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June Thoughts from Austin I'M SITTING ON MY BACK PORCH AS I WRITE THIS LETTER, SMELLING THE CHARCOAL IN MY GRILL GETTING HOTTER AND PONDERING MASCULINITY AND ALL ITS CONNOTATIONS. Our youngest daughter just came outside and asked what we're doing for dinner (on my cooking nights, it's a bit last-minute and scattershot with the menu). Our five kids keep reminding me of a great Tom Paine quote: "If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." In trying to build a better future for them, I have to keep reminding myself to be in the present and to try and model what I think a husband, father and businessman should embody for them. I, and you, can look to the men we speak with in this issue for guidance on all of those points I just mentioned. They model compassion, persistence, dedication, loyalty and passion for bettering the world around them.  I'm humbled and honored to be able to tell a small part of their stories. As always, thank you for reading, and I hope you find inspiration in these pages.   Our Best to You and Yours,

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INSIDE THE ISSUE JUNE 2019

FEATURES 12 History, Diversity and Community: The YMI's Longstanding Place in Asheville Maintaining Cultural Relevance in a Growing City

16 Introducing Black Bear BBQ How Small Changes Make a Big Difference

20 Heroes Among Us Shaping Young Men Through Adventure at Journeymen Asheville

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History, Diversity and Community:

The YMI's Longstanding Place in Asheville MAINTAINING CULTURAL RELEVANCE IN A GROWING CITY WHEN

TO

the rest of Asheville. When it was first built, it was

ASHEVILLE IN 1992, HE COULDN’T HAVE

ANTHONY

THOMAS

MOVED

the hub for the black community; it housed events

KNOWN JUST HOW MUCH OF HIS TIME HE

for churches, schools and civic organizations.

WOULD BE GIVING TO THE COMMUNITY.

Now, it’s a cultural center focused on preserving

Thomas, the president and board chairman of the

black heritage in Asheville through art exhibits

YMICC (Young Men’s Institute; now considered

and events open to the public. Despite being in

a Cultural Center), a realtor at Mosaic Realty and

a heavily gentrified area, the YMICC is adamant

the general manager of Upstaff Personnel, has

about staying anchored in its historic building on

dedicated his life to serving the underprivileged.

“The Block,” and with support from the commu-

The YMICC has been offering support and sta-

nity, it will be easy to meet that reality.

bility to the black community since 1895, making

Looking to the Asheville community is Thomas’

it one of the oldest African-American institutes in

plan for reinstituting the YMICC as a local strong-

the country. Thomas’ mission as president and

hold for the African-American population in WNC.

board chairman is to bring the focus back on the

Not only is he using his platform as president

black community while building connections with

through this historic organization, but he’s also a CONTINUED >

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realtor focused on helping first-time buyers find affordable housing in a market that isn’t sustainable for many living in the area. As the general manager for a staffing company, he helps those struggling to find work land a stable job and income. “My purpose has been to serve,” Thomas says.  And after 27 years of making Asheville a better place, Thomas has no plans to pump the brakes anytime soon. “Maybe one day I’ll rest, but for now, I have a responsibility to this community.” HOW TO HELP: The YMICC is working to maintain its place in a community that is rapidly growing around it. There are many ways the public can help the YMICC meet its goals and keep this Asheville gem shining brightly. BUY ART The YMICC houses local art that’s for sale. It’s a great way to give funds to the organization as well as a local artist. Check out Cleaster Cotton, a bright  dynamic and visionary artist. ATTEND EVENTS From music and art to food and camps, the YMICC offers events throughout the year, giving the public a fun and easy way to support the mission.  BECOME A SPONSOR There are currently four sponsorship levels and the option to donate a custom amount. Every dollar counts toward restoring the YMICC to its former glory and helping the community it serves. 

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INTRODUCING BLACK BEAR BBQ HOW SMALL CHANGES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

ARTICLE TRISTA PRUITT PHOTOGRAPHY STEPHAN PRUITT

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Owners A.J. Gregson and Autumn Pittman after the ribbon cutting

IN THE LATE SUMMER DAYS OF 2018, THE KEY TO WEBO’S BBQ WAS  HANDED OVER TO A.J. GREGSON AND AUTUMN PITTMAN, WHOSE NAMES YOU MAY RECOGNIZE  FROM THEIR OTHER POPULAR RESTAURANT, MOJO KITCHEN AND LOUNGE. The pair wasted no time once they had the space. They immediately began serving barbecue while slowly transitioning into their envisioned brand: a more eco-friendly, chef-driven restaurant with multiple options for those who skip the meat in favor of a vegetarian meal. A.J. was kind enough to offer up some insight into the new business and share his recipe for their famous Mustard BBQ Sauce. Enjoy! WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START BLACK BEAR BBQ? It wasn’t necessarily an idea we had until it landed in our laps. We are basically in a kitchen management agreement with one stop to operate Mojo, so this was a stepping stone for us to acquire our own business. When Webo’s decided to sell, we took a tour of the restaurant and worked with them for a couple of days to get a feel for the situation, and we really enjoyed the vibe of Webo’s, so we decided to go with it. The plan was to turn whatever we bought into a Mojo, but we really enjoyed the barbecue aspect, and it helped that the feedback we got was good. I never thought I’d be a pitmaster. It’s great, though! I’m learning a new trade, and it was intimidating at first, but it’s been good for me to face my craft by learning something new. I was excited to dive head first into the world of barbecue. I’m also from a very small town in South Carolina, and I grew up eating deeply Southern foods, so it was fun to get back to my roots. We didn’t do vinegar sauce when I was growing up; it was only mustard sauce. It’s been great creating dishes with something I loved so much as a kid. DID THE MENU COMPLETELY CHANGE WHEN YOU ACQUIRED WEBO’S? WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR MENU ITEM? There are some carryover items from Webo’s. Some of the sauces are pretty close to their sauces, and if they changed, it was only small tweaks. The Brunswick stew and sweet CONTINUED >

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potato crunch are the same, and they are still fan-favorites. I was excited to introduce my grandma’s broccoli casserole recipe, and it’s quickly become a popular menu item. As far as the meats go, the pulled pork is ordered the most followed by the burnt ends we serve on the weekend. WHAT EFFORTS DO YOU MAKE TO MAKE YOUR SPACE ECO-FRIENDLY? When we first took over the place, they used all disposable products. My wife and partner, Autumn, is extremely passionate about being eco-friendly, so the first thing we did was get rid of the single-use cutlery and plates and replace them with real plates and silverware. We recycle the cooking grease through Valley Proteins, and our to-go containers and cups are all paper-based and compostable. What can’t be composted we try to make sure is recyclable, limiting the waste leaving our restaurant. We also dropped Pepsi products and started to use Maine Root as a healthier soda option. We definitely took out the garbage, and we’ll always be looking for ways to reduce waste. DO YOU HAVE WEEKLY SPECIALS THAT AREN’T ON THE MENU? We have a special every day! For example, Tuesday is Taco Tuesday, which is pulled rib meat with dixie slaw and a tomato chutney aioli. On Wednesdays, we offer smoked jerk chicken wings, and Thursdays you can get a turkey leg from Joyce Farms with two sides and a piece of bread. I’d also like to mention that we do offer catering, which is a new service that wasn’t previously provided. We’ll do meat by the pound, traditional pulled pork barbecue, and we’ll even smoke meat on-site for a special event. WHAT CAN VEGETARIANS AND VEGANS ORDER WHEN THEY VISIT? One major thing we did was pull out all the animal proteins from the sides. A lot of the sides are vegan if they don’t contain cheese, and the veggies aren’t cooked with butter. We also have vegetarian barbecue in the form of jackfruit or soy curls. We braise it then smoke it over cherry and pecan shells. I use pecan shells that would typically be waste, but I repurpose it as a fuel source to smoke many of the menu items, including the vegetarian options. When it’s done, it’s similar to pulled chicken, and it’s delicious.  Asheville has welcomed Black Bear BBQ into the community with open arms, and it’s no secret why. One taste of that pulled pork and broccoli casserole, and you’ll be drawn in for life. 

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SHAPING YOUNG MEN THROUGH ADVENTURE AT JOURNEYMEN ASHEVILLE Jordan Foltz

Heroes Among Us ARTICLE TRISTA PRUITT | PHOTOGRAPHY EVAN ANDERSON

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J o r d a n f o lt z d i r ec t o r , J o u r n e y m en As h e v i lle THE HERO’S JOURNEY IS BY FAR THE MOST COM-

is an initiation. They’re pushing those boundaries and

MON ARC IN FILM AND LITERATURE BUT IS VIEWED

coming closer and closer to danger. It’s ingrained into our

LESS OFTEN AS A REAL PROCESS ADOLESCENTS

DNA to seek that during that time in our lives. We want

EXPERIENCE AS THEY TRANSITION INTO THE ADULT

to bring them through that threshold in a healthy and

WORLD. Joseph Campbell, a 20th-century American pro-

conscious way so rather than seeking it through drugs

fessor and great mind of the time, explored this journey in

or driving recklessly or whatever it might be, they are

many different cultures, concluding that the hero’s journey

getting a close encounter with their deepest emotions,

is an important process for adolescent men, and if they face

which can feel exhilarating and scary, and they have to

it with courage and a willingness to explore their thoughts

drill on that same sense of courage to get through it and

and emotions, they’ll be better prepared for the years fol-

to the other side with a sense of empowerment. That’s

lowing teenage confusion and rebellion.

the intention of the Rites of Passage. They’re going to try

This is what Journeymen Asheville has set out to do, and

to initiate themselves one way or another, and we try to

after speaking with Jordan Foltz, Journeymen Asheville’s

give them a powerful and healthy opportunity to do that.”

director; and a couple of the young boys who have started

The Rites of Passage isn’t spelled out, either. There are 15

their journeys into adulthood, it’s obvious how important

young men who go in as initiates, 15 other young men who

the conversation surrounding masculinity and the transi-

have been previously initiated, and anywhere from 35 to 50

tion from boy to man is and always has been.

men who come together to participate and encourage the

Jordan is the full-time director of Journeymen, a small nonprofit that has grown considerably since its start in

young men in the process. When it happens, it’s meant to be an adventure into the unknown with little to no expectation.

2008. Until 2014, the organization was entirely volun-

“The purpose and the power of this weekend lies in its

teer-based. While he stays busy with enrollment, program

capacity to be an adventure for the young men. If they see

management and mentoring the young men in the pro-

an agenda on the website, they’ll start deconstructing and

gram, his mission to make a difference in the lives of young

analyzing it,” Jason says.

boys has remained focused. Jordan speaks of teenage

Just as in a powerful story, the journey ahead is

rebellion and the organization’s goal to redirect the impulse

unknown, and along the way, the hero has to face many

to live dangerously by presenting these boys with a “Rites

obstacles, both physical and emotional. That’s the goal of

of Passage.” This is a weekend-long adventure meant to

this initiation process.

mirror the hero’s journey.

“It puts them in a position where they’re able to look within

“We do all sorts of crazy things in our teenage years,

and draw on their inner resources, and in that process, they

and we don’t understand it as a society. We don’t know

discover strengths they may not have known they had,” he

what that impulse is, and we kind of seek to suppress it

says. “It’s really empowering. It’s about being emotionally

in Western society through medication and amping up

mature men who aren’t reactive, abusive or bullyish who can

supervision,” he says. “But what these kids are seeking

really be authentically themselves.”

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words to live by “ S p e n d a l i t t l e l e s s t i m e t r y i n g t o d i c tat e w h at t h e t e r m s a r e and a little more time showing up for each other. Then we’ll see e v e r y b o d y— m e n , w o m e n , b o y s a n d g i r l s — w i t h m o r e p o w e r .” —J o r d a n F o lt z , d i r e c t o r , J o u r n e y m e n A s h e v i l l e June 2019 | Asheville Lifestyle

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Jeremiah mclaughlin J-M a n, 1 5

Jeremiah McLaughlin is a J-Man, and his

Asheville is working to shape the men

willingness to speak openly about his expe-

Asheville will soon be welcoming into the

rience with Journeymen exuded confidence.

community as young adults. The mission is

“It’s an experience to help you become

not to enforce any brand of masculinity, but

a man through trials, and it also helps you

rather to normalize the strong transitional

become a leader,” Jeremiah says. “When

period adolescents have to navigate, messy

I did it, it was kind of scary. You have to

emotions and all.

acknowledge your surroundings without anyone you know there.”

When asked what words of wisdom Jordan had for his younger self, he says,

Now, Jeremiah is part of a program within

“The words I would have would be words

the organization that focuses on the day-to-

of encouragement instead of words of

day and where the young men are excelling

wisdom. Wisdom is something that you

and where they can grow. Jeremiah has

generally have to find for yourself through

gained the confidence to become a leader

experience, trial and error, and success and

through this mentorship, and he’s continually

failure. I’d tell myself—and anyone listen-

facing personal accountability, which builds

ing—to try to take the temptation that we all

empowerment and responsibility.

have to escape empowerment and instead

Jeremiah returned to the Rites of Passage weekend to help the new initiates navigate this new adventure.

embrace

the

immense

responsibility

that comes with it.” Journeymen Asheville is actively seeking

“It was three weeks ago. It was fun! You

male mentors, especially those of working

get to help people overcome the fear of

age, and board members of diverse profes-

telling their truth,” he says. “I just want to

sional backgrounds. If the time commitment

encourage people to come. You don’t know

is too much, Jordan asks that the community

what to expect, and it’s surprising.”

spreads the word to those who may be will-

When asked what his plans are after he fin-

ing to give some of their time to mentoring

ishes school, he says, “I definitely want to hike

these young men, whether it be ongoing

the Appalachian Trail. Then, I don’t know. I’d

or just for an immersive weekend during

like to move to Florida, California or Atlanta.”

the Rites of Passage. And above all, in our

But until that day comes, Jeremiah is

everyday lives, to spend a little less time try-

going to continue his time with Journeymen

ing to dictate what the terms are and a little

Asheville, and he’ll be well-prepared for the

more time showing up for each other. Then

world when it comes time to explore beyond

we’ll see everybody—men, women, boys and

the mountains of WNC.

girls—with more power.

Through the programs offered and the

For more information, contact Jordan Foltz at

Rites of Passage weekend, Journeymen

828.230.7353 or JourneymenAsheville@gmail.com.

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words to live by “You enter the forest at the

darkest point, where there is no path. Where there is a way or path, it is someone else’s path. You are not on your own path. If you follow someone else’s way, you are not going to realize your potential.” — Joseph Campbell, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life & Work

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TREND SETTER

TRENDY CUTS for men THE STYLES YOU WANT + HOW TO GET THEM

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The FADE + hard part

straight short

in between medium

thick + curly long

+

what it is There are many different types of fades, but ultimately a fade haircut is one that tapers in length the further down you go on the back and sides, meaning it isn’t trimmed to just one standard length all around. The level of fade (low, mid or high) depends on what point the shortest part of the hair begins to fade into a longer length. ASK FOR Taper fade, low fade, mid fade, high fade or skin fade

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TREND SETTER

(CON TI N U ED)

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what it is

This popular style is good for many types of hair as long as you have a lot of it. You’ll need length in the front, back and sides generally long enough to at least brush your shoulders. KEEP IT CLEAN Be sure to keep your sideburns and neckline trimmed even as your hair grows out.

straight short

in between medium

thick + curly long

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straight short

in between medium

thick + curly long

The quiff

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what it is Closely related to the pompadour, the quiff haircut requires longer hair in the front and shorter hair in the back. The longer hair in the front is brushed upward and back from the forehead and away from the face. This look can be sleek and shiny for a classic look or texturized and matte for a modern take. ASK FOR Short sides and a long textured top. Be sure enough hair is left on top to brush back instead of standing straight up.

For styling tips and products great for these styles, visit Birchbox.com.

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JUNE

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

1

4

SECOND ANNUAL POELICO ARTS MUSIC & FESTIVAL

BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP

Bring your friends, bring your good

Open to women in the community

vibes and even bring your dogs out to

seeking

Poelico Music and Arts Festival! Live

tion. Light refreshments are provided.

music from start to finish with local

For information, please contact Karen

art vendors, food trucks, full bar and

Williams, R.N., at 828.681.2790.

The Bywater

pressure, PSA blood draw and body composition. For more information,

AdventHealth Hendersonville

support

and

informa-

22 ASHEVILLE FARMSTEAD SCHOOL: FAMILY DISCOVERY DAY Asheville Farmstead School

Take the opportunity to explore the Farmstead with family for free. The

much more.

1 BEER CITY FESTIVAL

8

school will provide a craft, forest

SIERRA NEVADA BEER CAMP

of the month (Summer, the Sun and

exploration prompt, an engagement activity to further explore the theme

Six Row Field at

Shadows), educational boards on the

Pack Square Park

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

theme and a raffle item. 

This beer festival is the capstone

Get ready for even more fun and

event of Asheville Beer Week, an

games

annual celebration of all things

from last year like human foosball,

WNC craft beer. Beer City Festival

hungry human hippos, keg bowling,

is partnering with Asheville Van Life

Hammerschlagen and a costume

to throw an Asheville lawn party.

contest. Of course, you’ll enjoy all of

The vans will serve as "tour-able"

this with a beer in hand. All ticket

Experience firsthand how food is

pouring stations, with breweries

sales are online, final and limited! You

grown in the Southern Appalachian

partnering with attending van lifers.

must be 21 and up and present a valid

Mountains! Choose from more than

Ticket information can be found at

ID to attend.

20 WNC family farms to encoun-

alongside

your

favorites

BeerCityFestival.com.

22–23 ASAP'S 2019 FARM TOUR ASAP

ter the sights, tastes and stories

1 WHITE ZOMBIE 5K

16

of working farms through guided

FATHER'S DAY PASTA MAKING

summer adventure for visitors of

tours, demonstrations and hands-on activities. The tour is a wonderful

Asheville Mountain Kitchen

all ages and interests. Learn more

Catawba Brewing Company,

This event is open for kids and

and purchase your tour pass at

South Slope

adults and is a pasta making class

ASAPConnections.org.

Run

or

walk

from

Catawba's

designed especially for kids and

downtown Asheville South Slope

adults to work together. Participants

tasting room and dodge zombies

will make ravioli, fettuccine and

along the way in several "Outbreak

two different sauces: marinara and

Zones." Racers who wish to dress

Alfredo. There will be drinks for the

in costume are encouraged to come

kids, aprons and appetizers. Tickets:

We are always accepting sub-

as zombies or other Catawba char-

$75 for parent and child.

missions for events you'd like to

acters (i.e. Farmer Ted, Evening Joe, HOPness Monster, etc). A beer token is included with registration for racers who are 21 and up.

see included in our Calendar sec-

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LOCAL’S CHOICE

ARTICLE LACEY BLANTON

S T Y L E S P O T T E R : M A N C AV E ID.OLOGY'S TIPS FOR MASCULINE STYLE WE ASKED OUR SEASONAL STYLE SPOTTER, LACEY BLANTON OF ID.OLOGY INTERIORS & DESIGN, FOR SOME MANLY ELEMENTS THAT WILL ACCENTUATE ANY SPACE WITH MASCULINE VIBES. Notice the mix of textures, rich colors and minimal design of each concept. So go ahead, crack open a beer and start planning the man cave you've always wanted. 

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