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Asheville web ninja makes public records requests simple

Asheville web ninja makes public records requests simple

Just submit your public records request and the Sunshine Request team takes it from there.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Open Hearts moving to South Slope

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Open Hearts moving to South Slope

Also, Frostbite ice cream shop is opening a second location on Merrimon Avenue, and more.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

The event kicks off a year-long feasibility assessment and market study by Artspace to determine affordable housing solutions.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Green Opportunities to operate a food truck

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Green Opportunities to operate a food truck

Also, the UNC Asheville women’s basketball team is red hot heading into tournament time, and more.

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Woodfin plans new arts incubator, River Arts North

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Woodfin plans new arts incubator, River Arts North

Also, a new pizza joint called Driftless Kitchen is opening up in the Asheville Food Park, and more.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curate closing temporarily for construction work

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curate closing temporarily for construction work

Also, the city’s development office is overwhelmed with work and limiting hours, and much more.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Oak & Grist Distillery prepares to open in Black Mountain

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Oak & Grist Distillery prepares to open in Black Mountain

Also, it’s going to snow some in and around Asheville this weekend, and much more.

by March 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Terry Tempest @ The Magnetic Theatre

VIDEO: Terry Tempest @ The Magnetic Theatre

Don’t forget to set those clocks an hour forward this weekend, y’all! Spring Forward has arrived, and we are springing into this weekend with some amazing events. Here’s the scoop.     Thursday through Saturday Featured Event o’ the Week! Terry Tempest: The Final Interview @ the Magnetic Theatre Thursday–Saturday weekends through March 25 7:30 pm Now in its second weekend, Terry[Read More…]

by March 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pull-Up at the Peel coming to downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pull-Up at the Peel coming to downtown Asheville

Also, Pizza Mind restaurant in West Asheville is now open, and much more.

by March 8, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

A new 24-hour news station for Asheville, dubbed BRP News, has launched at 107.9 FM.

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Southern Conference tournament winds down with a question: will it remain in Asheville?

Southern Conference tournament winds down with a question: will it remain in Asheville?

The Southern Conference basketball tournament is the only Division 1 men’s and women’s basketball competition in North Carolina this year.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
AvL Technologies’ new R&D center in Woodfin now leasing space

AvL Technologies’ new R&D center in Woodfin now leasing space

AvL Technologies, which makes mobile satellite equipment, recently celebrated the completion of a new manufacturing facility adjacent to its Woodfin headquarters and is ready to lease out space. The 57,000-square-foot building, which is designed to look like a technology park and has space for other tenants, is located at Reynolds Village. The company, which started in 1994, now employs more[Read More…]

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Arboretum announces upgrades, parking fee increase

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Arboretum announces upgrades, parking fee increase

Also, the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meets this week, and much more.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fundraising effort set up for injured Montreat College coach

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fundraising effort set up for injured Montreat College coach

Also, the LaZoom Room is set to open Friday, and much, much more.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Recent Alcohol Law Enforcement actions in Asheville and WNC

Recent Alcohol Law Enforcement actions in Asheville and WNC

Here’s a round up of recent Alcohol Law Enforcement actions in Asheville, taken from January and February 2017 meeting reports. ALE is the enforcement arms of the North Carolina ABC Commission, which oversees alcohol sales in the Tar Heel state. Here’s the list of ABC Commission actions at its Jan. 11, 2017, meeting in Raleigh: -Athenas, LLC T/A Athenas 14[Read More…]

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Musicians lend star power to Kim Roney’s Asheville City Council campaign

Musicians lend star power to Kim Roney’s Asheville City Council campaign

Angel Olsen and Greg Cartwright will play solo sets at the March 10 show at The Orange Peel.

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Recent Asheville obituaries of note: Robert Harrell, Mary Poulos, Cecil Cantrell

Recent Asheville obituaries of note: Robert Harrell, Mary Poulos, Cecil Cantrell

Robert Harrell Jr. was a named plaintiff in the lawsuit filed by his father that forced the integration of Asheville City Schools in 1972.

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Soundcheck AVL: Emma’s Lounge

Soundcheck AVL: Emma’s Lounge

Emma’s Lounge stops by the Ashvegas studio ahead of their Friday night show at the Altamont Theater to join Caleb Calhoun for another edition of Soundcheck AVL.     Learn more about Emma’s Lounge @ emmasloungemusic.com.

by March 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.

by March 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville politics
Asheville community events for Southern Conference basketball tourney

Asheville community events for Southern Conference basketball tourney

Events include the Downtown Dribble for children, a Cancer Awareness Day and an event honoring local veterans and law enforcement officers.

by February 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville sports, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gladys Knight to appear at fundraising kickoff in Canton

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gladys Knight to appear at fundraising kickoff in Canton

More of what’s going around: -In case you missed our Friday Facebook Live video of Asheville musicians Jane Kramer, Ben Phan and Eliza Sydney practicing outside the Swannanoa Women’s Correctional Facility before their show, here it is. Emjoy! -Soul-singing legend Gladys Knight is set to appear at a fundraising event in Canton on Tuesday night, the Smoky Mountain News reports.[Read More…]

by February 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Merlefest on the Road features rising stars Thursday at Isis Music Hall

Merlefest on the Road features rising stars Thursday at Isis Music Hall

Merlefest will celebrate its 30th anniversary in April. This show will offer a great preview of the talent at the event.

by February 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Second Wedge Brewery location opens Tuesday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Second Wedge Brewery location opens Tuesday

Also, textile artist Barbara Zaretsky will host an opening reception of a new exhibition at the Asheville Area Arts Council on Friday, and more.

by February 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Lyric, Lasher headline downtown Asheville concert

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Lyric, Lasher headline downtown Asheville concert

Also, Buxton Hall Barbecue has announced it is opening a restaurant-within-a-restaurant, called The Remingtin Room, in March, and much more.

by February 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
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