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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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Catawba Brewing Co. to purchase Palmetto Brewing Company of Charleston

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Catawba Brewing Co. of Morganton, NC (Catawba) and Palmetto Brewing Company of Charleston SC (Palmetto) are excited to announce the two companies are being joined into a single entity. Catawba intends to finalize the purchase of Palmetto by the end of 2017 with the Pyatt family retaining 100% ownership.

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ASHEVILLE OUTLETS SANTA ARRIVAL TREE LIGHTING AND FREE SANTA PHOTOS

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Asheville Outlets is pleased to welcome Santa Claus on Saturday, November 18 at 5 p.m. Santa will lead a parade featuring Enka Candler Fire Department and Enka High School Band leading all the through the center to officially light the 24-foot tree located in front of Forever 21. Paramount Kia of Asheville, iHeart Radio - Asheville and The North Carolina Arboretum will sponsor Santa’s festive arrival. Immediately following the tree lighting, Santa will be available through Christmas Eve for FREE photos.

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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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November 2017 Beer Releases from Hi-Wire Brewing

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Hi-Wire Brewing will be releasing four speciality beers in November. Customers can expect one beer from their Sour & Wild Ale program, and three variants of an old fan favorite.  

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Asheville Yoga Center Fundraises for MANNA FoodBank

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One in four children in Western North Carolina are faced with hunger and the insecurity of not always knowing where their next meal will come from. Throughout the month of November, Asheville Yoga Center is collecting food and cash donations for MANNA FoodBank to help combat hunger in our community and throughout the holidays.

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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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Haymaker Pop Up At New Barrel Room At Catawba Brewing Charlotte

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Catawba Brewing Company continues its immensely popular Culinary Series in a new city: Charlotte! The Barrel Room at Catawba Brewing opened this week for private events. It is located right beside Catawba’s new brew house in the old cookie bakery at 933 Louise Avenue in the Belmont area of Plaza Midwood. The Barrel Room at Catawba Brewing will host its first in the Charlotte Culinary Event on November 30.

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A Future Without Chocolate? Terrifying!

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Just in time for Halloween, “A Future Without Chocolate? Terrifying!” includes chocolate tastings, discussions with a climate scientist, and film clips from an upcoming documentary on chocolate.

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