27 Things Asheville Is Known For

Asheville Buskers Downtown

Asheville is just one of those places that gets known for its specialties. Many of these things were not planned, they just happened. Here are 27 Things Asheville Is Known For, many of which you most definitely want to experience.

1. Mountains – they call us the land of the sky, a mountain town in Western North Carolina. Drive the Parkway, see the views, chase the waterfalls, see the colorful leaves, go hiking, camp out […]

Local Gift Giving For The Fashion-Minded

Asheville Fashion

The holiday season is officially here! Our great town has an abundance of local shops that offer great gifts for everyone on your “Naughty and Nice” list! From the foodies, beer lovers, art lovers, coffee lovers and outdoorsy people there are plenty of options, but don’t forget about the fashionistas on your list. This past weekend I went out to a bunch of local boutiques to round up my favorites and what you can buy at each locally owned boutique.

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One for the Road – King Diamond / Exodus – Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA

King Diamond performing at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA on November 16, 12015

Should there be only one takeaway allowed to be reported on regarding the King Diamond and Exodus show at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA this past Monday it should be the fact that despite the horrific and just plain senseless events that recently transpired in Paris, metal heads proved that they will not be deterred nor denied their right […]

The Asheville Chocolate Tour Guide

Asheville Chocolate Fetish

Chocolate is becoming one of the great things Asheville is known for. Along with the foodie and restaurant scene exploding in the area; snacks, desserts and chocolates come right along with it.

We did some research online, and did you know that there is a “Chocolate Academy” you can attend? There is not one in Asheville yet, but hopefully one day. And did you know that there is a chef named Jacques Torres in NYC […]

One for the Road – Puscifer – Ovens Auditorium – Charlotte, NC


Carina Round and Maynard James Keenan of Puscifer performing at the Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte, NC

Puscifer’s music cannot easily be defined nor categorized.  Call them alternative, progressive, electro-rock or for that matter whatever you want to, as I have a strong inclination that the band could care less about what label anyone would attempt to slap on to them.

All you really need to know about Puscifer is that they have produced more incredibly […]