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Breaking down the cost of an Asheville snowstorm

Breaking down the cost of an Asheville snowstorm

City crews used 617 tons of salt on roadways and 3.75 tons of salt on sidewalks after a Dec. 8 storm dropped more than half a foot of snow on Asheville.

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Asheville City Council voted in January 2017 to deny the developer permission to move forward. The developer appealed in Superior Court and won a decision in October.

by January 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pleb Urban Winery, Waku Waku and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pleb Urban Winery, Waku Waku and more

Also, the first Songsmith Gathering in Brevard in April will feature music by The Wood Brothers, Darrell Scott, Sarah Siskind, Beth Wood and more.

by January 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville to see new Market Street condos

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville to see new Market Street condos

Updates on the proposed Parisian Hotel, downtown busking and parking, and more.

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Appalachian Games set for WNC Ag Center in April

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Appalachian Games set for WNC Ag Center in April

Also, Blue Ridge Crossfit is mired in controversy, and more.

by January 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
With government shutdown looming, a look back at how Asheville fared in 2013

With government shutdown looming, a look back at how Asheville fared in 2013

The Pisgah Inn became a symbol of resistance, Mark Meadows hit the national spotlight and tourism officials scrambled to assure visitors.

by January 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
The Better Than Unicorns includes Brett McCall, John Kreisher and Justin Hamilton. They're inviting people to try out their virtual reality arcade at Ramp Studios in Asheville.

Asheville’s first virtual reality arcade now open in Ramp Studios

Better Than Unicorns will hold an open house on Thursday.

by January 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Forecast calls for snow around Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Forecast calls for snow around Asheville

Also, Asheville cookbook and homesteading author Ashley English will launch a new book in April, and more.

by January 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
It’s on: Big Asheville River Arts District residential project set for March start

It’s on: Big Asheville River Arts District residential project set for March start

The project, first announced about five years ago, will bring 233 apartments to the River Arts District.

by January 15, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Civil rights movement leader Lewis Brandon headlines program

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Civil rights movement leader Lewis Brandon headlines program

Also, the cofounder of the Black Lives Matter movement will speak in Asheville later this week, and more.

by January 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cascade Lounge has reopened

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cascade Lounge has reopened

Also, local musician Matt Townsend has a great show coming up at The Mothlight in West Asheville, and more.

by January 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Fire destroys historic Victorian house in Asheville River Arts District

Fire destroys historic Victorian house in Asheville River Arts District

The Keener House, built around 1890, was home to a businessman who opened his own grocery store on the bottom level on the house on what was then known as East Haywood Street.

by January 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Winter cold has ski slopes around Asheville rejoicing

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Winter cold has ski slopes around Asheville rejoicing

Also, Asheville has made two more lists of best places to visit in 2018, and more.

by January 4, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ice floes on the French Broad River

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ice floes on the French Broad River

Asheville musicians Ben Phan and Alexa Rose will collaborate on a Saturday show at the Grey Eagle, and more.

by January 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Year’s Eve ice creates havoc around Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Year’s Eve ice creates havoc around Asheville

Asheville is one of the 15 coolest places on earth to visit in 2018, according to Forbes.com, and more.

by December 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Redevelopment plans for Sears at Asheville Mall call for movie theater

Redevelopment plans for Sears at Asheville Mall call for movie theater

Earlier this year, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was included in a site plan for the Sears location at Asheville Mall.

by December 28, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Lucky Otter restaurant to close in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Lucky Otter restaurant to close in West Asheville

Also, details about 2018 AIR Passports on sale now, the 2018 Asheville Restaurant Week and much more.

by December 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Officials: Buncombe County government makes cultural shift since investigation

Officials: Buncombe County government makes cultural shift since investigation

The recent comments of two Buncombe County government officials have shed a bit more light into changes made since a federal investigation into former county manager Wanda Greene.

by December 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
48-unit apartment building planned for Burton Street in West Asheville

48-unit apartment building planned for Burton Street in West Asheville

The project will not be affected by the planned widening of Interstate 240/Interstate 26 through West Asheville.

by December 25, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Whale Craft Beer Collective opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Whale Craft Beer Collective opens in West Asheville

There’s major work on the dam at the reservoir that provides Asheville with most of its drinking water, and more.

by December 24, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planned Broadway apartment complex scaled down

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planned Broadway apartment complex scaled down

More of what’s going around, including an update about a planned Broadway apartment complex: -An apartment complex planned for Broadway will be scaled down, according to Hobie Orton of Madison Capital Group. The development, which began with between 43 and 46 apartment units, will now have 36 units. The amount of commercial office space available has been scaled down from[Read More…]

by December 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Location identified for 80-unit affordable housing development in Asheville River Arts District

Location identified for 80-unit affordable housing development in Asheville River Arts District

Construction of any affordable housing development is at least a few years away.

by December 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council meets in closed session to discuss hotel lawsuit

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council meets in closed session to discuss hotel lawsuit

Also, Asheville Grit editor Ali McGhee announces that she’s accepted a new job that she’ll start in January, and more.

by December 21, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Life insurance payments said to be at heart of GreeneGate investigation

Life insurance payments said to be at heart of GreeneGate investigation

Federal investigators are looking into former Buncombe County manager Wanda Greene’s handling of county funds.

by December 20, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

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