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White Duck Taco Shop opening on Seventh Avenue

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Tags: restaurants | Historic Seventh Avenue | craft beer industry | Historic Seventh Avenue District

Henderson County News

Streets around Grey Mill, Historic Seventh Avenue District to be repaved

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Streets that surround the new Grey Mill Apartments and those in the Historic Seventh Avenue District — another area targeted for revitalization — are scheduled to be repaved in the next 12 months as part of the city's annual street improvement program.   Read Story »

Tags: Grey Hosiery Mill | Historic Seventh Avenue

Henderson County Business

Sweet Thangs opens on Seventh Avenue

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Sweet Thangs Cakes & Bakes is now open on Seventh Avenue, serving a variety of baked goods and other treats.   Read Story »

Tags: restaurants | Historic Seventh Avenue

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: Laurel Park | Historic Seventh Avenue | Christopher Todd

Henderson County Business

Planning Board pushes back on zoning rewrite

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Hendersonville Planning Board members rejected a rewrite of the city’s zoning ordinance that would restrict numerous uses in the commercial zoning districts that cover downtown and the Historic Seventh Avenue District.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | Historic Seventh Avenue District

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Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | Historic Seventh Avenue District | Underground Bakery | Triskelion Brewing Co.

Henderson County News

Craft coffee bar opens on Seventh Avenue

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Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | Historic Seventh Avenue District

Henderson County News

Triskelion on Seventh to have two-story taproom

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Jonathan Ayers is close to moving equipment into his brewhouse on Seventh Avenue and starting on the retail side of the brewery.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue

Henderson County News

Timeline of Mud Creek dump

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Tags: Green Meadows | Historic Seventh Avenue | Mud Creek dump

Henderson County News

Motorcycle Meltdown heats up 7th Avenue

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Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | craft beer industry | Southern Appalachian Brewery

Henderson County News

Red Price retires clippers after 51 years

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Few people who have gone to work every day for five decades walk out the door with as many good memories as Red Price.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | Historic Seventh Avenue District

Henderson County News

Craft beer festival coming to Seventh Avenue district

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More than 20 craft brewers, live music and local food trucks will be coming to the Seventh Avenue Historic District when MountainTrue sponsors the first Mountain Brew Fest from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.   Read Story »

Tags: ECO | Historic Seventh Avenue | craft beer industry | Mountain True

Henderson County News

If parking is an issue, is 7th Avenue gaining mo?

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In a sign of momentum for Seventh Avenue retail, shopkeepers are starting to fuss about parking.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | Historic Seventh Avenue District

Henderson County Business

Caraker praises mission, says it deserves voice on 7th

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Two weeks after publicly raising questions about the Hendersonville Rescue Mission's potential to impede redevelopment of Seventh Avenue, City Councilman Steve Caraker very publicly reversed course, calling the facility a first class operation that deserves a seat on the advisory board guiding  redevelopment.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville Business

Auction action set for Seventh Avenue

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A Hendersonville auctioneer plans to hold auctions and liquidation sales and rent small "microstore" spaces in a block building that used to house the All Creatures Great & Small animal shelter.     Read Story »

Tags: retail | Historic Seventh Avenue

Henderson County News

Are Seventh Avenue outreach centers duplicating services?

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Anthony McMinn has operated the Hendersonville Rescue Mission for 18 years and helped thousands of homeless men and women and children. The organization recently opened a day center for the homeless offering showers, GED courses and other services.     Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville Opinion

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Questions remain on Seventh Avenue

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The Hendersonville City Council has got plenty of listening to do before it decides how to proceed with Seventh Avenue redevelopment.   Read Story »

Tags: retail | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville News

Another homeless center in the works on Seventh Avenue

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A new ministry serving homeless adults and youth is set to open later this year on Seventh Avenue.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville News

Seventh Avenue ideas draw mixed reviews

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Carson Calton has heard talk about what it takes to revitalize Seventh Avenue all his adult life. He's uttered a few ideas himself. In recent weeks the talk has taken on a new vigor.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville Business

Report urges city to expand Seventh Avenue tax district

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Consultants studying ways to spark redevelopment of the Historic Seventh Avenue District recommended that the city expand the district, adding 36 properties and doubling the taxable value, from $7.8 million to $15.5 million.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | Historic Seventh Avenue | local budgets

Hendersonville Opinion

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: The right move on Seventh Avenue

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The birth pains of a new governance for Historic Seventh Avenue District were on display Monday night when city leaders and the existing Seventh Avenue board met to talk about the future.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Downtown Hendersonville | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville Business

City forms advisory board for Seventh Avenue

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The Hendersonville City Council is moving the management of the Historic Seventh Avenue District under the authority of City Hall, a change that council members say will result in a sharper focus on revitalizing the area.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville News

Council OKs study for 7th Avenue development

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The Hendersonville City Council authorized a consultant affiliated with UNC at Chapel Hill to study the Seventh Avenue area and devise a strategy for redevelopment of the commercial and retail strip.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville Business

Old Towne Market moves to Seventh Avenue

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Old Towne Market has moved from Locust Street to 310 Seventh Avenue East beside Southern Traditions Florist.   Read Story »

Tags: retail | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville News

Ask Matt ... whatever happened to .... ?

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Q. What happened to the idea of a connector road and shopping center between Seventh Avenue and MLK Boulevard near Lowes?   Read Story »

Tags: retail | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville News

Sammy Williams, hardware merchant, civic leader, dies at age 93

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Sammy Williams, a first generation American who took over his father's hardware store on Seventh Avenue and ran it for more than 40 years while also helping to house the poor and serve his community in other ways, died at Elizabeth House on Thursday after several weeks of declining health. He was 93.   Read Story »

Tags: Sammy Williams | Historic Seventh Avenue | Louis Williams & Sons | Danny Williams

Hendersonville News

Developers pitch Wingate campus, loft apartments, retail for old mill

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Developers have proposed a Wingate University campus, an upscale marketplace and event center and loft apartments in response to the Hendersonville City Council's request for ideas for a transformation of the 97-year-old Grey Hosiery Mill.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | Historic preservation | Historic Downtown Hendersonville | Grey Hosiery Mill | Historic Seventh Avenue

Hendersonville Business

Dog's Day Out gives humans a rest

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Beth Koller has already seen success stories at A Dog's Day Out, her new doggie daycare center on Maple Street near Five Points.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | A Dog's Day Out | Beth Koller | Jeff Mueller

Hendersonville Business

Lightning sponsors this week's Business AM Update

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Business leaders will hear about the upcoming celebration of the Historic Seventh Avenue train depot during Business Morning Update on Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: business | John Boyd | Historic Seventh Avenue | transportation