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Celebrate the start of Autumn at Harvest Fest
Come one, come all to the 1st ever Harvest Fest at the Burton Street Community Peace Gardens on Saturday 9/22.
Livin' The Asheville Van Life > Bigger + Better Than Ever
JuneBug Retro Resort in Weaverville is the 2018 home of the largest #vanlife gathering on the East Coast.
Happy Birthday to Asheville FM
Community celebrating community as Asheville Affiliates hosts a Birthday Bash Fundraiser for !03.3 Asheville FM
Matt + Kim Play The Orange Peel
Brooklyn based duo headline the legendary Asheville music venue.
It's Mountain State Fair Time
If you can almost see the neon lights, hear the happy screams, and smell the fried foods (and farm animals!) in the air, it's because it is time for the NC Mountain State Fair!
An Urban Winery Has Grown in Asheville
AVL wine lovers have more reason to toast in celebration with the Grand Opening of plēb on Saturday the 1st.
Let's Drall Y'All > Every Tuesday @ BattleCat Coffee Bar
Every Tuesday night, you can go to BattleCat in West AVL and just chill, draw, sketch, relax. Join the movement!
Come Sail Away TONIGHT @ Salvage Station #YACHTROCK
Get your sailor attire on for tonight's Yacht Rock REVIVAL at Salvage Station with inspiration from Honeypot #SAILAWAY
For One Day Only > Haywood St. WELCOMEFEST 2018
Today why not spend your lunch break enjoying local food trucks, music, and giving back to the community with the Downtown Welcome Table?
The Bee's Knees Vintage Market @ The Odditorium Sunday 8/19
From 12pm-6pm this Sunday go and get your flea on at The Bee's Knees Vintage Market hosted by The Odditorium
The Grit guide to surviving the Mercury retrograde
Here's a tip: channel your irrational yearning for your ex into a steamy summer fling.
Humble Hairdressers pop-up returns to the Salvage Station
Stylists offer services to the public for suggested donations as they raise money for the nonprofit.
Broken Bellows set to release debut album
Asheville-based Cory Brent of Broken Bellows talks about his inspiration behind the duo's debut album.
What they don't tell you about pregnancy
Here's one thing I never expected: amazingly vivid dreams.
Willa of the Wood launches July 8 in Asheville
The book is latest from Asheville author Robert Beatty, creator of the best-selling Serafina series.
Asheville Yoga Center raises money to support Asheville GreenWorks
The Asheville Yoga Center wants to help keep Asheville’s natural lands and waterways free from trash.
Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation announces parkway improvement projects
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation seeks donors to support improved exhibits, trails, historical sites and more.
Working Wheels gets donated cars to working families in need
Working Wheels has formed a new partnership that will help clients of the Re-Entry Council to access affordable, reliable vehicles.
'Trigger Warning' creatively addresses Buncombe County gun violence
The exhibition at Pink Dog Creative asks 21 local artists to reflect on gun violence.
The Cult Of Youth
I worry about wrinkles.
Portrait pop-up in West Asheville on Saturday
The event will be held at Flora in West Asheville, where two Asheville women entrepreneurs will help bring out your best.
8 ways to deal with an unreasonable co-parent
First off, stop playing the blame game.
UNC Asheville Earns Bee and Tree Campus USA Recognition
UNC Asheville has met five standards developed by the Arbor Day Foundation to promote healthy trees and student involvement on campus.
Manheimer to present new book, 'Growing Up Existentially'
Ronald Manheimer explores situations from the lives of prominent existentialist philosophers and uses those biographical stories to shed light on key existentialist ideas.
6 Tips for Dealing with Narcissists
Mastering the ability to work with people who don’t see the world the way that you see it and to still achieve your goals is a triumph that will serve you forever.
Asheville entrepreneurs team up to tell stories with conscious purpose
Marisol Colette is a therapist. Rose Kaz is a photographer. Together, they work to create "Image with Intention."
Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places
Sure, sex is intimate, but have you ever tried believing in aliens?
The Good, The Bad, and The Morally Ambiguous
I wanted desperately to feel sexy, but for who? Certainly not for me.
Asheville creatives, consider taking this survey
The Arts Market Survey is the next step in catalyzing an effort to build affordable housing and affordable space options for Asheville's creative sector.
Aunt Flow, and how I've handled her
It's that dreaded visitor we get every month, ladies. A few good products have helped me cope along the way.
Fringe Festival 2018: Solo Shows Tackle Big Issues
Illegal immigration and labor reform are on the menu at this year's Fringe Fest.
25 New Year's Resolutions for Co-Parents
Co-parenting can be hard. Here are 25 ideas that can even be implemented as your New Year’s Resolutions. They may not be easy all the time, but they will help in the long run!
Asheville entrepreneur to launch new clothing line, Big Boi Fly
Joe Greene will celebrate the launch of his new line on Jan. 27 at Ellington Underground.
5 New Year's Resolutions that are Actually Just Awesome Things to Do Anyway
5 things that are A.) attainable and B.) good for you.
4 Life Changing Steps To Becoming The Exact Same Person You Were Before
I'm not getting hotter, I'm just getting older.
New Year's Eve: Your GritVegas Roundup!
We've got the official countdown of all the fun happening in town this New Year's Eve!
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017): Movie Review
Despite the negativity from certain circles of the fan community, 'The Last Jedi' is by far the most cinematic and accomplished work in the series since 'Empire.'
Machinedrum Ignites Human Energy at Ellington Underground (12/28)
Thursday night, Machinedrum headlines Ellington Underground. He'll be joined by local electronic acts Push/Pull and Bombassic.
Kusa Ready to Rage at Sly Grog's Sparkle Party // New Year's Eve
Kusa plays New Year's Eve at Asheville's Sly Grog Lounge. Here, they get interviewed in their underwear and define "pizza-weed jam." Plus, the premiere of their new track, "Oil on Water."
AC Hotel & Capella on 9 // Rock & Rye New Year's Eve: The 12th Day of Gritmas
We're closing out Gritmas with a celebration of the all that's past—and all that's yet to come: We've got 2 tickets to AC Hotel's Rock & Rye New Year's Eve Bash! Enter through midnight.
A Night of World Dance with Studio Zahiya and LEAF
From bhangra to belly dance, Studio Zahiya's instructors, students, and special guests wowed a full house on Tuesday night, all for a great cause.
Celebration Time: The Return of the 12 Days of Gritmas!
The 12 Days of Gritmas return with fabulous prizes from some of your favorite local and regional retailers!
Liquidlogic: The 11th Day of Gritmas
On day 11 of Gritmas, we've got a prize pack of apparel and gear for all of your adventures, on the water and off, from local kayak company Liquidlogic.
Happy Holidays from GritVegas! Your Christmas Weekend Update
Happy holidays all! Check out our roundup of things to do this weekend (plus, find out how to win a $10 gift card from High Five Coffee and some GritVegas swag!).
Christmas: The most wonderful time of the year?
The most wonderful time of the year should leave everyone in a better mood, joyful, and carefree, right? As I get older, stress, loss of friends and loved ones, and hustle and bustle seem to be more common. Can the excitement and wonderment of childhood Christmas past still exist in the busy, technologically abundant world we live in?
Asheville Mall: The 10th Day of Gritmas
Today, we've got a big ol' bundle of awesome stuff from our friends at the Asheville Mall. Read on to find out exactly what's included in this $300 prize package.
Annie's Bakery and Harvest Records: The Ninth Day of Gritmas
Today we've got a double feature from Annie's Bakery and Harvest Records that's sure to kick your holiday weekend off perfectly.
Body/Mind … On the Chattanooga Bridge, Chattanooga, TN
There is a parade of bodies thronging the bridge, each body bathed on one side by sun glaze. No one is in a rush. No one on his or her cell. So the body keeps walking, off the bridge and into the city, while the mind takes snapshots inside the massive tombstones of commerce it floats through.
Tips on how to properly celebrate birthdays and anniversaries that fall on the holidays. Plus, taking a deeper look at Ginger's Revenge and Revolve!
Pure Yoga Asheville: The Seventh Day of Gritmas
Day 7 of Gritmas is here with a month of unlimited yoga from Pure Yoga Asheville. Yoga: pretty much the best way to kickstart your 2018.
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