FOOD & DRINK
Peach milkshake to return Chick-Fil-A’s menu
Celebrating National Best Friends Day. Highlighting the Electric Food Truck for Food Truck Friday. Man facing multiple charges in Asheville after allegedly abducting children. The Asheville Police Department said a man is facing multiple charges following a lengthy investigation into two of his alleged victims. Spartanburg Big Brother Big Sisters...
Bear-human conflicts are getting more intense
When a small bear appeared on their porch April 3, Stacey Crowley and her wife, Babs Burlingame, were initially thrilled. After all, they’d moved from Chicago to a quiet neighborhood north of Weaverville in 2011 “specifically for more nature.” When the yearling cub made off with the 20-pound bag of birdseed they’d just purchased, Crowley and Burlingame’s enthusiasm waned, and after they spotted another cub eating from their birdfeeder, it vanished altogether.
Appalachian Mountain Brewery opens Mills River taproom with grand opening celebration
MILLS RIVER - Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB), Boone’s original brewery dedicated to community, philanthropy, and sustainability, has announced the grand opening of a new Mills River taproom, its first location outside of Boone. The new taproom and restaurant is located at 46 North Mills River Road, minutes from the entrance to Pisgah National Forest and its popular hiking and mountain biking trails. The grand opening celebration will take place Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25 and will feature live music, special limited edition pint glasses, and the brewery’s distinctive laidback Southern hospitality. ...
'Cold Mountain' writer goes from Civil War to Great Depression in new book
Asheville native Charles Frazier burst on the scene in 1997 with his debut novel, "Cold Mountain," retelling Homer's "Odyssey" as the epic tale of a Civil War soldier trying to return home to western North Carolina as the Confederacy collapsed. "Cold Mountain" was a New York Times best seller, won...
Keeping Asheville BearWise: Tips for Proper Trash Disposal and Bear-Resistant Containers
Residents of Asheville, North Carolina, are being asked to be “bear wise” about their trash after community members raised concerns about local black bears rummaging through garbage.
PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” in Asheville, NC Nov 18th, 2023 – pre-sale passcode
The new PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” presale code is now on WiseGuys Presale Codes: While this limited time presale opportunity is underway, you have the chance to order PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” show tickets earlier than tickets go on sale to the public.
EBCI tribal members featured in new documentary
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. – What happens when storytelling, native wisdom, and nature’s intelligence converge? That’s what a new film by award-winning documentary filmmaker David Weintraub and the Center for Cultural Preservation seek to explore in “Nature’s Wisdom Thru Native Eyes”, set to hold its world premieres this June.
Discover Nature's Hidden Gems:
Explore the Serene and Breathtaking Hiking Spots of Hendersonville, NC. Hendersonville, North Carolina, is a hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure off the beaten path.
North Carolina Home to One of the Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the U.S., Says the Food Network
If you are looking for something good to eat, then you can never go wrong with fried chicken. Fried chicken is one of those ultimate guilty pleasures for many people. I know, we’re supposed to be watching what we eat but sometimes you have to treat yourself! What’s a better way to treat yourself than enjoying a fried chicken sandwich? That’s right, fried chicken but in between two great buns!
VIDEO PREMIERE: ‘Loss’ by Laura Boswell
In crafting the music video for the haunting “Loss” off Laura Boswell’s 2020 EP, Place To Be, the Asheville-based singer-songwriter-guitarist and her co-director, David Gwaltney, trekked to Roan Mountain for a pair of shoots last year. And by returning to the scene of the proverbial crime, it resulted in her most enchanting visual work yet.
What to know about the new rooftop pizzeria, restaurant bar opening in Asheville
ASHEVILLE - A new hotel development has been designed to cater to overnight guests and public patrons seeking a bite ― or slice ― to eat and a local brew or cocktail to drink. This fall, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Asheville Downtown is slated to open at...
Discover the Hidden Treasures of Asheville, NC
Hiking in Asheville, NC, is an incredible way to connect with nature and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. However, it's crucial to prioritize safety to make the most of your hiking experience. This article provides essential tips and guidelines to ensure you stay safe while exploring the scenic trails of Asheville this summer.
What to Know: Patton Pool opens, Pride Picnic, St. Baldrick's head shaving
HENDERSONVILLE - After a brief delay, Patton Pool officially opened to the public on June 3 for the season. The pool was originally supposed to open Memorial Day weekend, but the City of Hendersonville said in a news release the opening was delayed due to the ongoing installation of a new diving board. The city announced over the weekend that it made the decision to proceed with the opening without the diving board.
Chef Elliott Moss Presents Pretty in Pink Restaurant Regina’s in West Asheville
For a year, brown paper covered the windows of the former Happy Hill Restaurant (1400 Patton Avenue) in West Asheville, an old-school Asheville diner that opened in 1967 and closed in December 2021. Neighborhood curiosity was further piqued as cryptic messages went up on the signboard out front and the exterior stucco walls were painted pale pink.
NC Cousins Buying Back Their Brewery From Bud Light Parent Anheuser-Busch
The 2 founders first started their brewery in 2011 and later partnered with the Craft Brew Alliance, leading to an acquisition by Anheuser-Busch. By 2021, Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s beers were officially part of Anheuser-Busch’s craft beer selection. Despite the changes in ownership Kelischek and Zieber remained actively engaged...
Asheville Parks & Recreation announces free summer family fun
Ashevillians looking to beat the heat are in luck! Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) plans to bring free family-friendly foam parties, inflatable water slides, and other water activities to public parks to welcome summer’s arrival. “Asheville Parks & Recreation knows summer fun can get expensive,” according to D. Tyrell...
Third Year of La Vie en Rosé Festival in Flat Rock
Flat Rock – National Rosé Day (June 10th) brings the release of Marked Tree Vineyard’s two newest Rosé wines. The La Vie en Rosé Festival is being held this weekend in Flat Rock. This is an annual Art, Music, and Wine festival held to celebrate their latest bottles of light, refreshing summer wine. It commences on National Rosé day. The idyllic setting overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains allows visitors to hear melodic music as they view a beautiful sunset, looking out to the stars and the moon. 2023 will be the third year for this festival! This year’s festival is open daily on June 10th and 11th to the public at no charge; however, some events happening on the property are ticketed.
Music, Art Collaboration Reveals 'Wonderful' Experiment in Transylvania Classroom
BREVARD – Art inspired by music may not be uncommon in museums and galleries, but in Transylvania County’s fifth grade classrooms?. In a novel experiment, Brevard Philharmonic’s Music in the Schools outreach program gave pre-teens a chance to flex their talents by listening to a classic ballet, then illustrate their impressions in paintings and drawings.
Fresh Dish: Katie Button on ramps, Spanish pastries and raw oysters
The following chat with chef Katie Button, co-founder and CEO of Katie Button Restaurants, kicks off the first in a new monthly column spotlighting seasonal dishes and cooking tips. As part of the series, we will ask each featured guest to nominate the following month’s chef. Xpress joined Button...
Asheville grandfather ‘couldn’t believe’ his big lottery win
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The North Carolina Education Lottery said a grandfather from Asheville woke up Saturday morning to a big lottery win. William Harrison, a grandfather of six, bought his $1 Quick Pick ticket in Friday’s drawing from Cubbard Express on 16th Street Northeast in Hickory.
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