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Acropolis Pizza to Open at Asheville Outlets

Acropolis pizza asheville outlets

Asheville Outlets is pleased to welcome Acropolis Pizza to the Food Court. Known as “the place where locals eat,” this will be the restaurant’s second location. Acropolis specializes in traditional Mediterranean, Greek and Serbian cuisine, including salads, gyros, pasta and, of course, pizza. The Asheville Outlets location will offer a smaller menu than their Arden restaurant, but will still have the favorites they are known for. 

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Wicked Weed Brewing To Expand; Sour And Wild Brewery and Barrel House

Wicked Weed Expansion

Wicked Weed Brewing, now in their fourth year, is launching their forth expansion, a barrel house and brewery dedicated to the production of sour ales, brettanomyces farmhouse ales, and spontaneous ales located in South Asheville, North
Carolina. The temperature controlled 57,000 square foot facility on 17 acres, will house a custom 30 barrel brew house specific to brewing sour and wild beers, as well as a robust barrel program that will include wine barrels, spirit barrels, puncheons, 90 hectoliter (2,500 gallon) oak foeders and several custom designed horizontal fermenters.

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Patton Avenue Pet Company Announces Third Location

Patton Avenue Pet Company South

Four years ago, Jenna Yaroush opened Patton Avenue Pet Company in a revitalized house located on Patton Avenue in West Asheville. With a focus on health, nutrition, and locally made items, Patton Avenue Pet Company's popularity soon outgrew its humble home base, and the downtown location opened two years ago. With two bustling locations, both conveniently located on Patton Avenue, PAPCO has quickly become a well known local icon. 

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Asheville Mall Welcomes Vanity Shops

vanity clothing store

Vanity, also known as Vanity Shops or Vanity Shop of Grand Forks will soon be joining other retailers at the Asheville Mall on Tunnel Road. Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, Vanity opened their first store in 1969. The popular junior fashion retailer has since grown to over 170 locations in 26 states. 

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Tupelo Honey Restaurant Workers Petition For Higher Wages

Tupelo Honey Cafe

Employees from Asheville, NC-based Tupelo Honey Cafe have launched a new online campaign on Coworker.org calling on the company to improve wages. The petition, started by Tupelo Honey employees with support from the Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce (ASRW), states that in the past year, Tupelo Honey has cut back on discounts and food for staff while also reducing wages for support staff by over $3 per hour.

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Asheville Publix Sneak Peek

Sushi at Asheville Publix

April 29th, 2015 at 7 am Publix will open doors to Asheville for the very first time. The store located at 1830 Hendersonville road in South Asheville will be the 1,101th store in the country. Citizens have been eagerly awaiting the much loved native Florida grocery store, and several are wondering if the store will live up to the hype. We got a sneak peek at the new store this morning that we are eager to share with our readers. 

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Local Cafe Now Serving Bone Broth

free range grass fed bone broth

There are many delicious ways to improve your health, and a great place to start, believe it or not, is with good ole fashioned bone broth. For thousands of years bone broths have provided essential minerals and nutrients to our ancestors worldwide, and they are still part of every known culinary tradition on earth. Bone broth is a flavorful liquid made by boiling the bones of just about any vertebrate you can think of, typically poultry, beef, venison, bison, lamb, or fish, in water for an extended period of time, typically anywhere from 6 to 72 hours depending upon the bones used.

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

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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Diamond Brand to Host Groundbreaking for New South Asheville Store

diamond brand outdoors

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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Eat Farm To Table in Ashevillle for Earth Day

Earth Day has quickly come upon us, springing  up silently behind Easter. Depending on how you generally celebrate Earth Day - perhaps you plant a tree, start your family garden, or take an extra trip to the recycling center - there are a number of ways you can 'go green' at least one day a year to recognize the Earth Day Movement. One really easy thing to do is eat out. Yup, you heard me right - eat out. Support a local business and celebrate Earth Day all at the same time! Going to a local Farm To Table restaurant will support a local business and the money will be poured back into the local economy - you are not only supporting the restaurant, but the farmers who work to sell the local ingredients each restaurant uses to serve up each delicious masterpiece.

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