The Wild, Wild Best of WNC: Part One

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Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick
We are pleased as all get-out to serve up Part I of the Best of WNC, our 25th annual compilation of what you, our readers, declare to be the cream of the crop of what this region has to offer. Yeehaw!





  • Screen Scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Asheville-based filmmaker Emma Keehan enjoys festival success while two actors with local ties appear in Quentin Tarantino's new movie.



  • Letter: Leaf pickup policy needs another look

    -by Letters
    "The city's policy of dumping leaves and other yard trash out of the plastic bags holding them and leaving the bags lying in the gutter is contributing to plastic ending…
  • Letter: We all can support immigrants

    -by Letters
    "Here’s a different idea: What if some [local] hotel owners, Airbnb owners and people with an extra bedroom or two decided to welcome a few families who are at the…
  • Letter: ‘Breast Is Best’?

    -by Letters
    "Imagine my delight to instead read an article encouraging the city of Asheville and its residents to support nursing moms in feeding their babies when and wherever they need!"
  • Letter: A disturbing encounter in East Asheville

    -by Letters
    "Nothing like this, to my knowledge, has ever happened in the 20-plus years I’ve been walking dogs in Beverly Hills. So the incident is shocking."