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Frugal Backpacker Opens in Westgate

Frugal Backpacker has officially relocated to the Westgate Shopping Center and reopens this Friday, November 7th. The retail outfitter will host a Grand Opening event for the public on the following Friday, November 14th.

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Local Flavor AVL partners with ENO and Highland Brewing to Celebrate 100 Asheville members

Local Flavor AVL, a fast-growing free app and website that provides visitors and locals an insider’s view to an authentic Asheville experience, is celebrating a break-through launch the Asheville way: with beer, friends and music.

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Angela James at The Mothlight 10/26/14

Chicago-based singer-songwriter Angela James released her debut LP, Way Down Deep, on Tuesday, October 21. You can preview her music by visiting bandcamp: https://angelajames.bandcamp.com/album/way-down-deep

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Last Food Truck Friday of 2014

The last ‎Food Truck Friday of the year takes place on Friday, October 24

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Asheville ZombieWalk 2014: Promo Video

Breaking News!

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Second Live@Aloft rooftop happening tonight

Aloft Asheville Downtown will open its rooftop Air Level to the public on Sunday, Sept. 28, for the second in a series of events featuring local music and benefitting a local nonprofit.

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS: LEARN HOW TO BE A CITY ART CONTRACTOR

Join RiverLink and Brenda Mills to find out how as an artist you can become a contractor for the city. We are pleased to offer these special two hour interactive FREE information sessions at RiverLink's Warehouse Studios, 170 Lyman Street from 10 to 12. The next program will be held on September 25, with a final date of October 29.

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RiverLink announces the Comprehensive Creek Care program

RiverLink announces the Comprehensive Creek Care program, an approach to neighborhood creek care that approaches water quality improvements in a variety of ways. Neighborhoods, businesses, churches and other groups around Western North Carolina have already worked to improve water quality through RiverLink's Adopt-A-Stream program. RiverLink is now offering more tools for more improvements: litter cleanups, stormdrain marking, invasive species removal, and giving unnamed streams names.

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Aloft Asheville’s Furry Guests Find New Homes

\Meet Pru, a dark-eyed, loveable Chihuahua who has taken up temporary residence at the Aloft Asheville Downtown Hotel. However exciting and full of activity, Pru’s stay may be short and sweet. Two visiting hotel guests have already applied for her adoption. Once the process is complete, Pru will pack up her paws, say good-bye to her hotel family and head to a new and permanent home.

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Diamond Brand to Host Groundbreaking for New South Asheville Store

diamond brand outdoors

Diamond Brand, Asheville’s oldest outdoor gear shop, will celebrate its upcoming new retail store at Parkway Centre, at a festive groundbreaking event on September 25 from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m on 1378 Hendersonville Road, Suite J, next door to the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Fresh Market and Liberty Bicycles. The public is invited to attend. The event is an opportunity for Diamond Brand’s devoted shoppers and newcomers to get acquainted with the new store location, while enjoying music, refreshments and special giveaway items.

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