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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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February’s HashtagWV News Nuggets

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, News Nuggets, Random Prophet

There is so much cool stuff going on in our little neck of the woods of West Virginia. . . lots of info to assimilate and get out to ya.   . . .  So, we thought we would bring to you, tidbits or nuggets of news and we would like your help.  Everything from […]

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Groovy Highway: Subliminal Message from the Hills

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

I was born in Washington DC. Living there practically all of my life, I have heard just about every foreign language on the planet. As I entered adulthood, I’d be lucky to find another English-speaking person some days. Believe me, depending on your day, this really does happen . . . and it’s frustrating as  […]

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Good Eats: Christmas/China Palace

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

I moved away from the rat-race of the city to the beautiful, peaceful countryside and the mountains of West Virginia. Traditionally, living in the city, every Christmas Season I’d take a homeless person to dinner. Well, unlike the cold, cold city, you can’t find homeless people on every corner here. We take them in where […]

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GOOD EATS: APRIL’S PIZZERIA, WV MEETS ITALY

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

April’s Pizzeria. A little gem that I found in White Sulphur Springs, WV. The owners are Dave and Lisa Long. The restaurant’s namesake and dedication is to their daughter, April.  April passed away several years ago at the age of 21 from a tragic car accident  . . . and as I talked to them […]

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Rebirth of the Renaissance w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this June!

Rebirth of the Renaissance w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this June! - Nestled in the unassuming hills of Greenbrier County, an extraordinary farm beckons you to take a step out of the present and into a world of times past, at the West Virginia Renaissance Festival. Also in this issue, we feature the Dirtbean Cafe and Bike shop in Marlinton; Women of Washington Part 2 (Hospitality); Folk […]

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