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Saturday, Oct 7: Fall Harvest Show @ Masonic!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

In its 26th season, The Virginia Opry will perform its “Fall Harvest Show” on stage at the Historic Masonic Theatre on October 7, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. John Waugh, The Virginia Opry’s former drummer and vocalist during the mid-1990s, will perform as drummer and vocalist along with his daughter, Johnna Waugh, a vocalist who will […]

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Oct 13-15: Fall into Art & Crafts @WV State Fair!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around Town, Blog

Starting Friday, October 13th through Sunday the 15th, about 4,000 locals and visitors alike will be found flipping through handmade crafts at the 37th Annual Art and Craft Show held at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds’ West Virginia Building, sponsored by the Edgewood Presbyterian Church.  You’ll enjoy crafts from 100 Virginia and West Virginia artisans […]

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My Dog & I: Mom! Can we Please Have a Puppy?

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

And so it begins…and of course, everyone wants a new puppy, what fun!! The kids and a lot of the grownups too. A cute, furry, loveable bundle of amusement and joy. How could you resist? And although we often use the kids as an excuse, we are also responding to our own impulses too. You […]

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Erik the Travel Guy: Backyard Travel

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Erik Hastings, Erik the Travel Guy

September is here and the kids are back in school and not a moment too soon, I might add. As the summer vacation has come to a close and we’ve put away our eclipse glasses, perhaps it’s time to embark on a three day weekend just for you! Lewisburg and the Greenbrier Valley is a […]

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Future Doc – Game of Bones, Episode 5: Future Doc Practice

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

In this episode I’m going to ramble. I’m going to bounce like a rubber ball and roll like a stone from bone to bone…..like a rolling stone. Ok, I’ll keep my day job and leave the poetry to Uncle Larry and Bob Dylan. At the FUTURE DOC PRACTICE most people enter my office seeking treatment […]

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Pseudo News: Notes from the Underground

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

And now, I am compelled to report some very interesting news from underground sources you can only hear from my basement hideaway. Precious precedents predicted or performed, or improperly propelled by presidents precede properly prepared proposals by program packing political pundits. Who remembers Alfred E. Neuman? What, me worry? Silence bounces off the uninsulated walls. […]

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Adopt Me: Meet Sandy & Gordo

By: LBSPY / Category: adopt me, Blog

You can’t buy love, but you can adopt it. Here is a dog and cat for adoption with their bios included. Sandy (dog) is in the care of Monroe County Animal League; Gordo (cat) is in the care of the Greenbrier Humane Society. Each month our publication plans to advocate for two animals (dog and/or […]

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WV Artist on Display: Expressing Imagination Through Fabric!

Get to know Trish Tuckwiller, our September WV Artist on Display. Trish has lived in West Virginia since the age of two and holds a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has always had an artistic side and expresses this imagination through the use of fabrics, painting, basketry, pottery, and papermaking. Her specialty is textiles […]

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Local Beat: Back to the Music w/ Warner Music Studios!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Music

It’s back to the music the Fall with Warner Music Studios in downtown Lewisburg. Offering music lessons to everyone of all ages, the team here uses a progressive teaching method unlike many other studios. “We’ve worked with new students with years of lessons who knew less than what we teach them in the first 6-12 […]

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Good Eats: Jamaican Me Hungry!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Good Eats, On The Cover

Armed with entrepreneurial drive, Adrian Simpson recently opened Wah Gwaan Diner in downtown White Sulphur Springs that’s Jamaican us hungry at Hashtag Lewisburg! This is a Jamaican fusion restaurant serving up all your Caribbean favorites. If you’re not familar with the phrase, “Wah Gwaan” it is a Jamaican greeting when meeting people. Jamaicans regularly use […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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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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