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The Amazing Acro-Cats

Volume
19
/ Issue
36

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food

  • Kids at Work! hosts a benefit gala

    -by Emily Patrick
    Support Kids at Work! with a five-course meal at Chef Mo’s prepared by the students.
  • Stromboli during the spin cycle

    -by Emily Patrick
    The Bar of Soap takes diversification seriously: It's a laundromat, a bookstore, a beer bar and, now, an Italian restaurant. “Don't put all your eggs in one basket,” says Sean…
  • “The richest story ever told”

    -by Emily Patrick
    If you’ve seen a picture of Matt and Ted Lee recently, there’s a good chance they were riding skateboards in coat and tie. That’s their style in a nutshell: polished…
  • Henry’s Cheese Spread

    -by Webmaster
    Some have likened this dip to pimento cheese, but it may have been more awesome, with the creamy-fiery thing of p.c., but torqued up by horseradish to a picklish, sinus-clearing…
  • Community sizzle

    -by Emily Patrick
    The basic method behind sautéing is the toss: put your ingredients in the pan and encourage them to mingle. Steven Liebenhaut and Rosetta Star hope to do the same thing…
  • Savory Nettle and Feta Rugelach

    -by Emily Patrick
    Filling: About 6 cups loosely packed fresh stinging nettle 3 tbsp. high quality butter 1 small sweet onion, chopped 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg 1/4 cup plain whole milk…
  • Wild edibles

    -by Webmaster
    Since the 1960s, Euell Gibbons has influenced multiple generations to rediscover the art of foraging wild foods, included among them, my grandpa, Ted. As a former lawyer for the Cleveland…

opinion

  • Fighting back

    -by Webmaster
    Serenity Forest. Wildflower. Four Sims Hollow. Seven Falls. These failed developments may not provoke the kind of stark memories that the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Iwo Jima or the…
  • Doneski

    -by Webmaster
    Even beautiful lives have to end. As David Forbes reported in “Goodbye Bele Chere, Hello ‘Creative Economies,’” Asheville City Council decided at its March 12 meeting to discontinue funding for…
  • What’s next — polygamy benefits?

    -by Webmaster
    I am so disappointed in our political leaders who are continually trying to legislate homosexual lifestyles for the sake political expediency [see http://avl.mx/rf for the story]. This is another sad…
  • You’ve tried sin — now try Jesus

    -by Webmaster
    People in Asheville need to turn from their sin and turn to Jesus. I am writing this letter about the people of Asheville and their wickedness that they have toward…

arts

  • Cats fantastic!

    -by Jen Nathan Orris
    Dakota is a cat who loves chasing string, cuddling in warm laps and playing with classic toys like jingle balls. She also enjoys wailing on the drums like her paws…
  • Planning your big day? Jennifer Callahan offers these words of wedding wisdom.

    -by Webmaster
    1. If you begin planning your wedding 12 months out, you'll save yourself a great deal of stress and be able to pick the vendors you really want to work…
  • A cure for the common bridal expo

    -by Webmaster
    A marriage of the minds between Jennifer Callahan of Asheville Indie Weddings and The Big Crafty co-conspirators Brandy Bourne and Justin Rabuck, The Big Day offers inspiration for couples to…
  • It’s a whole weekend of Make Noise

    -by Webmaster
    This weekend features a variety of performances and workshops related to Make Noise equipment and its downtown space. Friday, March 29, at The Apothecary, 39 S. Market St. Performances using…
  • Modular people

    -by Webmaster
    Approaching Asheville from any compass point gives visitors a similar impression: a quiet, idyllic town nestled in the mountains, boasting a vibrant community of craftspeople and artisans. Without much back…
  • Smart Bets: Kenny Roby

    -by Webmaster
    Singer-songwriter Kenny Roby is the former frontman of 6 String Drag, a roots-Americana band based in Raleigh. That group's '97 album, High Hat, was co-produced by none other than Steve…

news

  • Equality or sacrilege?

    -by Jake Frankel
    After a tense March 19 public hearing, the Buncombe County commissioners narrowly approved extending benefits to both same- and opposite-sex domestic partners of county employees. Democrats David Gantt, Holly Jones,…
  • MSD impact study offers snapshot of moving merger target

    -by Webmaster
    In a proposed merger of the Asheville water system and the Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County, the already-complicated factors have multiplied. This month, state legislators have proposed a bill…