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Trillium Performing Arts Has Great September Happenings

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music Reviews

Trillium Performing Arts Has Great September Happenings Trillium Performing Arts Collective continues the celebration of thirty years of lively arts in the Greenbrier Valley with several September events. Trillium, the company-in-residence at the Lewis Theatre in historic downtown Lewisburg, is a community based nonprofit that celebrates and collaborates in the creation of original performance work […]

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WV State Fair Food, Issue #14

I’m really disappointed in my showing at the State Fair of West Virginia this year. I’m speaking from a foodie standpoint, of course. Usually, I’m subjecting myself to one strict diet or another when the Fair rolls around, and I deny myself all the tasty, artery-clogging delights I long for. This year, I made the […]

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Wisdom from the Woods – WV State Fair Enthusiasts. Issue #14

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

Wisdom from the Woods – Life lessons learned from being around WV enthusiasts at the state fair. After a barrage of barbs about it, I’ve come up with a convincing case for why West Virginian’s supposedly don’t wear shoes. Maybe we want to walk more closely in the footsteps of the trailblazers who’ve forged paths […]

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We LIKE a Good Testimonial

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink

I first opened EZ Rats Saloon in 2008 and I had big plans for it. Things happened and I finally opened the bar in 2011. In early ’12, Christina Entenmann came to me for an interview about how the bar was started and why it was named EZ Rats. I told her I had a […]

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LBSPY Helicopter Challenge

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

The emails are rolling in for the HELICOPTER CHALLENGE in our WV State Fair issue #13. Find the copter today and submit your email so you can be ENTERED to WIN 2 His and Her “Life is good” MUGS from our friends at Serenity Now Outfitters!!!! Deadline to enter: Midnight Sat, Aug 25th

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’twas a memorable night at Snowshoe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

’twas a memorable night at Snowshoe for Blues, Brews, & BBQ. The mtn was packed with visitors, there were 8 brewers, amazing food (incl Pretty Penny Cafe) & John Mayall performed live mtn side under the stars on Skidder Stage.

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Snowshoe Wine & Jazz Festival, Aug 17th & 18th

With an average annual snowfall of 180 inches and an elevation peak at 4,848 feet above sea level, Snowshoe Mountain Resort is a well-known winter destination for all things snow, especially downhill skiing and snowboarding. As the mercury rises and the snow begins to melt, the mountain doesn’t rest, for Snowshoe’s summer programs are just […]

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Honnahlee Toy Store, Lewisburg

Honnahlee is a specialty toy store focusing on imaginative, classic, educational, quality, kid-powered toys. Toy store owner, Margaret Hypes-Dolan, tells us that, “The independent toy industry is about beautiful, unique, safe, fun toys. All of these qualities are reflected in our selection at Honnahlee.” Margaret is careful to select toys that are educational. Her mission […]

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Red Audio @ The Sweet Shoppe, Sept 15th

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Music Reviews

On July 13th, a rock band that “plays anywhere once” came to Lewisburg’s Sweet Shoppe for the first time. The night crowd started light but by around midnight had the bartenders running. The band’s name is Red Audio and they sound like a British garage band that incorporates electronic and rock. The crowd was dancing […]

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Stuart’s Smokehouse in Alderson, WV

Where there’s smoke there’s something special cooking in Alderson, WV. Since opening April 15, 2005, Stuart’s Smokehouse has become a favorite stop for hungry locals, tourists and “drifters” making their way down The Greenbrier River. The restaurant’s relaxing riverside locale, casual vibe and friendly staff make Stuart’s Smokehouse a truly one-of-a kinds dining experience in […]

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The Nightmare Continues w/ Lewisburg City Paper this October!

The Nightmare Continues w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this October! - The Nightmare continues w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this October. Located about 15 minutes from downtown Lewisburg, Miller’s Nightmare and Haunted Farm is owned by the Millers and they have recently found that it is cursed. They’ve come up with a theory as to why the land and crop are tainted. There are inhabitants on the […]

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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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