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Wed. Oct 19: Is this What You See in the Mirror?

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FUTURE DOC, Timothy Pence, Uncategorized

The above body types depict the common ways in which our bodies store “excess energy.” These figures represent the more extreme (but all too common) versions of the overweight, obese body. Prior to reaching this stage there are less obvious but nonetheless noticeable versions that can accurately predict where one is headed. The differences in […]

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Screamingly Good Times at Miller’s Haunted Trail

By: LBSPY / Category: Bailey Pace, Blog, Mountain Scene, Uncategorized

There are so many classic autumn activities: carving pumpkins, raking piles of leaves for the kids to play in, and picking apples from your local orchard for cider. But as the weather is cooling down, fall fun is heating up. Why opt for the ordinary when you can have the screamingly good. For those who […]

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IN THE SPIRIT – HARVEST SEASON IN THE WINE WORLD. BY BRIAN MCCLUNG

By: LBSPY / Category: Brian McClure, In The Spirit, Uncategorized

Right about now, as we start to experience a little cooler temperatures at night and that touch of crisp air that tells us Autumn is marching steadily toward us, in vineyards all across the northern hemisphere, vineyard hands are working feverishly collecting bunches of grapes off the vines under the dutiful watch and organization of […]

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MTN SCENE: FLOOD AFTERMATH & RESILIENCE

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene, Uncategorized

I recently watched a news story by WCHS, Eyewitness News Charleston, entitled “A Thousand Stories Never Told.” The story discussed the flood aftermath in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The relief workers were interviewed and they highlighted their altruism and empathy following this devastating flood. As a volunteer coming in from Richmond, Virginia, I felt that […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: EVERYONE IS AN ARTIST

Get to know Emily Sullivan. She is a local artist and has been an LBSPY -> Hashtag contributor for over a year sending us very funny and refreshingly witty cat comics, “Catastrophe”. Emily graduated from WVU with a degree in sculpture and art history. She has 3 cats, a puppy, a husband, and a 9 […]

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IN THE SPIRIT: THE WINE LIFE

Some people will live vicariously through others, even it’s a schlep like me.  For as long as I’ve loved wine and worked with it in our industry, the most common refrain I’ve heard is “Drinking wine for a living!—that must be tough…” in some form or another.  I certainly won’t deny it…YES, sipping wine almost […]

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PSEUDO NEWS: THE GUY WHO INVENTED LETTERS

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Pseudo News, Uncategorized

Before the time that men besought themselves to write their tales, there was a man who dreamed up letters. He sat alone beside a rock upon a prairie conjuring ideas that swirled within him; the more he thought the more the thoughts demanded words; the more the words demanded letters, the more he thought. Soon […]

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BAILEY’S PACE: POKEMON FREEZE!

By: LBSPY / Category: Bailey Pace, Baileys Pace, Blog, Uncategorized

As the stress of the back-to-school season starts to suffocate you, you may find yourself longing for a break from it all. Have a relaxing evening of delicious food and soothing music at Zen’s Café. Located at 313 Neville Street, Beckley you can expect more than just atmosphere. They have many coffee options as well […]

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OUT & ABOUT: FLOOD RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERTS

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Out & About, Uncategorized

The West Virginia Winter Music Festival Musicians Fund, 501(c)3, held 2 flood benefit events this past July. On Saturday, July 2nd, partnering with the WBCCI (Airstream Trailer Club) they raised $1000 with the Airstream Concert Band performance (pictured below) on the lawn of New River Community and Technical College. On Saturday, July 25th, the WVWMF […]

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Fri, Sept 9: Jazz w/ a Cowboy Hat

And in the beginning, from the humble West Virginia town of  Paw Paw,  a Western Swing band was born, unlike any other, bringing the wildness of the times to merge with a saucy homage to the greats… Bob Wills. Charlie Ryan (“Hot Rod Lincoln”).  Louis Jordon. Louis Prima. Milton Brown. Bands like The Light Crust […]

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WV State Fair Celebrates 95 Years w/ Lewisburg City Paper this August!

WV State Fair Celebrates 95 Years w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - It’s all about the journey in this month’s issue of Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper. Diana Hunt takes us through the 95-year history of the State Fair of West Virginia. + 9 Fares will compete for the “Best New Fair Food” during this year’s event, held Thursday, August 8th until Saturday the 17th. The M.F.B. will […]

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