist Ben Williams and Sound Effect were […]

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Experience the World of Yarn.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Shopping Reviews

Out on Blue Sulphur Pike about a mile outside downtown Lewisburg, there is a charming yarn store that offers great things for a knitter to buy and do. Owned and operated by Renee Feamster, Country Road Yarn House has been serving the community with quality yarns and accessories for 3 years. You can find yarns […]

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Product Junkie by Tiffany Blair

A Woman, a Story, & a Life In-Between – Product Junkie It’s come to my attention that I have become a Product Junkie, and I think I need an intervention. I am on a constant quest for the Next Big Thing when it comes to enhancing and defining my naturally curly hair. I spend a […]

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There’s no Company like Southern Company. Live at Wild Bill’s March 2

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Music Reviews

If you’re looking for a fun night out to sing and dance, look no further because SoCo is coming to us from Staunton, VA. They will be performing at Wild Bill’s Roadhouse in White Sulphur Springs on Saturday, March 2nd. Since 1992, this 5-piece high energy party band plays everything from classic rock, new rock, […]

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Grateful, Thankful, Blessed w/ your Lewisburg City Paper!

Grateful, Thankful, Blessed w/ HashtagWV this November! - We are feeling grateful, thankful, and blessed at HashtagWV City Paper this November! This month we feature “Where Art Lives” at Lee Street Studios, “Cool Vintage Finds” at Patina, Home For the Holidays, bowling at Greenbrier Bowling & Rec Center, and so much more! Also this month, we are giving away a 7ft Christmas Tree […]

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Best Things to Do in Lewisburg, WV

Best Things to Do in Lewisburg WV! - Spending a day in Lewisburg? Here are a few of the best things to do while you’re visiting. Start your day at the Wild Bean coffee shop.  Located downtown, this cafe offers premium coffee, tea, veggie cuisine, wi-fi, entertainment, and more! The breakfast menu consisting of breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, breakfast sandwiches and granola w/ […]
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Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month 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 HASHTAGWV comes […]