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24144
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This article features why Asheville in Buncombe County is popular with locals and tourists alike. The county is not only a hub of business and enterprise, but also home to countless forms of entertainment and tourist attractions.
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23993
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The annual conference and antique show held at Omni Grove Park Inn will highlight the life and accomplishments of George Masa (1881-1933), an Asheville local who dedicated his life to capturing the beauty of Western North Carolina with film and photography.
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24094
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The author discusses the various waterfalls to be found in the Western North Carolina mountains. Those waterfalls include Linville Falls, Alarka Falls, Dry Falls, and Mingo Falls.
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23926
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The Pinball Museum in Asheville is not a traditional museum, but more comparable to an arcade where visitors can play 30 different pinball machines as long as they like. Those looking for nostalgia or desiring to expose their children to older forms of entertainment frequent the museum.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 2, July 2015, p93-96, il, por, map Periodical Website
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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
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22535
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Asheville offers many relatively economical options for a day or weekend away at the spa. Locations include the Shoji Retreat, Spa Theology, The Secret Garden Inn & Spa in Weaverville, and accommodations at the Four Points by Sheraton.
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24092
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The Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum is housed in a building that used to be used for the production of fabric. Now, Asheville locals can visit the Museum to examine restored cars from early-to-late 20th century.
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3397
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Asheville's Biltmore Avenue has had a renaissance after declining through the early 1980s. Today crowds fill the shops; art galleries, including Blue Spiral Gallery; theater; museum; and restaurants, including the Blue Moon Bakery, that line the street.
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28586
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and N.C. State University are tracking black bear movement in and around Asheville. This study is groundbreaking because it studies the habits of urban bears. Biologists have set up traps throughout Asheville and has collect3ed data on 153 different bears over the past three years by outfitting them with GPS radio collars, tattooing the bears, and attaching ear tags. The study will help determine if Asheville lies along a dispersal corridor for bears, as well as a source or sink population bears.
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24656
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This article serves as a guide for tourists who wish to travel to the heart of the Hill Country in North Carolina and focuses on cities such as Asheville, Burnsville, Hot Springs, and Black Mountain.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 2, June 1957, p16-19, 49, il
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11607
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Topping describes the Rhododendron Festival which is held in Asheville each June. The festival, a brilliant and colorful event, takes place when the rhododendrons, laurels, and azaleas have reached their peak in blooming.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 2, June 1934, p3, 20, por
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23992
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The law that created and protected wilderness areas in Western North Carolina, such as Linville Gorge Wilderness and Shining Rock, is close to its 50-year anniversary. The author discusses how the law came to fruition and its positive impact on the area.
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24100
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The author describes his experience floating above the western North Carolina mountains in a hot air balloon with Asheville Hot Air Balloons, a company that has offered balloon rides in the area for years.
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29666
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Asheville, North Carolina has seen a tremendous surge in locally owned businesses, art galleries, and art studios in the last decade. The city's downtown also features a vibrant nightlife, along with upscale dining and accommodations, bringing an urban-feel to the mountain top.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p50-51, por
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24072
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Vance Monument pays tribute to Zebulon Vance (1830-1894), the governor of North Carolina during the Civil War. Vance was also later a United States Senator.