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22324
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John Fleer, a finalist in the 2011 in the James Beard Best Chef in the Southeast award, presides over Canyon Kitchen, located at Sapphire. He rose to fame in Tennessee at Blackberry Farm where for fifteen years he made the place a destination for people series about farm-to-table cuisine. Leggett reviews the restaurant.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Aug 2012, p82-83, il, por Periodical Website
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22403
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In the early part of the twentieth century, three of the nation's greatest writers found inspiration and intrigue in Western North Carolina. One was a native of Asheville (Thomas Wolfe), one came to stay while his wife battled mental illness (F. Scott Fitzgerald), and one, an artist, poet, and author, came to Flat Rock seeking a warmer climate, a pastoral place to write, and a place where he and his wife could raise prize-winning gaots (Carl Sandburg).
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22493
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The extraordinary romance of Martha and Bill Lenz of Asheville took several years to get started after their first meeting in Virginia in 1971, but the couple has now been married 32 years.
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22494
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Asheville offers excellent options in ambiance, venues, food, flowers, and arts and crafts to couple planning to exchange vows in the mountains.
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22502
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Pottery artist Ken Sedberry and his wife Connie have created their home in Yancey County to organically incorporate elements from their travels and the environment as well as showcase Ken's art.
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22498
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This restaurant in Maggie Valley opened in the 1960s as a summer project for Brenda O'Keefe and husband Joey. It now serves breakfast and several types of specialty pancakes.
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22510
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The local volunteer organization Friends of Community Radio started Asheville FM in 2009 and has prospered thanks to the support of the community. The online streaming station is working on obtaining its Federal Communications Council license as a Low Power FM broadcast channel.
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22632
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Asheville's minor league baseball team is The Asheville Tourists. A farm team for the Colorado Rockies, this team plays in the Class A South Atlantic League.
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23125
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Robert Walker and Ali Riegel are the co-coordinators of the Buncombe County Schools Bookmobile. The mobile stops at 30 different places in the county, including community centers, camps, mobile home parks, and apartment complexes. Their goal is to reach communities that do not have easy access to the library, particularly in the summer. The mobile's collection of thousands of books targets kindergarten through sixth-grade students, but also has books for middle and high school students.
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23123
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The Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in Flat Rock, North Carolina is considered a peaceful place to visit. This article briefly covers the history of the home and its establishment as a National Historic Site.
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23120
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Loretta Woolley, owner of Mayfel's in Asheville, North Carolina, discusses her restaurant's namesake, history, and cuisine.
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23613
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Tim and Leslie Donovan discuss the history of their 19th century log home in the mountains of Asheville.
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23840
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Maria Papanastasiou opened a cafe and bakery called Filo in 2006 after attending culinary school, working in New York restaurants, interning in France, and serving as the pastry chef at The Biltmore Estate's Bistro. Global foods, specifically Greek cuisine, influence the menu at the Asheville restaurant.
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23988
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Kim Stimpson's Optimal Outcomes program called \"The Whole Ball of Wax\" is a 90-minute training session that incorporates team-building concepts, such as working together to create drawings and stimulate interactions between people.
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23990
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Shapiro discusses things to do in Carrier Park, West Asheville, such as biking, basketball, picnicking, and hiking