-Uber and Lyft are now operating again at the Asheville Regional Airport after the ride-share operators and airport officials worked out a deal to establish a pick-up area on the north side of the terminal. The ride-share operators stopped picking up folks at the airport earlier this year after the airport made changes to their agreements with ride-share operators, taxis and limousines.
-A new brewery is opening soon at The Lumberyard in Brevard. Peaks and Creeks Brewing is the work of owner/brewmaster Jon Bowman, known for his 6-year run as owner/brewmaster at Tipping Point Brewing in Waynesville before he closed it last year
–Jewels That Dance is celebrating its 35th anniversary in business in downtown Asheville. That’s impressive. Give ’em some OG love.
-Have y’all tried Pelican’s Snowballs Original New Orleans Shaved Ice? That’s a long name for a pile of flavored ice, but folks apparently love it. Their Sweeten Creek Road location is hoppin’.
-The Jewish Community Center, which just built a grand new pool with retractable roof, is building a new 11,000-square-foot building to with the pool.
-Asheville School is removing and replacing its existing athletic track and field. They’re also building a new pressbox w/ restrooms.
-Tod’s Tasties in Montford is renovating, adding bathrooms, awnings, next cooler, etc.
-Chef Katie Button is moving ahead with opening her new bagel shop in the ground-level space on South Lexington Avenue in her Nightbell restaurant space.
-Level 42 Gallery, a new gallery at the Foundation Spot in the River Arts District (42 Foundy St.), is celebrating with a grand opening on Saturday. The show will feature submissions from 100 glass artists.
–The Asheville Kitchen has some really fun cooking classes. Chef Brian Ross, formerly of Dough, is running the show, and he’s still located on Merrimon Ave. just a few doors down from his former spot. Fun date night! (theashevillekitchen.com)