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Fed Cup in Asheville

More tickets on sale today for Asheville Fed Cup tennis in February

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for the event, which will include singles and doubles matches.

by January 4, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
All Day Darling

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: All Day Darling restaurant opens in Montford

Also, peeling paint on Coxe Avenue is being cleaned up, and much more.

by December 24, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Red pandas Leafa and Phoenix star at new WNC Nature Center exhibit

Red pandas Leafa and Phoenix star at new WNC Nature Center exhibit

Folks who make a donation to the red panda exhibit fundraising effort can see Leafa and Phoenix before the grand opening.

by December 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Capital Club of Asheville opens to public

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Capital Club of Asheville opens to public

Also, industrial hemp growers rejoiced Thursday with the signing of the federal farm bill, and more.

by December 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
The historic Flatiron Building in Asheville was built in 1927./ photo by Jason Sandford

Proposal to turn Asheville Flatiron Building into hotel set for next review

The Asheville Technical Review Committee hearing is the project’s next step in the bureaucratic quest for approval.

by December 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Passersby check out Bird electric scooters parked on the sidewalk along Biltmore Avenue on Oct. 25, the day the e-scooter company dropped about 200 of the scooters on Asheville city streets without first securing the proper city permissions. / photo by Jason Sandford

Bird is back at the table for e-scooter talks in Asheville

When Asheville City Council members passed an ordinance outlawing electric scooters on city streets, they made it clear the move was temporary.

by December 15, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
NewSong Music performance and songwriting contest moves to Asheville

NewSong Music performance and songwriting contest moves to Asheville

The contest is tonight, Friday, Dec. 14, at Isis Music Hall.

by December 14, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville comedian scores big with Netflix film and ‘Dumplin” role

Asheville comedian scores big with Netflix film and ‘Dumplin” role

Hilliary Begley often makes jokes at her own expense, but her comedy has led to a key role in a Dolly Parton-infused Netflix movie starring, and produced by, Jennifer Aniston.

by December 12, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council denies proposed Biltmore Village hotel

Asheville City Council denies proposed Biltmore Village hotel

Over the past couple of months, Asheville City Council members have indicated increasing displeasure with proposed hotel development.

by December 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
She started with a mall kiosk; now she has a thriving downtown Asheville store

She started with a mall kiosk; now she has a thriving downtown Asheville store

The owner of the MTN Merch retail shops in Biltmore Village and downtown Asheville embodies a single-mom success story.

by December 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
WIN TIX To see Malcolm Holcombe, Mary Gauthier, Greg Brown, R.B. Morris at White Horse Black Mountain

WIN TIX To see Malcolm Holcombe, Mary Gauthier, Greg Brown, R.B. Morris at White Horse Black Mountain

Win tickets!

by December 10, 2018 12 comments Asheville News
Hendersonville gets first hemp dispensary as Franny’s Farmacy expands

Hendersonville gets first hemp dispensary as Franny’s Farmacy expands

Franny’s Farmacy, which is open today, is Hendersonville’s first hemp dispensary.

by December 6, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Basketball tourney will benefit homeless students at Asheville High School

Basketball tourney will benefit homeless students at Asheville High School

The Holiday Hoops tournament is set to start at 3:45 p.m. on Dec. 11 at the high school.

by December 6, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville preps for major snowstorm

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville preps for major snowstorm

Also, the Asheville Regional Airport is on track to break the 1 million passenger mark, and much more.

by December 5, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Gratitude abounds at Haywood Street Congregation’s Welcome Table in Asheville

Gratitude abounds at Haywood Street Congregation’s Welcome Table in Asheville

Haywood Street Congregation, an Asheville urban ministry, has a variety of offerings, including a clothes closet and substance abuse and recovery support, to name just a few.

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 1 comment 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 8 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 6 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 9 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 5 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