Cover Design Credit: John Zara

Wish you were here…  Small Towns #2

Volume
20
/ Issue
13

Cover Design Credit:

John Zara

arts

  • Worth waiting for: Fletcher’s Scott Waldrop crafts balsamic vinegars

    -by Webmaster
    Fletcher artisan Scott Waldrop crafts balsamic vinegar in the footprints of his wine-making ancestors. And what he produces ... is worth waiting for.
  • Booking it: Behind the scenes of LEAF’s extensive lineup

    -by Alli Marshall
    LEAF is held this weekend, Thursday, Oct. 17-Sunday, Oct. 20, at Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain. Today is the last day to buy tickets.
  • Woodfin and Weaverville

    -by Webmaster
    Two of Asheville’s neighbors to the north — Woodfin and Weaverville — have truly come into their own in the past few years. Ensconced squarely between Asheville and Weaverville, Woodfin…
  • Black Mountain and Swannanoa

    -by Webmaster
    Lying at the edge of the Blue Ridge escarpment, Black Mountain and Swannanoa are known as "the front porch of the mountains." These towns have long served as a resting…
  • A dance for decent women

    -by Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt
    In the 35 years that Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre has operated in Asheville, it has earned a reputation for producing complex and thought-provoking work. Lead by artistic director Susan Collard…
  • Hot Springs and Marshall

    -by Webmaster
    Locals say that Hot Springs is where Mayberry meets the Twilight Zone. General stores line downtown while mineral baths provide mystical healing properties just down the road. And neighboring town…
  • Learning from mistakes

    -by Webmaster
    For all of its charms, the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother doesn’t excel when it comes to music references. Ted Mosby, the protagonist searching for his true love,…

food

  • Worth waiting for: Fletcher’s Scott Waldrop crafts balsamic vinegars

    -by Webmaster
    Fletcher artisan Scott Waldrop crafts balsamic vinegar in the footprints of his wine-making ancestors. And what he produces ... is worth waiting for.
  • Mountain-Creole fusion

    -by Webmaster
    For well over a year, quirky and artistic downtown Marshall was without a full-service restaurant. The old stone building at 18 N. Main St. — which used to house Bacchus…
  • A HardLox life

    -by Webmaster
    For one day only, local residents can grab a real Coney Island knish without hopping a plane to New York City. Organizers of the HardLox Jewish Food and Heritage Festival,…

opinion

  • Embarrassing

    -by Webmaster
  • A falling out

    -by Webmaster
  • Asheville Disclaimer 10/16/2013

    -by Webmaster
    Friends doubt recent breakup between Fed, Pisgah Inn will stick following Inn’s back-and-forth compliance/defiance of government shutdown
  • During peak season, reopen N.C.’s federal parks

    -by Webmaster
    As the seasons turn to fall, many of us here in North Carolina typically head to the mountains of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests before the cold rolls in.…
  • Cancel Asheville’s topless summit

    -by Webmaster
    I advise the city of Asheville to cancel the “topless women" meeting between city officials and downtown business owners planned for Oct. 21. This meeting will be yet another obvious…

news