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July 20th: Greenbank Herb Fair

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

As part of the Calvin W. Price Enrichment Series celebrating life in Appalachia and the Sesquicentennial of West Virginia, Pocahontas County will be honoring the long-held tradition of using herbs for health and pleasure at the Green Bank Herb Fair on Saturday, July 20th on Wesley Chapel Road in Green Bank, WV (coordinates: Latitude: 38.419531 […]

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Heavy Metals by Dr. Timothy Pence

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Dr Timothy Pence, FUTURE DOC

In the last issue body scars were discussed as one of the 5 common stressors or burdens that may prevent or slow healing. The other four include toxic chemicals, food sensitivities/allergies, hidden immune challenges, and heavy metals. Heavy metals, not rap, country, or bluegrass gets our attention at The Future Doc practice. The issue of […]

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Shop Local Along the Streets of Downtown Lewisburg by Craig Miller

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, C M, Food & Drink, Shopping

The community of Lewisburg compliments itself, with each component of this small town fitting together to create a larger puzzle, one that has become an intended destination for visitors both near and far. Voted America’s Coolest Small Town by Budget Travel magazine in 2011, Lewisburg possesses a rich mosaic with quaint country charm and big […]

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West Virginia Hog Rally by Michelle Evans

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

Pocahontas County’s winding, scenic roads make it a natural choice for motorcyclists, and an even more natural choice for the West Virginia State Harley Owners Group (“H.O.G.”) Rally, which is being held at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. There’s a lot to celebrate this year too: 110 years of Harley Davidson, 150 years of West Virginia statehood, […]

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Good Eats @ Dib’s Sport’s Bar in Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Food & Drink

Who said sports bars were just places for guys to pound beers and gleefully watch games? Dib’s Sports Bar, a bar inside Greenbrier Valley Mall in Fairlea, sets itself apart from the rest. The drinks range from the Hypnotiq Martini (a mix of Hypnotiq pineapple juice and Malibu Coconut Rum garnished with a fresh pineapple […]

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Shoes For Science by Tiffany Blair

I fell this morning. I was running late and stepped on a small rock in the driveway as I hustled to my vehicle. My ankle turned, my arms flailed wildly, and for a fleeting moment I thought I’d saved myself. I was wrong. I went down like a ton of bricks (bricks wrapped in a […]

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4th of July 2013 in Alderson, West Virginia

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Event

Bring in the 4th of July this year at West Virginia’s biggest celebration, held in Alderson, West Virginia. Daily from the 4th through the 7th there will be Vendors and Fun Factory Inflatables and Rock Wall for children. Also, duck tickets will be on sale daily for the Rubber Duck Race, scheduled for Monday, July […]

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Snowshoe Mtn’s Homegrown Arts & Music Festival, July 4-6th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Event

Beginning July 4th, check out this festival of music, arts, and WV culture at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County. THURSDAY, JULY 4TH: Paul Gold (Music), 4pm. Tie Dye Thursday, 5pm. $5/shirt. Join in creating awesome tie dye art work in Village Plaza. Southpaw Band, 7pm. Welcome to the Mountain Marshmallow roast, 8pm. Adjacent to […]

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July 14th: An Afternoon of Art & Music at Heartstrings Academy by Susanna Robinson-Kenga

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

Some of my favorite people in the musical community of our lovely ‘Burg are putting on a little show, An Afternoon of Art and Music at HeartStrings Academy on Sunday, July 14, featuring just about the sweetest guy around, none-other than Thomas Ball, amazing classical/jazz guitarist, who will perform works for solo guitar by Francisco […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: The Wonderland of West Virginia by Jim Shock

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

Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Living in the Wonderland of West Virginia If this is your first visit to West Virginia, warn your significant other. You’re about to have an affair. A single sampling of what this state has to offer and you’ll be hooked. West Virginia is sumptuously seductive, especially in […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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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 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 […]


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