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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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A recent addition to Asheville, former snowboarder Jessica Hall is a young jewelry artist who has traveled the world.
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Tim Owen, chief of staff for the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, is a graduate of UNC-Asheville and Penn State. His interest in meteorology extends back to a childhood winter and a thermometer; Owen's passion for weather supports the National Weather Service and records weather data from all over the country.
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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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Documentary filmmaker and environmental activist Dayna Reggero has developed the Climate Listening Project as a visual storytelling project documenting Western North Carolinians' experience of climate change.
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Aquila Theatre Company presents two plays in one weekend, an Asheville tradition. This year the theater is presenting 'Wuthering Heights' followed the next evening by Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.
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The 13th annual Asheville Fringe Arts Festival offers multiple daily opportunities to experience multi-genre art performances and installations.
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Several civic groups and churches in the Hendersonville area have come together to form the Feed the Kids Coalition.
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22631
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Many different hikes are available in Western North Carolina. The Chimneys, Max Patch, Catawba Falls, and Black Mountain Crest Trail are among the top trails listed for a fun hike in celebration of Earth Day.
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Anti-coal activist Emma Greenbaum has long lobbied Duke Energy to close its coal power plant in Asheville. Her efforts are part of a wider movement headed by the Sierra Club's nationwide Beyond Coal campaign.
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22634
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Megan Brown and Chris Allen started their own soda and syrup company in 2013. Their company only uses fresh ingredients that are sourced locally.
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The Green River Preserve, founded by Sandy and Missy Schenck, sits at the mouth of the Green River Watershed. The site acts as a coed summer camp to help children experience the outdoors.
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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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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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The French Broad River cuts through Asheville and much of western North Carolina. The river offers opportunities for a variety of water activities, including kayaking, whitewater rafting, canoeing, paddleboarding, and tubing. The article suggests two French Broad River day-trips, best explored by kayak or canoe.
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