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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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New south Asheville poké restaurant to open Wednesday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New south Asheville poké restaurant to open Wednesday

Also, Asheville set another monthly rainfall record, and much more.

by August 6, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Craft brewer Nantahala Brewing to open Asheville taproom

Craft brewer Nantahala Brewing to open Asheville taproom

Earlier this year, Nantahala Brewing received approval to open a Sylva taproom.

by August 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville cat cafe pop-up shop opens Friday

Asheville cat cafe pop-up shop opens Friday

The two-day cat cafe pop-up, hosted by the Asheville Humane Society, opens at 10 a.m. Friday.

by August 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Jason Walls, a spokesman for Duke Energy, shows off plans for a new gas insulated electrical substation to be built at the corner of Patton and Clingman avenues in downtown Asheville.

In Asheville, Duke Energy unveils plans for first gas insulated electrical substation

Duke Energy on Wednesday unveiled renderings and more details about a gas insulated electrical substation that it plans to build at the busy corner of Patton and Clingman avenues in downtown Asheville. The electrical substation, technical known as a gas insulated switchgear substation, will be the first of its kind every constructed by the utility, according to Robert Sipes, vice[Read More…]

by August 2, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Suspect arrested, charged with rape in West Asheville

Suspect arrested, charged with rape in West Asheville

The 20-year-old suspect is in jail, and other charges are pending, according to police.

by August 2, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Breaking down the Dogwood Health Trust

Breaking down the Dogwood Health Trust

Want to help direct the spending of up to $100 million a year in healthcare-related monies? Here’s how to apply, and more.

by August 1, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Also, there are a couple of calls to artists out right now, and more.

by July 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Astronaut Higginbotham to speak at Asheville Museum of Science

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Astronaut Higginbotham to speak at Asheville Museum of Science

Also, there’s a benefit on Friday in support of ABCCM’s new Transformation Village, and more.

by July 25, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville chef Fleer to helm new Iron & Clay restaurant

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville chef Fleer to helm new Iron & Clay restaurant

Also, the new Continental Lounge restaurant on Biltmore Avenue is shooting for an early August opening, and more.

by July 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashevegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded $17.7 million for bus system, greenways, sidewalks

Ashevegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded $17.7 million for bus system, greenways, sidewalks

Also, there’s a new tour in town highlighting rooftop bars.

by July 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
First look at redevelopment renderings for Asheville Fuddrucker’s site

First look at redevelopment renderings for Asheville Fuddrucker’s site

Plans call for 200 apartments and new retail spots on the corner of Chestnut and Charlotte streets.

by July 23, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Mainstay Suites

Three more new hotels in the works for Asheville

Meantime, the new Foundry Hotel project is the next big downtown hotel racing to get open by the fall tourism season.

by July 17, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Blake Butler

Asheville native Blake Butler to lead N.C. Industrial Hemp Association

With Butler’s appointment, look for Asheville to become a percolating center of the burgeoning Tar Heel hemp industry.

by July 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Franny’s Farmacy hemp dispensary planning Asheville opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Franny’s Farmacy hemp dispensary planning Asheville opening

Also, a new beer bar is open on Thompson Street, and much more.

by July 12, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
At Pilot Cove Amphitheater in Brevard, fun with the Futurebirds

At Pilot Cove Amphitheater in Brevard, fun with the Futurebirds

Brevard has a great new little music venue, set off in the woods of Brevard.

by July 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Two Asheville politicians join call to abolish ICE

Two Asheville politicians join call to abolish ICE

Buncombe County Commissioner Jasmine Beach-Ferrara and N.C. Rep. Susan Fisher have signed an open letter calling for an end of ICE.

by July 11, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rabbit’s Motel property acquired by SoundSpace entrepreneurs

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rabbit’s Motel property acquired by SoundSpace entrepreneurs

Also, Bad Happy Poutine restaurant has announced a grand opening date of July 17, and more.

by July 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Scandinavian spa coming to Asheville South Slope

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Scandinavian spa coming to Asheville South Slope

Also, a new tour company in Asheville wants to operate three electric vehicles in downtown. Could electric scooters be next?

by July 10, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Pack Square, Asheville, 2018.

Firefighters could begin patrolling Asheville streets to address public safety concerns

The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.

by July 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
PODCAST: Talking industrial hemp, CBD, more with Asheville attorney Rod Kight

PODCAST: Talking industrial hemp, CBD, more with Asheville attorney Rod Kight

A Q&A with Rod Kight about industrial hemp, hemp dispensaries, CBD and more.

by July 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News