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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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Riveter Hosts Opening Day Thrown Down

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Riveter hosts their grand opening celebration Saturday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. with fun and festivities for all ages. Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter joins outdoor adventure and environmental sustainability with a new 40,000 square foot training facility, all perched on a stunning 10-acre working farm. 

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Steep Canyon Rangers Collaborate with Asheville Symphony

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Steep Canyon Rangers – Asheville, North Carolina’s GRAMMY winning perennial Billboard chart-toppers – released one of 2019’s most unexpected cross-genre collaborations, teaming up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony for “Be Still Moses.” With a refreshingly unconventional lineup, the track was praised for its “sublime harmonies and soulful ad-libs” by Rolling Stone, featuring an effortless blend of SCR vocalist Woody Platt's sonorous, bluegrass-flavored baritone with the lush string arrangements of the Asheville Symphony and the timeless vocal harmonies of Boyz II Men.

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Carter Street Parking Reopened Downtown Asheville

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Narvel James Crawford is pleased to announce the reopening of Carter Street Parking in downtown Asheville. Crawford is an Asheville native of 90 years. Jim, as he is known to his friends, has owned and operated parking around the western end of downtown Asheville for many years. His mother, Thyma Phillips Crawford, a legal stenographer who once worked for F. Scott Fitzgerald, ran the parking lots before him.

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Uncommon Market Holiday 5th Year in Asheville

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Uncommon Market Asheville is pleased to be hosting their 5th annual Holiday Market @ the WNC Ag Center on Saturday, 12/14 from 9 am - 4 pm and Sunday, 12/15 from 10 am - 4 pm. Admission is $5 for adults (good for both days) & kids are FREE. Service dogs are welcome. 

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DSSOLVR Opens Doors To Public

DSSOLVR, Downtown Asheville’s newest brewery, proudly opens its doors to the public on Friday, December 13th. The taproom and production facility, located at 63 N. Lexington Ave., will host a celebration from 5-10 p.m. featuring DSSOLVR beers on draft as well as a variety of packaged products available for both retail sale and in-house consumption.

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