Post Tagged with: "Asheville City Council"

Musicians lend star power to Kim Roney’s Asheville City Council campaign

Musicians lend star power to Kim Roney’s Asheville City Council campaign

Angel Olsen and Greg Cartwright will play solo sets at the March 10 show at The Orange Peel.

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.

by March 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville politics
Manheimer announces run for second term as Asheville mayor

Manheimer announces run for second term as Asheville mayor

Manheimer, who was elected mayor in 2013, served on Asheville City Council for four years prior to that.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council puts brakes on hotel development with new rules

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council puts brakes on hotel development with new rules

Also, Disclaimer Comedy presents comedian Myq Kaplan at The Southern on Feb. 18, and more.

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

City officials are looking at ways to raise money to increase the life of existing parking decks and possibly add onto them.

by February 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Also, who might be running for mayor?

by February 13, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
The AC Hotel, under construction at the corner of College and Broadway in downtown Asheville, is one of a wave of new hotels under construction in downtown./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville Downtown Commission: Changes to development rules would unduly politicize process

Members of the Asheville Downtown Commission said last week that standards for development should be clearly expressed.

by February 13, 2017 5 comments Asheville News, feature
Asheville P&Z votes down new rules aimed at curbing hotel construction boom

Asheville P&Z votes down new rules aimed at curbing hotel construction boom

The new regulations are a fear-based reaction to growth, one commission member said.

by February 7, 2017 3 comments Asheville News, feature
Week-long series of events aimed at improving Asheville bus system

Week-long series of events aimed at improving Asheville bus system

The series of events, which includes a driver appreciation day and listening sessions, is sponsored by the nonprofit Just Economics.

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville City Council Election ’17 update; Roney in, Smith out

Asheville City Council Election ’17 update; Roney in, Smith out

Councilman Gordon Smith won’t seek re-election, newcomer Kim Roney says she’s running and others are testing the waters.

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
DENIED: Hotel proposal voted down by Asheville City Council; developer to appeal

DENIED: Hotel proposal voted down by Asheville City Council; developer to appeal

Developers may appeal the decision to Superior Court.

by January 26, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Who’s running for Asheville City Council in Election ’17

Who’s running for Asheville City Council in Election ’17

Rich Lee, Kim Roney and Sheneika Smith are a few names being bandied about as possible City Council candidates this year.

by January 19, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.

by January 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former Asheville mayor apologizes for 2010 vote

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former Asheville mayor apologizes for 2010 vote

More of what’s going around in Asheville as the week winds down.

by December 8, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
New Embassy Suites hotel passes Asheville P&Z Commission review

New Embassy Suites hotel passes Asheville P&Z Commission review

The Embassy Suites project moves on to Asheville City Council for final review.

by December 8, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature
In history-making choice, local Dems pick Whitesides as new Buncombe County commissioner

In history-making choice, local Dems pick Whitesides as new Buncombe County commissioner

Members of the Buncombe County Democratic Party picked retired banker Al Whitesides to serve on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, District 1, on Monday night. It was a history-making choice: Whitesides is the first African-American chosen to serve on the board. He will serve through 2018. “I’d like to thank everybody for the confidence you’ve shown in me and I[Read More…]

by December 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville politics, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First Allegiant flight from Asheville to NYC Thursday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First Allegiant flight from Asheville to NYC Thursday

Also, Asheville City Councilman Gordon Smith says he’s not seeking appointment to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and much more.

by November 15, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville City Councilwoman Julie Mayfield, center, talks to the Buncombe County TDA about proposed new hotel regulations during the TDA's monthly meeting Wednesday. /Photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville hoteliers bristle as City Council moves to tighten grip on development

Local hotel owners and executives aren’t happy with the direction City Council is headed.

by September 30, 2016 16 comments Asheville News, feature
Rat infestation at downtown Asheville park?

Rat infestation at downtown Asheville park?

A city resident says the prime rat-spotting hour in downtown is 4 a.m.

by September 6, 2016 3 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville food truck chef injured in fire

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville food truck chef injured in fire

Also, the Asheville Food and Wine Festival is coming up soon, and much more.

by August 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Catching up after July Fourth holiday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Catching up after July Fourth holiday

Updates on a deadly shooting in Asheville, the end of a bill to install district elections for Asheville City Council and much, much more.

by July 5, 2016 3 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old Madison County jail sold, to be renovated for artists

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old Madison County jail sold, to be renovated for artists

Also, the Buncombe County TDA releases details about a new festival fund it has created, and much more.

by June 24, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Regulations for Asheville street performers back up for debate

Regulations for Asheville street performers back up for debate

Abby the Spoon Lady says she opposes the latest city proposal for regulating street performances.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gladys Knight, hubby back on track to revitalize Canton property

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gladys Knight, hubby back on track to revitalize Canton property

Also, N.C. Sen. Tom Apodoca is looking to have Asheville City Council members elected by districts, and more.

by June 15, 2016 36 comments Asheville News, feature
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