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My Dog & I: No Fighting or Biting

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

We are going to talk about aggression again… And when I stop getting calls about “aggressive” dogs, we can stop talking about it!! It is understood that your kids are going to argue. It is understood that you will have moments of discord with your loved ones. It is understood that there will be disputes […]

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Grandpa Larry’s Raving Lunacy: Oh, My Aching Hip

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Grandpa Larry, Larry Berger

There is no such thing as peanut butter. I’ve searched the whole pantry. It’s a myth. I think they have implanted a chip into my brain that makes me long for a substance I cannot obtain. I am awaiting a knock on the door, some special agent who will try to convince me that he […]

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Healing Corner: The Body Speaks In Tongues

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

I am full of optimism and gratitude as I submit my first article on this precious subject!  What do I mean by the healing corner and what can you expect to find in the future if you choose to stay tuned?  Any and everything that can naturally lead to growth, wellness, and awakening, is part […]

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Mtn Music Trail: The Augusta Experience.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Gibbs Kinderman, Mountain Music Trail

July’s highlight event along the Mountain Music Trail is the Augusta Heritage Center Summer Workshops at Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, a three-week celebration of traditional music, dance crafts and folklore. Pictured above: Augusta music scene Here are the musical themes by week: July 7 – 12: Cajun & Creole Week and Classic Country […]

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Acting Out: As you Like it & Bucket Brothers at Pocahontas Opera House!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog, Theatre

Shakespeare’s popular romantic comedy, As You Like It, will be performed on stage at the Pocahontas Opera House in Marlinton on Saturday, July 6, 7:30-9:30pm. This play stirs wit, sentiment, intrigue and love into a charming confection which challenges the traditional rules of romance. At its heart, a feisty but feminine Rosalind, in love with […]

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Great Outdoors: Beartown State Park: Fresh Hues of Green During the Summer Months

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Great Outdoors, Lee McMullan

If you find yourself in Lewisburg and feel the urge to go for a drive, I highly recommend heading north on Route 219 to a little place called Beartown State Park. There’s something great about driving through the rolling countryside on a nice day with the windows down and .38 Special cranked up on the […]

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Future Doc: Wired & Tired.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FUTURE DOC, Timothy Pence

Most of us have, at one time or another, felt wired and tired, exhausted at night but unable to sleep… Drifting off for a brief time only to wake up with a startling feeling of anxiety followed by a trip to the frig and/or a book, a cigarette, cellphone ramble, etc. and the anxious hope […]

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Impeccable Italian Fare at The Humble Tomato!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, On The Cover

A mecca for all things Italian, the Humble Tomato is a new casual restaurant and bar nestled in historic downtown Lewisburg. Its ambiance is bright, open, and airy, making it a lovely space for pizza and cocktails with the squad or a lax afternoon soaking up some long-overdue sunshine. With shaded outside patio seating overlooking […]

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Mountain Scene: Downtown Gets a Groovy Boutique. An Interview w/ Willow + Ryan

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Beautiful and vibrant downtown Lewisburg, WV has recently become home to a creative and free-spirited store obsessed with imagination. Three short years ago, we featured this shop when they moved to Jefferson Plaza, located beside Fujiyama aka the sushi place. The store is Willow and Ryan’s Unique Boutique, owned and operated by Willow and Ryan. […]

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Art in the Valley: Visitor’s Center Supports the Arts + Diana Hunt is July’s Featured Artist

By: HashtagWV / Category: Art in the Valley, Blog

If you’re traveling through the Greenbrier Valley and in need of more information about the area, a stop at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center (GVVC) should be at the top of your itinerary. The friendly staff is fully prepared to answer questions and provide a plethora of maps and brochures. The GVVC also supports local […]

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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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