Chef Reza Brings Quick-Service Mediterranean Cuisine to Downtown Asheville

Last week one of Asheville's most acclaimed culinary figures quietly opened his latest venture in the Grove Arcade.  Reza Setayesh, former owner of Rezaz in Biltmore Village (incredible restaurant BTW) and an AB Tech culinary graduate has teamed…
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Asheville's love of the French Broad runs Deep

The French Broad River, is an integral part of our life here in Asheville. It influences our daily lives and forges relationships as people enjoy spending a quite Sunday afternoon floating. Enter the River Arts District on any weekend and you…

100 Years of National Park Service Reminds Us to Celebrate the Blue Ridge Parkway

By 1916, the Department of Interior was responsible for 14 national parks and 21 national monuments, but no single organization existed to oversee these places. That changed on August 25, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park…

Asheville scores more food, music, tourism accolades in 2016

Asheville continues to pick up plenty of great national press, with especially big notices in the past few years. This past year was no exception, as prominent people continue to notice Asheville. Besides the ever-present tourism spotlight,…
The Wedge Brewery

The River Arts District

Where art and history collide. It was 1880 and Asheville was just a little-known place on the French Broad River with about 500 residents. Then came the railroad and by 1900 the town boasted about 10,000 residents and life thrived around the…

Construction is Underway at the 45 Asheland Avenue Condominium Site!

Construction finally started this week on the 45 Asheland Avenue Condominium building.  The site is made up of two lots and the existing structure on the southernmost lot was demolished about 6 weeks ago.  Beverly-Grant, the largest general…

Asheville, N.C. named Lonely Planet's Top U.S. Travel Destination in 2017

Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book publisher in the world recently named Asheville the number 1 U.S. travel destination in 2017. The choice was made primarily because of its welcoming, creative spirit and eclectic architecture. Asheville…
HiWire Brewing and many other breweries within walking distance

Asheville, the craft beer lovers choice place to partake.

Asheville has become the beer tourism destination in the Southeast and one of the top beer tourist destinations on the East Coast. The growth of breweries began slowly in Buncombe County. Highland Brewing opened in 1994, Green Man Brewing followed…
Asheville skyline

WHY ASHEVILLE IS THE NEXT MUSIC CITY

Asheville is on the verge of becoming one of America’s top music cities. From the nation’s longest-running folk festival and Grammy-winning musicians to Moog Music and a weekly drum circle, music rings through the air in this Blue Ridge…
Downtown Asheville's many restaurants and shops are all within reach

Shopping Local in Asheville, NC it’s Alternative Shopping

When you need an alternative to the chain store holiday shop-a-thon, head to Asheville. This is a surprisingly urban town yet it is comfortably artsy and has a vibrant community of locally owned shops, galleries, and cafes that providing a refreshing…