Articles by: Jason Sandford

Asheville City Council district elections question will go to vote of the people

Asheville City Council district elections question will go to vote of the people

If city residents vote against district elections, that could bolster a legal challenge to a new state law requiring district elections in Asheville.

by July 25, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Wicked Weed Brewing expands Funkatorium on Asheville South Slope

Wicked Weed Brewing expands Funkatorium on Asheville South Slope

Permits have also been pulled for additional work to prepare for an unspecified future project.

by July 25, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Alcohol sales can begin at 10 a.m. on Sundays, Asheville City Council says

Alcohol sales can begin at 10 a.m. on Sundays, Asheville City Council says

Free the mimosa.

by July 25, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium begins buildout of water treatment facility

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium begins buildout of water treatment facility

In other new, TEDxAsheville returns in September and advance tickets are on sale now for the Mountain State Fair.

by July 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Pop-up dinner Sunday in Asheville features a chef from Izakaya Rintaro in San Francisco

Pop-up dinner Sunday in Asheville features a chef from Izakaya Rintaro in San Francisco

Izakaya Rintaro is one of the hottest Japanese restaurants in the U.S. right now.

by July 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manhunt in Pisgah National Forest continues

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manhunt in Pisgah National Forest continues

Also, the recent heat wave has given way to cooler temps, and much more.

by July 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Climate Listening Project documentary series premieres Tuesday in Asheville

Climate Listening Project documentary series premieres Tuesday in Asheville

The series focuses on women who are working together to protect their families and communities from the impacts of climate change.

by July 23, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.

by July 21, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Kimberlee Archie hired as Asheville equity, inclusion manager

Kimberlee Archie hired as Asheville equity, inclusion manager

Archie will work with the public, nonprofits and city partners on issues of equity in areas such as hiring and purchasing.

by July 21, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

VIDEO: Make Noise at Black Mountain College Museum, more weekend fun

There’s so much happening! Here’s a roundup.

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Sold! High Hampton Inn in Cashiers sold to wealth management firm

Sold! High Hampton Inn in Cashiers sold to wealth management firm

The High Hampton Inn was recently the site of filming for the television remake of the hit movie “Dirty Dancing.”

by July 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Also, Luella’s BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.

by July 18, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: East/West Asheville townhomes, apartments proposed

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: East/West Asheville townhomes, apartments proposed

Also, New Belgium Brewery has a new CEO, and much more.

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Downtown Asheville location for Duke Energy substation all but done deal

Downtown Asheville location for Duke Energy substation all but done deal

Duke Energy could have site plans for the new substation at the corner of Patton and Clingman avenues in about two months.

by July 17, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, 27 Club, coming to Patton Ave

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, 27 Club, coming to Patton Ave

Also, WLOS has hired a new sports reporter to replace Luke Notestine, and more.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Joe Biden brings ‘American Promise Tour’ to Asheville in December

Joe Biden brings ‘American Promise Tour’ to Asheville in December

The former U.S. senator and vice president will share stories from his personal and professional life.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Day of celebration and yoga honoring Ryan Conrad set for July 30

Day of celebration and yoga honoring Ryan Conrad set for July 30

Celebrate the life and work of Ryan Conrad.

by July 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: VR sessions, The Big Crafty, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO: VR sessions, The Big Crafty, more Asheville weekend fun

Catch a new art exhibition at Satellite Gallery by Peter Parpan, see Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre, and much more.

by July 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: One World Brewing to open in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: One World Brewing to open in West Asheville

Also, Sweeten Creek Brewing is expanding, and more.

by July 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Crossfit gym opening on Asheville’s South Slope

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Crossfit gym opening on Asheville’s South Slope

Also, the annual Penland School of Crafts annual benefit auction is coming up on Aug. 11, and more.

by July 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The mission of Wheels 4 Hope Asheville/dba Working Wheels is to provide affordable, reliable transportation to economically vulnerable families and individuals referred by a partnering agency.  The nonprofit received a $40,000 grant to build capacity.  Photo courtesy of Wheels for Hope/dba Working Wheels.

Nine Buncombe County nonprofits receive grants from Asheville Merchants Fund

A total of $405,000 was awarded through the Community Foundation fund.

by July 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Also, there’s a new boxing gym in south Asheville, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Three new wine bars in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Three new wine bars in Asheville

Also, Richard Patino and Jannette Montenegro are the new owners of the Cotton Mill Studios, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Murderer indicted in Asheville cold case

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Murderer indicted in Asheville cold case

Also, city of Asheville officials introduced the two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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