WIN a BMX bike in advance of Red Bull Dreamline event airing on NBC Nov. 8

WIN a BMX bike in advance of Red Bull Dreamline event airing on NBC Nov. 8

October 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

The BMX competition brought heart-stopping action to Oskar Blues REEB Ranch in Brevard recently.

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Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Biscuit Head on Biltmore Ave, Vortex Doughnuts

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Biscuit Head on Biltmore Ave, Vortex Doughnuts

October 29, 2014 | Comments (4)

Stu got over his resentment for Vortex making him wait so long for a frickin’ doughnut to try it out. Beware the liberal use of four-letter words.

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Asheville app, Local Flavor AVL, to celebrate 100 members on Nov. 5 at Highland Brewing

Asheville app, Local Flavor AVL, to celebrate 100 members on Nov. 5 at Highland Brewing

October 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Since its launch earlier this year, the smart phone app that celebrates locally owned businesses has expanded to three other cities.

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Miss Gay Latina pageant Saturday at Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville

Miss Gay Latina pageant Saturday at Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville

October 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

The San Francisco-based, award-winning Alayo Dance Company will perform on Friday, as well as on Saturday as part of the Miss Gay Latina show.

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Asheville Cinema Festival set for Nov. 6-9

Asheville Cinema Festival set for Nov. 6-9

October 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

The festival includes a screening of “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly.

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Public art is topic for PechaKucha Night in Asheville on Nov. 14

Public art is topic for PechaKucha Night in Asheville on Nov. 14

October 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

A group of Asheville artists will give presentations; one artist will create a projection for the entire East-facing facade of the BB&T building.

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Trigger Hippy to play Grey Eagle in Asheville on Wednesday

Trigger Hippy to play Grey Eagle in Asheville on Wednesday

October 27, 2014 | Comments (3)

Joan Osborne on lead vocals, guitarist Jackie Greene, drummer Steve Gorman, bassist Nick Govrik and guitarist Tom Bukovac.

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Asheville’s first food truck lot rebranded, ready for new amenities

Asheville’s first food truck lot rebranded, ready for new amenities

October 27, 2014 | Comments (11)

The food truck lot has been renamed 51 Coxe and will eventually have a bathroom, commissary and new seating.

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Review: Both endearing and revolting, Steve-O’s show in Asheville doesn’t disappoint

Review: Both endearing and revolting, Steve-O’s show in Asheville doesn’t disappoint

October 27, 2014 | Comments (1)

Steve-O autographed boobs, butts and pregnant bellies after the show.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Steve-O’s selfie in Asheville is a big hit

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Steve-O’s selfie in Asheville is a big hit

October 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

Vortex Doughnuts is open, Avery’s Hot Dogs rocks, the Resonant Rogues launch a Kickstarter, and much more.

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Asheville beer event of the week: Burnpile at Burial Beer

Asheville beer event of the week: Burnpile at Burial Beer

October 27, 2014 | Comments (1)

Beers from 25 breweries. Chef Elliot Moss cooking on site. Tunes by Hermit Kings and The Nude Party. South Slope rock.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

October 27, 2014 | Comments (25)

Also, Democratic challenger Brian Turner and N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt are going fighting it out with a week to go until Election Day.

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Asheville business owner posts anti-Muslim FB rant, calls it ‘social media experiment’

Asheville business owner posts anti-Muslim FB rant, calls it ‘social media experiment’

October 26, 2014 | Comments (28)

Harden says he was exploring whether or not people “like complaining more than appreciating.” Commenters call bullshit.

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STS9 concert in Asheville cut short as emergency workers treat whacked-out concert-goers

STS9 concert in Asheville cut short as emergency workers treat whacked-out concert-goers

October 26, 2014 | Comments (14)

Updated with information about four arrests made at the concert on Saturday night.

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Asheville City Council to consider selling naming rights to downtown plaza for $1.5 million

Asheville City Council to consider selling naming rights to downtown plaza for $1.5 million

October 24, 2014 | Comments (8)

How does SECU Plaza hit you?

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Justin Townes Earle return to Grey Eagle in Asheville on Nov. 22

Justin Townes Earle return to Grey Eagle in Asheville on Nov. 22

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

JTE is receiving acclaim for his new “Single Mothers,” and he just announced a companion release, “Absent Fathers,” coming in January.

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Wicked Weed in Asheville goes Halloween crazy with 15% ABV Dark Arts stout

Wicked Weed in Asheville goes Halloween crazy with 15% ABV Dark Arts stout

October 24, 2014 | Comments (1)

The Dark Arts, a bourbon barrel-aged (for a year) wild imperial stout, is North Carolina’s first beer brewed to the state’s 15 percent ABV cap.

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Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band perform at DWT in Asheville on Jan. 24

Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band perform at DWT in Asheville on Jan. 24

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

A talented musician, Jeff Daniels stars in HBO’s “The Newsroom.”

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One-woman puppet show ‘Jug-Baby’ coming to The Odditorium in West Asheville

One-woman puppet show ‘Jug-Baby’ coming to The Odditorium in West Asheville

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Nov. 17 show is part of an East Coast tour that ends in New Orleans, where it will be performed as part of the New Orleans Fringe.

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Asheville’s Smiling Hara asks public for $20,000 to help it make tempeh from hemp seeds

Asheville’s Smiling Hara asks public for $20,000 to help it make tempeh from hemp seeds

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

The organic, soy-free tempeh will be made with hemp seeds grown by veterans.

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Empire Strikes Bass, doggie costume contest Sunday at Aloft Hotel in Asheville

Empire Strikes Bass, doggie costume contest Sunday at Aloft Hotel in Asheville

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

For the last time this year, the public is invited out to the party on the pool deck of the Aloft Hotel. Proceeds benefit Charlies Angels Animal Rescue.

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New wave of rooftop venues planned in Asheville

New wave of rooftop venues planned in Asheville

October 24, 2014 | Comments (2)

There’s been a serious lack of accessible rooftop venues in Asheville for years. That’s about to change.

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Asheville celebrity spotting: The dudes from ‘American Pickers,’ Shailene Woodley of “Fault in Our Stars’

Asheville celebrity spotting: The dudes from ‘American Pickers,’ Shailene Woodley of “Fault in Our Stars’

October 24, 2014 | Comments (1)

Woodley was grabbing a smoothie in south Asheville.

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The Isis in West Asheville to host Appalachian Trail Conservancy fundraiser on Nov. 6

The Isis in West Asheville to host Appalachian Trail Conservancy fundraiser on Nov. 6

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Pleasure Chest and Blind Boy Chocolate and the Milk Sheiks will perform, and attendees are encouraged to dress in their best “hiker chic.”

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