Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Family Vacation Ideas: Outdoor Activities at Biltmore Estate

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May
31

by Sandy McLeod For many who visit the Asheville, NC area, seeing Biltmore Estate is the number one item on their itinerary. A trip to Biltmore Estate provides a glimpse of the lifestyle of one of the wealthiest families in … Continue reading

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Asheville NC: Live Music Venues and Festivals

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May
25

A fiddler and a guitarist parry with each other at Shindig on the Green. By Sandy McLeod For centuries, music has been interwoven into the Appalachian Mountain lifestyle.  Living in remote areas, families and neighbors played music and sang together … Continue reading

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Asheville is Voted Beer City USA for the Fourth Year in a Row

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May
17

by Sandy McLeod Asheville, North Carolina is home to some of the best microbreweries in the U.S. The city won the online Beer City USA poll, run by home brew king Charlie Papazian, for the fourth year in a row.  … Continue reading

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Huffington Post Article Cites Asheville as America’s Greenest Dining Destination

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May
9

by Sandy McLeod Shortly before Earth Day in April,Huffington Post writer Jeff Biggers wrote a piece focused on Asheville, NC as a Green Dining Destination.  Biggers’ observations about Asheville are of interest to communities that wish to emulate this model.  … Continue reading

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Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds Unveils New Waterfall at Luxury Vacation Resort

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May
4

(Asheville, NC) With the intention of enhancing the woodland garden where the luxury vacation resort is located, owners of Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds recently completed the construction of a new waterfall on the property. The waterfall can be enjoyed … Continue reading