Articles by: Jason Sandford

New 10-story condo structure, the Parisian Residences, proposed for downtown Asheville

New 10-story condo structure, the Parisian Residences, proposed for downtown Asheville

The new “condotel” is proposed for the corner of Buncombe and Aston streets just off Coxe Avenue.

by June 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: No Evil Foods products to be sold in 150 Ingles grocery stores

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: No Evil Foods products to be sold in 150 Ingles grocery stores

Also, a new “mood boost bar” is opening in downtown Asheville, and much more.

by June 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Is it a likely option? Probably not, but they’re weighing it, nonetheless.

by June 22, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
On Hendersonville Road, a man, his wheelchair and resolve

On Hendersonville Road, a man, his wheelchair and resolve

Ruslan Greenan, who powers his wheelchair up and down Hendersonville Road, is a study in perseverance.

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
At Cork & Craft in West Asheville, emphasis is on the wine

At Cork & Craft in West Asheville, emphasis is on the wine

With a lounge area, back patio and plenty of affordable wines, Cork & Craft wants to make their Haywood Road location as comfortable as possible for folks.

by June 18, 2018 0 comments Asheville food and drink
New Asheville arts collective aims to build immersive art museum

New Asheville arts collective aims to build immersive art museum

Imagine a museum where visitors climb into the art work, explore a storyline and save the world, say the planners of the new venture.

by June 18, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Dark humor fills the fortune cookies of Asheville’s Bad Luck Bakery

Dark humor fills the fortune cookies of Asheville’s Bad Luck Bakery

Bad Luck Bakery will celebrate with a launch party from 7-9 p.m. tonight at Trade & Lore coffee shop in Asheville.

by June 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Remembering the filming of ‘Bull Durham’ in Asheville 30 years later

Remembering the filming of ‘Bull Durham’ in Asheville 30 years later

The Asheville Tourists will give away 1,000 Crash Davis bobbleheads on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of “Bull Durham.”

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tryon equestrian center races to finish facilities

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tryon equestrian center races to finish facilities

The World Equestrian Games, expected to draw half a million visitors to Western North Carolina, are just three months away.

by June 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville food tour launching

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville food tour launching

Also, a bill to change the way Asheville City Council members are elected has been filed in Raleigh, and more.

by June 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo celebrates new album release in Asheville at Better Dads Festival

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo celebrates new album release in Asheville at Better Dads Festival

On the playful concept album, your conscious and subconscious are DJs and songs are dreams.

by June 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Spirit Airlines coming to Asheville Regional Airport

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Spirit Airlines coming to Asheville Regional Airport

Also, a new tutoring service called Asheville Alternative High will begin operating soon out of the Asheville Masonic Temple, and more.

by June 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
The Cambria Downtown Asheville Hotel's fourth-floor terrace off the Hemingway's Cuba restaurant.

Cuban flair and a family affair at the new Cambria Hotel in downtown Asheville,

Asheville has been experiencing a hotel construction boom the last several years, with the Cambria as the newest entrant on the downtown scene.

by June 13, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bears on campus at Warren Wilson College alarm security personnel

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bears on campus at Warren Wilson College alarm security personnel

Also, Asheville Regional Airport security personnel will start wearing body cameras under a new policy approved last week, and more.

by June 11, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New musical director chosen for Asheville Symphony

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New musical director chosen for Asheville Symphony

Also, there’s a new denim and decor shop coming to South Lexington Avenue, and more.

by June 7, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Smoky Park Supper Club now open for lunch

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Smoky Park Supper Club now open for lunch

Also, there’s a new restaurant coming to the Wicked Weed Funkatorium location on Coxe Avenue, and much more.

by June 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
WIN TIX To the Cold Mountain Music Fest featuring Shovels and Rope, Mandolin Orange, River Whyless, more

WIN TIX To the Cold Mountain Music Fest featuring Shovels and Rope, Mandolin Orange, River Whyless, more

The music line-up also includes The Steel Wheels, Jon Stickley Trio, The Broadcast, Kenny George Band and more.

by June 5, 2018 53 comments Asheville Music
Asheville tourism officials give initial approval to $17.4 million operating budget

Asheville tourism officials give initial approval to $17.4 million operating budget

The public will have the chance to comment on the TDA’s spending plan at a June 27 public hearing.

by June 4, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Asheville car dealership to remove Native American statue after salesman insults customer

Asheville car dealership to remove Native American statue after salesman insults customer

The statue’s sculptor will remove the 23-foot-tall fiberglass structure in the near future, according to the dealership.

by June 4, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Movement to ban plastic straws grows in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Movement to ban plastic straws grows in Asheville

Also, economic development official Ben Teague is taking a new job, and more.

by May 29, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Relentless May rain triggers mudslides, flooding, other dangers

Relentless May rain triggers mudslides, flooding, other dangers

The weather starts to finally dry out this weekend.

by May 29, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Uber service returns to Asheville airport

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Uber service returns to Asheville airport

Also, Jewels That Dance is celebrating its 35th anniversary in downtown Asheville, and more.

by May 29, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Former NFL quaterback Matt Leinart weds TV actress in Asheville

Former NFL quaterback Matt Leinart weds TV actress in Asheville

Nick Lachey, of the boyband supergroup 98 Degrees, sang at the couple’s reception at The Cress Center.

Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

City Council said it wanted police to adopt a written consent policy for certain types of searches.

by May 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News