Articles by: Jason Sandford

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Haywood Country Club, coming to West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Haywood Country Club, coming to West Asheville

Also, the color for this year’s Color Ball is indigo, and much more.

by June 14, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville district election question may be headed to city voters

Asheville district election question may be headed to city voters

Asheville City Council will hold a public hearing on the district election question at its June 27 meeting.

by June 13, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville City Council votes create new Human Relations Commission

Asheville City Council votes create new Human Relations Commission

City Council is looking for more citizens to take part in establishing the commission.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves 3.5-cent property tax increase

Asheville City Council approves 3.5-cent property tax increase

The new budget includes funding for the Asheville Police Department and the city’s bus service.

by June 13, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
SOLD! Homewood building in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood for $2 million

SOLD! Homewood building in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood for $2 million

The structure was built as the private home of Dr. Robert Carroll, the renowned psychiatrist who built Highland Hospital.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
West Asheville set for sonic weekend with two-day All Go West Music Festival

West Asheville set for sonic weekend with two-day All Go West Music Festival

Music highlights include Empire Strikes Brass, Midnight Snack, Axxas/Abraxas, The Nude Party, RBTS Win, Doc Aquatic and more.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop, Craft Centric, coming to south Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop, Craft Centric, coming to south Asheville

Also, hike the Highlands of Roan this Saturday on a free walk led by the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Campaign sign controversy arrives early in Asheville City Council election

Campaign sign controversy arrives early in Asheville City Council election

Following a complaint, city of Asheville officials order candidates to take down campaign signs.

by June 12, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Industrial hemp seeds to be planted at Leicester farm

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Industrial hemp seeds to be planted at Leicester farm

Also, there’s a new grocery delivery service coming to town, and much more.

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Living Asheville Arts Festival set for Lexington Avenue on Sept. 3

Living Asheville Arts Festival set for Lexington Avenue on Sept. 3

The festival is the renewed, rebranded version of the former Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival.

by June 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gas prices are great

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gas prices are great

Also, Asheville Sandwich Company is taking over the Jackson Underground space downtown, and more.

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL at Salvage Station, featuring Ben Phan

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL at Salvage Station, featuring Ben Phan

Ben Phan and the Soul Symphony held a successful crowdfunding campaign last year to pave the way for “Fear is the Teacher.”

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Xpand Fest, and more weekend things to do in Asheville

VIDEO: Xpand Fest, and more weekend things to do in Asheville

Also this weekend: Asheville VeganFest, Zombie Poetry Cabaret and much more.

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville real estate sale closes for $28 million

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville real estate sale closes for $28 million

Also, Everyday Health laid off 11 employees in Asheville last week, and more.

by June 5, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot sheet: VICE crew coming to Asheville for gerrymandering story

Ashvegas Hot sheet: VICE crew coming to Asheville for gerrymandering story

Also, Wanda Greene, the county manager for Buncombe County the past 23 years, has announced her retirement, and more.

by May 30, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
VIDEO: Things to do in Asheville for Memorial Day Weekend ’17

VIDEO: Things to do in Asheville for Memorial Day Weekend ’17

It’s a jam-packed weekend full of festivals, as well as ceremonies to honor our nations veterans. Check it out.

by May 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville fitness coach on 5 ways to make change right now

Asheville fitness coach on 5 ways to make change right now

It’s time to get started.

by May 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Archetype Brewing, Jargon, Sub Grasso all open in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Archetype Brewing, Jargon, Sub Grasso all open in West Asheville

Also, Aldi grocery store is expanding in West Asheville, and more.

by May 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: That ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake really sucked

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: That ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake really sucked

Also, the Asheville Brewers Alliance will unveil a special T-shirt quilt featuring local craft brewers, and more.

by May 25, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Opinion: Fast-internet initiative critical for Western North Carolina’s future

Opinion: Fast-internet initiative critical for Western North Carolina’s future

When it comes to fast internet availability, the Asheville area is falling behind, and that’s bad news for economic growth.

by May 21, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
New Yancey County observatory will give stargazers delight

New Yancey County observatory will give stargazers delight

The observatory will be home to a 34-inch telescope.

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
A scene from the filming of a book trailer for "Serafina and the Splintered Heart," the third in the young adult "Serafina" series by Asheville author Robert Beatty./ photo by Jason Sandford

A book marketing effort like few others in author Beatty’s ‘Serafina’ series

Asheville author Robert Beatty is masterminding, and funding, a massive marketing effort around his young adult “Serafina” mystery series.

by May 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council candidate forum on policing Sunday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council candidate forum on policing Sunday

Also, Catawba Brewing and Eagle’s Nest Outfitters are reprising a beer collaboration, and more.

by May 20, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
WIN TIX forTour de Fat, the big fest at New Belgium in Asheville

WIN TIX forTour de Fat, the big fest at New Belgium in Asheville

Asheville musician Ian Ridenhour, as well as Third Eye Blind, will bring the entertainment, along with a host of other performers.

by May 18, 2017 4 comments Asheville events
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