Articles by: Jason Sandford

Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Downtown After 5 2017 lineup announced: Lyric, Stump Mutts, Josh Phillips, more

Cedric Burnside, Whiskey Shivers, Sonny Knight & The Lakers, The Northside Gentlemen and more fill out the lineup.

by March 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO St. Patrick’s Day parties in Asheville, other weekend events

VIDEO St. Patrick’s Day parties in Asheville, other weekend events

Here’s your weekend roundup, including highlights of St. Patrick’s Day parties around town.

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
At Asheville’s Masonic meeting place, a new temple honoring food, music

At Asheville’s Masonic meeting place, a new temple honoring food, music

First up is a March 24 dinner featuring Chefs Steven Goff and Graham House.

Asheville web ninja makes public records requests simple

Asheville web ninja makes public records requests simple

Just submit your public records request and the Sunshine Request team takes it from there.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Open Hearts moving to South Slope

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Open Hearts moving to South Slope

Also, Frostbite ice cream shop is opening a second location on Merrimon Avenue, and more.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

The event kicks off a year-long feasibility assessment and market study by Artspace to determine affordable housing solutions.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Transformus seeks new location after talks break down with Mills River host

Transformus seeks new location after talks break down with Mills River host

Deerfields in Mills River hosted the land of Mysteria for 13 years.

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Green Opportunities to operate a food truck

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Green Opportunities to operate a food truck

Also, the UNC Asheville women’s basketball team is red hot heading into tournament time, and more.

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Rooted in Asheville, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo breaks through w/ Grammy, movie deal

Rooted in Asheville, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo breaks through w/ Grammy, movie deal

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will hold an EP release show at The Orange Peel on Sunday.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Theater review: ‘Terry Tempest’ an entertaining dark comedy

Theater review: ‘Terry Tempest’ an entertaining dark comedy

Under the direction of Rodney Smith, this ensemble is having a good time, and so are we.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Woodfin plans new arts incubator, River Arts North

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Woodfin plans new arts incubator, River Arts North

Also, a new pizza joint called Driftless Kitchen is opening up in the Asheville Food Park, and more.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curate closing temporarily for construction work

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curate closing temporarily for construction work

Also, the city’s development office is overwhelmed with work and limiting hours, and much more.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Oak & Grist Distillery prepares to open in Black Mountain

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Oak & Grist Distillery prepares to open in Black Mountain

Also, it’s going to snow some in and around Asheville this weekend, and much more.

by March 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pull-Up at the Peel coming to downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pull-Up at the Peel coming to downtown Asheville

Also, Pizza Mind restaurant in West Asheville is now open, and much more.

by March 8, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Amadeus Festival starts Friday, features astonishing wealth of music

Asheville Amadeus Festival starts Friday, features astonishing wealth of music

A variety of music and other performances are scheduled, featuring stars including Midori and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

A new 24-hour news station for Asheville, dubbed BRP News, has launched at 107.9 FM.

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville advertising awards announced

Asheville advertising awards announced

The advertising firm Market Connections was the big winner of the night.

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville business
Southern Conference tournament winds down with a question: will it remain in Asheville?

Southern Conference tournament winds down with a question: will it remain in Asheville?

The Southern Conference basketball tournament is the only Division 1 men’s and women’s basketball competition in North Carolina this year.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
AvL Technologies’ new R&D center in Woodfin now leasing space

AvL Technologies’ new R&D center in Woodfin now leasing space

AvL Technologies, which makes mobile satellite equipment, recently celebrated the completion of a new manufacturing facility adjacent to its Woodfin headquarters and is ready to lease out space. The 57,000-square-foot building, which is designed to look like a technology park and has space for other tenants, is located at Reynolds Village. The company, which started in 1994, now employs more[Read More…]

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
As Asheville prepares to celebrate Zelda Fitzgerald, pop culture awareness peaks

As Asheville prepares to celebrate Zelda Fitzgerald, pop culture awareness peaks

Two major Hollywood pictures are in the works, and a new Amazon series, focus on the life and impact of Zelda as Asheville prepares to celebrate her once again.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Arboretum announces upgrades, parking fee increase

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Arboretum announces upgrades, parking fee increase

Also, the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meets this week, and much more.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fundraising effort set up for injured Montreat College coach

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fundraising effort set up for injured Montreat College coach

Also, the LaZoom Room is set to open Friday, and much, much more.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
In Asheville, late-night dance party returns, this time at Broadway’s

In Asheville, late-night dance party returns, this time at Broadway’s

Whitney Shroyer is bringing “Soul Night” to Broadway’s every Wednesday for the month of March.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Recent Alcohol Law Enforcement actions in Asheville and WNC

Recent Alcohol Law Enforcement actions in Asheville and WNC

Here’s a round up of recent Alcohol Law Enforcement actions in Asheville, taken from January and February 2017 meeting reports. ALE is the enforcement arms of the North Carolina ABC Commission, which oversees alcohol sales in the Tar Heel state. Here’s the list of ABC Commission actions at its Jan. 11, 2017, meeting in Raleigh: -Athenas, LLC T/A Athenas 14[Read More…]

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
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