Articles by: Jason Sandford

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Vintage Kava opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Vintage Kava opens in West Asheville

Also, tickets go on sale Friday for a Bon Iver show in Asheville in November, and much more.

by August 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Gladys Knight to perform at fundraising concert in Asheville

Gladys Knight to perform at fundraising concert in Asheville

The show will include performances by Little Big Town, Asheville’s own Lyric and more.

by August 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville City Council supports protections for Craggy/Big Ivy forestland

Asheville City Council supports protections for Craggy/Big Ivy forestland

Asheville City Council also heard an update about the long-awaited I-26 Connector project, and more.

by August 23, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manicomio Pizza opens in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manicomio Pizza opens in downtown Asheville

Also, BaconFest returns to Highland Brewing, and more.

by August 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

The hotel will have a small dog park and green roof, with rooms renting for about $80 a night.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council decries actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville

Asheville City Council decries actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville

Asheville remains a place of love and compassion, where hate is not, and never will be, welcome, the proclamation states.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Chef Steven Goff returns to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Chef Steven Goff returns to Asheville

Also, the Merrimon Avenue Ingles in North Asheville is set for a major renovation, and much more.

by August 22, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Dirk Hillegas, left, has been named the head brewer at Triple Seven Brewhouse, the  new craft brewery in the works at Westville Pub in West Asheville. Drew Smith, owner of Westville Pub, says the new brewery will allow the pub, a local institution, room to grow and evolve.

Hillegas to lead brewing team at Triple Seven Brewhouse in West Asheville

Triple Seven Brewhouse is the beloved Westville Pub’s move into the craft beer business.

by August 22, 2017 1 comment Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old-time photo shop opens in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old-time photo shop opens in downtown Asheville

Also, French Broad Chocolates announces a major expansion, and more.

by August 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Reports: Feds investigating former Buncombe County Manager Greene

Reports: Feds investigating former Buncombe County Manager Greene

Greene recently retired after working 20 years as manager of Buncombe County government.

by August 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: 4 charged with vandalizing marker at base of Vance Monument

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: 4 charged with vandalizing marker at base of Vance Monument

Also, 7 Ton Letterpress has closed, and more.

by August 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: So about that Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: So about that Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

Also, the weather forecast for solar eclipse viewing on Monday got a little less cloudy, and more.

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Asheville area solar eclipse tips and events, and more

VIDEO: Asheville area solar eclipse tips and events, and more

Also, there’s Downtown After 5 on Friday on Lexington Avenue and River Valley Blues Festival Saturday and Sunday at the Salvage Station.

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Urban Trail gets update with interactive website, new logo

Asheville Urban Trail gets update with interactive website, new logo

The walking trail through downtown Asheville pays tribute to elements of Asheville’s colorful history.

by August 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
‘The Zeb Vance I Know’ symposium set for Sept. 14, 15 at UNC Asheville

‘The Zeb Vance I Know’ symposium set for Sept. 14, 15 at UNC Asheville

Best-selling mystery writer Sharyn McCrumb will be a part of the event, as will David Blight of Yale University.

by August 15, 2017 3 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville solar eclipse weather forecast looking good

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville solar eclipse weather forecast looking good

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired two new reporters, and more.

by August 14, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
SILENCED! Asheville radio personality Rick Rice laid off

SILENCED! Asheville radio personality Rick Rice laid off

Rice was the host of a popular afternoon show on Rock 104.5 FM in Asheville.

by August 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
More Asheville music spotlighted in ‘Echo Sessions,’ season 2

More Asheville music spotlighted in ‘Echo Sessions,’ season 2

Independent Arts and Music Asheville produces the show with Echo Mountain Studios and UNC-TV.

by August 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville hotels band together to help feed the hungry

Asheville hotels band together to help feed the hungry

Hotel guests who put out a door hanger that says “We Fed a Family” will trigger a $2 donation from the hotel to MANNA Food Bank.

by August 11, 2017 4 comments Asheville events
Broadway Street apartment complex plan in Asheville draws parking concerns

Broadway Street apartment complex plan in Asheville draws parking concerns

The mixed-use development by White Point Partners will include 4,000 square feet of office space.

by August 10, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Xpress hires new editor

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Xpress hires new editor

Also, Famous Toastery and Kids Garden AVL are planned for the Whole Foods shopping center on Tunnel Road, and more.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville vocalist Caitlin Krisko, at right, with singer Susan Tedeschi.

Need American Idol audition tips? Asheville’s Caitlin Krisko has ’em

Krisko, who fronts the Asheville-based band The Broadcast, is known for her dynamic vocals.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Actor Channing Tatum stopped at a gas station in Statesville on Tuesday and posed for pictures while chatting up the store clerk, who he danced with in a video that's gone viral.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Channing Tatum spotted at Asheville gas station

Channing Tatum is perhaps best known for his “Magic Mike” movies.

Asheville Outdoor Cinema brings movie magic to Carrier Park

Asheville Outdoor Cinema brings movie magic to Carrier Park

The movies start Aug. 26.

by August 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville events

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