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Grey Eagle Taqueria Expands; Announces Partnerships With Breweries

BEARWATERS BREWING TO CELEBRATE TAQUERIA GRAND OPENING IN CANTON, NC NEXT TUESDAY, JUNE 26

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AVL to host Virtual Fourth of July Celebration

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The Asheville Downtown Association will host a virtual Independence Day Celebration on the Fourth of July. Set to begin at 4 p.m., the online concert event is presented by Ingles Markets, with support from Explore Asheville, and produced in partnership with the City of Asheville.

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Sanctuary Brewing Company to Close Current Location, New Brewery to Open in Early June

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 Sanctuary Brewing Company (SBC) will be closing the doors of its Hendersonville location in early June. Oklawaha Brewing Company, headed by Sanctuary Brewing Co-Owner and head brewer Joe Dinan will open in its place. “We think the transition will be a smooth one. We’ll be reopening with the same bar staff, the same great lineup of brews, and the same love for the Hendersonville community. We are super excited for the next phase, we’ll be making a few physical changes to the space and hope to hit the ground running once the Covid outbreak has passed. Until then we’ll continue to offer to-go and curbside pickup and will open back up for in house service as the local government allows.” Dinan said. 

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Downtown After 5 Goes Live Stream, Immediate Support for Area Music Professionals

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The Asheville Downtown Association (ADA) and Foundation (ADAF) today announced that they’re taking Downtown After 5 virtual, as well as a new program to directly support Asheville music professionals. Based on state and local guidelines regarding public gatherings, the May 15 and June 19 Downtown After 5 events are going online. Through a partnership with IamAVL and The Orange Peel, Downtown After 5 will be live streamed to YouTube and Facebook.

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Mercy Urgent Care offering fit-testing for N95 respirator masks 

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Mercy Urgent Care is now offering fit-testing for N95 and other respirator masks in an effort to help medical professionals, essential employees and at-risk individuals stay safe in these unprecedented and trying times.  

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Gentry Heating, Inc. and First Citizens Bank raise $10,132 of crucial funds for ABCCM

On March 18, 2020, at 1348 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview, NC 28730 at noon, Gentry Heating and First Citizens Bank will present ABCCM with a check for heating assistance. In partnership with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM), eleven branches of First Citizens Bank collectively raised $5,132.10 and Gentry Heating, Inc. provided a $5,000 matching gift. First Citizens Bank along with caring Buncombe County residents also collected 136 blankets. “Knowing that our efforts will help to provide heating assistance for individuals and families in our local community is very rewarding. Our First Citizens Team truly enjoys giving back and making a difference in our community” said Greg Burnette, Area Vice President of First Citizens Bank

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Pink Dog Gallery Covid-19 Exhibition Updates

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Now extended through May 3, 2020:

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Thoughtfully Curated Floral Design Announces Valentine’s Day Partnership with 50/fifty: The Art of Dessert

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Raindrops on roses … and boxes of chocolates; these are a few of my favorite things! While dogs may be man’s best friend, flowers and desserts may well be the key to a loved one’s heart. That’s why two of Asheville’s most innovative and exacting purveyors of the finer things in life have teamed up to collaborate on the perfect, most thoughtfully curated gift for that special someone this Valentine’s Day. Floral designer Thoughtfully Curated and dessert-maker 50/fifty: The Art of Dessert, both of Asheville, NC, have teamed up to offer unique and distinctive gift packages this Valentine’s Day. You can select among four distinctive flower-and-sweets packages that each combine an artfully crafted floral bouquet, handbuilt by Thoughtfully Curated, with utterly scrumptious dessert choices expertly crafted by 50/fifty.

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Fireside Collective Album Release Party

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Fast rising Asheville progressive bluegrass band Fireside Collective partnered with North Carolina-based label Mountain Home Music Company in August 2019.  

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Local Nonprofit Reaches 10,000 People in 12 months, Capping Biggest Year Ever

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The POP Project’s “10 for 10” book giving campaign was a complete success.

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