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Emily Busey



  • Beer Scout: A look ahead to the coming year in WNC craft brewing

    -by Webmaster
  • The full-year farmer

    -by Webmaster
  • Carmelita is certified good food

    -by Webmaster
    Looking Glass Creamery slates Carmelita as a sauce. True, it’s good on apples, bread, ice cream, but it’s best, unaccompanied, with a spoon. Some of the nation’s top confection connoisseurs…
  • From the creators of LAB … more LAB

    -by Webmaster
    The big, dark cavern and sometime parking area next door to Lexington Avenue Brewery is about to burst open with a glorious bounty of Asian-inspired eats and craft beer. That's…
  • To market, to market

    -by Emily Patrick
    In the morning, the neighborhood grocer wakes up and enjoys a breakfast at home with his family before sauntering down the steps to his shop. There, he spends the day…
  • More beer to South Slope

    -by Emily Patrick
    The South Slope neighborhood is growing like a weed on a sunny, south-facing barrow. The up-and-coming neighborhood — and subject of a January Xpress cover story — will be home…
  • Anything meaty, tasty and juicy

    -by Emily Patrick
    Craig Hoge proudly mans his bright-yellow bread truck, which is decked out with pictures of anthropomorphic sausages and tiny hearts. It's an eye-catching homage to “anything meaty, tasty and juicy,”…
  • Brews News: Covering The Beat

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    Breweries aren’t the only big news this year. Asheville has a new beer writer. Our longtime Brews News columnist, Anne Fitten Glenn, departed last year to join Oskar Blues, and…
  • Headwaters can’t be Headwaters anymore

    -by Webmaster
    Headwaters Brewing of Waynesville was sent a cease-and-desist order earlier this month over its name. The dispute came from Victory Brewing Co. of Downington, Pa., makers of popular beers like…




  • Lots of Them in Henderson County

    -by Molton
  • Building Slide

    -by Brent Brown
  • Asheville Disclaimer 01/30/13

    -by Webmaster
    Mayor Bellamy activates dudes into Roller Derby frontline action
  • Stand up to Progress Energy

    -by Webmaster
    As I guided a group of paddlers 117 miles down the French Broad River over nine days last summer, we passed dozens of boaters, fishermen, tubers, swimmers and other folks…
  • Target someone less vulnerable

    -by Webmaster
    Given the public's lack of information on government in our country at present, the "Cecil Bothwell emails" cited in the Jan. 23 "Asheville Disclaimer" constitute attack. So much of public…
  • Be respectful or be gone

    -by Webmaster
    At the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace March I noticed a group of white, teenage boys … taking turns posing and laughing while taking pictures with an African-American man…
  • Allow the thirsty to drink

    -by Webmaster
    For years my wife and I have traveled to Hot Springs (flinging cash in every direction while traveling through Asheville) to soak and bring back some of its fine spring…
  • Call from the mountains

    -by Webmaster
    As an Asheville native and an environmental science major at UNC-Chapel Hill, I have always loved state parks. In fact, my choice to major in environmental science branched from the…