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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

Brick and mortar retail is here to stay. So begins an article from “Total Retail”. Downtown Lewisburg and especially Washington and cross streets are a stellar example of this positive trend. Women merchants dominate the downtown streets. These businesswomen are responsible for a strong flow of cash, resources, interest, tourism, and civic leadership. Up and […]

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Mtn Scene: Go Hog Wild @ Mtn Meadow!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

To celebrate our 100th issue of Hashtag Lewisburg, we are giving away a boar hunt ($550 value) at Mountain Meadow Hunting Preserve in Monroe County. Hog hunting is a very exciting and adrenaline pumping activity. But not only is this a blast, wild boar is an excellent type of meat that can be prepared right […]

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Sat March 10: Chill is on @ Polar Bear Plunge!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Organizers of the 15th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club say the popular charity event  is set for Saturday, March 10 at Ronceverte Island Park. (above photo, pictured from left: Walker Dent, Hannah Rivoire, Greenbrier Co Judge Jennifer Dent, Asst. Prosecutor Ryan Blake, and WV State Senator Stephen Baldwin. 2017 Polar Bear Plunge) For […]

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Mountain Scene: Simple Cooking. Meals Ready to Eat!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Mountain Scene

Lewisburg’s unique culture and creative spirit continues to support and inspire new businesses. According to a report by CNBC, “women are becoming an economic force to reckon with.” And “in recent years, the rate of women entrepreneurs has been growing at a percentage at least double that of their male counterparts.” Keveney Bair, with Redwing […]

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MTN SCENE: A FREE-RANGE THANKSGIVING W/ TERRAPIN FARMS!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

When shopping for your Thanksgiving bird, it will be tempting to grab one at the supermarket. But instead of buying store-bought, have you considered a tasty, locally sourced bird for a free-range Thanksgiving? The past 2 decades have given way to a steady rise of small farms across the United States that are working to […]

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Saturday, Oct 14: Explore Town During TOOT!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

When it comes to exploring Lewisburg food trends, there are no substitutes for tasting them yourself. And there’s no better place for that than the 33rd annual TOOT (Taste of our Town), slated for Saturday, October 14th in downtown Lewisburg. From 11am-3pm, thousands of residents and visitors will sample delicacies from local restaurants, civic clubs, […]

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Saturday, Sept 9: Freshwater Folk Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Larry Davis, Mountain Scene

Free entertainment and nature activities will abound from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 9th during the Freshwater Folk Festival at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery on East Main Street.  On the beautiful hatchery grounds, there will be music and dancing plus activities that enhance appreciation of our streams and lakes, fish and wildlife […]

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Mountain Scene: Swift Level Revives the Meat Market

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Local Food, Mountain Scene

Swift Level Fine Meats recently opened its doors in Fairlea, WV to provide quality-cut meat and products. Jennifer “Tootie” Jones is the owner of Swift Level Farm in Lewisburg. For many years, she has been raising and wholesaling beef cattle for restaurants, farmer’s markets, and private clients. For the last 12 years, her dream was […]

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July 12-16: Celebrate 30 Years of Durbin Days!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

From Wednesday, July 12 to Sunday, July 16th, you are invited to celebrate 30 years of Durbin Days! This special fair is filled with fun activities throughout the days including music, a carnival, children’s activities, a greased pig event, karaoke, a car show, parades, a 5k run/walk, pet show, tug-o-war, bingo, fireworks, and more! There […]

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Sat. July 22: “All about Fly Fishing” Family Fun Day!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

On Saturday, July 22, it’s Project Healing Waters’ “All about Flyfishing” Family Fun Day at Mountain Meadow Hunting Preserve in Monroe County, WV! From 11am-9pm, you will learn all about fly fishing while supporting the needs of veterans on their journey to recovery! There will be fly-tying demos, fly-casting demos, kids and adults’ tractor rides, […]

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All About Country Living w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

All About Country Living in HashtagWV this May! - This May, it’s all about country living with Farmer’s Day! Every community has its annual celebrations. In Pocahontas County it’s Pioneer Days and the Autumn Harvest Festival. In Greenbrier County you have The Chocolate Festival, The Dandelion Festival, Taste of Our Town, and the granddaddy of them all, the State Fair of West Virginia. But […]

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