A Weekenders Guide to Asheville, North Carolina

I’m sure you’ve heard the hype around Asheville, North Carolina. ExploreAsheville.com describes the city as “an art colony, a healing resort and a home to notable luminaries, statesmen, and bohemians.” What’s not to love about that? It’s like a little, mini Austin, with Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains as its backdrop. HOW TO GET THERE … More A Weekenders Guide to Asheville, North Carolina

Shiner Beer Spoetzl Brewery Now open for Saturday Tours!

The Spoetzl Brewery is now open on Saturdays! Named after brewmaster Kosmos Spoetzl, the K. Spoetzl Brewery was founded in Shiner, Texas (population 2,069), in 1909, brewing beer with old-world traditions and recipes for the many German and Czech settlers in the state. Since then, the brewery has grown to be one of the leading … More Shiner Beer Spoetzl Brewery Now open for Saturday Tours!

Ready for the 4th?

Mow the lawn, sweep the patio, hose off the outdoor furniture – the 4th of July is coming! It’s a time for family gatherings, BBQs, fireworks, and of course, all things red, white, and blue, as Party City can prove. While I’m not super into decking out my house (or body) in red, white, and … More Ready for the 4th?

Jack & Ginger’s

Continuing my exploration of Rock Rose, my family and I ate at Jack & Ginger’s. It’s a really cool Irish bar (side note – it reminds me of Lucky Baldwin’s in Pasadena, if any of my Pasadena people are reading 🙂 ). They have plenty of beers to choose from, along with great bar food. … More Jack & Ginger’s