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Fran Belin at General Lewis Inn, April 6th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

The General Lewis Inn is pleased to host Fran Belin’s black and white photographic essay, Gone But Not Forgotten, for an Author’s Tea on Saturday, April 6th from 2-4. Fran will give an informal talk at 3 P.M. Take a close look at Fran Belin’s photographs to see the person behind the camera. You will […]

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Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

I’m completely thrilled and grateful to have been in the audience for the recent concert by country music performers MARTY STUART and the FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES. They were adorably, charmingly, and rightfully cocky, they were hot-shots, they were cool cats, they knew their way around a stage or two, but let me just say, they could […]

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Skateboard Park Fundraiser, April 6th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Michelle Evans, OffBeat

When I was in junior high and high school, I always envied my friends who rode skateboards. See, I’m a total scared-y cat when it comes to things like that. For instance, I live 22 miles from a ski resort, and the most I’ve ever done there is eat Mexican food, have a few drinks, […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Irish Pub, March 17

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Julian Levine

People like to say that on St. Patrick’s day everybody’s Irish. That’s not entirely true, but we’ll overlook it for the moment. I am not one to argue against details against a holiday that combines beer, corned beef, questionable fashion choices and even more questionable decision­-making. In fact I am so far on the opposite […]

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The August Coming to Carnegie Hall, March 22

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

Back in May my cohort Christina and I heard this great band, The August, who were the winning contestants in the “Got Country Class” Competition, held in the lush surroundings of the Greenbrier Hotel. The last night of performances was the culmination of the contest, which had been pared down from the original 130 acts […]

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Kiss Me, I’m Irish! by Tiffany Blair

Kiss me, I’m Irish! Well, half-Irish, anyway. You may not guess it to look at me, but I’m a bona fide descendant of immigrants from the Emerald Isle. My maternal great-grandparents sailed forth from Ireland and started a family in the beautiful, bountiful state of…New Jersey. Okay, so maybe it wasn’t the most exotic place […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Being Around a Lost Soul by Jim Shock

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock, Wisdom from the Woods

Wisdom from the Woods – Life Lessons Learned from Being Around a Lost Soul In February, happiness is a fickle friend. The shortest month goes unrushed for me. The lingering lifelessness of winter numbs me. Grim grays and subdued hues surround me and reflect the sullen scenery of my mind. The lack of sunlight illuminates […]

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Have a Good Chili Recipe? Prove it!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink Reviews

The Irish Pub on Washington St. and IGLOO Design Workshop are hosting a chili competition for all! Individuals, teams, restaurants, and chefs are invited to cook up their best batch and put it to the test in a friendly cook-off on Saturday, March 23rd. This will be the second of what we hope will become […]

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South Mountain Grille at Snowshoe Mtn.

On top of Snowshoe Mountain, not far from the energetic village, and inside Soaring Eagle Lodge, sits a cosmopolitan restaurant called South Mountain Grille. The ambiance is nice with contemporary lighting, warm colors, and a large open bar taking center stage. The menu and wine list is quite extensive and provides something for everyone. Seafood […]

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Polar Bear Plunge at Blue Bend, March 9th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

What is it: Charity event for the non-profit Child and Youth Advocacy Center (CYAC), Lewisburg. This organization interviews and counsels sexually abused children in Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas counties. A Tradition: A Polar Bear “Swim” or “Plunge” is a tradition that goes back more than 100 years. It originated with the Scandinavian sauna tradition as […]

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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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