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WV Art on Display: Adorn Handcrafts. Score Unique + Practical Finds!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, WV Art on Display

Conveniently located on Stratton Alley in downtown Lewisburg (beside the Greenspace and City Natl. Bank), Adorn Handcrafts is your newest source for high-quality, handmade household supplies, décor, gift items, apothecary, and more! The objective of this specialty shop is to serve as a platform for talented artisans who share their passion for sustainability, functionality, and […]

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Healing Corner: Create Joy in 2020

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Healing Corner, Sherry McLaughlin

New Year!  New Life!  It’s just a date, right?  Resolutions are easily made and easily forgotten, yes? Actually, there is an energy that comes with the numerology and astrology of moving into a new year that does support us in making changes, if we are willing and truly intending to do so. This year, how […]

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In the Spirit: New Year. New Wine.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In The Spirit, Ron Magliochetti

Here we are in a new year, even a new decade it’s time to break the cycle and try something new for yourself.  As creatures of habit it is always far too easy to grab our good old standby bulk wine, with its clean label or pretty box and easy price tag.  There are nearly […]

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My Dog & I: Who’s Your Trainer?

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

I am a Dog Trainer. There are a lot of dog trainers for hire these days. Dog Training is a pretty popular career to get into at the moment and many folks with dogs, old, new and in-between are now considering hiring one of us to help with their four legged friends. It’s great that […]

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Mtn Scene: Commonwealth Vintage & the Rise of Treasures from Years Past

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

If you love American made vintage clothing but don’t have the time and patience to dig through charitable thrift stores, check out Commonwealth Vintage, downtown Lewisburg’s newest vintage clothing haven. This shop is a can’t miss location on any respectable city map (yes, it’s on the Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper Map!) because it’s right at […]

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Grandpa Larry’s Random Reminiscence: No One is Happy Here.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog

Hey, happy hashtag hallowers. Sometimes it is difficult to get into all the happy holiday cheer of late December,, but when gladness and joy don’t come to you, there is always opportunity for a sad poem. Enjoy, Grandpa Larry. No one is happy here. Over in the corner the four year old kicks a plastic […]

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Guns & Cornbread: The Winter Trifecta. Bunnies, Squirrels, and Thunderbirds.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

Just about this time every year most outdoor and gun writers do the same thing. They will all do a column or article about putting away all your guns and gear. There will be a lot of talk about cleaning guns, making sure it is done right, putting away gear, cleaning boots, and packing away […]

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Good Eats: Road Hog’s BBQ. The “New BBQ Shrine” of White Sulphur Springs

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Good Eats

Now that Bone’s Diner and Wah Gwaan Diner are closed (RIP!), Road Hog’s Barbeque has taken its place as the new BBQ shrine of White Sulphur Springs. Just weeks since opening, this hot-out-of-the-gate joint has jammed with folks diving into steak and cheese made the “hog” way, Big D Burgers, and pulled pork sandwiches. The […]

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Friday, Jan 31: Matt Holloman at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

On Friday, January 31st don’t miss Matt Holloman at the Asylum in Lewisburg. Born and raised in southern West Virginia, Matt mixes the likes of Howlin Wolf and Muddy Waters to create a style of his own. Also this month, check out Shawn Benfield Eric Bolander on January 17th, 9pm; and the West Virginia Winter […]

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Friday, Jan 17: Crys Matthews will Soothe Your Soul at Carnegie Hall

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

Americana and country-soul singer/songwriter, Crys Matthews is nothing if not ambitious. In August 2017, she simultaneously released both a new full-length album, The Imagineers and an EP, Battle Hymn For An Army Of Lovers. These collections showcase two sides of Matthews’ dynamic songwriting; The Imagineers is a selection of thoughtful songs about love and life […]

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Create Joy this 2020 w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Create Joy this 2020 with Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! This month, we feature Road Hog’s Barbeque, the “new barbeque shrine” of White Sulphur Springs!; New Year, New Wine; an interview w/ Keith and Tiffany at Commonwealth Vintage; the winter trifecta with Larry Case; and so much more! Also, don’t miss your chance to WIN lunch […]

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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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