Katelynn Watkins Asheville

April 30 is the 13th annual Dining Out For Life where by eating out at participating area restaurants you help raise funds for the Western North Carolina AIDS Project

Gas stations are easy to spot. They’re located on busy highways or street corners and have customer parking spaces, which is partially why Patrick O’Cain, owner and co-chef at Gàn Shān Station, chose an old fill-up station on Charlotte Street as the location for his restaurant.

Get to know Josh Bailey, owner of Asheville Brewery Tours and partner in one of Asheville's newest brewing site, Bhramari, opening this summer on South Lexington Avenue.

The Apache Relay, a folksy pop band from Nashville and Western North Carolina return to the Grey Eagle on March 28 where they once again expect to be welcomed with warm, open, Asheville arms.

Sometimes the best friends you’ll ever make are the ones who knew you when you weren’t someone yet. For Steve Gunn, the guys at Harvest Records are the ones who helped him build such a reputation in Asheville and much of Western North Carolina.

On Thursday March 5, Opposite Box is coming to the Asheville Music Hall to serve up a healthy dose of their unusual blend of "belligerent jungle funk" along with headliners Main Squeeze. Who wants the Funk?

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of their breakout album, Lotus returned recently to The Orange Peel where they played a sold out show. I was able to chat with guitarist and keyboardist Luke Miller as well as some fans about their unique and enduring style.

Zambra's Mark Reiford knows romance. At least, he knows how to ensure a restaurant keeps its title as the Top Romantic Spot to Dine in Asheville five years and counting, according to the Mountain Xpress’s annual Best of WNC community contest.

Everyone's perception of college before they actually get in is that it's easygoing, fun, and full of free time to engage in partying and whatever else you feel like doing. But here's the real story...