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Asheville Makes Conde Nast Traveler's List of Friendliest Cities in the U.S.

If you've strolled the streets of downtown, frequented the shops, dined in the cafés and restaurants, toured a brewery, attended a local festival or event; in fact if you've spent any time in Asheville at all, this comes as no surprise to you. In a recent Condé Nast Traveler... View the full post »

Asheville Wine & Food Festival Showcases Local Wineries, Chefs, Farmers & Food Producers

Founded in 2009, the Asheville Wine & Food Festival celebrates its fifth year as it highlights the area's viticultural success and farm-to-table roots of the popular local cuisine. The festival runs from August 22-24, with additional events which begin this week and lead up to the festival itsel... View the full post »

Enjoy a Labor Day Getaway in the Mountains of Western North Carolina

The Labor Day holiday is fast approaching. Have you made any plans yet? Have you considered a Labor Day holiday getaway in beautiful Western North Carolina? The Blue Ridge mountain views are spectacular, the city of Asheville is always buzzing with things to do, and the surrounding quaint mountain t... View the full post »

New Belgium Brewing Brings Clips Beer & Film Festival to Asheville

On Friday evening, September 6 from 7-10pm, the New Belgium Brewing Company's Clips Beer & Film Festival comes to Roger McGuire Green in Pack Square Park. Downtown Asheville hosts this national beer and film fest and offers festival-goers the opportunity to try beers from New Belgium's Lips of F... View the full post »