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Shop Local Holiday Sales in Asheville

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Looking to buy local and handmade for the holidays? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of holiday art and craft sales where you’re sure to find something unique for everyone on your list and maybe something for yourself, too.

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Thrifty Christmas: Favorite Secondhand Store to Christmas Shop At

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Thrift stores. What was once a lost and lonely place to shop has now become trendy and cool. With rappers boasting about popping tags and tv shows based on what you can "thrift-for-less", it just really leaves a broke girl with slim pickin's some times at the neighborhood junk shop. Also, this media frenzy has caused some thrift stores to raise their prices! Yes, you know who you are. With that all being said, I do want to share with you my Top 5 Favorite Local Thrift stores. 

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Top 10 Reasons To Avoid The Asheville Mall This Holiday Season

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In this issue of Insider Asheville, a monthly feature here at AshevilleBlog, I drop a deuce on the corporate entities that feed off the good people of Asheville. Don’t get me wrong; the big box and little box stores at the Mall aren’t all bad. Most aren't even evil. The Mall employs a lot of people, even if they are mostly minimum-wage jobs, and the Mall management only occasionally practices racial profiling.

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