Taking place Friday, May 31, at Sierra Nevada Brewing in Mills River, the summit will discuss the role that land use plays in shaping the greater Asheville area’s transportation system and what that system might look like 40 years from now.
**UPDATED MAY 3** Cinco de Mayo and Star Wars Day beers are released, 12 Bone Brewing opens and more local beer news.
Burial, Catawba, Oskar Blues, Ecusta and Sierra Nevada let the good times roll with holiday celebrations.
**UPDATED FEB. 22** Eurisko hosts Twin Peaks Day, Highland teams with the Asheville Humane Society and more local beer news.
The Blue Ghost and Mills River Brewery teams discuss establishing their brands in the vicinity of famous neighbors.
Entering its seventh year, Asheville Restaurant Week begins Monday, Jan. 21. Also: Science Pub series returns; Chestnut hosts six-course wine dinner; Dobra Tea West Asheville leads a course on the history of tea; and plenty more.
**UPDATED JAN. 9** Asheville Brewing releases 2019 Love Ninja, Highland taps a trio of new small-batch beers and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JAN. 3** Area breweries ease into 2019 with new releases and the return of a few favorites.
Asheville Brewing Co.’s Doug Riley discusses the history of Christmas Jam’s official beer.
Sierra Nevada hosts the Backcountry Film Festival, Pack Library commemorates the WWI Centennial with a documentary about Paris’ American Hospital and more.
German transplants and local Oktoberfest event planners discuss annual celebrations in Asheville and abroad.
**UPDATED SEPT. 26** Multiple Asheville area breweries take home GABF medals, Appalachian Vintner and Eurisko collaborate on a New England IPA and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 9** Fermented Nonsense and Sideways officially open, Thirsty Monk celebrates the release of Sierra Nevada’s latest Oktoberfest and more local beer news.
Back for the first time since 2014, the festival features games and activities, nine Sierra Nevada beers and six exclusive “employee collaboration” brews.
Asheville restaurants and bars join the AVL Beer Week fun with special menu items, cocktails and more.
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation’s Find Your Pint beer series kicks off at Bhramari, Villagers offers a Fermented Alcoholic Beverages class and more local beer news.
The 5Point Film Festival moves to Sierra Nevada, the Asheville Jewish Film Festival concludes with a documentary about Itzhak Perlman and more.
Threats against the Hendersonville brewery, WNC’s first owned by a black, queer woman, have been countered by support from community allies.
Community and business representatives from across the rail industry gathered in Asheville on Sept. 22 for the Railroads & Regional Economic Development Conference. Organized by the WNC Rail Committee, the conference revealed some hints of how railroads may adapt to changing times.
**UPDATED SEPT. 29** Bruisin’ Ales releases a collaboration with Olde Hickory, Burial hosts a triple release, Sierra Nevada holds its third annual Oktoberfest and more local beer news.
The Black Cloud hosts a Zebulon event, tickets for Burial’s annual Burnpile Harvest Fest and this year’s Brewgrass Festival go on sale, Bhramari releases a milkshake IPA and more Asheville beer news