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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
WIN TIX to USA vs Australia Fed Cup tennis in Asheville in February 2019

WIN TIX to USA vs Australia Fed Cup tennis in Asheville in February 2019

The US Cellular Center in Asheville hosted Fed Cup tennis for the first time earlier this year, and the event was a big hit.

by October 30, 2018 62 comments Asheville News
Hotel proposal withdrawn as Asheville City Council signals growing opposition

Hotel proposal withdrawn as Asheville City Council signals growing opposition

“We are above and beyond our need for hotels in this city,” Councilman Brian Haynes said Tuesday night.

by October 23, 2018 14 comments Asheville News
A food hall is in the works for downtown Asheville

A food hall is in the works for downtown Asheville

Look for the new food hall to open early next year.

by October 18, 2018 8 comments Asheville News
Asheville Kmart on Patton Avenue to close, Sun Soo moving to new spot

Asheville Kmart on Patton Avenue to close, Sun Soo moving to new spot

The Kmart closing, and the Sun Soo move, are set to happen at the end of the year.

by October 16, 2018 10 comments Asheville News
Asheville Downtown Commission votes against Biltmore Ave hotel project

Asheville Downtown Commission votes against Biltmore Ave hotel project

The hotel proposal moves on the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission for review.

by October 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville homeless issue topic of Thursday meeting

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville homeless issue topic of Thursday meeting

Also, Little Jumbo cocktail bar has a new outdoor patio, and more.

by October 16, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Asheville City Council prepared to hire Campbell as new city manager

Word on the street: Asheville City Council prepared to hire Campbell as new city manager

Asheville City Council has announced that it plans to meet on Wednesday to execute a contract to hire a new city manager.

by October 16, 2018 1 comment Asheville News