What’s this place called Asheville you keep hearing all about? We are taking you beyond Beer City USA to explore the hiking, restaurants, arts and more ... ok and beer too, that make Western North Carolina one of the most sought after places to visit in the country! We will have special guests like local entrepreneurs, business owners, chefs, brewers, and artists sharing their stories about this beautiful area! Check us out for tips and even some cool stuff about van life!
Today the microphone is turned and Greg is interviewed by one of our friends, Ryan Krishnan. Take a listed as you get some of the inside scoop on how NCLINE Adventures got up and running, where the idea came from and what you can expect from this Asheville Experience company.
We chat with Ryan and Perry of Muddy Sneakers, based out of Brevard, NC, which is an environmental education program that works with 5th grade public school students across Western North Carolina and the Piedmont. They talk about how the children of today are the conservationists of tomorrow and how learning and engaging outside is vital to our kids and our future land! This innovative program educates on the core concepts of the state science curriculum using hands-on, experiential teaching methods spread over multiple, outdoor classroom experiences.
Perry and Ryan share some secret gems of where to hike at the end so be sure and listen close.
Proceeds from our Launch Party at Twin Leaf Brewery will go to this incredible organization. Currently, Muddy Sneakers partners with approximately 2,700 students at 36 different schools in the Carolinas.
In this episode we sit down with Jenny and Joe of JCM Photography chatting about the Asheville wedding scene. They provide some tips on what to ask and what to look for in a wedding photographer and knowing your style. They even let you all in on a little known secret hike that's pretty easy and with incredible views! Give a listen and enjoy!
Have you ever wanted to listen to some of the most incredibly talented musicians in your living room? Mark and Julia of Asheville Guitar Bar have filled a void, we didn't even realize we had, in the music scene here in Asheville. Find out what brought this incredible couple to open up this listening room, who they've been inspired by and who plays in their Cotton Mill Studios space. Maybe you've heard of the Three Davids or Jody Caroll? Yup, they stop in. There is something for everyone at the AGB, from classical to jazz, cookouts and brunch, whether you want to dance or sit and relax, you will have one of the best times, at the Asheville Guitar Bar. You are going to have to take a listen if you want to find out which famous musician actually lived in Mark's house as a kid.
Patrick from Hunter Banks is up this week, sharing some of his favorite places in Western North Carolina, with over 4,000 miles of accessible fly fishing water there are a lot of options on where to fish and Patrick gives us a few of his top picks. Hunter Banks has been outfitting and guiding folks in and around Asheville since 1985; these guys have a ton of knowledge, so if you are thinking about getting in to this sport, you should definitely stop in and talk with Patrick and the other guides.
Tim Weber shares a bit of his story on how he went from Engineer to Brewer, landing in Asheville and where he likes to drink beer and hike when he isn't making killer beer. Greg also asks about his thoughts on Wicked Weed selling to Budweiser and what that could do to the craft brew scene. Be sure to stop by the brewery in Asheville's South Slope and grab one of the limited bottles of the best beer Tim has ever made (you'll just have to listen to find out). Oh and did we mention, we are having our launch party at the brewery April 28th; there may be a special brew just for us so be sure and come on by! (Sorry about all the extra noise, we wanted to record right at the brewery!)
Take a listen from Adventure Bike Experts Justin and Blair of Eurosport Asheville, located in Historic Biltmore Village, share riding tips, what makes a great Adventure Bike, and some really interesting stories and facts. Sneak peak: you must find out why these guys had to sleep with their window open and their eyes on their bikes while on a trip South. They share some of their favorite rides, including the must not miss, Blue Ridge High Pass Boogie, May 11-13, a full weekend of Southern VA's best motorcycle routes both on and off-road to benefit the Blue Ridge Parkway. Some secret spots and random facts - did you know that Pete the bartender of the Village Wayside gives out custom Christmas gifts to his regulars? Find out what random and extremely unique gift he got one of these guys one year, and why it is still unopened. And a shout out to another local restaurant with the best breakfast and brunch in Asheville and more on this episode!
Take a listen as Ken, the founder of TerraVan, a custom builder of high end adventure vehicles whose made his family home in Asheville, North Carolina talks about simplifying when it comes to custom building your rig. Ken is skilled in solar, electrical, skoolies, sprinter vans of all sizes and is available to help consult on your build or work yours up from start to finish. Take a listen
We are live with Micah Pulleyn founder of Asheville Van Life from the June Bug Retro Resort in Western North Carolina talking about the van life movement and details on the largest van life Rally on the East Coast! The Asheville Van Life Rally was created to bring together weekend warriors seeking a prime overnight spot at the trailhead with full timers roaming the wide open road with their families--and all the other dirtbags, engineering nerds, rogue adventurers, nomadic dreamers, and international troublemakers. The Van Life Rally is September 21-23rd in Weaverville, NC and space is going to fill up quickly for those looking for a spot to post up. It will be open to the public with live music, food and fun for all the 22nd and 23rd. Come visit us in Asheville.
Kara Candler is a bit of a unicorn, in that she is a very rare Asheville native who has been cultivating unique solutions for her clients throughout both Asheville & Charleston. Tick Tock Concierge is a personal concierge firm that serves both residential and commercial clients. If you are a business looking to host your team or an event and visit Asheville, look Kara up! If you are making a Romantic Asheville trip, Kara can act as your secret agent, making sure all of the smallest details are beyond perfect. Founded in 2013 by Kara Elizabeth Candler, Tick Tock is a natural choice for individuals and businesses who lead demanding lives and who are in need of freeing up time in their day-to-day schedules. Check out this episode to hear about the hidden gems on this locals 'must do' list!
March 6, 2018
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