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2011-11-09 08:00:00

When the Collyer family moved to Asheville, NC, they encountered a community with no indoor play areas for young families. So they contracted with PLAYTIME to help create Mountain Play Lodge, a new family entertainment center that caters to both kids and parents. The most popular play elements in Mountain Play Lodge are the three replicas that PLAYTIME made of the Collyerâs Swiss Mountain Dog, Gabby. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 When the Collyer family moved to...

2011-09-17 07:00:00

City of Asheville NC takes the initiative to improve customer service for citizens with help of keynote speaker / customer service speaker Micah Solomon, holding upcoming customer service workshops with author and expert termed "The New Guru of Customer Service Excellence" by The Financial Post. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 Customer service speaker, customer loyalty consultant, and #1 bestselling business author Micah Solomon will share his techniques for building successful...

2011-07-19 10:32:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve elite judges have now been selected for the 19th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. The popular holiday competition will take place at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa on Nov. 14th. Contestants from across the United States will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and a chance to show their gingerbread house on ABC's Good Morning America. "The National Gingerbread House...

2011-07-14 09:09:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Passion and artistry collide during this dream weekend for lovers of all things Celtic, and back by popular demand for 2012 are Celtic Superstars Gaelic Storm! The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa invites guests to celebrate the Scots-Irish heritage of Western North Carolina with the finest in dance, literature, food, drink and music during Celtic Adventure Weekend, Feb. 3-5, 2012. With tickets for Gaelic Storm now on sale for an incredibly...

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Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.