It’s an important decision, this issue of where to spend New Year’s Eve. Cold Play didn’t coin the phrase “start as you mean to go on,” but the band made it famous-ish. And if there’s any truth to the concept, do you really want to begin 2011 watching the ball drop from the solo, Snuggie-draped […]

Yet more New Year’s Eve parties!

Xpress has an extensive roundup of New Year’s Eve events in the Dec. 29 issue (if you’re in downtown Asheville, you may even be able to find it on newsstands as early as this evening) but here are more options, including early events (French Broad Brewery, French Broad Chocolate Lounge), a two-venue event put on by Asheville FM, an underground music explosion, and a dinner-plus-party at Pack’s Tavern.