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Retro Age Opens In Asheville Mall

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Asheville gains a new retro video game store as Retro Age, a small southern branch of stores, sets to open in the Asheville Mall April 1st. Retro Age is owned and operated by Val Fisher, a recent transplant to Asheville. Asheville will be the third Retro Age store to open, the others in Georgia and Florida. The store buys and sells anything video game related, with the exception of PC games.

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Frostbite Ice Cream To Open Second Location

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Frostbite Ice Cream is an up and coming soft service ice cream shop that opened in November of 2015. Located in the parking lot of the newly remodeled Sky Lanes bowling alley on Patton Avenue, Frostbite serves freshly made ice cream made with local ingredients. In addition their soft serve offerings, the unique shop offers beignets, coffee, shaved ice, cotton candy and brownies. 

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ACI Supports Area Professionals; Giving in Asheville

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With some of the greatest capabilities of any full service print company in the region, Asheville Color and Imaging believes in supporting its community. Whether through sponsorship, signage, or otherwise, Owner Jeffrey Jones has provided premier services to other area organizations in many creative ways.

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Kudzu Brands Selected for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

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Local branding agency Kudzu Brands was recently selected to participate in Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Spring Cohort at Babson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Babson helped develop the curriculum for this mini MBA style program. 

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WNC Human Resource Association to Present Donation to Area Non-Profits

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The Western North Carolina Human Resource Association (WNC HRA) is pleased to announce its February meeting will feature hiring strategist and “data nerd” Whitney Martin. Martin is the founder of ProActive Data and ProActive Consulting in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a highly-rated speaker and has presented at the National SHRM Conference and at the 2016 NC SHRM Conference in Asheville. She has also been published in The Harvard Business Review.

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Workshop Tools Coming to Asheville Outlets

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Asheville Outlets announces the addition of Workshop Tools to its retail stores. A family-owned business based in Sevier County, Tennessee, the store stocks new and reconditioned power tools, hand tools and other household items. With over 20 years of experience, Workshop Tools offers solutions for both professional and do-it-yourself projects. There will be an official grand opening and ribbon cutting in early spring. 

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Award-Winning Filmmaker Starts Brother Blue Studio in Asheville

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Award-Winning Filmmaker Starts His Dream Production and Social Media Company

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Small Business Highlight: Thistle and Pearl Tattoo

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Nestled among the cobblestones of Wall Street downtown Asheville, enterprising businesses have set up shop. While many locals may be familiar with the eateries available, the yoga studio, and perhaps even Love Hate Social Club, a tattoo studio owned by Miami Ink famous Ami James, few may know of the small businesses quietly tucked into the building simply known as 12 Wall Street. Those who operate out of 12 Wall Street are practitioners of sorts, ranging in scope from holistic healers to therapists, massage and otherwise. It is in this unassuming building that Thistle and Pearl Tattoo studio resides. 

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Frostbite Ice Cream Comes to Patton Avenue

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Friends Jason Istvan and Caleb Autrey have a few things in common: they love Asheville, and they love ice cream. After two years of planning, they are thrilled to be opening their joint venture, Frostbite Ice Cream in Asheville in October. Located on Patton Avenue in the parking lot of Sky Lanes bowling alley, FrostBite Ice Cream will be 1,000 sq feet of soft serve paradise. Using local ingredients to create unique flavors, Frostbite plans to offer 12 different types of soft serve ice cream and 40 fun toppings. 

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Carolina Mountains Sales Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Carolina Mountain Sales will host a Ribbon Cutting Event with the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, to celebrate their new office location in Historic Biltmore Village.  

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