Masa Credited With Recording Every Mountain

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by Carroll McMahan Part Three of Four “Not unlike many other Asheville residents, Masa worked in the service industry at the Grove Park Inn, but spent all of his time outside among the Blue Ridge Mountains.” In November, 1916 Masa wrote Seely stating he had tired of hotel work and was making plans to leave…. Read more »

World Renowned Author, Leadership Expert John Maxwell to Speak at Eblen Charities Event

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(Asheville, NC) On Thursday, March 25th, the Andrew Institute along with Keller Williams Realty is honored to bring to Asheville the internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, and author John Maxwell to benefit the work of the Eblen Charities and the Eblen Center for Social Enterprise. The program will be held at Biltmore Baptist Church in… Read more »

Asheville: A Model for Others to Follow

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( ASHEVILLE—The transformation of Asheville’s downtown over the past 25 years has been organic and incremental, seemingly one building and one street at a time. It ultimately found a synergy with developers, independent businesses, and a burgeoning arts community. Meanwhile, architectural landmarks that avoided the wrecking ball long ago now stand as integral parts of… Read more »

Asheville Homes and Architecture Celebrated During “Preservation Month” in May

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The Asheville Buncombe Historic Commission and the Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County, along with other historic and “green” committees, will be hosting the Preservation Month kickoff on May 1st at Aston Park with food and informational booths and presentations. It should be a great afternoon—come join us! Read the press release for Preservation… Read more »

Sunday Times UK Documents Tour of Asheville, NC

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The Times UK recently published a great article about Asheville and Western North Carolina. After a jaunt through the South and being disappointed by the strip malls and chain restaurants, they entered Western North Carolina: “In addition to a diverse spread of restaurants, Asheville’s narrow streets offer an eco-chic boutique, a sustainable-clothing warehouse and a… Read more »