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Hop Along Reveals New Music Video; Plays at The Grey Eagle

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Last week, Hop Along‘s new album Bark Your Head Off, Dog was released via Saddle Creek and was met with incredible critical acclaim across the board and the pond. Lead single “How Simple” has found a home on stations including Sirius XM, Sirius The Loft, WFUV, KCRW, KEXP and The Current, as well as rave reviews including Pitchfork, NPR, Esquire, Vulture, VICE’s Noisey and Stereogum.

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Rainbow Kitten Surprise Show Photos

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Were you at the epic Rainbow Kitten Surprise show that happened at The Orange Peel March 31st? The Boone based band sold out the venue and played to an enthusiastic crowd. If you weren't able to catch the show, relive the glory through our photos and check out the band's new album How To Friend, Love, Freefall available on Spotify April 6 2018. 

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The Collection Releases New Song; Plays AVL 4/7/18

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"Plaintive, intimate and imbued with a weary grace, “Beautiful Life”, the new single from North Carolina’s the Collection, soon rises, lifting expansively to a place of hope. Though we might ultimately be tilting at windmills, we all have that spirit somewhere deep inside, ready to give its small spark, which soon builds to a fire that leads us out of our darkest places and into the sunshine of our shared humanity. 

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Surfer Blood To Play Grey Eagle 4-27-2018

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Fresh off the release of a limited edition album of covers, West Palm Beach, Fla.’s Surfer Blood has announced a concert atFresh off the release of a limited edition album of covers, West Palm Beach, Fla.’s Surfer Blood has announced a concert at the Grey Eagle in Asheville, N.C., as part of an East Coast tour. The show will take place on Friday, April 27th with Los Angeles dream-pop band Winter. the Grey Eagle in Asheville, N.C., as part of an East Coast tour. The show will take place on Friday, April 27th with Los Angeles dream-pop band Winter.

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Mercy Urgent Care Offers $25 Sports Physicals to Student Athletes

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Mercy Urgent Care is offering a special rate of $25.00 on sports physicals for all elementary through high school students from now through May 31, 2018. Individuals may drop in to one of the four urgent care locations in Buncombe County or the one in Transylvania County at their convenience.

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Sanctuary Brewing Company to Host Third Annual Vegan Chili Cookoff

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Come Sunday, chili lovers from all over will be digging into bowls of deliciousness at Sanctuary Brewing Company, 147 1st Ave East in Hendersonville, NC. The popular brewery is hosting its Third Annual Vegan Chili Cookoff on Sunday, February 25th from 2 to 5 p.m., with music by the brotherly harmonic duo, Brother Bluebird.

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Biltmore Village Oyster Bar Shucks Franchise

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A popular Asheville restaurant is shucking its franchise shell. Formerly Virgola, local owners Steve and Nan Klein have parted ways with their franchise affiliation to become The Wine & Oyster, an independently-owned restaurant in Asheville’s flourishing culinary community.

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Award-Winning Debut Novelist Amanda Kabak Brings Her Innovative LGBTQIA+ Fiction to Asheville

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Amanda Kabak, winner of the Arcturus & Chicago Review of Books Al-Simak Award for fiction, will visit Asheville on February 17 to read from her innovative LGBTQIA+ debut novel, The Mathematics of Change.

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Social Media Superstars To Emcee Annual Puppy Bowl festivities

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Social media superstars, serial entrepreneurs, and world-famous animal advocates The Vegan Bros will be playing with puppies and drinking brews at Sanctuary Brewing Company’s (SBC) annual Puppy Bowl on Sunday, February 4th,  all to benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (BWAR) and Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. The famous duo will be flying in from LA to emcee the popular annual event, where puppies play football in an epic showdown of cuddly cuteness.

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Starting Your Own Online Business

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Starting your own online business may seem like an easy task, but there is more to it than meets the eye! Online startups are an increasingly popular way for entrepreneurs to dip their toys in the waters of business ownership without having to worry about the overhead costs that accompany a brick and mortar business. When first deciding to start a business online, you must identify a few key factors: What type of business will this be? Are you wanting to sell merchandise online, or run a website/blog and sell virtual ad space? If you decide to sell merch, will you make it on demand in your home or outsource to a drop shipping distributor? What are your monthly associated fees/charges? How much income do you wish to generate? How much time and effort can you afford to dedicate to your online business? Most online businesses start as a side job, while the business owner works a “traditional” job to fund their new venture before jumping into online full time. Regardless of what type of online presence you wish to have, here is a checklist of the necessary items you need to curate to get your new business off to …

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