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Author Phyllis Theroux & ‘The Writers Cottage’

 October 2015 Writer Phyllis Theroux moved to Ashland from Washington, D. C., in 1989 she was surprised at how at home she felt in Ashland, as if she had lived in a small Southern town all her life. She thinks Ashland is a great place for a writer to live. “On the surface,”she said, “itʼs not [...]

Author Phyllis Theroux & ‘The Writers Cottage’2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

Market Ashland Partnership

September 2015 SPOTLIGHT ON MAP  November 2015 Market Ashland Partnership Shopashlandfirst.com Casino Royale MAP would like to thank everyone who participated in the "Casino Royale" event which was held on October 3rd. This was a wonderful evening of food, fun and prizes and it would not have been possible without the support of the many [...]

Market Ashland Partnership2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

Little Book Store with a Big Heart: Bell, Book & Candle

September 2015 Bell Book & Candle is a cozy & cute book store & offers A  LOT of personal service you do not get at Barnes & Noble!   Bill Ewald and his wife Patty are the proud owners of this charming shop which is adjacent to  'The Caboose Market Cafe' -106 1/2 S. Railroad Ave.-  right on [...]

Little Book Store with a Big Heart: Bell, Book & Candle2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

Outstanding Culinary Artists: Jenn Inge and Jeremy Luther

Gazpacho & Bart's Latte - a perfect lunch combination at The Caboose Market Cafe! September 2015 “We all need food;  We all need to be closer to one another; No one should ever go hungry”.    This philosophy was shared by the incredibly talented Chef Jenn Inge who recently retired from teaching art [...]

Outstanding Culinary Artists: Jenn Inge and Jeremy Luther2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

Flight Simulators Designed by Coronado Air Hangar Inspires Hanover & Beyond! 

August 2015 Alvaro Coronado, a resident and business owner in Ashland, Virginia is an empirical engineer.  While the U.S. economy seems to be failing and manufacturing leaving our borders,  Alvaro, innovative, inventive and determined, without engineering education and training,  has U.S. history repeating itself in an attempt to restart the Industrial Revolution of  our world's [...]

Flight Simulators Designed by Coronado Air Hangar Inspires Hanover & Beyond! 2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

Cookie Designers ROCK at Sugar Fix Bakery!  

August 2015 Our first culinary artist to be featured in GET CENTERED is Hanover Country resident and James Madison University nursing student Allie Wong!  Check out her amazing cookies.  We are so lucky to have her talent which runs in the family!  Her mom, Melinda Foster is the bakery owner and has wowed Ashland with [...]

Cookie Designers ROCK at Sugar Fix Bakery!  2015-08-06T04:08:04+00:00

Composer for award winning documentary ‘Magical Universe’ — Karen Altman

June 2015 Ashland resident Karen Altman,  composer of a film score for the award winning documentary, 'Magical Universe' is our Featured Artist for July 2015.  This film  has won several awards and is officially available for streaming or rental on Netflix.   Karen's director asked her to promote the film locally so she contacted Ashland Main Street [...]

Composer for award winning documentary ‘Magical Universe’ — Karen Altman2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

VISIT Sugar Fix Bakery – they Opened July 4th!

June 2015 Melinda Foster from Rockville, Virginia  is so excited to be opening up the Sugar Fix Bakery this Saturday, July 4th at 8am!  Come on by to check out this cute little vintage bakery at 105B England Street located in downtown Ashland.  It's located right next to Salon Valentino (corner of England & Railroad Ave).   [...]

VISIT Sugar Fix Bakery – they Opened July 4th!2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00

Senior & Young Adults performing in “Bye-Bye Birdie” The Center Players

June 2015 Ashland Main Street is excited to recognize (6)  talented seniors and young adults performing in 'Bye-Bye Birdie' as the featured artists for the June/July 2015 issue of GET CENTERED.  The Hanover Arts & Activities Center, in partnership with the Hanover Tavern, is sponsoring “Bye Bye Birdie, the Center Players’ ninth musical theatre production which takes place [...]

Senior & Young Adults performing in “Bye-Bye Birdie” The Center Players2015-06-10T20:25:45+00:00

Diane Hale School of Dance – Under New Ownership

June 2015 Brenda Rath and Nancy Terrell became the new owners of Diane Hale School of Dance on July 1, 2014.  Both have known and been friends with Diane Hale for 40+ years and have been teaching there since the early 90's.  With their love of Diane Hale's school they are proudly carrying on their love of dance at this Ashland [...]

Diane Hale School of Dance – Under New Ownership2016-11-22T19:56:32+00:00