Ya Gotta Regatta! Beloved Charleston Festival Returns!

The beloved Charleston Sternwheel Regatta is returning to West Virginia’s capital city this summer.  For five days, from June 30-July 4, visitors can head to downtown Charleston to hear live music, eat great food, visit a carnival, see parades and much more. (Seriously, there are so many events scheduled to take place, I don’t have […]

On Star Wars Day, May The 4th Be With You!!

Star Wars Day is upon us! This informal holiday, celebrated annually on May 4th, pays tribute to all things related to the media franchise Star Wars.  While people world-wide celebrate this holiday in different ways, we at HashtagWV wanted to celebrate by finding one of Star Wars’ biggest fans and bringing their story to our […]

Vicki Shannon, the Woman Behind the West Virginia Governor’s Mansion

Recently, HashtagWV had the unique opportunity to speak with Vicki Shannon, the woman behind the WV governor’s mansion In the heart of Charleston, West Virginia’s capital city, sits the stately three-story colonial red-brick Executive Mansion overlooking the Kanawha River that has been home to every West Virginia Governor and first-family since 1925; from Ephraim and […]

Here’s the Dish on the Dish Cafe

To find a great meal in Raleigh County, look no further than The Dish Cafe in Daniels. The restaurant, celebrating its ninth anniversary this month, has become the go-to spot for hungry locals and with good reason – the food is phenomenal! Our cover this month features the Dish’s signature Swift Level House Burger. One of […]

Bringing Yarn to Life!

When self-proclaimed country girl Anna Snyder picks up a crochet hook, she is able to stitch a simple ball of yarn into an offbeat masterpiece. From zombies with dangling eyeballs and mohawks, to famous characters and one-of-a-kind creations, she can crochet just about anything a person’s heart desires.  Anna tells us that her love of […]