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Party it up on NYE at 50 East!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

NYE at 50 East! 50 East! DJ Penny, Party Favors, & Free Champagne Toast at Midnight! NO COVER! SPECIAL DINNER MENU!!!! Appetizers: Raw Oysters on the Half Shell or Deep Fried $9.95 Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $9.95 Entrees: Filet Mignon and Twin Lobster Tails $28.95 Chicken coq a Vin $16.95 Fried Oyster Entree $17.95 All Entrees […]

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Bring in 2013 with LBSPY!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

Bring in 2013 with LBSPY!!! In this issue, we featured: Event: Burn’s Supper at Irish Pub, Lewisburg by Julian Levine F&D: The Fiddlehead, Snowshoe by Gillian McGinn Music: Judy Collins at Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg by Susanna Robinson-Kenga Mountain Scene: Get off the Couch & Go Outside! by Craig Miller Wisdom from the Woods: Life Lessons […]

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LBSPY is Everywhere!!! Just last month…

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

LBSPY is everywhere!!! Just last month I was eating at Fujiyama and the guys behind me were asking the server, Whitney Wease “hey what is that Ez Rats” as they were reading the lbspy.. then a few days ago at Food and Friends a man was sitting behind me looking at an LBSPY over his […]

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A Mountain Favorite: Foxfire Grille by Gillian McGinn

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

High atop Snowshoe Mountain, located near the main entrance, is Foxfire Grille. This eatery is privately owned and has been a staple at Snowshoe for 12 years. Patrons return year after year to enjoy traditional favorites and try new dishes. One unspoken rule stands at the Foxfire, and it’s to leave room for dessert, especially […]

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Warm Weather by Tiffany Blair

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Tiffany Blair

A Woman, a Voice, & a Life in-Between – Warm Weather I’m pretty sure I’m responsible for the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having. I bought my first all-wheel drive vehicle earlier this year, and I just know it’s the reason the temperature outside is almost sixty degrees as we approach mid-December. It reminds me […]

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Wisdom-From-The-Woods: Life Lessons Learned from Being around Unpleasant People by Jim Shock

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock

Wisdom from the Woods – Life Lessons Learned from Being around Unpleasant People. West Virginians are exceptionally good at some awfully bad things. Criticism has become our creed. If you consider my words wisdumb, I get it! My life of supposed exceptional experiences is utterly unexceptional to me too. Walking the woods of my life, […]

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Where will you Celebrate the New Year?

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

New Year’s Eve is always a good time to reflect on the past and, more importantly, look ahead to the upcoming year. Finding the right place to celebrate New Year’s Eve may mean the difference between having a good time and a great time. Instead of staying home with the TV and fuzzy slippers (yes, […]

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Inspiring Music, Art, & the Art of Living by LBSPY

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Shopping Reviews

Music is a communal activity that all of us LBSPY readers enjoy. We understand that rhythm and harmony brings us together, creating warm memories. We introduce you to HeartStrings Academy in Lewisburg WV. This is a school that encourages its students to be inspired through expression in music and the human spirit. They were founded […]

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Anything Goes! at ’13 Shanghai Parade, Lewisburg by Craig Miller

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, C M, Mountain Scene

“Let millionaire and pauper meet, and go marching down the street. The lid is off, fun is rife, let’s have the best time of your life,” exclaims a 1930’s Greenbrier County newspaper article exert. What could this obscure article possibly be referring? The New Year’s Shanghai Parade on Washington Street, of course! Mired in deep […]

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Lone Wolf Revue at Sweet Shoppe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music Reviews, Sound of the Town

The town of Lewisburg enjoyed a special musical treat on Saturday November 24th when Lone Wolf Revue played to a packed house at the Sweet Shoppe. The 5 piece string band featured: Paul Johnson on vocals and acoustic guitar, Corey Lee McQuade on the dobro and vocals, Mark Schimick on mandolin and vocals, Xander Hitzig […]

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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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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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