Articles by: Jason Sandford

VIDEO LEAF, Southern Highland Craft Fair, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO LEAF, Southern Highland Craft Fair, more Asheville weekend fun

Also, start celebrating Halloween now by checking out “haunted” attractions such as Tormented Nightmares, and much more.

by October 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Vijay Kapoor, campaigning Tuesday in the Montford neighborhood./ photo by Jason Sandford

Incumbent Bothwell ousted in Asheville City Council primary; Kapoor tops field

The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.

by October 10, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

The project moves on to Asheville City Council for approval.

by October 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bomb scare at Asheville Regional Airport

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bomb scare at Asheville Regional Airport

Also, Evergreen Community Charter School is hosting its first Adventure Demo Day on Saturday, and much more.

by October 6, 2017 10 comments Asheville News
WIN TIX To see comedy legend Emo Philips at Grey Eagle in Asheville

WIN TIX To see comedy legend Emo Philips at Grey Eagle in Asheville

Emo Philips will perform two shows at The Grey Eagle on Saturday.

by October 5, 2017 9 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

Also, a rally against judicial gerrymandering in North Carolina is set for Monday in Pack Square Park, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Red Truck Gallery’s Shaffer in Asheville for special Horse + Hero pop-up show

Red Truck Gallery’s Shaffer in Asheville for special Horse + Hero pop-up show

Get out and see this show.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Through their music, The Change (which has played LEAF) brings positive messages of self-worth and self-confidence.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO  CiderFest, Marcus King, hurricane relief concert, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO CiderFest, Marcus King, hurricane relief concert, more Asheville weekend fun

Also, there’s an amazing pop-up show at Horse + Hero with an artist reception on Friday, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Little Jumbo, planned on Broadway in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Little Jumbo, planned on Broadway in Asheville

Also, a conference aimed at helping businesses tell their stories, the Bonfire Conference, is coming up, and more.

by October 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville community center to be renamed after former slave, midwife

Asheville community center to be renamed after former slave, midwife

Asheville City Council plans to vote later this month to rename the Montford Community Center the Tempie Avery Community Center.

by October 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.

by October 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restauranteurs launch new hospitality group

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restauranteurs launch new hospitality group

Also, Asheville Savings Bank is now officially First Bank, and more.

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The first-ever Marcus King Band Family Reunion brings together regional musicians that in a line-up that King himself curated.

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Baked Pie Co. expands to Woodfin, Marco’s name change

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Baked Pie Co. expands to Woodfin, Marco’s name change

Also, Blue Ridge Public Radio has launched a new podcast that examines social issues through a sports lens, and more.

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Dave and Buster’s eyes Asheville location

Word on the street: Dave and Buster’s eyes Asheville location

The giant restaurants and flashy arcade games at Dave and Buster’s have drawn big crowds for the publicly traded company.

by September 30, 2017 3 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville music club, Ellington Underground, opening soon

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville music club, Ellington Underground, opening soon

Also, the TSA has begin implementing stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Asheville Regional Airport, and more.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station

Natural Born Leaders’ music has been variously described as gumbo funk, neo-soul, roots rock and hip-hop.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
LaZoom’s haunted comedy tour of Asheville gets retro makeover

LaZoom’s haunted comedy tour of Asheville gets retro makeover

The LaZoom haunted comedy tour showcases Asheville’s seedy underbelly and bloody past.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Candlelight vigil tonight at Asheville Middle School

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Candlelight vigil tonight at Asheville Middle School

Also, there’s a new restaurant opening in the basement of the Jackson Building downtown, and more.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
MG Road in Asheville will morph into Christmas-themed pop-up bar

MG Road in Asheville will morph into Christmas-themed pop-up bar

The crazy cocktails come with fun ingredients and names like Bad Santa, Christmopolitan and Muletide.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Asheville Coffee Expo, Asheville Barnaroo, more weekend things to do

Asheville Coffee Expo, Asheville Barnaroo, more weekend things to do

Other events this packed weekend include Overland Expo, Blue Ridge Pride Festival and much more.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Grail Moviehouse to screen Bourdain doc for Asheville nonprofit fundraiser

Grail Moviehouse to screen Bourdain doc for Asheville nonprofit fundraiser

Food Connection is a local nonprofit that rescues surplus prepared meals from Asheville restaurants and caterers and delivers the meals to nonprofits who feed the hungry.

by September 28, 2017 4 comments Asheville food and drink
Asheville donation points for Puerto Rico relief

Asheville donation points for Puerto Rico relief

Echo Mountain Studios will also be accepting donations of needed items.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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