Articles by: Jason Sandford

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Also, there are a couple of calls to artists out right now, and more.

by July 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Astronaut Higginbotham to speak at Asheville Museum of Science

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Astronaut Higginbotham to speak at Asheville Museum of Science

Also, there’s a benefit on Friday in support of ABCCM’s new Transformation Village, and more.

by July 25, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville chef Fleer to helm new Iron & Clay restaurant

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville chef Fleer to helm new Iron & Clay restaurant

Also, the new Continental Lounge restaurant on Biltmore Avenue is shooting for an early August opening, and more.

by July 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashevegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded $17.7 million for bus system, greenways, sidewalks

Ashevegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded $17.7 million for bus system, greenways, sidewalks

Also, there’s a new tour in town highlighting rooftop bars.

by July 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
First look at redevelopment renderings for Asheville Fuddrucker’s site

First look at redevelopment renderings for Asheville Fuddrucker’s site

Plans call for 200 apartments and new retail spots on the corner of Chestnut and Charlotte streets.

by July 23, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Mainstay Suites

Three more new hotels in the works for Asheville

Meantime, the new Foundry Hotel project is the next big downtown hotel racing to get open by the fall tourism season.

by July 17, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Blake Butler

Asheville native Blake Butler to lead N.C. Industrial Hemp Association

With Butler’s appointment, look for Asheville to become a percolating center of the burgeoning Tar Heel hemp industry.

by July 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Franny’s Farmacy hemp dispensary planning Asheville opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Franny’s Farmacy hemp dispensary planning Asheville opening

Also, a new beer bar is open on Thompson Street, and much more.

by July 12, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
At Pilot Cove Amphitheater in Brevard, fun with the Futurebirds

At Pilot Cove Amphitheater in Brevard, fun with the Futurebirds

Brevard has a great new little music venue, set off in the woods of Brevard.

by July 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Two Asheville politicians join call to abolish ICE

Two Asheville politicians join call to abolish ICE

Buncombe County Commissioner Jasmine Beach-Ferrara and N.C. Rep. Susan Fisher have signed an open letter calling for an end of ICE.

by July 11, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rabbit’s Motel property acquired by SoundSpace entrepreneurs

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rabbit’s Motel property acquired by SoundSpace entrepreneurs

Also, Bad Happy Poutine restaurant has announced a grand opening date of July 17, and more.

by July 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Scandinavian spa coming to Asheville South Slope

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Scandinavian spa coming to Asheville South Slope

Also, a new tour company in Asheville wants to operate three electric vehicles in downtown. Could electric scooters be next?

by July 10, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Pack Square, Asheville, 2018.

Firefighters could begin patrolling Asheville streets to address public safety concerns

The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.

by July 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
PODCAST: Talking industrial hemp, CBD, more with Asheville attorney Rod Kight

PODCAST: Talking industrial hemp, CBD, more with Asheville attorney Rod Kight

A Q&A with Rod Kight about industrial hemp, hemp dispensaries, CBD and more.

by July 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Sears at Asheville Mall officially closes July 15

Sears at Asheville Mall officially closes July 15

It’s the end of an era.

by July 8, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
New apartment complex proposed for Fuddruckers site in Asheville

New apartment complex proposed for Fuddruckers site in Asheville

The proposed redevelopment of the corner of Charlotte and Chestnut streets would include a large apartment complex and retail shops.

by July 8, 2018 33 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Citizen-Times declines to answer SBI questions

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Citizen-Times declines to answer SBI questions

It’s unclear how far the SBI will go to seek information regarding the publication of leaked police body cam video.

by July 5, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Moog Music says U.S.-China trade war threatens Asheville jobs

Moog Music says U.S.-China trade war threatens Asheville jobs

Moog Music is circulating a form letter it is urging supporters to sign and send to elected officials.

by July 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: photo+sphere Asheville event announced

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: photo+sphere Asheville event announced

Also, there’s a new shooting range open in Waynesville, and more.

by June 28, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: ‘Dexter’ actor Hall spotted in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: ‘Dexter’ actor Hall spotted in Asheville

Hall is no stranger to North Carolina. He grew up in Raleigh.

by June 27, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
New 10-story condo structure, the Parisian Residences, proposed for downtown Asheville

New 10-story condo structure, the Parisian Residences, proposed for downtown Asheville

The new “condotel” is proposed for the corner of Buncombe and Aston streets just off Coxe Avenue.

by June 23, 2018 13 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: No Evil Foods products to be sold in 150 Ingles grocery stores

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: No Evil Foods products to be sold in 150 Ingles grocery stores

Also, a new “mood boost bar” is opening in downtown Asheville, and much more.

by June 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Is it a likely option? Probably not, but they’re weighing it, nonetheless.

by June 22, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
On Hendersonville Road, a man, his wheelchair and resolve

On Hendersonville Road, a man, his wheelchair and resolve

Ruslan Greenan, who powers his wheelchair up and down Hendersonville Road, is a study in perseverance.

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Asheville News