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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: So about that Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: So about that Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

Also, the weather forecast for solar eclipse viewing on Monday got a little less cloudy, and more.

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

VIDEO: Asheville area solar eclipse tips and events, and more

Also, there’s Downtown After 5 on Friday on Lexington Avenue and River Valley Blues Festival Saturday and Sunday at the Salvage Station.

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Urban Trail gets update with interactive website, new logo

Asheville Urban Trail gets update with interactive website, new logo

The walking trail through downtown Asheville pays tribute to elements of Asheville’s colorful history.

by August 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
‘The Zeb Vance I Know’ symposium set for Sept. 14, 15 at UNC Asheville

‘The Zeb Vance I Know’ symposium set for Sept. 14, 15 at UNC Asheville

Best-selling mystery writer Sharyn McCrumb will be a part of the event, as will David Blight of Yale University.

by August 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville solar eclipse weather forecast looking good

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville solar eclipse weather forecast looking good

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired two new reporters, and more.

by August 14, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
SILENCED! Asheville radio personality Rick Rice laid off

SILENCED! Asheville radio personality Rick Rice laid off

Rice was the host of a popular afternoon show on Rock 104.5 FM in Asheville.

by August 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville hotels band together to help feed the hungry

Asheville hotels band together to help feed the hungry

Hotel guests who put out a door hanger that says “We Fed a Family” will trigger a $2 donation from the hotel to MANNA Food Bank.

by August 11, 2017 2 comments Asheville food and drink
Broadway Street apartment complex plan in Asheville draws parking concerns

Broadway Street apartment complex plan in Asheville draws parking concerns

The mixed-use development by White Point Partners will include 4,000 square feet of office space.

by August 10, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Xpress hires new editor

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Xpress hires new editor

Also, Famous Toastery and Kids Garden AVL are planned for the Whole Foods shopping center on Tunnel Road, and more.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville vocalist Caitlin Krisko, at right, with singer Susan Tedeschi.

Need American Idol audition tips? Asheville’s Caitlin Krisko has ’em

Krisko, who fronts the Asheville-based band The Broadcast, is known for her dynamic vocals.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Actor Channing Tatum stopped at a gas station in Statesville on Tuesday and posed for pictures while chatting up the store clerk, who he danced with in a video that's gone viral.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Channing Tatum spotted at Asheville gas station

Channing Tatum is perhaps best known for his “Magic Mike” movies.

Asheville Outdoor Cinema brings movie magic to Carrier Park

Asheville Outdoor Cinema brings movie magic to Carrier Park

The movies start Aug. 26.

by August 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Stone Road restaurant closed

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Stone Road restaurant closed

Also, American Underground is hosting a “consumer products happy hour” on Thursday at RISC Networks.

by August 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The Asheville hotel building boom: where things stand, summer 2017

The Asheville hotel building boom: where things stand, summer 2017

There are more than a dozen new Asheville hotels either under construction or in the planning phase.

by August 8, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
With minimalist design and Millennials in mind, AC Hotel nears Asheville opening

With minimalist design and Millennials in mind, AC Hotel nears Asheville opening

The hotel aims to attract younger visitors with a special attention to spiffy lighting, sleek design and sharp, quick service. Rooms are smaller, and there are technology touches.

by August 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.

by August 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Mixed-use development proposed for Broadway Street in Asheville

Mixed-use development proposed for Broadway Street in Asheville

A neighborhood meeting with developers later this week will provide more details.

by August 7, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville beer museum on tap

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville beer museum on tap

Also, campaign finance reports for Asheville City Council candidates are coming in, and more.

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Romantic Asheville releases 2017 fall foliage color guide

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Romantic Asheville releases 2017 fall foliage color guide

Also, a local lingerie maker is opening a new retail location in West Asheville, and much more.

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Starbucks really, really wants downtown Asheville location

Word on the street: Starbucks really, really wants downtown Asheville location

The coffeehouse giant’s search once again brings up the controversial topic of whether big chains should be welcome in downtown Asheville.

by August 2, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: JJ’s Tire building sold on Asheville South Slope

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: JJ’s Tire building sold on Asheville South Slope

Also, Asheville Community Theatre is ready to unveil its remodeled auditorium, and more.

by July 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Demolition permits pulled for original 12 Bones in Asheville River Arts District

Demolition permits pulled for original 12 Bones in Asheville River Arts District

The 5 Riverside Dr. location opened in 2005 and a favorite of former President Barack Obama’s.

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Asheville Yoga Festival, Knorr memorial, more weekend events,

VIDEO: Asheville Yoga Festival, Knorr memorial, more weekend events,

Also, don’t miss community meetings to talk about the big River Arts District infrastructure project, and more.

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

The Return to Love AVL campaign features bumper stickers and an Instagram account.

by July 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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