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Lookin Good on V-Day Sugar Britches by Tiffany Blair

A Woman, a Story, & a Life in-Between – Lookin Good on V-Day Sugar Britches “Hey, cutie…you come here often?” “Lookin’ good, sugar britches!” These are the things I say to myself as I walk past mirrors on Valentine’s Day. I decided a few years ago that I’d be my own Valentine first and foremost, […]

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Wisdom-From-The-Woods: Life Lessons Learned from being around Commonsense People by Jim Shock

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

Wisdom from the Woods. Life Lessons from Being around Commonsense People. Despite what the new MTV reality show “Buckwild” would have you believe, there’s no shortage of commonsense in West Virginia. Most of us know right from wrong. Like my dog, my good behaviors were shaped by listening to someone I respect. There are no […]

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Chocolate Bouquets by TLP & Sunday Brunch at 19th Hole, Lewisburg

On the exterior, the 19th Hole Bar & Grille sits on a beautifully manicured golf course and inside the Lewisburg Elks Country Club on 368 Brush Rd. Once inside you’ll be even more relaxed by a casual yet polished country club atmosphere overlooking the golf course. It’s charming enough to bring a date and you’re […]

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LBSPY “Mind your Business” Party, Feb 24th

You are invited to celebrate LBSPY’s One Year Birthday Bash at Del Sol Cantina Grille in downtown Lewisburg on Sunday, February 24th, 6-10pm. Come out and celebrate with us. We will have live music by The Jarmovers (Lewisburg’s Beer Tinged Bar Band! Find them at lbspy.com/band). There is a $10 admission at the door that […]

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Speakeasy Bootleggers Ball II, Feb 23

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink Reviews, Leah Deitz, Music

The Second Annual Bootlegger’s Ball is scheduled to be held Saturday, February 23 at Carnegie Hall, 8pm till Midnight. Bootlegger’s Ball II will build on the prohibition theme from last year by adding a vaudeville and burlesque component to the speakeasy. This year’s event is packed with more entertainment acts to include music, dancers, comedy […]

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An Evening of Worldly Wines at 50 East, Feb 22

Vines & Grinds unites with 50 East to host “An evening of Worldly Wines” on Friday, February 22, at 7pm. Wines will be featured from The Country Vintner. Banks Jesser will be present to introduce each wine alongside every course. Featured wines will be available at a special discount price at Vines and Grinds, located […]

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Find your Band with LBSPY!!!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music Reviews

Are you having an upcoming event and need a band? CLICK THIS LINK TO SEE YOUR LIST OF BANDS.

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LBSPY 25 is OUT NOW!!!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann

#25 is OUT NOW. Featured Events: Greenbrier Valley TNT Music Festival (Feb 2), The Wild Rumpus @ Sweet Shoppe (Feb 9th). Food: Old Spruce Cafe and Tavern @ Snowshoe. Agenda: Comedian Steve Sabo Wild Bill’s Roadhouse. The Hammer of the Scots Dinner Theatre. Homegrown Music Festival & Cup Run Challenge @ Snowshoe. Beppe Gambetta in […]

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Wisdom from the Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Being around Dissimilar People by Jim Shock

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

Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Being around Dissimilar People A song by R.E.M asserts everybody hurts. It’s true. Until death do we part body and spirit, hurt is our constant companion. The ache begins with a rude awakening at birth and persists throughout our lives. It’s our first waking experience and the […]

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Christmas Tree by Tiffany Blair

By: LBSPY / Category: A Woman a Story & a Life In Between, Blog

A Woman, A Voice, & a Life In-Between: Christmas Tree. How long is too long to leave up your holiday decorations? For me, it was Tuesday, January 15. That was the day we decided to put out our live Christmas tree for garbage collection. My sister needed me to steady the tree while she unscrewed […]

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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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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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