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Greenbrier River Race in Marlinton, April 27th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, C M, Mountain Scene

Shoes have been laced, paddles primed, and the tires inflated to their desirable pressure settings. That’s right folks; it’s that time of the year again when families, friends, and pleasantly raucous cheering squads line up along the streets of Marlinton, WV to root their favorite team or individual across the finish line. Whether the contestants […]

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Wine & Wings Fundraiser at Watt’s Roost Vineyard, May 3rd

Is it impossible to pair wine with wings? Definitely not according to Watt’s Roost Vineyard, When Pigs Fly BBQ, and The Tutoring Center. This Friday, May 3rd, we invite you to make the call at this year’s “Wine & Wings Fundraiser” at Watt’s Roost Vineyard. Anyone looking for an excuse to drink excellent wines and […]

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The Flower Tent at SJ Neathawk’s Lumber

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Michelle Evans, OffBeat

Like me, many of you probably noticed a girl at the entrance of S.J. Neathawk’s Lumber holding a large sign saying “Easter Flowers” over Easter weekend. Curious, I decided to stop in, check out the goods, and talk to the owner, Kenneth “Jonathan” (as he likes to go by) Gibson. Gibson owns the Greenbrier Building […]

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Vacation by Tiffany Blair

I need a vacation. More specifically, I need a beach vacation. The last time I went to the beach was in 2009 during a cruise and it was fantastic, start to finish. Given some recent events in the cruise industry, however, I’m going to back-burner a repeat on that particular type of excursion. Call me […]

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Get a Ride with Cosmic Cab Company

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann

Next time you need a ride somewhere, think of Cosmic Cab Company. Since 2010, Cosmic Cab owner, Lorrie Monte, has been serving the greater Greenbrier Valley with fast, friendly, and reliable service. You’ll find that Cosmic Cab Co. fills a variety of transportation needs in the greater Greenbrier Valley area. Unlike your standard 4 door […]

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Montclaire String Quartet, April 26th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann

On Friday, April 26th, the Montclaire String Quartet will perform at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, at 7:30pm. This quartet is celebrating its 23rd year as a quartet-in-residence for the West Virginia Symphony. The quartet consists of violinist and concertmaster, Amelia Chan ; viola player, Bernard Di Gregorio ; cellist, Andrea Di Gregorio ; and violinist, […]

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When I Eat Chocolate by Tiffany Blair

A Woman, A Story, & A Life In-Between – When I Eat Chocolate I really have to watch myself around chocolate. When I eat chocolate, everything else around me fades away into a haze. I get lost in oblivion and the only thing that matters is the smooth, rich sweetness taking over my senses. Don’t […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Being Around a Happy-Go-Lucky Guy by Jim Shock

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

Wisdom from the Woods – Life Lessons Learned From Being Around a Happy-Go-Lucky Guy A persona is the person you become when you’re not comfortable being who you are. We all know people with the character of a chameleon. They effortlessly shift shades to suit their surroundings. They’re also known as shady! I crave authentic […]

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Chocolate Festival in Downtown Lewisburg, Sat. April 13th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, C M, Mountain Scene

This year’s 7th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival is promising to be bigger and better than ever before, with many fan favorites from past year’s events, as well as many more new additions sure to sweeten anyone’s disposition. Chef demonstrations, live entertainment, numerous tastings, children’s story telling, a chocolaty 10K walk/run, the list goes on and […]

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Dance Brazil at Carnegie Hall & Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, April 13th

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

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Seventh Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, which begins with theatre performance starting on April 12 and continues with delicious samplings of chocolates, kid activities, themed shows, dinners, and musical presentations. Undoubtedly, the culmination of the event will be the amazing dance performance by Dance Brazil at Carnegie Hall on Saturday […]

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Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!

Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Saddle up this June for the best things to do in Greenbrier County and surrounding areas!  Sigrid House, owner of Mounted Blessing LLC, invites you to her farm for summer horseback riding lessons. Jason Scott with B-Sides and Badlands interviews Black Garlic about their new album. They play at the Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday, June 22. Gibbs Kinderman with the Mountain Music Trail celebrates Dwight Diller, who won […]

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