Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.
A few things I miss about Ashvegas – Bill Stanley’s Bluegrass and Barbecue; Gatsby’s; Sunny Sparachino’s; 45 Cherry; Dinner for the Earth on Broadway (now Earthfare); a club called Captain Jack’s Pooh-Pooh Parlor, or something similar.
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