Twitter Hashtags

#avlgb Green building news.

#avlart Visual or performing arts in Asheville.

#avlbeer Beer news, in Beer City USA.

#avlbiz Asheville business news. If you’re looking for openings, closings, expansions or other economic news, this is the place. Live coverage of economic forums or events sometimes goes under this hashtag as well.

#avleat Food news and developments, from what local places are serving to thoughts on restaurants and local food culture.

#avlelect Local election news — from City Council to Congress — is the focus of this hashtag. Mostly dormant during non-election parts of the year, but much more active during campaign season.

#avlent This is the overall hashtag for arts and entertainment of all varieties in the Asheville area, including performances and big announcements.

#avlenv Environmental news.

#avlgov Events concerning local government go under this hashtag. Live Twitter coverage of Asheville City Council, Buncombe County Board of Commissioners also goes under this tag.

#avlhealth In addition to health updates and opportunities, news about the area’s sizable health sector (Mission Hospitals, etc.) goes under this hashtag.

#avlhistory Asheville history.

#avlholiday Holiday events common to Asheville.

#avlimbibe Cocktails information from Asheville bars & restaurants.

#avlkids Events & information for kids.

#avllol Asheville comedy.

#avlmusic More focused on music specifically than #avlent.

#avlnews This is the general hashtag for news around the Asheville area. Most Xpress news articles are posted under this hashtag, along with general commentary about the news of the day.

#avlout Outdoor tweets of a nature thought to interest people living in Asheville.

#avlpic Pictures taken in Asheville.

#avlpol Asheville politics.

#avlrad Tweets pertaining to the River Arts District.

#avlsnomg Snowfall tracking in Asheville.

#avltraffic Asheville traffic tweets.

#avlwx Weather events and forecasts.

#moogfest The synthesis of music, art & technology to celebrate electronic music, the innovative spirit of Bob Moog & the future of creativity.

#wavl West Asheville goings-on.

#wncnews Another common news & politics tag.

#wncwx Former hashtag for weather-related tweets in western North Carolina. Abandoned because of excessive TweetBot activity. New hashtag is #WxWNC.

#WxWNC New hashtag for weather-related tweets in western North Carolina.

#xmasjam Warren Haynes Christmas Jam.

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