Asheville music club scene this week
Dank, 7-9 p.m., 12 Old Charlotte Hwy., Asheville, 828-299-3370. Tasting room open 4-9 p.m. Food French Broad Brewery: Alarm Clock Conspiracy. Good Stuff: Thomas Grogan 9 p.m. New Mountain: Ben Lovett's Time Machine Dance Party, 9 p.m., $2 ...
March 26, 2015
Written by Ashraf Wahab
Everyone has pretty much come to terms with the fact that we now live in a digital world, and it is inevitable that the human race are being fully-reliant with gadgets and gizmos in their everyday lives. But the passing of times really sinks in when ...
March 31, 2015
Timberlane's Scalzo takes a thriller
NASHUA - There were many dramatic moments at this year's NHIAA Meet of Champions at Nashua North High School Saturday, but probably none bigger than the upset that happened in the 138 pound final. With time ticking away, Scalzo was able to flip ...
March 1, 2015
Here's Why You Should Binge Watch The Fall During the Blizzard
If you're stuck inside during the upcoming snowstorm and counting the days until 50 Shades of Gray comes out in theaters on Feb. 13, The Fall will give you a early taste of Jamie Dornan in fetish-mode. And while nobody knows where 50 Shades of Gray ...
January 26, 2015
What's happening at Asheville clubs?
Lazy Birds, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 12 Old Charlotte Hwy., Asheville, 299-3370. Isis Restaurant . Pisgah Brewing: The Alarm Clock Conspiracy. Purple Onion: Black Mountain Ale House: Bluegrass jam hosted by Big F'n Deal Band 7:30-10:30 p.m.. Bywater ...
February 6, 2015
Stories, flavors and colors of some apple treasures
According to the book "Old Southern Apples" by Creighton Lee Calhoun Jr., it's also called Flory, after David Flory, on whose Indiana farm it originated in 1876, and it "often bears fruit the second or third year after planting." It's also a I'm a ...
February 22, 2015
A Look at the Redesigned Cooper Hewitt
“Beautiful Users,” a temporary exhibition dedicated to the industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss, the man behind the Westclox Big Ben alarm clock and the Princess phone, included a tall screen meant to illustrate some of the ideas behind ergonomics. You ...
December 11, 2014
Lies for Lullabies
My alarm clock decides it wants to sing an annoying high pitched song ... very out of place in woods in the middle of nowhere in Alaska. Her eyes are a light hazel, big and round, they take up most of her face. She has a little button nose above pink ...
April 11, 2015
Mad about the '60s
Some of today's Big Ben alarm clocks evoke the decades even before Mad Men ... he could have found the answer in his ashtray: the Nissan Murano. Old ashtrays are good for holding everything from paperclips to after-diner mints. • Barware.
April 10, 2015
Why Are Alarm Clocks Still a Thing?
But with the ubiquity and convenience of smartphones, how are alarm clocks still hanging around? Ben Richmond, a contributing editor ... so if I get home and toss my pants to the side, it's no big deal.” This was a similar explanation to the one I ...
April 10, 2015
'While We're Young' movie review: Actor Ben Stiller, director Noah Baumbach reteam for small, smart, grown-up comedy
But it's not just Ben Stiller's main character who is feeling a bit of early-onset midlife panic in writer-director Noah Baumbach's coming-of-old-age dramatic comedy ... been paying closer attention to the big shot clock in they sky than they had realized.
April 9, 2015
Openers: cheers, boos and Big Papi
A day after the Cardinals blanked the Cubs at Wrigley Field in the big league opener, the other 28 teams were in ... That was a first for 3-year-old Marlins Park, where there’s a retractable roof. With no rain in the forecast, the top was open when ...
April 8, 2015
The next big thing for the Red Sox is a 19-year-old Cuban infielder
In 2010 he spotted a 15-year-old Cuban infielder playing in a tournament in Mexico ... be the top prospect playing for the Sea Dogs this year. Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington said Moncada probably would play first for the Greenville, South ...
April 8, 2015
For some of us, the old-school landline phone habit dies hard
The old-school landline is becoming obsolete at an accelerating ... modern locomotive for the 20th Century Limited passenger train and the Westclox Big Ben alarm clock, among many other icons. And it works beautifully. I love the heft of its receiver ...
April 6, 2015