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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
Asheville City Council ready to suppress whole-house short-term rentals citywide

Asheville City Council ready to suppress whole-house short-term rentals citywide

Asheville City Council could vote on a citywide crackdown as early as Jan. 9.

by December 20, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Nooses, racial slurs at North Buncombe, Polk high school basketball game investigated

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Nooses, racial slurs at North Buncombe, Polk high school basketball game investigated

The Tunnel Road comic shop Comic Envy is moving to a new location across town, and more.

by December 19, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Highland Brewing announces rebranding

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Highland Brewing announces rebranding

In the increasingly crowded world of craft beer, brands are working hard to stand out.

by December 18, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville may host holiday basketball tourney involving ACC teams

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville may host holiday basketball tourney involving ACC teams

Sensibilities, Fired Up, Purl’s, Duncan & York and Spiritex were winners of the Asheville Downtown Association’s holiday window contest, and more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ambrose West, Roanline, Lo-ki Lounge in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ambrose West, Roanline, Lo-ki Lounge in West Asheville

Also, there’s a free hug flash mob on Sunday at Pritchard Park, and more.

by December 13, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
GreeneGate: What we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation

GreeneGate: What we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation

An FBI investigation into former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene was confirmed in August, and a steady stream of revelations have followed.

by December 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Inside the deal to bring a big-time tennis tournament to Asheville

Inside the deal to bring a big-time tennis tournament to Asheville

Another factor in bringing the first round of the women’s Fed Cup international tennis tournament to Asheville is the overall interest in tennis expressed by a hard core group of fans.

by December 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.

by December 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Listen live: WNC Sports Network to stream Reynolds High School’s state championship football game

Listen live: WNC Sports Network to stream Reynolds High School’s state championship football game

The WNC Sports Network, founded by Canio Costanzo, is the area’s only live audio streaming website focusing on high school sports.

by December 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Winter blast blankets Asheville after forecasters blow call

Winter blast blankets Asheville after forecasters blow call

Temperatures will become bitterly cold Saturday night, with lows expected in the teens.

by December 9, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s Mission Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield reach accord

Asheville’s Mission Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield reach accord

The deadline to sign up for healthcare is Dec. 15, and Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville can help. Details here.

by December 6, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

The Windsor Hotel, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville, recently sold for more than $9 million, and more.

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville wedding photographer Rose Kaz turns storytelling eye to her work

Asheville wedding photographer Rose Kaz turns storytelling eye to her work

From her time with The Rebelles to spotlighting fellow can-do lady bosses, Rose Kaz seeks inspiration at every turn.

Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Allred’s done a little bit of everything, from set painting and architectural renderings to book illustrations and logo design.

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
‘Evil Dead’ actor calls out crappy Asheville sidewalks to his Twitter followers

‘Evil Dead’ actor calls out crappy Asheville sidewalks to his Twitter followers

Actor Bruce Campbell has nearly half a million followers on Twitter.

by November 27, 2017 7 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Malvern gastropub opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Malvern gastropub opens in West Asheville

Jackson Underground Cafe has quietly opened in downtown Asheville, and much more.

by November 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
FANCY EATIN’: Isa’s Bistro is now Isa’s FRENCH Bistro, Yo!

FANCY EATIN’: Isa’s Bistro is now Isa’s FRENCH Bistro, Yo!

That’s Isa’s FRENCH Bistro to you, Bub. Somehow, Paddy and I got invited to a fancy-pants media dinner at Isa’s last week. Paddy, of course, is my friend and fellow food tour guide, Patrick Riels, with Asheville Food Tours, and he and I are just about the most unlikely looking pair of people to ever be seated among the elite[Read More…]

by November 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Urban Orchard Cider Co./ photo courtesy of Jeff Anderson

Urban Orchard Cider announces expansion on Asheville’s South Slope

Urban Orchard plans to take over ENO’s warehouse location on Buxton Avenue and open a tasting room and production facility that will also house a new restaurant.

by November 20, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Also, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners takes on the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and more.

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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