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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lesson Learned from Being around Loving People

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock

Wisdom from the Woods Life – Lessons Learned from being around Loving People West Virginians embrace people in unique ways. The gifts we share are precious, because we don’t have many material favors to spare. A lot of us hug with food. I was squeezed so tightly at Thanksgiving by homemade rolls, pies, cakes, covered […]

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Scarf Problem by Tiffany Blair

I have a scarf problem. The problem isn’t that I own too many of them – THAT would be my shoe problem. My scarf problem is that I have no idea how to wear a scarf in any way that could be considered stylish. I see women in town with scarves draped casually around their […]

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Make Shopping Memorable at Harmony Ridge Gallery

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Shopping Reviews

In an age where consumers are drastically shifting their buying to the internet, we look into a downtown Lewisburg shop next to Food & Friends, called Harmony Ridge Gallery (HRG). In this article, you’ll learn how this busy retail store stays ahead of the game by giving you a memorable experience that may enrich your […]

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The Campbell Brothers: Sacred Steel, African Gospel Music

After an evening with the amazing Campbell Brothers on stage at Carnegie Hall, I was ready to just leap right on up into heaven, singing their praises all the way. Prominently driven by the distinctive style of pedal steel guitarist Chuck Campbell, his searing lap steel soloist brother Darick, hard-driving gospel vocals, the amazing guitar […]

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Rivertown Gypsies at Irish Pub, December 9

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

Get to know a band called Rivertown Gypsies, husband and wife duo, Shane and Lynda Allen. They perform a mix of rock, blues, folk, and rock. See them live at the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg, on Sunday, December 9th. Give us a brief history of the band. How long have you two played together? […]

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Oh Snap! Look Like a Pro at Snowshoe

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

In this world of i-Phones and go-pro cameras, there still exists a niche in which a third party can capture a memory that may otherwise be lost. Enter Snowshooter Imaging, a photography company specializing in live action shots and souvenirs from atop Snowshoe Mountain. Entering their fourth year in operation, Snowshooter Imaging prides themselves as […]

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NEW LBSPY OUT SOON!!!!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

Pick up your newest issue. We have a DOUBLE RAFFLE!! Raffle #1: WIN 2 Tickets to Tim Kidd’s Comedy/Dinner Show at Wild Bill’s Roadhouse, a $60 value!! Raffle #2: WIN 2 TICKETS to WV Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall!! Featured Articles include: Snowshooter at Snowshoe Mtn., Harmony Ridge Gallery, The Campbell Brothers, Lone Wolf Revue, […]

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Santa is Coming to Lewisburg, Dec 7!!!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

During First Friday, keep your eyes peeled for Santa, who will make an appearance at First National Bank from 4pm to 6pm for photos and wish lists. 1125 East Washington Street, 647-4500. More info on First Friday, CLICK HERE!!!

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LBSPY 2012 Food Drive by Craig Miller

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

Find our boxes and help fill ’em up! More info: www.lbspy.com/food-drive

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LBSPY Food Drive

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

A food bank is a non-profit, charitable organization that distributes meals to those who have difficulty purchasing or acquiring enough food to avoid hunger. Currently, there are 9 food banks located within Greenbrier County, and with 18% of the county’s residents living below the poverty level, there is no shortage of friends and neighbors that […]

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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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