Here’s a sampling of New Year’s Eve-related tweets from folks in Asheville:
In the days leading up to New Year’s Eve
• RT @AskAsheville: Asheville Peeps & visitors: Use hashtag #avlxmas for holiday tweets, & #avlnye for NewYearsEve tweets
• RT @ursulagullow: A blue moon only happens once every 20 years, this year its on NYE! http://bit.ly/6RQ6sk
• RT @paganmom: Thanks!; the 20 yrs is blue moon comes on New Year’s Eve. Let’s clarify that Blue Moons occur every 2-3 years, not 20!
• RT @avleats: Which restaurants are open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day? Here’s the list! http://j.mp/6hdf4T
• Mountainx.com has the scoop on New Year in Asheville! the full roundup here http://bit.ly/5H14eA
• Shoot. RT @avlstreetstyle: Just called Llexington Avenue Brewery: *not* opening for #avlnye. Soft opening next week; official opening to follow.
• New Year’s Eve street closures in downtown Asheville for Avetts show http://bit.ly/6p37Uz
• For the kids: RT @thatguyinAVL: downtown AVL has fireworks at 7pm on New Years Eve.
• RT @MissEmmaLee: Tarwheels is open until 1 am, NYE Kid Heaven!
• RT @tracyhyorth: Serendipity in action with fireworks getting moved to New Year’s Eve. Something good came out of the storm.
• RT @tomatojamcafe: Hoppin’ John, Braised Greens & Cracklin’ Cornbread served tomorrow for lunch. Call & reserve some!
• RT @AskAsheville: RT @asheville AVL churches offer Watch Night services: Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church.. http://bit.ly/6SAYR0
The Eve arrives
• RT @ART_Asheville: Happy NYE! What are your New Year Resolutions? Send them in to @AskAsheville http://linkbee.com/EW0LM
• RT @ayanaberry: There is a Megamosa in my near future
• RT @themadtea: More like, f-yeah, it’s nye! RT @bruisinales: Could @themadtea work up a rendition of “Oh, Sh*t, It’s New Year’s Eve”
• RT @phetched: The sun is out again! @theavettbros must have just rolled into town…
• RT @robinplemmons: Our 1 yr old just got chastised for ganking her Daddy’s YuengLing…[maybe] a head start on tonite’s festivities.
• RT @asapconnections: If you are buying collards & black eyed peas for #avlnye, Ingles has a local option http://bit.ly/5Om0kT (FB link)
• RT @smallFtprints: I hear music … things are getting started in Asheville! Happy New Year Everyone!
• RT @sav1028: 2009 brought me to #asheville, a town that I immediately fell in love with, and am proud to call my home. Thanks, ‘09.
• yes! and if yer boozin, don’t be drivin! RT @luxifurr: RT @ayanaberry: ABC stores open until 9pm for my fellow boozy compatriots
• Whats the best place to watch the fireworks?
• RT @Fyshstyx6: Orange Peel has new downstairs club opening this weekend, Pulp. Check it out: http://bit.ly/5dCgQp
• Veracruz on patton .99 cent beers. Come drink with us
• RT @jensaylor: RT @michaelfmuller: The final sunset of 2009, Asheville NC: http://bit.ly/8Yl5HN /GORGEOUS…
• RT @mmphotos: Last sunset of 2009 in West Asheville right now…and it’s a beautiful pink & purple :)
• RT @SazeracAVL: Our amazing staff worked diligently all day to clear the snow and ice so you could enjoy some NYE rooftop revelry.
• RT @elizzlebizzle: well, avl’s getting bombed allright really? Asheville isn’t getting bombed? @mountainx explosions are fireworks
• Magnificent!! RT @tracyhyorth The moon is GORGEOUS tonight!!!
• RT phetched: http://twitpic.com/w47lr – In line for #avett bros show! Brrrr.
New Year’s Day
• RT @ashevillein: various stray bottle caps; found around house… survivors? victims? why do my head hurt? http://flic.kr/p/7s5H7P
• RT @marlamilling: Oh yeah, @dhatfield my hand is up. Wouldn’t be New Year’s Day without blackeyed peas and collard greens. :)
• fireworks at 7pm were a super sendup for #avlnye in a town that finally learned how to celebrate.Thx to Seasonal Sizzle for lighting the sky
• RT @auroch55: Check @KostasKitchen for trad New Years day fare.
• http://twitpic.com/w8du5 – The @avettbrothers rock @asheville on #avlnye.
• http://twitpic.com/w8fy7 – Langhorne Slim taking names at #avlnye. Yes, sound in the Civic Center sucks. Tweets gathered by the following Twitterati: mountainxpress, rsulock, BlogAsheville, avlstreetstyle, allimarshall, fobes, topfloorstudio, bmccall17, edgymama. For a look at the complete Xpress’ #avlnye feed, see: http://www.mountainx.com/media/twitter/xpressville/avlnye/400