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Asheville Folk Opens Coworking Space

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Asheville Folk, a collective of local artists, makers, and entrepreneurs, opened a boutique coworking space in August 2016. The space is home to local creators and entrepreneurs you would normally find working diligently in coffee shops. Now, they are at 120 Coxe Ave, conveniently close to Vortex Donuts, Buxton Hall BBQ, multiple breweries, and on the edge of popular downtown Asheville.

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The Wrap-Up: Merry Miracles 2016

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During the holiday season, many families in the Western North Carolina region struggle; not only to provide basic essentials, but to create a cheerful day that other families seem to be having due to gifts and festivities. This Christmas season, we here at the Asheville Blog endeavored to provide children in need with a rich holiday experience that they could not receive on their own. The Merry Miracles program, in its second year currently, is designed to collect physical and financial donations that will later be distributed to families (that do not qualify for traditional assistance) in the form of a shop.

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Editor of The Laurel of Asheville Publishes Collection of Autobiographical Essays

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Curry for Christmas From Karen’s Spice Kitchen

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Looking for a last minute Christmas gift? Not sure what to get that person on your list who has everything? Typically, when faced with this issue, defaulting to edible presents is a sound idea. Something that can be consumed and enjoyed by the receiver - like chocolate, wine - or curry. Yes, you heard right. Curry. 

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WWBC Launches 12 Month Program for Entrepreneurs

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WESTERN WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER LAUNCHES 12-MONTH PROGRAM FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

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Artists, RiverLink and Zealandia Holding Company Celebrate the French Broad River

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Asheville's premier landscape painters celebrate the French Broad River's rise from polluted obscurity to the defining element of the South's most exciting city at Of Time and the River: the Third Annual Art Show and Gala to Benefit RiverLink. The gala event will be held at the mysterious Zealandia castle, the historic 1908 Tudor Revival mansion on Beaucatcher Mountain overlooking the city of Asheville.

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Announcing the LEAF Love Fund Campaign

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Today, LEAF is honored to announce Detroit Tigers’ center fielder and Asheville native Cameron Maybin is leading the effort for creation of the LEAF Endowment in support of community development through cultural arts education and preservation here in Buncombe County and around the globe. LEAF is pleased to announce the LEAF Love Fund Campaign to establish a $1,000,000 LEAF Endowment Fund to fuel long-term support of LEAF's Cultural Arts Education programs! With enormous gratitude for your friendship and support, we invite members of the Western North Carolina community to join LEAF on this journey. As of today, Cameron Maybin and more than 60 LEAF supporters have joined the effort by pledging more than $777,000 of the $1,000,000 goal.  

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Asheville Tea Company Begins Brewing

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Jessie Dean is on a mission to turn Asheville into a town of craft tea drinkers. The West Asheville mom and lifetime outdoor enthusiast launched Asheville Tea Company in September – craft teas blended with locally sourced ingredients and chock full of Asheville flavor.

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Successful Historic Biltmore Village and ASAP Inaugural Event

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Historic Biltmore Village businesses and Asap, partnered for a perfect evening under the stars. This inaugural event which is sure to be repeated served as a fundraiser for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.

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Free Lecture: Personal Health and Climate Change

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Event takes place Sept. 26 at The Collider in downtown Asheville, open to the public

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