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Groovy Highway: Mother Nature’s Incredible Technicolor Leaf Show

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Random Prophet

Hello, Friends.  Happy Autumn !!! When talking to people indigenous to the area and who have lived here most, or all of their lives, I have found that quite a few say that there is nothing to do around here. Mostly younger people, I might add. I think that a lot of them yearn for […]

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Through the Looking Glass & Beyond: A Magical Journey through the World of Alpha Music (part 4…the last leg)

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In the Valley, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Hello Friends. We have reached the last leg of our four part journey of Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper’s exclusive tour into the magical musical world of all that is Alpha Music in Lewisburg, WV…. For those of you just joining us, and anyone already on the tour that wants to look back to the beginning […]

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Groovy Highway: The Adventures of… Thriftstore MacGyver & His Dog, Fleamarket. “Finding Gold in the Dollar Store”

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Hello, Friends and Neighbors. Thriftstore MacGyver here on Groovy Highway. You can call me T.S.  …’cause there’s really nothing I can do about it… Anyway, it’s just T.S. Ha ha ha ha. First of all, there is a little MacGyver in all of us. Example: We all have used duct tape for at least a […]

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Groovy Highway: Can’t Buy Me Love…But Children Can Always Make Me Smile. by Random Prophet

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Hello, Friends and welcome to another installment of Groovy Highway. Hot, sticky August to be exact. Wear shoes. No one shall ever burn their feet on Groovy Highway. That just wouldn’t be groovy a’tall. First of all, I gotta say. “Wow”! …and my most sincere and humble “Thank You”. I have had overwhelming response and […]

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Local Eats: The Heart of Mexico in Lewisburg

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Johnny Tassa, Local Eats, Random Prophet

You don’t have to travel to the heart of Mexico for fine Mexican cuisine; you need only travel to Carlito’s Mexican Restaurant in Lewisburg, WV. Carlito’s has brought the heart of Mexico to us. From their families to ours, they brought the heart and soul, the pride and love of Mexico to us… and it […]

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Groovy Highway: Planting the American Dream

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Random Prophet

Amato Tassa is an ancestor of mine. I believe him to be my great great uncle on the paternal side of my family. He would be my father’s father’s uncle. My granpa, Vincent Amato Tassa’s uncle… I think. Either way, I’m a direct descendant of Uncle Amato. Uncle Amato emigrated to America from Naples, Italy […]

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Through the Looking Glass & Beyond. A Magical Journey Through the World of Alpha Music (Part 2)

By: HashtagWV / Category: Around Town, Blog, Random Prophet

Welcome back to #HashtagWV’s mystical tour through and beyond the looking glass that is Alpha Music in Lewisburg, WV. First, I would like to thank the many people on the tour for your feedback and to answer the most asked question(s). Alpha Music 304-645-2605. They are located at 1613, 221 W Fair St, Lewisburg, WV […]

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Groovy Highway: Summer Breeze in 1972. May We Never Pass this Way Again.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

It’s a sunny Summer day in 1972. I can smell the honeysuckle in the air. A bit humid in the sun, but a nice breeze if I can find some shade. I skid my bicycle along the sidewalk . . . leaving the desired long black skidmark from my wide ‘Cheater Slick’ white letter tire […]

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Around Town: Through the Looking Glass and Beyond.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Around Town, Blog, Random Prophet

Through the Looking Glass and Beyond. A Magical Journey through the World of Alpha Music (Part 1) What can I say about Alpha Music in Lewisburg, WV? Like a child’s ‘Toys ‘R’ Us’, Alpha Music is the musician’s toy store equivalent. A rush of musical toys falls over you as you enter the door.  Alpha […]

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AN AFTERNOON WITH KODIE BROOKS.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Johnny Tassa, Local Beat, Random Prophet

I moved to West Virginia in 2008. That same year, I remember hearing about a terrible head on car accident that involved a 15 year old boy who was seriously injured and left in a coma. They didn’t know if he would ever wake up.The doctors weren’t sure whether or not he’d suffered permanent brain […]

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What would Santa Drink? Find out w/ HashtagWV!

What would Santa Drink w/ HashtagWV Lewisburg WV - What would Santa drink? Find out with HashtagWV this December! And enter for your chance to WIN a dozen cupcakes from B. Sweet Confectionery in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Other features this month include the revelry at Shanghai Parade, Laughin in Lewisburg (a comedy show at the Wild Bean), WV Artist Sean O’Connell, and so […]

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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 […]