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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville ice cream shop The Hop to open Black Mountain outpost

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville ice cream shop The Hop to open Black Mountain outpost

Also, road construction in the River Arts District is incomplete but mostly done for the season, but artists want folks to know they’re still there and open for business.

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: French Broad Chocolate Factory opens Friday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: French Broad Chocolate Factory opens Friday

Also, two new food delivery services have arrived on the Asheville food scene.

by November 15, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
With high-profile rezoning requests, Asheville city officials aim for ‘urban center’ development

With high-profile rezoning requests, Asheville city officials aim for ‘urban center’ development

The proposed rezoning would affect 145 acres at four key locations around Asheville.

by November 13, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Styrofoam “snow” a concern for Asheville Downtown Commission

Styrofoam “snow” a concern for Asheville Downtown Commission

Sometimes it “snows” in November.

by November 12, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Townhouses proposed for Broadway Street in Asheville, where residential projects dominate

Townhouses proposed for Broadway Street in Asheville, where residential projects dominate

The three-and-a-half-story walk-ups will have a two- or three-car garage, three or four bedrooms, a covered rooftop terrace and the option of an interior elevator.

by November 8, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
2 more Asheville hotel projects headed to City Council after P&Z approval

2 more Asheville hotel projects headed to City Council after P&Z approval

The commission unanimously approved one hotel project near Biltmore Village. The other project, along Biltmore Avenue, passed with a 5-2 vote.

by November 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville airport adds new flights to Philly, Washington Dulles

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville airport adds new flights to Philly, Washington Dulles

Also, forecasts looking ahead to winter weather for Western North Carolina are calling for above-average precipitation.

by November 5, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
WIN TIX to the So You Think You Can Dance Live! show in Asheville

WIN TIX to the So You Think You Can Dance Live! show in Asheville

Enter to win a pair of tickets to the Tuesday show.

by November 3, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Buncombe commissioners agree to $3.6 million a year for early childhood education

Buncombe commissioners agree to $3.6 million a year for early childhood education

The board voted 6-1 for the new funding, with Commissioner Mike Fryar casting the lone dissenting vote.

by October 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
WIN TIX to USA vs Australia Fed Cup tennis in Asheville in February 2019

WIN TIX to USA vs Australia Fed Cup tennis in Asheville in February 2019

The US Cellular Center in Asheville hosted Fed Cup tennis for the first time earlier this year, and the event was a big hit.

by October 30, 2018 59 comments Asheville News
Hotel proposal withdrawn as Asheville City Council signals growing opposition

Hotel proposal withdrawn as Asheville City Council signals growing opposition

“We are above and beyond our need for hotels in this city,” Councilman Brian Haynes said Tuesday night.

by October 23, 2018 14 comments Asheville News
A food hall is in the works for downtown Asheville

A food hall is in the works for downtown Asheville

Look for the new food hall to open early next year.

by October 18, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Asheville Kmart on Patton Avenue to close, Sun Soo moving to new spot

Asheville Kmart on Patton Avenue to close, Sun Soo moving to new spot

The Kmart closing, and the Sun Soo move, are set to happen at the end of the year.

by October 16, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Asheville Downtown Commission votes against Biltmore Ave hotel project

Asheville Downtown Commission votes against Biltmore Ave hotel project

The hotel proposal moves on the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission for review.

by October 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville homeless issue topic of Thursday meeting

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville homeless issue topic of Thursday meeting

Also, Little Jumbo cocktail bar has a new outdoor patio, and more.

by October 16, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Asheville City Council prepared to hire Campbell as new city manager

Word on the street: Asheville City Council prepared to hire Campbell as new city manager

Asheville City Council has announced that it plans to meet on Wednesday to execute a contract to hire a new city manager.

by October 16, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
A photo from a slide show presentation by Joe Minicozzi showing the activity at Greenlife grocery store's loading dock.

Jeff Bezos, it’s Asheville calling: Fix your grocery store loading dock

The world’s richest man, and the grocery store chain he owns, was a hot topic of conversation during last week’s Asheville City Council meeting.

by October 13, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
How Brittany Jackson and Madeleine Richardson made Asheville’s coolest new micro film fest

How Brittany Jackson and Madeleine Richardson made Asheville’s coolest new micro film fest

The founders of Cat Fly Fest spill their guts about collaboration in the arts, Cat Fly Halloween, and the best recipe for fake blood.

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Chef Sean Brock at Sovereign Remedies in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Chef Sean Brock at Sovereign Remedies in Asheville

Brock was in Highlands earlier this week to cook a special dinner in honor of another top chef.

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Trader Joe’s in Asheville plans to expand store sales area

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Trader Joe’s in Asheville plans to expand store sales area

Also, the new Save Me The Waltz Bar in the basement of the S&W Building is planning to open later this month, and more.

by October 11, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
WNC Nature Center seeks crowdfunding support for red panda exhibit

WNC Nature Center seeks crowdfunding support for red panda exhibit

Construction of the habitat area has already started at the WNC Nature Center.

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves new Mainstay Suites hotel on Brevard Road

Asheville City Council approves new Mainstay Suites hotel on Brevard Road

Before her vote to approve the hotel, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer said City Council is struggling with the ongoing wave of hotel construction.

by October 10, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
New Biltmore Avenue hotel gets Asheville Planning & Zoning OK

New Biltmore Avenue hotel gets Asheville Planning & Zoning OK

In other action, an issue with a parking space at The Patton apartments threatens to derail that project.

by October 9, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Urban Orchard opens Asheville South Slope spot

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Urban Orchard opens Asheville South Slope spot

Also, PennyCup Coffee’s new north Asheville coffee shop is open, and much more.

by October 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News