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Meet the Band, Zextrobe (Metal/Thrash)

By: LBSPY / Category: Music

If your musical preference is classic metal, Zextrobe is your band. Within the past few years, Zextrobe has carved out a metal loving niche in Greenbrier County. They perform about 50/50 original music and cover songs and they always deliver to any thrash inspired crowd. As we sat through their practice session, in band member […]

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There’s Something for Everyone at the Irish Pub, Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Food & Drink

The Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg is the perfect destination for a fun night out. The owners of the Irish Pub began their Pub life down in New Orleans. In 1990, Irish musician, Patrick O’Flaherty and his brother opened a pub in the French Quarter, called O’Flaherty’s Irish Pub. Andrea started working at O’Flaherty’s as […]

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WV LIVING Store, Snowshoe

By: LBSPY / Category: Shopping

Where can you find locally made products and get your ski photography in print? The WV Living Store at Snowshoe. This little treasure of a store overlooks the mountains of WV in Snowshoe’s Village. Opened since 2010, the store offers a variety of products made here in West Virginia. If you’re wondering where the connection […]

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March into First Friday in Downtown Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Art, Food & Drink, Music, Shopping

MUSIC & ART: CASASANTA – Live MUSIC w. Steel Pterodactyl, 9pm. The BOOGIE BAND w. a Unique, Richly-Layered, Eclectic Style, RETURNS! Chris Baker, Casey Cantrell, Daryl Clemons, Philip McLaughlin and Missy Lemley back together to help break in CASASANTA’s NEWLY RENOVATED Gin Joint. ADMISSION: $10. Must be 21+ | casasanta.org 304.645.1500 SWEET SHOPPE – Live […]

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World Famous EZ RATS

By: LBSPY / Category: Christina Entenmann, Food & Drink Reviews

World Famous EZ Rats Saloon is owned and operated by Robert Hambrick and Ezra (Eddie) Tincher. Managed by Charlene. EZ Rats opened a little over 6 months ago, on August 12, 2011. “This is a bar where the beer is always on ice” Some of you may be wondering what the “World Famous” and the […]

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The Many Treasures at Fortunate Finds

By: LBSPY / Category: Christina Entenmann, Shopping Reviews

As some of you may already know, Erna Ellis Akers and Debbie Rivoire are the owners of Fortunate Finds. Both are West Virginia natives and they have shared a close friendship for over 19 years. Before opening the doors to Fortunate Finds, Erna and Debbie worked together in the consignment industry, sharing a booth for […]

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Interview with Vern’s Pot O’ Chili

By: LBSPY / Category: Christina Entenmann, Music Reviews

We had the privilege of interviewing Vern’s Pot o’ Chili (VPOC) during a pre-show February rehearsal. As we approached the rehearsal, at Charlie’s house, we could hear the drums, horns, guitar, and vocal melodies flowing through the night air. We walked into the practice session hearing songs not yet publicized. The name of the first […]

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YOU are Invited…

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann

YOU are Invited to the LBSPY Launch Party!!! Enjoy a SPECIAL Smooth Ambler MARTINI and other Drink Specials, DJ John Foster, EXCLUSIVE Copies of Issue 1, before its Feb 27th Distribution, & a RAFFLE @ 11pm… DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A FREE 1/4 Pg Ad. (5″ x 5″ or Vertical) in any Future […]

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Sat Dec 31 – New Years Eve Bash @ Sonic Temple w. Techno/Progressive/House

By: LBSPY / Category: Music Reviews

Lewisburg’s Premiere Dance Music Scene

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EMPIRE STRIKES BRASS AT APPALACHIA FLAVOR FESTIVAL W/ HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER THIS NOVEMBER!

Empire Strikes Brass at Appalachia Flavor Festival w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this November! - Empire Strikes Brass w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this November! They perform at  Appalachia Flavor Festival on Saturday, November 16th, 6p-12am at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Smooth Ambler Spirits and Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company are excited to present this event, which is a fundraising event to showcase the hard work and pride that our local craftsmen […]

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Best Things to Do in Lewisburg WV! - Spending a day in Lewisburg? Here are a few of the best things to do while you’re visiting. Start your day at the Wild Bean coffee shop.  Located downtown, this cafe offers premium coffee, tea, veggie cuisine, wi-fi, entertainment, and more! The breakfast menu consisting of breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, breakfast sandwiches and granola w/ […]

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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 […]

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