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Jared the Galleria of Jewelry Opens in Asheville

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A new jewelry store is opening in Asheville. If you've visited tunnel road lately and checked out the new Whole Foods across from the Asheville mall, you've noticed more than one building awaiting occupancy. On November 15th, Jared the Galleria of Jewelry will open its doors to Asheville residents for the first time. During the grand opening, you can enter to win a chance for a pair of 1 carat diamond earrings. The first 200 guests will receive a complimentary $100 gift from the store. Read the press release below for more information.

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Newly Formed Asheville Band, Tellico, Raises $7500 In A Day For Debut Album

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Tellico is the most recent product of Asheville NC's thriving roots music scene, its members well schooled in bluegrass but with an unbridled organic Appalachiacana sound, and they are excited to be debuting an album in 2015. Tellico features the singing and songwriting of Anya Hinkle (guitar, fiddle, vocals) and Stig Stiglets (bass, vocals) with Aaron Ballance on dobro, as well as Jed Willis on mandolin and clawhammer banjo. After playing together late last year, three former members of the Asheville bands Dehlia Low (Anya, Aaron, and Stig) and Town Mountain (Jed) decided the combination of so much history together and the excitement of a new project was so compelling that they decided to form Tellico.

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LOCAL HEALTHY CAFÉ OWNER SELECTED AS CORPORATE HEALTH COACH FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPANY

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Medea Galligan of Medea's Espresso and Juice Bar has been selected to be the corporate health coach by Kitchen Craft Cookware. Kitchen Craft Cookware is owned by Advanced Marketing International, and will be having Medea help the company by showing health through nutrition. She will be writing articles, sharing recipes, and hopes to start training people for the company right here in Asheville as soon as this winter.

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Frugal Backpacker Opens in Westgate

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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

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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

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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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Asheville Humane Society ASPCA Mega Match-a-thon

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Asheville Humane Society today announced that they are one of 33 animal rescue organizations receiving grant funding to participate in the 2014 ASPCA Mega Match-a-thon event, presented by Subaru, which will take place October 17-18. The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is granting a total of $220,000 to support large-scale adoption events held simultaneously nationwide in an effort to save more lives of shelter animals.

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Aloft Asheville’s Furry Guests Find New Homes

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\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

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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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The Asheville Zombie Walk Returns Downtown

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It’s a zombie party in the park in downtown Asheville. Put on your decaying makeup, prepare your best growls, and grab your picnic basket.

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