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New CBD dispensary in Asheville

New CBD dispensary in Asheville

Clover CBD is the latest in a wave of CBD dispensaries opening across Asheville. The shops, like this one one Merrimon Avenue, specialize in selling industrial hemp products. Industrial hemp, which can be legally grown in North Carolina, contains cannabidiol, or CBD, which offers health benefits such as relaxation and pain relief but without the “high” associated with its cousin,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville business, North Asheville
Asheville bus system staggered by July breakdowns

Asheville bus system staggered by July breakdowns

The Asheville bus system experienced a lost of 539.5 hours of service in the month of July because of bus breakdowns.

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville officials prepare to put civic center naming rights up for bid

Asheville officials prepare to put civic center naming rights up for bid

What aspect of a new naming rights deal with Asheville city officials value more: the bottom line dollar amount, or establishing a partnership with a corporate entity that shares city values?

by September 5, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas celebrity sighting: New Orleans artist Ashley Longshore at Biltmore

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: New Orleans artist Ashley Longshore at Biltmore

Longshore’s unrelenting message of female empowerment has won her legions of fans.

Ben & Jerry's, now open on Haywood Street in downtown Asheville./ photo by Jason Sandford

New downtown Asheville chain, Ben & Jerry’s, arrives to little of past outrage

In 2015, a group of residents took to the streets out the newly opened Anthropologie store in downtown Asheville to call attention to the importance of supporting local independent stores.

by September 4, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area fall leaf color predictions are here

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area fall leaf color predictions are here

Also, the Continental Lounge restaurant opens on Friday, and more.

by August 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville FM fundraiser set for Sept. 13

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville FM fundraiser set for Sept. 13

Also, have you checked out the Sweet Cheesus food truck yet? And much more.

by August 30, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville culinary rock stars team up for new food festival

Asheville culinary rock stars team up for new food festival

Asheville tourism officials on Wednesday morning pledged $75,000 to festival organizers.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bob Moog Foundation has new downtown Asheville location

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bob Moog Foundation has new downtown Asheville location

The Bob Moog Foundation’s new space will also be home to its long-planned Moogseum, which it plans to open in 2019.

by August 28, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Music Weekend: Jam in the Trees, Hoot and Holler, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Jam in the Trees, Hoot and Holler, more

Jam in the Trees pacs some great music into Friday and Saturday at Pisgah Brewing.

by August 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curate restaurant scoops mega Food & Wine honor

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curate restaurant scoops mega Food & Wine honor

Also, the forthcoming The Continental Lounge is hiring, and more.

by August 22, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville retail shops Garden Party, Roanline open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville retail shops Garden Party, Roanline open

Also, the Miss Gay Latina Asheville pageant is set for Nov. 3, and much more.

by August 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Long, long lines at the DMV in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Long, long lines at the DMV in Asheville

Also, the old Bob Lawrence Power Equipment building in the Five Points neighborhood was recently demolished, and more.

by August 19, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Spirit Airlines giving $10,000 to one of these four Asheville nonprofits

Spirit Airlines giving $10,000 to one of these four Asheville nonprofits

Online voting ends Aug. 23. Oh, and the winner also gets 20 free roundtrip Spirit Airlines tickets.

Asheville Music Weekend: Night Circus, Freeway Revival, Asheville Opry and More

Asheville Music Weekend: Night Circus, Freeway Revival, Asheville Opry and More

Also, Styrofoam Turtles are singlehandedly building a new grunge scene in Asheville, and they’ll be playing with Sane Voids over at the Sly Grog on Friday night.

by August 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Farewell to the Mothlight Singing Sessions in West Asheville

Farewell to the Mothlight Singing Sessions in West Asheville

The singing sessions helped cement The Mothlight’s place in the West Asheville community.

by August 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Photo courtesy FEI/Richard Julliart

With World Equestrian Games less than 30 days away, organizers say they’ll be ready

The Tryon Equestrian Center, which is hosting the games, is already redefining the area’s economy, says the center’s chief operating officer.

by August 15, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
LEAF, Eagle Market, Center for Craft and more seek Buncombe tourism dollars

LEAF, Eagle Market, Center for Craft and more seek Buncombe tourism dollars

The biggest request came from Buncombe County’s recreation services department seeking $6 million for a greenway and for Buncombe County Sports Park improvements.

by August 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ben’s Tune-Up celebrates five years on Asheville South Slope

Ben’s Tune-Up celebrates five years on Asheville South Slope

The 2013 opening of Ben’s Tune-Up, its next door neighbor Hi-Wire Brewing and Burial Beer was a watershed moment in the development of the South Slope.

by August 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Naomi Tutu

Cathedral of All Souls hires Rev. Naomi Tutu to focus on social justice issues

In her new role, Tutu will seek to engage parishioners across Western North Carolina.

by August 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Photo courtesy FEI/Richard Julliart

Tickets on sale now for World Equestrian Games in Tryon

Jumping, driving, eventing and dressage are just a few of the varied competitions that will be encompassed at the World Equestrian Games.

by August 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
New mixed-used 95 Broadway Hotel & Condos, proposed for downtown Asheville

New mixed-used 95 Broadway Hotel & Condos, proposed for downtown Asheville

The proposal calls for 20 hotel rooms and 11 condominium units.

by August 7, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Two Asheville hotel projects proposed for Biltmore Avenue

Two Asheville hotel projects proposed for Biltmore Avenue

One is designed as an extended stay hotel; the other has 56 rooms spread across three historic structures and one new building.

by August 7, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tuk It Tour Co. plans to hit Asheville streets with electric vehicles

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tuk It Tour Co. plans to hit Asheville streets with electric vehicles

Also, Bhramari Brewing on the South Slope is planning an expansion, and much more.

by August 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News