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Medieval Market
We're featuring the inaugural Medieval Market and so much more! Happy weekend!

Korean House
A guide to navigating Best Of lists in Asheville (tip: make your own!).

Isa's seafood bouillabaisse
Dinner in France, without leaving the south.

Cotton Mill Studios
This weekend, check out the official RAD Fall Studio Stroll, then head to the After-Party at the Cotton Mill! Plus a whole lot more. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.

It's a beautiful fall weekend, y'all! Check out our video and event roundup.

GritVegas Halloween
It's Halloween weekend! We've got you covered from now through Tuesday. Plus, we peek into the void at five famous ghosts of Asheville.

Ghost
It's our favorite time of year. As we draw closer to Halloween, we're getting more in the mood to be celebrate the season with these spooky things to do.

It's a beautiful fall weekend in Asheville. Celebrate with our weekend roundup!

Rooftop Bars
We take you on a tour of our favorite rooftop bars in Asheville. Plus a whole bunch of stuff happening this weekend. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.

Post-race flexin'
How a not so athletic broad ran a five miler.

This weekend, we got a sneak peek of the now sold-out CiderFest out at Salvage Station with friends from Urban Orchard and Daidala Ciders.

Woods & Wilds
Get in the mood for this Sunday's Woods & Wilds Storytelling and Music Festival by reading about why we love forests.

Asheville Coffee Expo
We talk to Asheville Coffee Expo founder Stu Helm about the most caffeinated event of the year.

Tonkotsu Ramen at Gaijin Noodle Bar. Credit: Mark Chandler
Boone's new noodle bar serves up traditional noodle dishes and steamed buns as part of a full food and drink menu with a creative twist.

Vintage bottles. Source: Nancynance, 2012 (Flickr)
Growing up on the thrifty side of life.

GritVegas
We're back, and it's that weekend! Check out the full write-up here to see what's going down in the 828.

Chupacabre's sweet potato enchiladas.
This month, local restaurants, including Chupacabra Latin Cafe and Sonora Cocina Mexicana, have been celebrating the sweet potato.

Photo: Mali C.
Travel the world for dinner without leaving your neighborhood!

2016 Asheville Coffee Expo. Photo: David W.
Get caffeinated at the second Asheville Coffee Expo, happening Saturday, September 30, in the River Arts District. Free! Caffeine!

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Exhibition Opening + PBR = the best thing to do this Friday, 9/8, at the Desoto Lounge.

Goombay Stilt Walkers. Credit: Go Diva Photography
This year, Goombay—the area's premiere celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture—goes local.

LAAF 2017
Downtown's festival is back this weekend; here's what to get excited about.

Fresh Peach Cupcakes
Sweet summer peach cupcakes with extra special August heat.

MOB 2017
Are you the next Mayor of Brewgrass? Enter our Instagram contest and see if you'll be crowned! The winner gets amazing prizes and VIP access at this year's Brewgrass Festival on September 16th.

Eclipse Screenshot
Ok, so it's technically not happening on the weekend, but we'd be remiss not to dedicate this weekend update to the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017.

Asheville Comedy Festival
Kick off your weekend early—the Asheville Comedy Festival starts tonight. Plus the skinny on what else is going down in the 828.

LEAF Downtown
We are ready to "Turn It Up" for LEAF Downtown, happening this Friday and Saturday. Check out the details, plus other events happening in town!

Relationship Goals
What's the buzz on Shanti-Jun?

The Asheville Yoga Festival kicks off this weekend; plus more in the write-up!

We checked out the local modular synthesizer company Make Noise, who will be presenting their new instrument and performing this Friday at the BMCM+AC.

The Im'peach'ed Burger, Battle of the Burger Winner 2017
Salvage Station unleashed its brand-spankin-new food truck menu recently. AND it just won the 2017 WNC Battle of the Burger. Photos: Mattieu Rodriguez

Better than Unicorns on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
Check out the behind-the-scenes (and within-the-scenes) action at Better Than Unicorns, Asheville's local VR company, this week. Plus, our highlights for the music, entertainment, food, and fun happening this weekend.

Serve Safe, Drink Safe, Do the Right Thing
Asheville has one of the highest conviction rates for DWIs in the state, and alcohol-related crime is on the rise. How do we combat it and keep our community safe?

FBO on the GritVegas Weekend Update
We had Tuesday off, and now it's almost the weekend again! Here's how we recommend you spend it.

Firefly Gathering on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
We interviewed some of the folks behind this year's Firefly Gathering, our featured event of the GritVegas Weekend Update! Plus, your 4th of July roundup.

GritVegas weekend update
This weekend, we head to a 100-year-old house in Montford to check out an immersive theatrical performance.

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All Go West is this Saturday and Sunday in West Asheville. Here's who we're most excited to see. Plus, your rundown of what else is happening this weekend.

Source: Ewan Munro, London // Wiki Commons
The I & J building on Haywood Rd. is slated to become West Asheville's newest neighborhood hot spot.

Jason and the Update
Your weekend is here! How will you spend it? Asheville Grit will be at Xpand Fest; come say hi!

Negroni. Photo: Will Shenton
Negroni Week just kicked off. Here's where to try out the local varieties. Plus, a recipe to stir up your very own Negritti!

The weekend is full of fun, including Just Brew It, the homebrewing festival held at the Wedge. Check it all out!

Kendra Penland
Kendra Penland, Executive Director of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, is a local hero, an inspiration, and a force to be reckoned with. Find out her story, just in time for Asheville Beer Week.

Eda Rhyne Copper Still. Photo: Facebook
Support Asheville's newest local distiller, Eda Rhyne, by contributing to their Indiegogo campaign.

Bliss Mob Hug Parade
This weekend, we're featuring the Bliss Mob Hug Parade! But there's also a lot of other stuff happening in and around town. Don't miss it, and let us know what you're most excited about.

Chef William Dissen of The Market Place. Source: marketplace-restaurant.com
This coming Wednesday, the James Beard Celebrity Chef dinner will be hosted by Chef William Dissen of The Market Place. Check out the full lineup of chefs, and the stellar menu, right here.

Jason and the WNC Yarn Crawl
Check out what lies ahead this weekend! We're highlighting everything from the WNC Yarn Crawl to Mother's Day fun.

Elizabeth Carter
We profile Elizabeth Carter of Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain.

Baked pie flight
Asheville has a new place to find pie for your pie hole.

The Brunch Bill is up for review before the ABC Committee on Tuesday. Find out more (and find out where to sign the petition to drink mimosas on Sundays at 10 a.m.!) here.

Eda Rhyne on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
We're featuring Eda Rhyne Distillery, which is kicking off their Indiegogo campaign with a party on Saturday in their new facility! Check out the write-up for the full details, plus other events that will get you out and about and on the town.

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