FOOD & DRINK
Asheville restaurant ranks on Tripadvisor's national 'Best of the Best' list
ASHEVILLE - An international travel guidance company has named an Asheville restaurant among the “Best of the Best,” based on diners’ reviews. Jettie Rae’s Oyster House, a seafood haven at 143 Charlotte St., has ranked No. 9 on Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best list for Everyday Eats in the U.S.
Asheville restaurant closings in 2023 through September
ASHEVILLE - Three quarters of the way through 2023, more food and beverage businesses have had big customer farewells. From neighborhood cafés to craft beverage taprooms, here are some of the Asheville area restaurants, bars and breweries that have closed from January to September 2023.:. PB & Jay’s Café...
Georgia Man Says He Can Retire ‘A Whole Lot Sooner’ Thanks To Massive North Carolina Lottery Win
Dewayne Townsend of Canton says it feels “real good” to be a brand new winner. He looks like such a great guy . Congratulations! This Georgia man says he can retire a whole lot sooner thanks to his massive North Carolina Education lottery win. Dewayne is the first...
asheville, NC Residents: Your Future Cats Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around asheville.
The Hop Ice Cream Cafe: A Sweet Treat in Asheville
Are you craving a delightful ice cream experience like no other? Look no further than The Hop Ice Cream Café in Asheville, North Carolina. With a commitment to making ice cream accessible to everyone, The Hop offers a wide variety of flavors, including gluten-free and vegan options. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic scoop or a decadent sundae, The Hop has got you covered.
Shirtmandude offers 'fun shirts for weird folks' in Black Mountain
Jay Longshore’s business, Shirtmandude, aims to deliver “fun shirts for weird folks” to Black Mountain and beyond. The business started in Los Angeles “around 2005” when Longshore was working as a writer at an advertising agency. He said he made concert posters on the side and sold them at shows. Longshore would take whatever posters he had left and sell them on eBay.
Record-Breaking Year for Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra
The Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) is proud to announce a groundbreaking achievement this year with a record number of student musicians. With 200 students enrolled and auditions ongoing for the fall season, the ASYO is poised to shatter the previous record of 180. This remarkable growth comes on the heels of a challenging period during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when ASYO saw its numbers temporarily dip to 86 students. This resurgence is a testament to the program’s resilience and the dedication of its students, educators, and supporters.
Discover the Top 6 Must-Try Skin Care Services in Asheville
In this article, we explore six exceptional skin care services available in Asheville. Have you had the opportunity to experience any of them? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so feel free to leave your comments below!
4 ways to create a Hallmark 'A Biltmore Christmas' experience, movie premieres in November
ASHEVILLE - Not everyone has access to a magical hourglass that can transport them through time, like in Hallmark Channel’s upcoming holiday movie, “A Biltmore Christmas.” However, the chance to star in one’s own holiday adventure is possible for those who believe and plan appropriately. This season, Hallmark’s 2023 Countdown to Christmas programming...
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Spanish Restaurants in Asheville You Must Visit
In this article, we explore three exquisite Spanish restaurants in Asheville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Asheville's Historic Parks: A Look at Roger Farmer and Charlie Bullman Parks and Their Impact on Our Community
Park Views is a series by Asheville Parks & Recreation that discusses the history of the city’s public parks and community centers. This edition focuses on the Roger Farmer and Charlie Bullman parks, developed by community organizations to promote youth development through sports activities.
Celebrating Eight Decades of Life With Sally Smith
Weaverville – Life is a journey filled with milestones, and few are as unique and significant as turning 80 years old. This remarkable age marks a celebration of longevity and a reflection on a lifetime of experiences, accomplishments, and wisdom. Weaverville’s Sally Ann Smith has the distinctiveness of reaching the octogenarian mark and was celebrated by a large group of her friends and family on Sunday afternoon (September 24th).
MIra Girard Art article
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday from 10-5 pm, Sunday 11-4 pm. You were only waiting for this moment to arise, Tyger Tyger Gallery’s upcoming solo exhibition by Mira. Gerard, features paintings of idyllic spaces populated with wild grasses and sun-tinged flowers. The series. is the result of Gerard giving herself permission to...
Pisgah Legal to Host “Poverty, By America” Book Discussion With Malaprop’s
Join Pisgah Legal at Malaprop’s for a virtual book club-style discussion of Matthew Desmond’s Poverty, by America at 12:00 pm on Monday, October 9, 2023. In this landmark book, acclaimed sociologist Matthew Desmond draws on history, research, and original reporting to show how affluent Americans knowingly and unknowingly keep poor people poor. Those of us who are financially secure exploit the poor, driving down their wages while forcing them to overpay for housing and access to cash and credit. We prioritize the subsidization of our wealth over the alleviation of poverty, designing a welfare state that gives the most to those who need the least. And we stockpile opportunity in exclusive communities, creating zones of concentrated riches alongside those of concentrated despair. Some lives are made small so that others may grow.
Posana’s New Autumn Menu, Cocktails, and Wine Classes
Posana, a culinary gem in the center of downtown Asheville, has introduced a trifecta of autumnal delights to celebrate the season. Launching October 4th, Chef David Van Tassel unveils a symphony of flavors! From Shrimp & Crab Hush Puppies to Pumpkin Alfredo, Posana showcases Western North Carolina’s Autumnal bounty.
Around town: Local musicians pay tribute to John Prine
A deep love for the music of late Americana artist John Prine is something Chuck and Gill Knott shared in common when they first met in 2017. The husband-and-wife duo, known as the Knotty G’s, will host their second annual tribute to Prine on his birthday, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m., at The Grey Eagle.
Meet Grace & Frankie: WNC Nature Center's new raccoon duo
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — There are some new additions to the WNC Nature Center -- Meet Grace and Frankie!. They are female raccoons who now call the Center home. The pair came from the Appalachian Wildlife Refuge and are about four months old. You can see the newest residents...
Dive into Flavor: Top 3 Seafood Restaurants in Asheville You Must Try
In this article, we explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Asheville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? We'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Changes to Weaverville's Holiday Parade: New Time, Location, and Online Application Process
Significant changes have come to this year's Holiday Parade. These changes result from community feedback, safety needs, and new state laws. The parade is set for December 2nd. It will start at a new time and from a different location. Also, the application format has changed. Every parade entry must attend a safety meeting.
Calling all scare-seekers and horror-film lovers: Pinheads Graveyard opens for haunts
Located inside a truly haunted century-old building in downtown Canton, Pinhead’s Graveyard has been voted the No. 1 haunted house attraction in the state for four years running and will open for the Halloween scare season this weekend. Live out nightmares with Freddy Kruger, come face to face with...