The 14th annual Asheville Bread Festival returns at a new location. Also: The James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour dinner, A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas; Table hosts its second Women’s Dinner: Why We Cook, FED Talks: The Magic of Fermentation and WakuWaku Eatery opens on Merrimon Avenue.
The Asheville Citizen-Times Co.’s former building once stood where Woolworth Walk stands today. The structure, built in 1902, was razed in 1939.
The third annual Asheville Cocktail Week returns, with a kickoff dinner at Cucina 24. Also: Rhubarb celebrates Ashley English’s latest cookbook, AUX Bar & Kitchen hosts its new series, Capella on 9 adds Sunday brunch, Congregation Beth Ha Tephila hosts a pre-Asheville Bread Festival event and Pete’s Pies closes.
In 1916, plans were underway to bring herds of elk and buffalo to Pisgah Forest. Difficulties and delays would plague the project.
On Saturday, April 21, Charles Frazier will read passages from his latest book, Varina, at UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. The author will be joined onstage in conversation with fellow-writer, Wiley Cash.
The inaugural Cider, Wine and Dine Weekend spotlights and celebrates Henderson County’s agritourism industry. Also: UpCountry Brewing continues its Pint Night series; Pisgah Coffee Roasters opens; Great Harvest Bread Company partners with MetroWines for an evening workshop; and Corner Kitchen hosts beer pairing dinner.
On May 23, 1885, The Asheville Citizen posed the following question to its readers: “What are we to do with our dead?” At the time, the city lacked a public cemetery. According to the newspaper, public health concerns led many religious organizations to privatize their burial sites, limiting the number of cadavers accepted at these […]
Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is seeking information on the identity of the owner of two dogs, who was at the Dalton Distillery (251 Biltmore Avenue) on April 10, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m. .The owner, shown in the screenshot below, is believed to be named “Zack.” The victim […]
The Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest returns to Highland Brewing Co. Also, The Grey Eagle Taqueria hosts a beer pairing brunch, The Montford Rooftop Bar continues its Local Partner Brunch series, White Moon Cafe opens in Sylva and the 10th Muse Coffee shop comes to London Road.
In 1905, Dr. Lewis M. McCormick arrived in Asheville. He quickly became known as “Fly Man.”
Author and PBS television host Laura Theodore discusses her latest cookbook and new restaurant. Also: Fermenti offers free tastings; Folkmoot celebrates Appalachian culture and cuisine; outdoor tailgate markets return; Rise Above Deli expands; and Early Girl Eatery finds new owners.
On Saturday, April 7, artist Josh Copus will dedicate his latest installation from his Building Community Brick Project at the Woodson Branch Nature School.
Anna Aston, Fannie L. Patton and Anna Chunn were among the earliest advocates for a library in Asheville. The institution finally opened in May of 1879.
Patrick O’Cain of Gan Shan Station and Jacob Sessoms of Table pair up to eliminate hunger. Also: Well Played Board Game Café celebrates its year one anniversary; District Wine Bar is now open in the RAD; and Nile Mile’s Montford location expands.
On March 11, 1890, the the Buncombe County Children’s Home opened.
Press release from Mars Hill University: Mars Hill University’s Teacher Education Program hosted a group of 20 students from Mariagerfjord Gymanasium in Hobro, Denmark, on Monday, March 19, 2018. The students participate in an exchange program with North Buncombe High School, in which they are hosted by local families for two weeks and spend that time […]
After eight years, Chai Pani’s original downtown Asheville location has gotten a makeover. Also: Asheville Food Truck Showdown returns; Villagers hosts a fermentation workshop; Women Vinters Wine Dinner comes to Golden Fleece; Clyde’s Burger Stop opens and Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. says farewell to its popular lunch buffet.
On Jan. 29, 1886, The Asheville Citizen updated its readers about the facility’s progress. The report stated that Mission Hospital, “organized in Asheville for charitable purposes … will eventually be made self sustaining by caring for paid patients[.]”
On Wednesday, March 21, Esther Manheimer and Sheneika Smith will be the featured speakers at The Eclectic Lives of Two Asheville Women. The free community forum will take place in the Lord Auditorium at Pack Memorial Library, in celebration of Women’s History Month.
Fractals Coffee Shop and Cafe brings something completely different to Haywood Road this week. Also, the inaugural Hendersonville Restaurant Week, African Friendship Dinner at Folkmoot; THE BLOCK Off Biltmore’s first vegan mac and cheese cook-off and Asheville Humane Society hosts 15th annual Dine To Be Kind.
Not only did Look Homeward, Angel result in Thomas Wolfe’s own literary fame, but it also propelled his mother Julia to a level of local and national recognition.