Councilman Gordon Smith won’t seek re-election, newcomer Kim Roney says she’s running and others are testing the waters.
Here’s a look at events coming up this weekend, including the Asheville Fringe Festival.
Chad Slagle and Keith Mort have a process to speed up the aging process of whiskey, and they showcase it on this season of “Moonshiners.”
Ready for another wacky weekend in Asheville? We are! Here’s our roundup of what’s happening in town this weekend. Plus, we have a very special guest who will sing to you of the evils of Krampus when you watch our video… Thursday, January 19 The Ghostlight Project @ Magnetic 375 5:30 pm The local chapter of the national Ghostlight Project will[Read More…]
Hot Brown is the Description that’s also a Dish. I absolutely love that there’s a traditional plate of food which is actually, officially, hilariously named “hot brown.” I love it for so many reasons. Let’s leave aside any obvious comparisons to a “dutch oven,” a “philly steamer,” or a “rusty trombone.” …yeah, no, let’s not bring up those things at[Read More…]
John Silver hopes to begin serving beer in downtown Burnsville this spring.
The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed plans for The Parisian hotel proposed by MRK Property Development and presented to the commission by Asheville architect Peter Alberice. The vote may not significantly alter[Read More…]
Plans for new construction on the museum project must still meet city approval.
Look for more comedy shows, more late-night dance parties and the quality music programming fans have grown to love.
Check out Billy Strings.
Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, featuring a planned march/rally and a candlelight vigil in downtown Asheville.
An album release show from The Infamous Stringdusters, with Billy Strings opening. It doesn’t get much better than this if you’re a bluegrass fan.
The “Dirty Dancing” remake stars Abigail Breslin as Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny.
Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.
Olen was a key player in an effort to revitalize Asheville in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
It’s going to be cooold this weekend, Asheville! Beat the chill with our selection of wonderful winter events. Thursday, 1/5 Auditions for Pulse, an Anam Cara Theatre production @ Toy Boat Community Arts Space Thursday + Saturday @ 6 pm Pulse is Anam Cara’s latest original production that opens in February, and you can vie for your spot in the spotlight this weekend at Toy[Read More…]
Blunt wrote in a Facebook post that he was assured he had done nothing to trigger the sudden elimination of his job.
Stoobies Part Toobies… Hey-ey! Welcome back to the annual Stoobie Awards, Asheville’s most… um… Prestigious? Meaningless? Somewhere inbetweeningiest… culinary awards! The Stoobies are given out once a year by little ol’ me, Stu Helm, and nobody else. This is Part Two, in which I will dole out awards for the best places to get breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and of[Read More…]
If you’re feeling anything like we are about 2016, you’re ready to wave goodbye and turn over a new page. This New Year’s weekend, we’ve got a list of the hippest and most happening things in the area, which are guaranteed to send you into the future with a bang. We advise you to rest up Thursday and Friday so you can[Read More…]
The lawsuit points to problems with bond referendum wording.
Need to get out of the house? Check out the Spazmatics at the Salvage Station, and more.
President Barack Obama helped the catapult the restaurant to fame after several stops and mentions.
Also, Lonely Planet is teaming up with Explore Asheville and Biltmore Estate for a big travel giveaway.
My Whole Family Loves a Good Meat Pie. I’m from a pie family. We like pie. Apple pie, sweet potato pie, rhubarb, pumpkin, cherry pie… make any pie out of any fruit, squash, custard, or pudding, and we will eat it. Make a pie out of meat, and we will eat ALL of it. You and your family will have no[Read More…]