Tag: local

Trade and Lore Welcomed Downtown

Trade and Lore Welcomed Downtown

​Approximately 300 people walked through the door of a new coffee shop in downtown Asheville this Wednesday, as Trade and Lore hosted their soft opening of the shop. Brock Kehoe, one-of-three owners of Trade and Lore, said this kind of unadvertised opening allows the staff to practice everything they had been working on before busy tourist-filled weekends. […]

aSHEville Museum “Her Nobel Words” Exhibit

aSHEville Museum “Her Nobel Words” Exhibit

“I speak not for myself but for those without voice. Those who have fought for their rights, their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.” At age 17, Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight in […]

The Hop Appreciation Day

The Hop Appreciation Day

The Hop Ice Cream Cafe celebrated 34 years of scooping delicious frozen treats for the people of Asheville Wednesday, and in a gesture of appreciation to its patrons gave out free kiddie scoops to all comers, all day. It was also a special day for Hop owners Greg and Ashley Garrison, marking four years since […]

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 […]

Gurp City South Presents Fist Fam and Friends

Gurp City South Presents Fist Fam and Friends

The Grey Eagle held a hip-hop show that was musically close to home for Asheville on December 29, 2011.  Gurp City South presented the crowd favorite Fist Fam, who is a long time hip-hop crew out of Asheville.  The images are from the night of the live show, and capture everything from the artists to […]

The Big Crafty

The Big Crafty


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Temperatures were hot and a good crowd turned out for The Big Crafty, a free and vibrant celebration of handmade crafts and wares held on Pack Square and inside the Asheville Art Museum. Local artists, crafters, musicians, food vendors and performers gathered,  bazaar-style, under the banner of ‘handmade is good for the community’ and the […]