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Around Town.

Around Town.

Love this city! The people, the air, the energy…It fuels me. It inspires me 🙂

Ashtoberfest 2012: Pub Crawl

Ashtoberfest 2012: Pub Crawl

Ashtoberfest, the annual zombie event in Asheville was held as a self directed pub crawl this  year, with everyone meeting for a pre-party at Zapow in Downtown for makeup and planning.   They hope to have a more traditional zombie crawl next year.  More information about this and future events can be found on the […]

10th Annual Asheville Citizen Times Half Marathon & 5k

10th Annual Asheville Citizen Times Half Marathon & 5k

On a foggy morning in mid September a few thousand people came down into the early morning to the Asheville Citizen Times building. At 6:30am, most people on a Saturday are still fast asleep…Not this Saturday morning. This Saturday morning everyone was all smiles and full of nervous energy ready for their races to begin. […]

LAAFF 2012

LAAFF 2012

People gathered at LAAFF for food, drinks, crafts, and music. The Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival was created in 2001 for the “purpose of celebrating the culture and the renaissance of Lexington Avenue.” This year’s festival was expanded to Rankin Avenue, the festival featured local Brews, local food, art and other Asheville-esque affairs.

Asheville from the Sky

Asheville from the Sky

  Flying over Asheville is exhilarating. Built in a long bowl with mountains, Asheville from the sky has both a strong city feel with an intimate closeness.  

Beer City USA Festival photos

Beer City USA Festival photos

Asheville, North Carolina…aka: Beer City USA Home to more than fifteen craft breweries and becoming a destination to craft beer drinkers across the US, Asheville embraces and thrives within its beer savoire faire.  Voted Beer City USA via National Beer Examiner for three years running, (this year a tie with Grand Rapids Michigan) Asheville wears […]

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

The Marketplace Restaurant on Wall Street in downtown Asheville plays host to a new monthly late-night event called REIGN. Inspired by a photograph Image Asheville photographer Micah Mackenzie posted on facebook,  and prompting discussions with PUSH Productions’ Sonia Hendrix, Asheville local, Amanda Swafford, and Marketplace Owner/ Chef, William Dissen, REIGN has evolved into an open collective. Participation […]

Ca$hevillains First Strike!

Ca$hevillains First Strike!

The Ca$hevillains Cash Mob group is the latest savvy brainstorm to support unchained and independent business from the Asheville Grown Business Alliance, working with members of the Asheville Downtown Association and Asheville Event Planning and Staffing. Based on the idea of a flash mob, the ‘Cash Mob’ was originally started in Buffalo, New York, in […]

“We Do Campaign” May 11th, 2012

“We Do Campaign” May 11th, 2012

Just three short day’s after North Carolina voters approved Amendment One, banning Same-Sex Marriage in the state, Asheville based Marriage Equality group, Campaign For Southern Equality, drew a crowd of hundreds to the city’s offices in protest.  CSE’s “We Do” campaign brings together Same-Sex couples to city halls across the state, in order to request […]