Guest Grit

Credit: Sarah E. Nichols
A local photographer and models tell the story of a toxic relationship through light and tone in this gallery.

Zach Brock of Snarky Puppy. Photo: Frank Zipperer
2016 was a big year at Asheville's Orange Peel. Did you make it out to any of their favorite shows?

Malaprop's
Looking for a new read in the new year? The staff at Malaprop's adds to your essential reading list.

Melanie McNair Malaprop's Book Picks
Malaprop's manager Melanie McNair shares her picks for the Top Books of 2016 with Asheville Grit.

Source: Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC
The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC are here with a gift guide for the outdoor enthusiast in your life!

Slow Down AVL sponsors
Have you seen the Slow Down Asheville signs in your neighborhood? The Slow Down Asheville campaign, which launched in February of this year to raise awareness about pedestrian safety, has released a brand new video that outlines the goals of the project and shares some compelling information.

Transplanting
The second season of Transplanting, Asheville's hilarious web series, airs on Wednesday, September 7th, coinciding with the release of season one on Laff TV.

Big Chief Juan Pardo & the Golden Comanche Mardi Gras Indians. Source: YouTube
This year's music lineup at the Beer City Festival, happening May 28th at McGuire Green in downtown Asheville, will have you shaking your booty to the sweet sounds of New Orleans jazz, soul, R&B, gypsy funk, and more. Tickets are on sale now for this all day beer + music event.

Beer City Festival
Tips for making the most out of this year's Beer City Festival, with all the details you need from how to get tickets (which sell out every year) and what you should eat when you get there.

Last-minute shopping, as usual? Grit's got you covered with our list of the most luscious of the luxe.

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