ANOTHER MONTH OF BRUNDAYS – by Stu Helm Hello Asheville! I am not a fancy person, but I sure do like fancy eatin’. That being said… lehhht’s braaahhhhhnnnch! To me, eating brunch is like living The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, which can get a little pricey, but if you play your cards right, brunch can also be a[Read More…]
Hello Asheville! The eighth and latest episode of the AVL Food Fans podcast has been recorded, posted, and is currently available to listen to and download, and you can even get it for free from the iTunes store! As always, Chef Joe Scully is my co-host, and this time, our special guests are Chef Hollie West of The Sweet Monkey Bakery, who won the Chef’s Challenge at the Asheville Wine &[Read More…]
Hello Asheville! The seventh and latest episode of the AVL Food Fans podcast has been recorded, posted, and is currently available to listen to and download, and you can even get it for free from the iTunes store! As always, Chef Joe Scully is my co-host, and this time, our special guests are Chefs Mandy and Christopher Butler from 50/Fifty: The Art of Dessert, and they brought us[Read More…]
Hello Asheville! It’s my favorite time of year here in WNC! Faaawwwlllll! Who doesn’t love Fall? Raise your hands if you love Fall. Now, raise your hands if you don’t love Fall. Those in group B, please leave the room. Idiots. What are you, Summer people? Go live on the Sun then. See what that gets you. I like cool foggy mornings, followed by cool crisp days, and[Read More…]
Question: What, exactly, Stu wonders, is scrapple?
West Asheville neighborhood activist Rich Lee has expressed an interest in running, and Julie Mayfield, co-executive director of an Asheville nonprofit, says she’s considering a run.
Haywood Road continues its growth: right next to the brand-new Asheville Sandwich Company is Odd’s Cafe, a new coffeeshop with a light menu of savory pastries and sweet baked goods. It’s in a long-untenanted building that’s been completely remodeled. Of note: a spacious and breezy back deck. Owner Audrie Blomquist says her new venture is open until 10 pm nightly, and[Read More…]
Check out this photo gallery of West Asheville’s newest restaurant.
With three stages and more than 30 bands, the event promises to be a big ol’ West Asheville good time.
Handmade sketchbooks will be on display from artists around the world outside Bookworks on Haywood Road in West Asheville.
Check out scenes from Short Street Cakes fifth anniversary celebration.
Buffalo Nickel, King Daddy Chicken & Waffles, Asheville Sandwich Shop and Nine Mile West are all on track on a strip that’s already bursting with activity.
Residents are guessing that everything from a Big Lots to a new REI to a Biltmore Park like development is being planned.
The store on Haywood Road will feature handmade and vintage home goods.
The transformation is happening at the former Pineapple Jack’s.
Work to renovate this building near the Haywood Road/I-240 intersection is coming together.
The Critters, Marley Carroll, Quantic, RBTS WIN, Kovacs & the Polar Bear, Moses Atwood Band and Roadkill Ghost Choir are just a few of the performers.
The West Asheville music festival is set for April 27 outside and inside The Isis on Haywood Road.
5:30-7:30 at the Isis with CEO Kim Jordan, and new GM Jay Richardson.
Moore will also be playing a free in-store performance at Harvest Records. Check this.
A school offering education in science, technology, engineering, and math arrives in Emma next year.
Located in Westgate Mall, Tomato served tasty South/Central American food.
Zia might be open as early as March 1.
Festival organizers are getting details together and taking suggestions for musical acts to book.