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The GritVegas Weekend Update – 8/18/16

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 8/18/16

Asheville, what up? We’re here with the full weekend report, plus an extra event happening next Tuesday for Asheville Puppet Week! This weekend, you can meet our special guest Toybox and a whole shebang of other puppeteers and their creations in person, eat Korean fusion food downtown, catch a documentary, see live music in the streets, shop for handmade trinkets, and more.[Read More…]

Stu Helm: Food Fan – A Lotta Ranting, Not A lot About Food

Stu Helm: Food Fan – A Lotta Ranting, Not A lot About Food

Warning: The following post has 33 percent more curse-words than Stu’s average post.

And they’re off…

And they’re off…

Video of this morning’s start to the Asheville Citizen-Times Half Marathon & 5K.

On the streets of Ashvegas: Ford Fairlane

On the streets of Ashvegas: Ford Fairlane

Seen on the streets of West Ashvegas.

by August 1, 2012 7 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: Smoking

On the streets of Ashvegas: Smoking

Always something fun on the downtown streets.

Videos of Asheville: Angel the Balloon Man

Videos of Asheville: Angel the Balloon Man

From Mountain Xpress’ Busk Break series, Sparrow the busker plays “Harvest Moon” as Angel does his thing.

“Bet you can’t do all of that in heels”: Great video of downtown Asheville’s knife juggler

“Bet you can’t do all of that in heels”: Great video of downtown Asheville’s knife juggler

Great short video of a downtown street performer.

Open letter: Thinking of you

Hey  you, Thank you for your note. I’ve been thinking about you, too. It’s difficult to express, but I’ll give it a shot. This time of year has me reflecting on the course of the past year , and on the people who have really made a difference for me. As you know, a brutal break-up has had me taking[Read More…]

by December 20, 2011 0 comments Streets of Ashvegas

Cranksgiving Alleycat Race in Asheville

Something about bicycling, drinking and Thanksgiving here in this video, titled Cranksgiving Alleycat Race.

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: City Billiards

On the streets of Ashvegas: City Billiards

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On the streets of Ashvegas: Red rabbit

On the streets of Ashvegas: Red rabbit

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On the streets of Ashvegas: Chicken Alley mural

On the streets of Ashvegas: Chicken Alley mural

The latest from Ian Wilkinson Molly Must and the Asheville Mural Project. Beautiful.

by May 21, 2011 4 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: Hanging outside Izzy’s

On the streets of Ashvegas: Hanging outside Izzy’s

Me: “Hey, nice costumes. What’s up? Is there a special occasion?” Them: “Yeah. We just killed bin Laden.”

by May 4, 2011 0 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: The Sweetwater beer police

On the streets of Ashvegas: The Sweetwater beer police

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On the streets of Ashvegas: Storm rum bar opening soon

On the streets of Ashvegas: Storm rum bar opening soon

There was lots of activity Tuesday around a new bar in Asheville called Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro. It’s located on South Lexington Avenue, in the former Vigne wine bar location and should be opening soon. Background.

by April 20, 2011 2 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: New location of Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack

On the streets of Ashvegas: New location of Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack

Work is moving along on Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack, which will be located at 1455 Patton Ave., in the former Tomato location. Rocky’s partner in the business told me Tuesday that she learned some cool history about the building – it was originally built in 1968 and was the location of Yogi’s Honey Chicken Shack. Anyone remember that?

by April 20, 2011 2 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: Michelle and friends on Lexington Avenue

On the streets of Ashvegas: Michelle and friends on Lexington Avenue

by April 19, 2011 2 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: Fashionable paps

On the streets of Ashvegas: Fashionable paps

The Asheville paparazzi, covering the Hatch 2011 fashion show on Saturday at the Grove Arcade.

by April 18, 2011 4 comments Streets of Ashvegas
From the Ashvegas archive: Beauty shop

From the Ashvegas archive: Beauty shop

Shot in August 2008 on South Market Street.

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On the streets of Ashvegas: The Love Bug

On the streets of Ashvegas: The Love Bug

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On the streets of Ashvegas: ‘God lives you’…

On the streets of Ashvegas: ‘God lives you’…

by April 10, 2011 2 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: ‘Without the bread of life…’

On the streets of Ashvegas: ‘Without the bread of life…’

by March 26, 2011 10 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: Del Cardo, decorated

On the streets of Ashvegas: Del Cardo, decorated

by February 18, 2011 4 comments Streets of Ashvegas
On the streets of Ashvegas: ‘Hippies use side door’

On the streets of Ashvegas: ‘Hippies use side door’

by February 16, 2011 0 comments Streets of Ashvegas