Articles by: Jason Sandford

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville may host holiday basketball tourney involving ACC teams

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville may host holiday basketball tourney involving ACC teams

Sensibilities, Fired Up, Purl’s, Duncan & York and Spiritex were winners of the Asheville Downtown Association’s holiday window contest, and more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ambrose West, Roanline, Lo-ki Lounge in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ambrose West, Roanline, Lo-ki Lounge in West Asheville

Also, there’s a free hug flash mob on Sunday at Pritchard Park, and more.

by December 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Warren Haynes with Jake Shimaburoko. Warren Haynes with the Avett Brothers. Warren Haynes with Trey Anastasio. Warren Haynes with Ann Wilson. It was an incredible night.

by December 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
GreeneGate: What we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation

GreeneGate: What we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation

An FBI investigation into former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene was confirmed in August, and a steady stream of revelations have followed.

by December 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Inside the deal to bring a big-time tennis tournament to Asheville

Inside the deal to bring a big-time tennis tournament to Asheville

Another factor in bringing the first round of the women’s Fed Cup international tennis tournament to Asheville is the overall interest in tennis expressed by a hard core group of fans.

by December 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.

by December 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Listen live: WNC Sports Network to stream Reynolds High School’s state championship football game

Listen live: WNC Sports Network to stream Reynolds High School’s state championship football game

The WNC Sports Network, founded by Canio Costanzo, is the area’s only live audio streaming website focusing on high school sports.

by December 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Winter blast blankets Asheville after forecasters blow call

Winter blast blankets Asheville after forecasters blow call

Temperatures will become bitterly cold Saturday night, with lows expected in the teens.

by December 9, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
VIDEO Christmas Jam, more Asheville weekend things to do

VIDEO Christmas Jam, more Asheville weekend things to do

Check out the Satellite Gallery’s Christmas Jam Art Show, the Jam by Day and more.

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville’s Mission Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield reach accord

Asheville’s Mission Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield reach accord

The deadline to sign up for healthcare is Dec. 15, and Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville can help. Details here.

by December 6, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

The Windsor Hotel, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville, recently sold for more than $9 million, and more.

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO Big Crafty celebrates 20th edition of craft bonanza, more weekend fun

VIDEO Big Crafty celebrates 20th edition of craft bonanza, more weekend fun

Other events include Hempy Holiday Open House and an art opening at Ramp Studios.

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville wedding photographer Rose Kaz turns storytelling eye to her work

Asheville wedding photographer Rose Kaz turns storytelling eye to her work

From her time with The Rebelles to spotlighting fellow can-do lady bosses, Rose Kaz seeks inspiration at every turn.

Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Allred’s done a little bit of everything, from set painting and architectural renderings to book illustrations and logo design.

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
‘Evil Dead’ actor calls out crappy Asheville sidewalks to his Twitter followers

‘Evil Dead’ actor calls out crappy Asheville sidewalks to his Twitter followers

Actor Bruce Campbell has nearly half a million followers on Twitter.

by November 27, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Malvern gastropub opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Malvern gastropub opens in West Asheville

Jackson Underground Cafe has quietly opened in downtown Asheville, and much more.

by November 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
In life’s ups and downs, comedian Cliff Cash finds plenty to laugh about

In life’s ups and downs, comedian Cliff Cash finds plenty to laugh about

Cash says his passion is making people laugh, which he’ll be doing tonight at The Altamont Theatre.

by November 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

Yellow Feather will perform Saturday at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, along with singer-songwriter Taylor Martin.

by November 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Urban Orchard Cider Co./ photo courtesy of Jeff Anderson

Urban Orchard Cider announces expansion on Asheville’s South Slope

Urban Orchard plans to take over ENO’s warehouse location on Buxton Avenue and open a tasting room and production facility that will also house a new restaurant.

by November 20, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Asheville Holiday Parade, Medieval Market, more weekend fun

VIDEO: Asheville Holiday Parade, Medieval Market, more weekend fun

The Asheville Holiday Parade on Saturday morning, and the Winter Lights lighting ceremony that evening, highlight the weekend events in town.

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Also, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners takes on the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and more.

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Asheville City Council’s decision makes whole house short term rentals in the River Arts District a special condition granted by council.

by November 15, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Stoneyard Apartments won’t have any housing units deemed “affordable,” but it will have a restaurant, artist studios and 85 spaces for public parking on Lyman Street.

by November 14, 2017 11 comments Asheville News

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