13 Sep | gsocialmedia | No Comments

Watch The Asheville Community Video

[youtube id=”Er9MB7PYHvE”] We live in a wonderful community. Asheville North Carolina is known for many things including food, beer, mountains, and fun; but the community aspect pretty much encompasses them all. Sometimes when visiting you get a little taste of what it means, but you really have to be here for awhile to completely see …

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26 Oct | gsocialmedia | No Comments

The Eastside of West Asheville

Asheville has many cultures and personalities. In other words, Biltmore Village folk do not act like River Arts District people. And folks from north Asheville do not act like folks from south Asheville. You can enter the suburb communities in any direction from downtown, and visit a different vibe and theme somewhat. On the eastside …

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3 Apr | gsocialmedia | No Comments

What Makes Asheville So Weird?

What makes Asheville so weird? The answer you get will depend on the person you ask! I got here in the 70s and Asheville was not yet known for being “weird”, rather it was just a small mountain town which was just enough “different” from the surrounding smaller towns, that many of their more “colorful …

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18 Nov | AskAsheville | No Comments

Gnome Crushing

I was a little bit nervous.  I  noticed myself checking my make-up in the rearview mirror, and straightening my clothes obsessively.  I’d waited all week to meet him.  My hour was arriving and I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect.  This man is a legend, and I know everyone wants him.  His origins are argued …

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1 May | gsocialmedia | 19 Comments

5 Types of Hippies you will find in Asheville & WNC

All Hippies in Asheville are NOT created equal! What is a Hippie anyway? According to the Wikipedia, “The early hippies inherited the countercultural values of the Beat Generation, created their own communities, listened to psychedelic rock, embraced the sexual revolution, and some used drugs such as cannabis, LSD and magic mushrooms to explore altered states of consciousness” Well the Hippie of today is …

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