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Harvest Pizzeria to Open on the South Slope

A new and tasty harvest is set to sprout this fall. Harvest Pizzeria is slated to open in mid-September bringing a new slice of farm-to-table fare to the South Slope. “We are really looking forward to opening our doors to the Asheville community,” said Jon Leu, who is opening the pizzeria alongside wife Kelly. “From vision to fruition, it has been a long run.” Located at 39 Banks Avenue, Harvest Pizzeria is a haven for notoriously delicious gourmet wood-fired pizzas, small plates, sandwiches and cocktails – all made from scratch with as many locally-sourced goodies as they can harvest. “After many years in retail, we were in a position to embark upon a new path and we chose to go back to our roots which was in the food and beverage industry,” Jon said, of opening the pizzeria. “We’ve been coming here for years and felt like it was the perfect time to bring Harvest with us.” The project, now nearly three years in the making, breathes new life to the iconic Wonder Woman wall and the infamous structure on Banks Ave. that kept many questions abound as to what the space might become.  Once fully operational, Harvest Pizzeria will …

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The Magnetic Theatre returns with a half-season line-up beginning in July 2021 

The Magnetic Theatre is thrilled to announce its post-pandemic return to the stage with a half-dozen new theatrical works to fill out the remaining 2021 season. After fourteen months of waiting and planning, the venue delighted audiences with its first indoor production in May, and continues to offer original plays and performances, now with reserved seating and limited capacity. While 2020 pressed pause on so many events and venues, The Magnetic Theatre declares triumphantly, “These Shows WILL Go On!” 

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Citizen Vinyl & Session Café to Extend Hours this Week

Citizen Vinyl, located in the historic Citizen-Times building of downtown Asheville, will extend its hours of operation this week to 9:00 AM-9:00 PM Wednesday-Sunday. In light of recent progress the state of North Carolina has made in subduing COVID-19 cases, the record manufacturing facility, retail space and vinyl themed lounge & café looks forward to further expanding its programming to suit all that the Appalachian summer has to offer.

Among the bevy of forthcoming collaborations will be a special “Tasting at 10” event with North Carolina based coffee roaster Counter Culture Coffee taking place this Friday, June 4th. The program will include a curated tasting of the brand’s feature Idido blend, small bites courtesy of Session, a raffle-style giveaway including Session sandwich vouchers, Citizen Vinyl merch, and a bag of Idido coffee beans. Session will also unveil a limited edition Idido coffee special to debut at the event, with additional bar specials featuring the Ethiopian coffee blend to be announced soon. The “Tasting at 10” event will kick off at 10:00 AM on Friday.

Citizen Vinyl, Session Café, and Coda Analog Art Shop will begin operating Wednesday-Sunday from 9:00 AM-9:00 PM starting Wednesday, June 2nd. For more information, including new menu items, upcoming events, and up-to-date health and safety measures, visit www.citizenvinyl.com

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