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Beverage Culture News

Beverage Culture News

NEW IN THE SOUTH SLOPE: ► Urban Orchard has expanded to a second location featuring 30 taps and serving up an Old Europe vibe. ► The Chemist is a South Slope gin distillery with a tasting room outfitted as a Prohibition-era apothecary. … read more

Fresh Adventures: Prehistoric Appalachian Pandas + New Tours (One Fido-Friendly!)

Fresh Adventures: Prehistoric Appalachian Pandas + New Tours (One Fido-Friendly!)

► The WNC Nature Center's Prehistoric Appalachia Project comes to life with a NEW red panda exhibit. An ancient ancestor of the endangered animal, the Bristol's Panda, was once prevalent in the region. ► Sit, stay and explore … read more

Asheville Phenoms Offer New Factory Tour Experiences + New Downtown Museums

Asheville Phenoms Offer New Factory Tour Experiences + New Downtown Museums

NOW OPEN: ► The Moogseum celebrates the life of Bob Moog, inventor of the Moog Synthesizer that revolutionized almost every genre of music. The museum features bays of synthesizers, theremins and effect pedals that allow people to explore the … read more

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