Articles by: Jason Sandford

South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

Broadly speaking, voters were motivated by an anti-incumbent streak and a clear desire to vote against a district election plan for Asheville City Council.

by November 8, 2017 5 comments Opinion
Asheville real estate market, molten-hot for months, cools in third quarter

Asheville real estate market, molten-hot for months, cools in third quarter

For one thing, there just aren’t that many houses for sale in Asheville and Buncombe County.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Tix on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Tix on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Is Judy Bernstein gonna go off the rails? What’s new with Jimbo? Get out to see the Bernsteins this holiday season.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville bidding to host Fed Cup tennis, WLOS reports

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville bidding to host Fed Cup tennis, WLOS reports

The Salvage Station will compete in the World Burger Championships this weekend, and more.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Stage seeks male singers for ‘All is Calm’ holiday performances

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Stage seeks male singers for ‘All is Calm’ holiday performances

Also, the Pet Vet on Patton is now selling 2018 desktop calendars with a “Wet Dog Wednesday” theme, and much more.

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Takosushi, Gan Shan West now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Takosushi, Gan Shan West now open in Asheville

Also, a new “urban winery” is planned for the River Arts District, and much more.

by November 6, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Montford Pull-Up, Cascade Lounge, Edna’s at the River closed in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Montford Pull-Up, Cascade Lounge, Edna’s at the River closed in Asheville

Also, the French Broad Chocolate Lounge recently celebrated achieving Certified B Corporation status, and much more.

by November 5, 2017 7 comments Asheville News
VIDEO Hatch This, Festival of Artistry, more Asheville things to do

VIDEO Hatch This, Festival of Artistry, more Asheville things to do

Get out and have some fun this weekend!

by November 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Christmas Jam ’17: Gov’t Mule, Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB, Avett Brothers, more

Christmas Jam ’17: Gov’t Mule, Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB, Avett Brothers, more

The annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is a big fundraiser for the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.

by October 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO  Haunted High, Brew Pump Halloween dance party, Pumpkin Peddlar and more

VIDEO Haunted High, Brew Pump Halloween dance party, Pumpkin Peddlar and more

There’s the Devil’s Night beer release extravaganza on the South Slope, Asheville FM’s fall fund drive and much more.

by October 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

Does the city’s short term rental enforcement arm have a person posting as a renter in an effort to ferret out illegal short term renters, on Asheville City Council member asked.

by October 25, 2017 20 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.

by October 24, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Innsbruck Mall, Asheville’s sleepy shopping center, may awaken under new plans

Innsbruck Mall, Asheville’s sleepy shopping center, may awaken under new plans

The Innsbruck Mall area is hot right now. Back in August, Asheville City Council approved plans for a new hotel nearby.

by October 23, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s Thirsty Monk craft brewery plans to open in Denver, Portland

Asheville’s Thirsty Monk craft brewery plans to open in Denver, Portland

Thirsty Monk plans to buy an existing brewery in Denver, as well as a popular beer bar in Portland.

by October 23, 2017 2 comments Asheville food and drink
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

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