Tag Archives: Asheville North Carolina

Getting my game on for football season

If you’re like me, you have the same feeling of dread the start of every October.  Baseball playoffs signify the end of summer, really and truly. Time to get the ice scraper ready, and gird yourself for  months and months … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Town & country

Da guyz of Asheville, NC: Lola and Fidel, busy at work at downtown Asheville clothing store. Lola is a Boston terrier mix; Fidel, a Havanese. And the menagerie at the Biltmore Estate …

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Behind the scenes: Asheville, NC, in the movies

Hollywood’s taken advantage of Asheville’s pretty charms many a time. The lake that figured so prominently in Dirty Dancing — where Patrick Swayze gave Jennifer Grey a lift — is said to be Lake Lure, about a half-hour from the … Continue reading

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Asheville, NC: Little bit of the West in the East

Take Boulder or Santa Fe, sub the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains for the Rockies, and what have you got? Asheville, NC. After years of hearing there was something really sensational in North Carolina other than my sister and … Continue reading

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