Just because certain bureaucratic state regulations put a damper on a potentially fun warm weather event does not mean local residents can’t enjoy the slipping and sliding around the city right now in the dead of winter!
Vacancy rates for apartments in this area were recently surveyed by a consultant as being a percentage that is even less than the amount of butterfat content in reduced fat milk.
Yesterday, @ashevillehaikus tweeted: Please use the hashtag #avlvalentine or put in @ashevillehaikus so I can RT everything to compile this years list. #avl #asheville Not long after that, hearty, local-flavored yearnings began flowing. And they still are. To follow the stream, go here. For just a taste of the spirit, here are a few highlights: […]
Dealing with crime and vandalism is both frightening and annoying enough for a business, but dealing with it over… and over… and over again can make you think you are in some kind of Infinite Loop.
The word is out: Asheville is awesome. And that means more people, more lines, longer waits and worse traffic. At the same time, our sister city, Portland, Ore., is struggling with a similar problem. That’s when a few creative Portlanders came up with a master plan: anti-tourism videos.
For quite some time, Ashevilleans have been operating under the assumption that we know ourselves, but Craigslist reminded me that we are a community of collaborators. At a cursory glance, Asheville and her people appear to be easy to define. We are the Beer City USA, after all, and that says a little something about […]
A new job listing on Asheville Craiglist seeks a “Racoon Trainer” who hopes “to do well while doing good.”
The Asheville Chamber of Commerce recently produced a “Christmas Cat” video to promote the city, in hopes that they could catch some of that elusive virulence that cat memes seem to engender on the internet. Some criticism of the video was that it was too “generic” and there was nothing specifically “Asheville” about it. Therefore, […]
Updated voting report (ahem)
COMMENTARY: My first few trips to the gym were myopic; I was unable to examine the landscape and so did not notice the StairMaster in its elevated position there in the front corner. But all that changed the day after Halloween. I settled into my favorite machine, had my Spotify set to the Dixie Chicks and was “ready, ready ready, to run” when I felt a change in the air.