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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More layoffs at Everyday Health in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More layoffs at Everyday Health in Asheville

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired a new education and social issues reporter, and more.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The issue of short term rentals continues to boil around town.

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Walmart will anchor new Enka Center

Word on the street: Walmart will anchor new Enka Center

Enka Center is a large mixed-use development that would be accessed from Smokey Park Highway. It’s been in the works for several years.

by September 26, 2017 27 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome dis-invited to Asheville Middle School appearance

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome dis-invited to Asheville Middle School appearance

Also, the Magnetic Theatre has ousted its artistic director, and much more.

by September 26, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
New Asheville brewery, Devil’s Foot, will make sparkling, non-alcoholic drinks

New Asheville brewery, Devil’s Foot, will make sparkling, non-alcoholic drinks

Devil’s Foot has a full October schedule of tasting events; look for it at Asheville music venues.

by September 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Duke rate hike hearing, demonstration in downtown Asheville Wednesday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Duke rate hike hearing, demonstration in downtown Asheville Wednesday

Also, Ingles is planning to build a large new grocery store on Smokey Park Highway, and more.

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Highly caffeinated, second annual Asheville Coffee Expo returns Saturday

Highly caffeinated, second annual Asheville Coffee Expo returns Saturday

One highlight: the Triple Espresso Barista Challenge, in which baristas will compete in making great latte art, the perfect cappuccino, and a “freestyle” espresso beverage of their own creation.

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Wicked Weed announces Festival of Artistry, issues call for Asheville artists

Wicked Weed announces Festival of Artistry, issues call for Asheville artists

The Nov. 4 festival will be held along Coxe Avenue on Asheville’s South Slope, near Wicked Weed’s Funkatorium.

by September 23, 2017 3 comments Asheville events
Chef Khan Kogure pop-up series starts Sunday at Gan Shan Station in Asheville

Chef Khan Kogure pop-up series starts Sunday at Gan Shan Station in Asheville

The dinners feature six small plates of homestyle casual Japanese food for $50 per person, and select sake and beer options are available.

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Red panda exhibit proposals sought for WNC Nature Center

Red panda exhibit proposals sought for WNC Nature Center

The WNC Nature Center wants the red panda exhibit built by October 2018.

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

VIDEO: Asheville Running Experience, HempX Asheville, more weekend fun

As always, there’s a ton going here, including a Wedge Neighborhood Pig Pick’n with 12 Bones, and more.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville musicians forge deeper connection with ‘Deeper Thirst’ music video collaboration

Asheville musicians forge deeper connection with ‘Deeper Thirst’ music video collaboration

The music video tells a quintessentially Asheville story about a man’s quest to get back to nature.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Sold! Asheville riverfront property for $1 million

Sold! Asheville riverfront property for $1 million

Riverside Drive is a hot area for development these days.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Thomas Wolfe 8K, Asheville oldest race, returns Oct. 7

Thomas Wolfe 8K, Asheville oldest race, returns Oct. 7

This​ ​year’s​ ​race​ ​happens​ ​just​ ​four​ ​days​ ​after​ ​the​ ​famous​ ​author’s​ ​birthday.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Causal Pint to open in south Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Causal Pint to open in south Asheville

Also, Madison Pot Pie is moving from Marshall to Woodfin, and much more.

by September 20, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Six things to know about HempX Asheville 2017

Six things to know about HempX Asheville 2017

One of the oldest living Kentucky hemp farmers will be at the festival this weekend.

by September 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Black Mountain College’s ReVIEWING conference set Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Black Mountain College’s ReVIEWING conference set Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Artist Mel Chin is one of the featured speakers.

by September 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Downtown Asheville music venue The Altamont Theatre to close at year’s end

Downtown Asheville music venue The Altamont Theatre to close at year’s end

Look for a series of “farewell to The Altamont” shows before the venue closes.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News
More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

Gannett, the newspaper’s corporate parent company, earlier this month announced it was cutting less than 1 percent of its workforce as part of restructuring.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Grant leaves UNCA, Burdette out at Local Provisions, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Grant leaves UNCA, Burdette out at Local Provisions, more

Also, the Sly Grog bar is reopening, and much more.

by September 16, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride set for Sept. 24

Asheville Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride set for Sept. 24

Also, there’s a new dapper motorcycle event group forming called Beer City Blazers.

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Climate change experts to speak in Asheville Oct. 3

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Climate change experts to speak in Asheville Oct. 3

Also, this weekend is grand opening weekend for Polanco, a new Mexican restaurant in downtown Asheville, and more.

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome in Asheville Sept. 30

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome in Asheville Sept. 30

Also, Brewgrass is Saturday, the Asheville Outdoor Show Sunday, and more.

by September 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to Asheville Mall

Word on the street: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to Asheville Mall

Alamo Drafthouse lures moviegoers with amenities including craft beer and gourmet food offerings.

by September 12, 2017 9 comments Asheville News

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