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

By: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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: LBSPY / 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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GOOD EATS: STUART’S SMOKEHOUSE – HOT DAWGS, HOG BALLS, & AN UGLY WAITRESS.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

I was heading home one cold rainy night in November; headed through Alderson to Route 64  … and back to Lewisburg. As I was driving along Highland Trail (Rt 63), I could see a sign up ahead in the distance. Stuart’s Smokehouse & Dawgs. I’d heard about the infamous and legendary Stuart’s hot dogs in […]

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Groovy Highway: Are Strangers Really Perfect? People are Strange Every Day… I am Everyday People.

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

My best friends are perfect strangers. Everyday people. I am everyday people. I like everyday people and I get along fine with them; therefore, my best friends are strangers. Being strange myself, I have always been a stranger; therefore, getting along with strangers is understandable.. . and remember, we are talking strangers here; not weirdos.  […]

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Groovy Highway: High-Heeled Mushroom

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

It was late . . . or early, depending on your perspective. It was about 4:20 AM to be exact.  To me, it’s not the next day until the Sun also rises.  . . So, it was still tonight; which made it late and not early to me.  . . and not yet tomorrow, either. […]

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Celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Hall with Hashtag Lewisburg this August!

Celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Hall with Hashtag Lewisburg this August! - Celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Hall with Hashtag Lewisburg this August! The 2018-2019 Mainstage Season marks Carnegie Hall’s 35th year of presenting world-class arts programming in historic Lewisburg, WV. From September to May, the Hall will feature an array of genres from symphonic music to comedic theater and Americana to jazz. This season is an […]

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