-Second trampoline park: Word on the street is that there is a second trampoline park coming to South Asheville; Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park is coming to Hendersonville road. I recently noted that Launch trampoline park was in the works for South Asheville.
-Open Space AVL: Here’s a correction on a tidbit from last week – Open Space AVL is the name of a new co-working an meeting space in the former Wee Wiggles day care space on Haywood Road in East/West Asheville. The space is still being renovated and developed in terms of what spaces to provide and how best to offer them.
-Asheville Food Park: There’s a sign up at the Amboy Road location of the new Asheville Food Park that says that location is now leasing spaces to vendors. Go to ashevillefoodpark.com for deets.
-WNC Culinary Expo: The Asheville Independent Restaurant Association’s WNC Culinary Expo is being held today, and the annual expo has a top-notch keynote speaker Kevin Boehm. Boehm is co-owner of the Boka Restaurant Group. More:
After opening 16 successful restaurants over two decades, James Beard nominated restaurateur Kevin Boehm has become one of the nation’s most successful owner/operators. Kevin, along with partner Rob Katz, have not only built a successful restaurant group, but have established a restaurant culture built on great chefs, inspired hospitality, and amazing design.
James Beard nominated restaurateur Kevin Boehm has become one of the nation’s most successful
-Highland Brewing party: Highland Brewing will celebrate its 21st birthday with a big bash on April 11. Here’s more:
Expect the birthday requisites – cake, balloons, streamers, a photo booth – and a bold new beer. Scotty’s birthday Double IPA (Scotty is Highland’s mascot) hails from the pilot room and will be available on draft only at the brewery. The high-gravity West Coast DIPA is Head Brewer Hollie Stephenson’s creation, expected to clock in at an aggressive 10% ABV (alcohol by volume), she says, “this beer is a hop bomb—we wanted to do a big beer for this big birthday celebration.” IPA fans will love this highly hopped, very aromatic, and full-bodied beer. It will be offered alongside several other small batch brews all day.