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Pokemon Go Gyms in Asheville

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Pokemon Go is an augmented virtual reality game in the form of an app that is available free for download on Android and Apple phones. This week old app is wildly popular, with many participating fans running wild around Asheville trying to catch Pokemon, battle gyms, and get free balls, potions, and more at Poke Stops.

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Asheville Biscuitry Closed

asheville biscuitry

The Asheville Biscuitry, and 6 month old independently run biscuit and doughnut company has shut down. Opened January 2016, the business occupied the well known location on Merrion Avenue that formerly housed Dough. 

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43rd LEAF Festival Lineup Announcement

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To the dreamers, wanderers and believers of infinite possibility, LEAF is excited to unveil the lineup of performing artists for the Fall 2016 LEAF Festival, taking place October 20-23, 2016 near Asheville at the majestic Lake Eden in Black Mountain, NC. We invite you explore a ‘Carnival of Wonder’ with performances by Balkan Beat Box, Beats Antique, Squirrel Nut Zippers and many more! Be prepared for performances that will ignite your imagination with a family adventure you will remember forever. Tickets are available at www.theLEAF.org/tickets. Children 10 years and under are FREE.

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NC Society for Human Resource Management State Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

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 The 2016 North Carolina Society for Human Resource Management State Conference (NCSHRM) will take place September 28-30, 2016, at the U.S. Cellular Center. The largest event of its kind to be hosted by a local association at the U.S. Cellular Center to date, the NCSHRM Conference is an annual gathering of human resources professionals from around the state. Local organizers anticipate 1,000 attendees for the three-day event, with additional attendance expected for the individual keynote speakers and general sessions. 

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The Omni Grove Park Inn Says “Goodnight To Hunger”

the grove park inn

Just as The Omni Grove Park Inn and Omni Hotels & Resorts say goodnight to hundreds of thousands of guests every year, they will now Say Goodnight to Hunger! For every stay now booked directly on OmniHotels.com, the company will make a donation to Feeding America® to provide a family of four dinner for an entire week.* Donations will benefit Feeding America and local members in the 42 communities where Omni Hotels & Resorts’ 60 properties are located, with MANNA FoodBank being the local recipient in Asheville for The Omni Grove Park Inn.

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An Evening of Comedy with Brian Posehn at The Grey Eagle

Brian Posehn

Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn always has a full plate in front of him. He is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. He just released his first hour long special, The Fartist through Netflix. Brian is currently writing Deadpool for Marvel Comics. He has a popular podcast, Nerd Poker on the Earwolf Network.

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Grail Moviehouse Shows and Events July 1-7 2016

grail moviehouse news

The Grail Moviehouse will be opening 1 new feature, holding on to Independence Day Resurgence for this week. The theatre has re-branded and rescheduled their classics, and are also holding a few

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Flat Rock Playhouse To Present: The Importance Of Being Earnest

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ABCCM Transforming the Lives of Homeless Women and Children

transformation village

A transitional living facility that will eventually take hundreds of women, children and intact families off the streets of Asheville and Buncombe County is a step closer to reality. Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry announced on Wednesday, June 22, that it is close to funding the first phase of Transformation Village, the largest capital campaign in ABCCM’s history and one that will have a huge impact on the community.

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Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine To Open At Asheville Outlets

Chimney Rock gemstone

Asheville Outlets will soon be home to a new outpost for Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine. Headquartered in the Hickory Nut Gorge in historic Chimney Rock Village, the mine has long been a draw for tourists and locals alike. The Asheville Outlets mine will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22nd and will be Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine’s third location. There is also a mine and retail store in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. 

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