Second Gear sold $1 million worth of gear and clothing in 2019, and it's business has continued to grow.
Also, the former North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association has morphed into the Southeast Hemp Association with 650 members in seven states, and more.
Shop owner Danny Reed has curated a shop full of carefully crafted gear, from handmade fly fishing rods to his own designs adorning shirts, caps and more.
Also, Asheville pastry chef Ashley Capps has launched a new meal delivery service, and more.
For Manna FoodBank in Asheville, the pandemic has The pandemic has amplified the scope of the poverty and hunger it sees in Western North Carolina like nothing before.
Also, the Freez (formerly Tastee Freez) on Patton Avenue has announced plans to reopen on Friday, May 1, and more.
Also, Sunshine Sammies is open and serving ice cream sandwiches and other treats curbside from their ice cream truck, which is parked in front of their South Lexington Avenue shop, and more.
Also, in case you missed it, the James Beard Award nominations have been postponed (there are several Asheville chefs in the running) and more.
At Masks of Love, a small dedicated band of doctors, home sewers, business owners, professional seamstresses and other volunteers are working around the clock to produce face masks.
Also, the popular Sunny Point Cafe in West Asheville plans to renovate an adjacent house and use it as a bakery and prep kitchen for the cafe; and more.
The Lady Folk showcase will feature Whitney Moore of Queen Bee and the Honeylovers; Jane Kramer; and Christy Barrett of the Christy Lynn Band.
The industrial hemp industry is booming, and the hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) industry is expected to be worth $7 billion by 2023, according to one estimate.
In Plain Sight and BomBassic headline the musical offerings, while special beer offerings will be available from Burial Beer, Fonta Flora, Zillicoah and much more.
Tina & Her Pony are set to play their indy Appalachian folks music at Ambrose West at 7 p.m. on Friday, with Laura Blackley opening.
Also, the White Labs Fermentation Festival is set for May 26 at its Charlotte Street location, and more.
Also, Asheville's poetry slam scene is experiencing a resurgence, and more.
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Franny's Farmacy, which is open today, is Hendersonville's first hemp dispensary.
Also, two new food delivery services have arrived on the Asheville food scene.
Also, PennyCup Coffee's new north Asheville coffee shop is open, and much more.
Also, the new White Duck Taco restaurant has opened on Riverside Drive, and more.
Also, the Miss Gay Latina Asheville pageant is set for Nov. 3, and much more.
Also, Bhramari Brewing on the South Slope is planning an expansion, and much more.
Earlier this year, Nantahala Brewing received approval to open a Sylva taproom.
Also, the new Continental Lounge restaurant on Biltmore Avenue is shooting for an early August opening, and more.
With a lounge area, back patio and plenty of affordable wines, Cork & Craft wants to make their Haywood Road location as comfortable as possible for folks.
Also, economic development official Ben Teague is taking a new job, and more.
Also, there's a new pop-up restaurant in Asheville called Curragh Chase, and much more.
The N.C. Highway Patrol has deployed new "ghost cars" across the state to combat DWI, and more.
Also, Asheville restaurateur Meherwan Irani plans to open up to 50 new restaurants in the next few years, according to Eater.com, and more.
Simple Cafe and Juice Bar is coming to Haywood Road in West Asheville.
Casa Dei Bambini opened in 2004 in the Malvern Hills home of Stephanie Crawford and David Wilson.
The Haywood Road venue will be focused on weddings and events, as well as being a neighborhood listening room.
Also, The Hop on Merrimon reopens today after a significant renovation, and more.
Also, the first Songsmith Gathering in Brevard in April will feature music by The Wood Brothers, Darrell Scott, Sarah Siskind, Beth Wood and more.
Also, details about 2018 AIR Passports on sale now, the 2018 Asheville Restaurant Week and much more.
There's major work on the dam at the reservoir that provides Asheville with most of its drinking water, and more.
Also, there's a free hug flash mob on Sunday at Pritchard Park, and more.
Urban Orchard plans to take over ENO's warehouse location on Buxton Avenue and open a tasting room and production facility that will also house a new restaurant.
City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.
Also, tickets go on sale Friday for a Bon Iver show in Asheville in November, and much more.
Triple Seven Brewhouse is the beloved Westville Pub's move into the craft beer business.
Also, French Broad Chocolates announces a major expansion, and more.
Also, a local lingerie maker is opening a new retail location in West Asheville, and much more.