The Mountain Sports Fest, which will be held May 26-28, enters its 17th year with a new director, several fresh events and a three-year grant from the City of Asheville worth $5,400 per year.
AVL Beer Week 2017 presents a full roster of special releases, tap takeovers, festivals, dinners, parties and even some opportunities for yoga and bhangra dancing.
Asheville law enforcement officers provide tips on how to have a safe and enjoyable Beer Week.
There are many ways to enjoy AVL Beer Week, but the biggest celebration is always the Beer City Festival showcase of Western North Carolina brews. The festival, now in its eighth year, goes from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at Pack Square Park’s Roger McGuire Green in the heart of downtown. Dozens of beers will be available, […]
Asheville’s second oldest brewery looks back on two decades of operation with rare bottles, new creations and a round-table discussion of sour production history.
As quickly as new breweries keep popping up in and around Asheville, the auxiliary businesses that support those beer producers are multiplying even faster. By providing an array of services, this critical infrastructure enables the breweries to focus on making interesting, high-quality beverages even as it helps fuel the local industry’s robust overall growth. In […]
The owners of Jargon and Gan Shan Station discuss the ins and outs of launching an eatery in Foodtopia.
Frostbite Ice Cream Bar expands to north Asheville. Also: Blue Dream Curry House celebrates two years, A Taste of Portugal comes to La Guinguette and Put It Up! Youth Food Preservation Camp is now open for enrollment.
Green Man gets a jump on an event-filled AVL Beer Week, which officially begins May 26.
WHAT: A benefit night for the Asheville Youth Ultimate Frisbee program WHERE: Hi-Wire Brewing WHEN: Thursday, May 25, 4-11 p.m. WHY: With both fall and spring programs, games running several times a week and a tournament to culminate the end of a successful season, the Asheville Youth Ultimate Frisbee league is expanding, allowing more students the opportunity to get […]
The small, lunch-only café is a long-time local hangout spot in Black Mountain.
Customers at Bern’s Biercafé Au Trappiste purchased the pub’s discounted stock of Wicked Weed bottles and smashed them outside the building in a Boston Tea Party-like protest.
The company has signed a long-term lease on a 74,000-square-foot facility in South Asheville.
Amid industry and public backlash, the Asheville brewery says it remains committed to its employees and the community.
Western North Carolina’s booming restaurant and brewing scenes offer opportunities for jumping into semi-retirement or a phase-two career.
Local scientists, farmers, food activists and professors discuss the pros and cons of GMOs.
Bring a dish to Common Table, a monthly potluck at Habitat Tavern and Commons. Also, Green Man Brewing teams up with Verbena Cakes and Catering for a beer pairing dinner, Living Web Farms offers a course on salt, nutritionist Denise Barratt hosts a spring cooking class focused on clean eating and Billy Goat Bikes combines cycling with tacos, gelato and beer.
**UPDATED MAY 19** One World celebrates its third anniversary, Burial and Zebulon collaborate on a hoppy pilsner and more Asheville beer news.
Panel discussions and an educational presentation on Saturday, May 20, will look at disaster resiliency in Buncombe County and how residents can work toward creating a self-sustaining food system.
The festivities begin with a Sour Beer Brunch at EDISON followed by tastings of sour beers from 14 North Carolina breweries on the Mountain View Terrace.