UNC Asheville Named a “Best Buy” by Fiske Guide to Colleges

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

UNC Asheville has been named to the very select list of “Best Buy” universities in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016. The guide, created by former New York Times education editor Edward Fiske, calls UNC Asheville “one of the best educational bargains in the …


Tips and Insights for Selecting Seasonal Produce

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

We all have our own methods and traditions for selecting fresh produce, especially as the weather gets warmer and our stores and markets are full of fresh seasonal offerings.

Azura with Huki Pau

Capturing the Motion of the Ocean: Wave Energy Explained

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

We live on a water planet. Roughly 71 percent of the Earth is covered in the stuff, and it’s constantly in motion — tides surging rhythmically; powerful currents coursing beneath the surface; waves rolling across oceans and crashing against continents.


Death Grips at The Orange Peel on July 12th

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Death Grips will stop in Asheville on July 12th at The Orange Peel as part of their 2015 North American Tour. The show begins at 9:00 pm and the doors open an hour prior.


For Freshest Peaches, Go Directly to the Source

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

July is Peach Month in North Carolina, and one of the best ways to ensure you’re getting a great peach is to buy directly from growers at orchards, roadside stands and farmers markets.


Watch Out for Mosquitoes and Ticks

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Protect yourself, your family and your neighborhood from serious diseases that ticks and mosquitoes can spread.

Asheville Tourists Logo

Tourists Shine On Independence Day

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

On a night where the Lexington Legends packed their park for a July 4th celebration of baseball and fireworks, the Asheville Tourists came to town and spoiled the show.


The Stump Mutts at the Grey Eagle on July 11th

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

The Grey Eagle will feature The Stump Mutts, Fritz Beer, and Doss Church on July 11th at 8:00 pm. Tickets cost $7 in advance and $10 on the day of the show.