Pacific Standard mag: Inside Asheville’s Miss Gay Latina pageant

Pacific Standard mag: Inside Asheville’s Miss Gay Latina pageant

November 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

The show’s organizer has secured rights to the name “Miss Gay Latina America” and plans to hold the first national pageant in Asheville in 2016, according to this report.

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Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Stoobies to Asheville hot coffee, sammie, late night small bite

Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Stoobies to Asheville hot coffee, sammie, late night small bite

November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

As usual, beware the liberal sprinkling of four-letter words as Stu names winners in three Stoobie categories this week.

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Asheville Holiday Parade set for Saturday; American Ido Caleb Johnson is grand marshal

Asheville Holiday Parade set for Saturday; American Ido Caleb Johnson is grand marshal

November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

The parade through downtown Asheville, with more than 100 entries, begins at 11 a.m.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.

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WNC Alliance and partner orgs adopt new name, Mountain True, and logo

WNC Alliance and partner orgs adopt new name, Mountain True, and logo

November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

The WNC Alliance, Western North Carolina’s oldest environmental nonprofit, has a new look.

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Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

November 21, 2014 | Comments (4)

The tourists are coming. The tourists are coming. Wait. The tourists are here. The tourists are here.

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Downtown Asheville motorcycle shop Moto Vicious to open bar next year

Downtown Asheville motorcycle shop Moto Vicious to open bar next year

November 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

The bar at Moto Vicious’ 99 S. Lexington Ave. location will start with four taps for beer, as well as wine.

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Buncombe issues more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses since gay marriage ban struck down

Buncombe issues more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses since gay marriage ban struck down

November 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

Buncombe County is also on track to smash the record of the most marriages it has ever registered in a single year.

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Justin Townes Earle on searching for the ‘real thing’ in his music

Justin Townes Earle on searching for the ‘real thing’ in his music

November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Earle plays the Grey Eagle in Asheville on Saturday. In a recent interview, he talks about banjo-toting carpetbaggers, spotting a little light at the end of the tunnel and more.

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WSJ: Black Mountain College honored by special Brooklyn Academy of Music performance

WSJ: Black Mountain College honored by special Brooklyn Academy of Music performance

November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

“Black Mountain Songs,” a collection of choral works, was created by members of Arcade Fire and the National.

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Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Race to the Taps will add a new dimension to the old B, double-E, double-R, U N.

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Asheville-based Accelerating Appalachia seeking nature-based businesses to build in 2015

Asheville-based Accelerating Appalachia seeking nature-based businesses to build in 2015

November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Accelerating Appalachia, the first nature-based business accelerator in the U.S., had a successful first year and is looking for a new crop of businesses to nurture.

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Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

November 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Jon Stewart shows he has promise as a director with this film.

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AshevillePocketGuide.com: French Broad Boatworks to launch Asheville wooden boat tour next year

AshevillePocketGuide.com: French Broad Boatworks to launch Asheville wooden boat tour next year

November 19, 2014 | Comments (3)

Ever wondered what it would feel like to drift along the French Broad River in a hand-crafted wooden boat?

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New Dim Sum restaurant coming to downtown Asheville

New Dim Sum restaurant coming to downtown Asheville

November 19, 2014 | Comments (9)

The new restaurant will be a great addition to the food scene happening around the Capital Center location.

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Shake-up on Asheville music scene: Altamont Theatre set to close next month, Asheville Music Hall for sale

Shake-up on Asheville music scene: Altamont Theatre set to close next month, Asheville Music Hall for sale

November 18, 2014 | Comments (13)

As competition among venues increases, venue owners are jockeying for position.

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Chef Elliott Moss offering up the best damn Turkey Day dinner in Asheville

Chef Elliott Moss offering up the best damn Turkey Day dinner in Asheville

November 18, 2014 | Comments (3)

Heritage barbecued turkey. Farm & Sparrow cornbread dressing. Brown butter pecan pie. You’re killing me, man.

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Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

November 18, 2014 | Comments (5)

Clark is the third former Citizen-Times reporter to return to Gannett in recent weeks.

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Mary McGahren of Asheville, shown at far right, says she's stunned by the success of Adult Swim's viral video, "Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen."

Asheville actors score in Adult Swim’s ‘Too Many Cooks’ video smash

November 17, 2014 | Comments (1)

Asheville actress Mary McGahren says she was just “mommin’ it up” in her role for the quirky video that’s racked up more than 5 million views.

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Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

November 17, 2014 | Comments (14)

Artists Ian Wilkinson and Alex Irvine are asking for $5,000 after going the extra mile on Asheville’s brand new public art piece.

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The Moon and You hosts music video release party Saturday at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Moon and You hosts music video release party Saturday at The Mothlight in West Asheville

November 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Flirtatious mermaid. Mustachioed sailor. Under-the-sea-themed costume party. This video release party’s got it all.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pisgah Brewing beer release party and time on the big screen

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pisgah Brewing beer release party and time on the big screen

November 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Also: The Citizen-Times to move distribution back to downtown location, Burial Beer expands its hours, more.

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Shelter Collective to host holiday pop-up shop; also, Grace & Glory and Hazel Twenty hold sale

Shelter Collective to host holiday pop-up shop; also, Grace & Glory and Hazel Twenty hold sale

November 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Here come the holiday shopping events.

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N.C. Business Court weighs in on legal battle between owners of Bywater bar in Asheville

N.C. Business Court weighs in on legal battle between owners of Bywater bar in Asheville

November 17, 2014 | Comments (1)

The court ruled on a new provision in the state’s LLC Act, and found that still allows courts to dissolve LLCs if the managers are deadlocked.

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