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Asheville tourism update: Mayfield on those new hotel regs, a slow January

Asheville tourism update: Mayfield on those new hotel regs, a slow January

Also, the Buncombe County TDA’s retreat is set for March 23-24 at Lioncrest.

by February 24, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anarchist book fair coming to Asheville in May

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anarchist book fair coming to Asheville in May

More of what’s going around: -Asheville’s first anarchist book fair is set for May 5-7. -The former church at 11 Richland Ave., the former home of Dr. Neon’s shop, is for sale. The property sits above the New Belgium brewery on Craven Street and has most recently been used -Local homebuilding firm Living Stone Design + Build of Black Mountain[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Blind Pig Supper Club launches crowdfunding effort to expand, improve

Blind Pig Supper Club launches crowdfunding effort to expand, improve

Mike Moore and company are seeking $25,000 for mobile equipment.

Ryan Conrad, Asheville yogi, dies after cancer fight

Ryan Conrad, Asheville yogi, dies after cancer fight

A celebration of Ryan’s life will be held March 12 in Candler.

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New wine/oyster bar opening in Biltmore Station

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New wine/oyster bar opening in Biltmore Station

Also, Biltmore is holding no less than four job fairs coming up, and much more.

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Muddy Sneakers, an environmental education program for 5th-graders, expands

Muddy Sneakers, an environmental education program for 5th-graders, expands

This is a significant expansion. Press release here: Classes of fifth graders in the Piedmont and Western North Carolina did something they haven’t done before. They’ll spend an entire instructional day outside, learning the state science curriculum through hands-on lessons taught by trained naturalists. Together with their teachers, students will travel to nearby protected lands for a new kind of[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The Tannery, circa 2012./ photo by Jason Sandford

Group seeks crowdfunding for affordable artist studios in Asheville RAD

828 Studios is asking for $5,000 from the public for help with the new studios.

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Downtown Asheville rally for Affordable Care Act set for Saturday

Downtown Asheville rally for Affordable Care Act set for Saturday

The rally is scheduled for 3-5 p.m. on Pack Square Park.

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville artists donate proceeds of Organic Armor headbands to ACLU

Asheville artists donate proceeds of Organic Armor headbands to ACLU

Organic Armor artists Paul Hersey and Jennifer Murphy say proceeds from the sale of their circlets will help provide legal armor to people.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New brewery planned for Weaverville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New brewery planned for Weaverville

Also, Pinnix Distillery has received its federal permits, and more.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
In Rosman, NASA scientists will use radio telescopes to study solar eclipse

In Rosman, NASA scientists will use radio telescopes to study solar eclipse

More than 250 amateur astronomers will also be at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute to observe the celestial event.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Manheimer announces run for second term as Asheville mayor

Manheimer announces run for second term as Asheville mayor

Manheimer, who was elected mayor in 2013, served on Asheville City Council for four years prior to that.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: All Go West Festival set for June 17 in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: All Go West Festival set for June 17 in West Asheville

Also, the Junior League of Asheville celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, and more.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With funding push, Asheville’s Diana Wortham Theatre to add two new venues

With funding push, Asheville’s Diana Wortham Theatre to add two new venues

It’s a critical time for one of Asheville’s most important performance and event venues.

by February 18, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
News obit: Dr. George Bilbrey, Asheville heart surgeon, dies

News obit: Dr. George Bilbrey, Asheville heart surgeon, dies

Funeral services are today for Dr. George Marvin Bilbrey Jr.

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shipt to start Asheville grocery delivery service

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shipt to start Asheville grocery delivery service

Also, tickets are on sale

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A sushi/brewery tour party bus coming to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A sushi/brewery tour party bus coming to Asheville

Also, the Blue Ridge Roller Girls hold their season-opening bout this Sunday, and much more.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Free software coding course Thursday in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Free software coding course Thursday in downtown Asheville

Also, the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular is hosting auditions for a new cast member, and have you seen Soundcheck AVL?

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council puts brakes on hotel development with new rules

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council puts brakes on hotel development with new rules

Also, Disclaimer Comedy presents comedian Myq Kaplan at The Southern on Feb. 18, and more.

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rooftop cafe planned for revamped Asheville Art Museum

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rooftop cafe planned for revamped Asheville Art Museum

Also, there’s a new art exhibition open in the window at 54 Broadway in downtown Asheville, and much more.

by February 15, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
News obit: Nelia Hyatt, matriarch of famous Asheville bluegrass jam, dies

News obit: Nelia Hyatt, matriarch of famous Asheville bluegrass jam, dies

A modest home on Brevard Road was once a destination for music-lovers around the world who sought a taste of bluegrass.

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News, feature
Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

City officials are looking at ways to raise money to increase the life of existing parking decks and possibly add onto them.

by February 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Yoga Festival, in its fourth year, expands offerings

Asheville Yoga Festival, in its fourth year, expands offerings

The Asheville Yoga Festival has announced that it’s returning to town for its fourth year (July 27), but with a few changes. The event is under new ownership, it has a new name, it has landed Ingles Markets as a big sponsor among others, and it has an expanded line-up of presenters and practitioners. Here’s the press release: Asheville Yoga[Read More…]

by February 13, 2017 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Also, who might be running for mayor?

by February 13, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
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