Mountain Scene Archive

Mountain Scene: Elegant Elders in the Arts Serving the Greenbrier Valley.

So often, natural aging in our culture is viewed as a withering time of loss and invisibility. Social media, ads, pop culture and endless “shows” encourage us to “fight it”, ignore it and apply umpteen “cures” to keep it at bay. We deny and dye the grey. We shun or glorify the aging population but […]

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Sept 1 & 2: Watoga Art in the Park!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Bringing together artists and the great outdoors for another year, Watoga Art in the Park is slated for Labor Day weekend in West Virginia’s oldest and largest state park, Watoga State Park in Pocahontas County. From Saturday, September 1st to Sunday, Sept 2, there will be 8 professional artists instructing 22 workshops, nature walks, an […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street in Service

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

When I say, “service” you say…………. ? Look up the word and many definitions will surface. My favorite definition is “service: the contribution to the welfare of others”. Service is everywhere in our daily lives, yet it takes ritual and social pressure for many of us to acknowledge, appreciate and demonstrate gratitude for so many […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street – The Woman Behind HashtagWV

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

Christina Entenmann, Editor-in-Chief of HASHTAGWV expresses ingenuity, creativity, service, and dedication every day and every month with her work with National Apprentice Day and HASHTAG WV. Christina shared her thoughts with me on service, business, and personal subjects this month. So why “LB Spy”? Not the name necessarily but your creative concept and drive? The […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street in Hospitality

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

HOSPITALITY: “the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.” The “Farm-to/Table” movement is thriving in Greenbrier Valley. This region is blessed with a plethora of farmers, orchards, organic growers, kindly raised poultry, rabbit, beef, lamb and so much more. Adding to the local Table we have local wineries, distilleries and breweries […]

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Mountain Scene: Women of Washington Street

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Mountain Scene

Brick and mortar retail is here to stay. So begins an article from “Total Retail”. Downtown Lewisburg and especially Washington and cross streets are a stellar example of this positive trend. Women merchants dominate the downtown streets. These businesswomen are responsible for a strong flow of cash, resources, interest, tourism, and civic leadership. Up and […]

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Mtn Scene: Go Hog Wild @ Mtn Meadow!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

To celebrate our 100th issue of Hashtag Lewisburg, we are giving away a boar hunt ($550 value) at Mountain Meadow Hunting Preserve in Monroe County. Hog hunting is a very exciting and adrenaline pumping activity. But not only is this a blast, wild boar is an excellent type of meat that can be prepared right […]

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Sat March 10: Chill is on @ Polar Bear Plunge!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Organizers of the 15th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club say the popular charity event  is set for Saturday, March 10 at Ronceverte Island Park. (above photo, pictured from left: Walker Dent, Hannah Rivoire, Greenbrier Co Judge Jennifer Dent, Asst. Prosecutor Ryan Blake, and WV State Senator Stephen Baldwin. 2017 Polar Bear Plunge) For […]

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Mountain Scene: Simple Cooking. Meals Ready to Eat!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Mountain Scene

Lewisburg’s unique culture and creative spirit continues to support and inspire new businesses. According to a report by CNBC, “women are becoming an economic force to reckon with.” And “in recent years, the rate of women entrepreneurs has been growing at a percentage at least double that of their male counterparts.” Keveney Bair, with Redwing […]

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MTN SCENE: A FREE-RANGE THANKSGIVING W/ TERRAPIN FARMS!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

When shopping for your Thanksgiving bird, it will be tempting to grab one at the supermarket. But instead of buying store-bought, have you considered a tasty, locally sourced bird for a free-range Thanksgiving? The past 2 decades have given way to a steady rise of small farms across the United States that are working to […]

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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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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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