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Stu Helm, Food Critic on Oskar Blues Brunch, Sovereign Remedies, Wasabi Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Oskar Blues Brunch, Sovereign Remedies, Wasabi Asheville

Also, Helm notes the passing of Drexler McStyles.

Stu Helm, food critic, names Asheville server, chef, restaurant of the year in 2014 Stoobies

Stu Helm, food critic, names Asheville server, chef, restaurant of the year in 2014 Stoobies

Happy New Year Asheville! Did everybody have a nice…  y’know…  whatever it is that you do or don’t celebrate around this time of year?  My Family celebrates Christmas, Festivus, and a little bit of Boxing Day.  I was raised Christian, and I still have the Christmas bug in me, and I’m all about the tree, the gift giving, the flashing[Read More…]

FOR SALE The Emerald Lounge bar on Lexington Avenue in downtown Asheville

FOR SALE The Emerald Lounge bar on Lexington Avenue in downtown Asheville

The bar is a prime location on one of Asheville’s most eclectic streets. Purchase price: $69,000.

by May 2, 2014 13 comments Downtown Asheville
SOLD! Asheville’s Downtown Market to owners of Troy and Sons Distillers

SOLD! Asheville’s Downtown Market to owners of Troy and Sons Distillers

Update: The owners of Hi-Fi Cafe say that new plans for the building layout exclude their business.

by March 13, 2014 16 comments Downtown Asheville
Asheville’s Tupelo Honey Cafe to close for renovations; adding seats, full bar

Asheville’s Tupelo Honey Cafe to close for renovations; adding seats, full bar

The restaurant is scheduled to reopen March 28 with a special open house.

SOLD! 25 Broadway in downtown Asheville for $1.365 million

SOLD! 25 Broadway in downtown Asheville for $1.365 million

Downtown Asheville property is red hot and selling.

For sale: Building on South Lexington in downtown Asheville, behind Orange Peel and Wicked Weed

For sale: Building on South Lexington in downtown Asheville, behind Orange Peel and Wicked Weed

The commercial broker listing the prime location wants to hear from the public: what would you like to see here?

by February 28, 2014 17 comments Asheville News, Downtown Asheville
One World Brewing eyes April opening in downtown Asheville

One World Brewing eyes April opening in downtown Asheville

One World promises to have plenty of beers on tap when it opens this spring.

by February 16, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Downtown Asheville
SOLD: Bank of America building in downtown Asheville for $3.2 million

SOLD: Bank of America building in downtown Asheville for $3.2 million

A group of Florida investors, a group that already owns the Windsor Hotel building and S&W building downtown, has purchased the bank building.

by February 13, 2014 8 comments Asheville News, Downtown Asheville
Duncan and York, new downtown general store, coming to 34 Broadway in downtown Asheville

Duncan and York, new downtown general store, coming to 34 Broadway in downtown Asheville

The owners had been planning to move in next to Farm Burger on Patton Avenue, but that’s off. Instead, their moving into the former Windsor Hotel location.

Asheville fitness bootcamp, Ladies Gun Club, going co-ed and starting next session July 29

Asheville fitness bootcamp, Ladies Gun Club, going co-ed and starting next session July 29

The bootcamp is the work of Well.Fit Asheville.

Asheville Scene: Curate owners exploring options for new venture in Asheville

Asheville Scene: Curate owners exploring options for new venture in Asheville

The owners of the hugely popular Curate have their eyes set on something new.

Will Asheville’s real ‘arts district’ please stand up?

Will Asheville’s real ‘arts district’ please stand up?

Now there’s a Downtown Asheville Art District and a River Arts District. It’s DAAD vs. RAD.

Asheville Scene: New Portuguese food truck, Bom Bus, in Asheville

Asheville Scene: New Portuguese food truck, Bom Bus, in Asheville

A meeting on April 4 may increase the number of food trucks in downtown.

Asheville’s Beer City Festival 2013 poster released

Asheville’s Beer City Festival 2013 poster released

Cool poster. I love posters.

Brother, can you spare (another) dime? City looking at increasing Asheville parking rates

Brother, can you spare (another) dime? City looking at increasing Asheville parking rates

The city is looking at jacking up a variety of fees to balance its budget, including raising the cost to park downtown.

No more Bele Chere, mon frere?

No more Bele Chere, mon frere?

How did Bele Chere and downtown diverge, and what’s next?

Papadosio to play show inside Asheville’s Masonic Temple

Papadosio to play show inside Asheville’s Masonic Temple

It’s a special show for Papadosio. Only 300 seats available.

Historic Lexington Avenue building set to be demolished

Historic Lexington Avenue building set to be demolished

This building is special because there’s actually a building inside a building here.

Asheville’s Montford Books will close by end of April

Asheville’s Montford Books will close by end of April

Owner Kay Manley says she has mixed emotions about closing up shop.

Illustrator Charles Vess to speak at Malaprop’s on March 16

Illustrator Charles Vess to speak at Malaprop’s on March 16

Did you know Virginian author Vess is a fan of Asheville, and Malaprop’s?

Next up for Asheville’s South Slope: King Daddy’s Chicken and Waffles

Next up for Asheville’s South Slope: King Daddy’s Chicken and Waffles

The new restaurant coming to the hot, hot, hot South Slope will be the work of Julie and John Stehling of Early Girl Eatery.

Asheville Citizen-Times: Food trucks may come to Masonic Lodge lot

Asheville Citizen-Times: Food trucks may come to Masonic Lodge lot

Officials with the Mt. Hermon Masonic Lodge said they’ll ask for city permission to open the lot to food trucks.

Photos: Farm Burger preview

Photos: Farm Burger preview

Look for the downtown eatery to open in mid to late March.