I learned several things today while snapping photos at Eliada’s annual corn maze. One: it’s challenging to take photos/video of folks running through a corn maze, because with 2.7 miles of trail, I couldn’t find any of the other folks. I could hear them laughing and chattering, but they were just always around the bend […]
Press Release From UNC-TV: “Most of us take our roads and bridges, airports and railroads for granted. We have no trouble getting from one place to another. This excellent documentary reminds us that this has not always been the case in North Carolina with our treacherous coastlines, shallow rivers, nearly impenetrable mountains, and roads that […]
West Asheville’s Rhetorical Factory is hosting a customer appreciation party on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 4-9 p.m. More from a press release from 828isgreat: Celebrating four years of Rhetorical Factory in Asheville, and four months open at the new store, located at 444 Haywood Rd., they want to welcome customers and supporters to come enjoy […]
Asheville Citizen-Times By Romando Dixson: ASHEVILLE – Complaints from business owners, visitors and residents caused city staff to examine policies involving panhandling, peddling and busking, city officials said Friday. City staff will present information on those issues to the city’s Public Safety Committee at 3:30 p.m. Monday on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, […]
Saturday, September 20 * 7:30 pm Tonight, be a part of something really special. Story For Life is a new initiative in storytelling created by New Umbrella that brings the amazing stories of our elders to the stage. With the help of Asheville’s professional writers and our area’s most talented actors, these stories spring to […]
Press Release From Friends of the Smokies: WAYNESVILLE, NC – Join Friends of the Smokies for a full day of hiking on a Classic Hike deep in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along Pretty Hollow Gap Trail in Cataloochee Valley, followed by elk viewing. Hiking guide and author Danny Bernstein will lead this Friends […]
Press Release From 828 is Great: Rhetorical Factory is hosting a Customer Appreciation Party on September 30th from 4-9 at their Flagship Store at 444 Haywood Rd in West Asheville. Celebrating four years of Rhetorical Factory in Asheville, and four months open at the new store, they want to welcome customers and supporters to come enjoy some […]
From Asheville Greenworks: Join Asheville Greenworks as we host the second annual “Root Ball”, a fundraising event to allow us to continue working for a “clean & green” environment. The party will be held Thursday September 18th, 2014, from 6:30-9:30pm at the “Boathouse” by the French Broad River at 318 Riverside Drive. All you care to eat, […]
The Associated Press via Asheville Citizen-Times: Boone Police Chief Dana Crawford said Monday in a statement that investigators have found no evidence that 18-year-old Anna Smith, of High Point, was a victim of homicide. … Her body was found Saturday in a heavily wooded area off campus. Click here for the full story.
Press Release From the Environmental Quality Institute: North Carolina rivers and streams have been making headlines recently – and appear to be getting the short end of the stick. However, concerned residents in Western NC are fired up and committed to improving local waterways. Hundreds of volunteers have lent their time and skills with the […]
CITIZEN-TIMES — City firefighters say a blaze that heavily damaged an abandoned commercial building near the downtown Tuesday night appears suspicious.
Press Release From Anam Cara Theatre: Accordion Time Machine, Anam Cara’s Experimental Theatre Ensemble, presents… Late Night Snack ATTACK! Saturday, October 4th at 8:00pm Toy Boat Community Art Space 101 Fairview Rd. Asheville, NC 28803 Accordion Time Machine, Anam Cara’s experimental theatre ensemble, has something delicious and scary in store for you with their next […]
Press Release From Anam Cara Theatre: Save the Date! Anam Cara Theatre Company presents “Zombie Hospital 1955” a fundraiser Saturday, November 8th at 7:30pm Toy Boat Community Arts Space 101 Fairview Rd. Asheville NC 28803 Advance $20, after October 15th $25 Cost of entry includes 1 free drink ticket We are excited to bring you […]
Press Release From National Forests in North Carolina, by Stevin Westcott: ASHEVILLE, N.C., September 2014 — As temperatures begin to dip, many of us start thinking about heating our homes during the cold months. For some folks, this means stocking up on firewood for the fireplace or wood stove. The national forests in North Carolina are […]
In a world where deep-fried cauliflower and deep-fried Oreos exist together in the same plexiglass display case, the North Carolina Mountain State Fair brings folks together to sample all sorts of (often deep-fried) culinary experiments.
Ride the rides? Sure. But maybe wait a bit after trying a deep-fried cheeseburger-on-a-stick.
The Sylva Herald By Quintin Ellison: The state has retreated from its plan to collect rock samples this year in Jackson and the other far-western counties to test for indications of shale gas deposits. The presence of such deposits could have led to fracking in the region. “We are focused on exploring and developing the […]
Asheville Citizen-Times By Mackensy Lunsford: On Saturday, Sovereign Remedies, a new bar by Charlie Hodge, will open on the corner of Market and Walnut streets in downtown Asheville. The opening menu will focus on craft cocktails, some “sturdy classics,” said Hodge, and some with seasonal and Appalachian themes, such as the pickled ramp — a […]
Press Release From Alley Kats Tavern in Waynesville: Sunday, September 7th, Alley Kats will hold a benefit concert to help three families from the Haywood County Community that are in immediate danger of losing their homes. These families include an elderly woman with large medical expenses, a single mother of two, and a family with […]
The return of Eliada’s annual corn maze, the largest in Western North Carolina, marks the return of the fall season — reminding Ashevilleans to head outside and enjoy the (so far) somewhat cooler weather. And that message is carried out in more ways than one at the autumn attraction, opening on Friday, Sept. 5.
Asheville Citizen-Times By Jon Ostendorf: ASHEVILLE – Police are investigating a shooting at a home on Bartlett Street that sent a man to the hospital. Click here for the full story from the Citizen-Times. WLOS: Authorities tell us one person was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries after a reported shooting on Bartlett […]
Press Release From The Cheese Store of Asheville: FRENCH FRIDAY FLIGHTS Friday, August 29 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. As part of Friday Night Flights at the Weinhaus, The Cheese Store of Asheville is partnering with Asheville Bee Charmer to offer a tasting with a French flair – French wine, French cheese and French honey! This […]