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28588
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The history of Fred Seely’s Biltmore Industries in Asheville is detailed. The business started in 1901 as Biltmore Estate Industries and earned a reputation for some of the finest handwoven fabric in the nation. The business is no longer in operation today but is part of a museum open to visitors in Asheville detailing the history of the business and the craft movement.
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28590
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Brevard has become an attractive destination for bikers of all kinds. With over 400 miles of world class mountain biking trails and favorable roads, biking is a big hobby and business in Brevard. The leaders of the local biking scene are profiled, describing what the area has to offer biking enthusiasts.
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28589
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Several notable gorges in the mountains of Western North Carolina are featured for their unique ecosystems, fragile environments, and beauty. The Linville Gorge, Jocassee Gorges, Hickory Nut Gorge, Cullasaja River Gorge, and the Nantahala Gorge are all pictured and described.
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28873
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For 10 years, Muddy Sneakers has excelled at teaching students in an outdoor setting. The nonprofit takes local students on daylong field trips outdoors to teach them about science and their natural surroundings. Small groups from 25 public schools go to places like Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park, and other locations to and the program has expanded to South Carolina due to its success.
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29593
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Appalachian State University’s new HOW Space is the university’s latest evolution in innovative, interdisciplinary education. HOW Space is a multipurpose facility designed and built by students who, along with faculty and members of the public, will use the space for an array of collaborative projects. This is part of the AppLab program, which is a design-focused learning model that teaches students to think from multiple perspectives to solve complex challenges.
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29594
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Canton’s former black high school will promote community once more, thanks to an effort by Gladys Knight and her husband, Canton native William McDowell. By 2020, the 1930s-era Reynolds High School will be turned into the Reynolds Community Center. The center will include child care and counseling programs, a communal kitchen, exercise facilities, nature trails, and a music center.
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29595
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The Last Castle is Denise Kiernan’s new nonfiction book about the Vanderbilt legacy, the Biltmore House and its surrounding estate. The book also tracts Asheville’s transformation and economic boom.
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29604
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Sebastiaan and Ariel Zijp host supper clubs under the name The Farmer’s Hands, a tribute to the handcrafted nature of every element of the meal. The couple’s business is rooted in agritourism. Their homestead is the final stop on the Madison County route of Asheville Farm to Table Tours, which brings visitors to several farms and ends with a locally sourced lunch prepared on their property.
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29603
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For decades, Steve Martin has evolved and diversified his career, finding a refuge in bluegrass of late. In an interview with Martin, he discusses his banjo playing, song writing, life in Asheville, and his band the Steep Canyon Rangers.
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29602
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Five North Carolina jewelry designers, each with a unique skill set and expression of style, are making one-of-a-kind adornments. Their jewelry is made from a variety of natural materials using a range of artistic techniques. They describe their pieces as a reflection of spirituality, a representation of history, ecocentrism, and wearable works of art.
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29597
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The main reason people go to Burnsville, North Carolina is to visit Mount Mitchell, the East’s tallest peak. Other reasons to visit Burnsville include a robust artist community, a quaint and thriving downtown, and starry night skies. In 2014, Burnsville became the first International Dark Sky Park in the southeastern United States, and recently opened the new Bare Dark Sky Observatory.
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29601
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This article profiles five North Carolina fashion designers who each have a passion for individual expression in the clothes we wear. Their clothes have been described as wearable art, garments that tell a story, environmentally sustainable, and an extension of the long tradition of the textile business in western North Carolina.
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29598
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The 1938 Masonic Marker is located seventeen miles from Waynesville, North Carolina at the Balsam Gap Camp entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The marker is a monument featuring over six-hundred stones and minerals collected from other shrines, including Plymouth Rock, an Egyptian pyramid, and the White House.
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29596
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Holloway Meadow Loop is one of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail’s few loop hikes. This loop trail is located near Blowing Rock, North Carolina and is a little over two miles long. Along the trail, there are rhododendrons, white pines, grassy meadows, and two bridges.
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29599
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Zac Lopez-Ibanez is the founder and principal designer at FEHLO in Asheville, North Carolina. The company mass produces contemporary home goods and furniture designed by Lopez-Ibanez and handcrafted by local artisans.
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