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Asheville Taxi Co. obtains “Uber Permit”

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Asheville Taxi Co., a local car service, has obtained a permit from the State of North Carolina to operate as a Transportation Network Company, also known as a “Rideshare” like multinationals Uber and Lyft. Passengers looking for a ride hail drivers in their own private vehicles through a smartphone app on their Android or iPhone device, are taken to their destination, and pay by credit card linked to their accounts. No cash or credit card present is necessary and a receipt showing the trip details is automatically emailed to the passenger and driver. TNCs have quickly become popular alternatives to traditional taxis and for hire car services due to their convenience and efficient service.

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10 Tips To Vacation Like The Locals In Hawaii

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Hawaiians vary. Some might be living in Hawaii mansions near the mountains while others might prefer a condo with a view of the ocean. Some are of Asian descent while others have family lines tracing back to the noble families of Hawaiian aristocracy. What they all have in common is they are all locals and can easily pick out the tourist, which is you. If you want to fit in with a local, these ten tips will definitely help you blend in.

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A Winter’s Tail at WNC Nature Center Dec 2nd 2017

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On Saturday, December 2nd the WNC Nature Center will host their annual holiday celebration, A Winter’s Tail from 10am-4pm. There will be festive crafts, games and of course, animal programs.

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Cary Cooper, CD Release Concert Benefit for Arts Program at The Franklin School of Innovation

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Cary Cooper, national award-winning songwriter and captivating performer, will release her newest CD, “Case of the Hopefuls” at the Altamont Theatre in Asheville, NC on November 30, 2017.  The concert, which benefits the Arts program at The Franklin School of Innovation (FSI), will also include songwriting students and the FSI High School Chorus.

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New Mural Project on Depot Street

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Pink Dog Creative is pleased to announce a new mural on its’ containers across the street from 342 Depot St. in the River Arts District.

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Portland’s Bazi Bierbrasserie Joins Thirsty Monk Family

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Bazi Bierbrasserie (1522 SE 32nd Avenue), Portland’s premiere Belgian and European beer bar announced today its plan to join the Thirsty Monk, Inc. family of breweries and pubs.

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2017 NC Mountain Fair Announces New Attractions

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High-diving firemen and roaming dinosaurs are just two of the new entertainment acts joining the 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair Sept. 8-17 at the WNC Agricultural Center.

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Top 4 Things To Enhance Your Garden and Patio

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The garden is a place that we all want to embrace as our place of relaxation and detachment from what’s happening in our daily lives. However, it can be quite hard to find the right things to put in a garden so that it doesn’t lose its charm. If you like to turn your garden into something more than it currently is, maybe a place where you can entertain guests and friends, be sure to check out our top 4 picks for what can enhance the garden experience.

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Repair, Patch, or Replace – What is it that Your Roof Needs?

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Installing a roof for your house is a major investment and certain factors should be considered before making your decision. A new roof might be the best solution depending upon the degree of damage of your current roof. There are a couple of essential guidelines which can help you decide whether to repair, patch, or replace a roof. A number of companies are based in Southeast Michigan and discovering a legit, prestigious one is tough. In any of the three cases mentioned above, make sure you approach an authorized and qualified Southeast Michigan roofing company for expert advice about your roof. Repair – Common Roofing Problems in Southeast, Michigan Keeping an eye for common roofing issues will save you huge money when you observe a small problem before it turns into a bigger one. There are some roofing problems which can be solved merely by repairing. It might not only delay replacement for a few years but also simply annul the need of it. Improper installation. In case your roof was previously installed by a clumsy team, you can get it repaired by a professional one. A qualified roofing company can modify and install appropriate materials to reestablish the stability …

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Michael Franti & Spearhead at Salvage Station

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MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD--led by the socially and environmentally conscious singer, songwriter and guitarist--are bringing their “Love Out Loud” world tour to North America this summer including a stop in ASHEVILLE at SALVAGE STATION on THURSDAY, AUGUST 3.

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