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From roller rink to R&B, Orange Peel in Asheville to open history exhibit

From roller rink to R&B, Orange Peel in Asheville to open history exhibit

The history of the Orange Peel location begins with its 1946 construction as a roller rink and extends through its time as a soul and R&B club, an auto parts warehouse and current-day.

The 2015 Asheville Tourists, featuring Manager Warren Schaeffer, center./ PHOTOGRAPH by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.COM

Asheville Tourists kick off 2015 season, will celebrate 100th anniversary

“King Baseball will hold Asheville in its grip today.”

by April 16, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville Tourists prepare to celebrate 100 years of baseball

Asheville Tourists prepare to celebrate 100 years of baseball

The biggest change at the ballpark this season is the addition of hundreds of new seats.

by April 4, 2015 9 comments Asheville sports
Books by Asheville authors Gruen, Essig make list of most anticipated for 2015

Books by Asheville authors Gruen, Essig make list of most anticipated for 2015

Sara Gruen’s tale includes a search for the Loch Ness monster, while Mark Essig recounts the history of the humble pig.

by January 12, 2015 3 comments Asheville books, Asheville News
UPDATED: FOR SALE: Collection of Asheville historical items, including old photos, coins, books, key to the city

UPDATED: FOR SALE: Collection of Asheville historical items, including old photos, coins, books, key to the city

Asheville photographer Jenny Bowen is selling her collection of Asheville ephemera.

by November 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville events
Readers blast Mountain Xpress for lack of diversity in article about Asheville history

Readers blast Mountain Xpress for lack of diversity in article about Asheville history

An open letter to the alt weekly expresses dismay at “a version of history that excludes women and people of color.”

by January 11, 2014 13 comments Asheville News
Biltmore Estate on Sept. 1 will open two rooms meticulously restored to 1895 glory

Biltmore Estate on Sept. 1 will open two rooms meticulously restored to 1895 glory

Original upholstery and velvet draperies have been painstakingly reproduced for the second-floor living hall and salon rooms at the Biltmore House.

by August 10, 2013 7 comments Asheville features