Articles by: Lurphy DePalma

Truck hits building in West Asheville, charges pending

Truck hits building in West Asheville, charges pending

A rogue truck making an illegal turn in a tight spot hit a building in West Asheville on Friday. Charges are pending against the driver. The incident occurred on Haywood Road, across from Tolliver’s. More from WLOS.com. The driver was trying to make a right turn, which is not allowed at that spot, when the trailer became wedged in the[Read More…]

by May 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Video: Toasted coconut, chocolate and caramel in new Blind Pig Porter from Pisgah Brewing, coming soon

Video: Toasted coconut, chocolate and caramel in new Blind Pig Porter from Pisgah Brewing, coming soon

Good looking new local signature beer created for Blind Pig Supper Club. Coming soon on tap at select restaurants, growlers also available. Check the video for details.

by May 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer
Pictures of Asheville: A guy with a hog on a hog

Pictures of Asheville: A guy with a hog on a hog

Spotted around Asheville.

by May 26, 2012 2 comments Pictures of Asheville
Brewer Oscar Wong of Highland on the cover of USA Today’s Money section in article on the rise of craft beer

Brewer Oscar Wong of Highland on the cover of USA Today’s Money section in article on the rise of craft beer

Oscar Wong, the founder of  of Highland and arguably both the godfather of Asheville’s thriving craft beer scene and the prime mover behind Asheville’s meteoric rise on the national beer scene, appears in today’s USA Today. The article, currently not available online, is a perfect grace note during Craft Beer Week and Asheville Beer Week. An informative read on the growth of[Read More…]

Memorial Day weekend in Asheville: Pick your fun with BlogAsheville’s event roundup

From mountain sports and a food truck party to burlesque dancers and an art tour, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in Asheville this Memorial Day weeekend. And don’t forget to pay homage to the men and women who gave their lives for our country. [View the story “Fire the summertime starting gun: Festival and event madness begins[Read More…]

by May 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
Beer news roundup: Sierra Nevada hires head brewer & announces job opening, downtown brewery announcement coming soon

Beer news roundup: Sierra Nevada hires head brewer & announces job opening, downtown brewery announcement coming soon

Beer news just doesn’t stop in Asheville. Here’s the latest. Sierra Nevada announced today it’s hired a head brewer for its new Asheville/Mills River location: Scott Jennings, formerly the company’s Research and Development Head Brewer, responsible for overseeing its 10-barrel pilot brewhouse. From the Sierra Nevada press realease: “Scott is an incredible asset to Sierra Nevada,” said Brian Grossman, co-manager of the[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
12 Bones’ Hogzilla smoked pork & bacon sandwich named one of Garden & Gun magazine’s “top 21 BBQ sandwiches”

12 Bones’ Hogzilla smoked pork & bacon sandwich named one of Garden & Gun magazine’s “top 21 BBQ sandwiches”

From GardenandGun.com: 12 Bones Smoke House (pictured here) Where: Asheville, North Carolina; 12bones.com What to order: Hogzilla. This audacious sandwich is a mountain of pig: pliant sausage, thick strips of sugar-cured bacon, and shreds of exquisite smoked pork on a toasted sub roll. Link Also, 12 Bones’ Sweet Tomato BBQ sauce was recently one of three selected as the official[Read More…]

by May 22, 2012 0 comments Asheville food and drink
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