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Asheville's considerable tourism industry is fueled by the Biltmore Estate a revitalized downtown, and proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p36-38, il
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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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4872
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Located in Buncombe County, Asheville, with a population of slightly over 60,000, is home to Biltmore and a variety of other attractions. Grizzle describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, enjoying a wide selection of unique eating establishments, shops, and Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p138-145, il Periodical Website
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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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13012
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Asheville, located in Buncombe County, is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Community Profile.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 7, July 1990, p22-24, 26-27, il
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16970
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Asheville, located in Buncombe County, is featured in The State magazine's series on North Carolina cities. The city has developed into a well-known resort center as well as a growing industrial city. Topping discusses the city's rebound from the Great Depression and finds the financial structure on a sound basis. The city schools are marking their fiftieth anniversary this year, and the nearby town of Black Mountain is described.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 4, June 1937, p24-27, 29-32, il, por
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20172
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Already considered one of the South's most impressive food and beer meccas, Asheville is raising the bar for brewing companies.
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Garden and Gun (NoCar AP 2 G247), Vol. 7 Issue 3, June/July 2013, p115-118, 120, 122, f Periodical Website
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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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23798
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A couple opened their own downtown chocolate shop, French Broad Chocolate Lounge and French Broad Luscious Chocolates, in Asheville, North Carolina after traveling to Costa Rica and learning about the properties and propensities of the cacao bean.
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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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23986
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The author presents things to do in downtown Asheville once the sun goes down, such as Pritchard Park. The author focuses mostly on the best areas to take photographs of late-night activities in downtown.
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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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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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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.