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Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council will meet on Tuesday to consider taking more action.

by March 19, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

Asheville City Council wants to know how the Asheville Police Department and its officers are affected by structural racism and implicit and explicit bias.

by March 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

The actions of the Asheville Police Department officer are a step backward for the department, Mayor Esther Manheimer said.

by March 1, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Councilman Young files to run for Charlotte seat in U.S. House

Asheville City Councilman Young files to run for Charlotte seat in U.S. House

There’s no constitutional requirement that a member of the U.S. House of Representatives must live in the district they represent.

by March 1, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville CrossFit gyms raise cash for Our Voice

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville CrossFit gyms raise cash for Our Voice

Also, the New Mountain AVL music venue is available for lease, and more.

by February 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Poutine restaurant coming to north Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Poutine restaurant coming to north Asheville

Also, work has started on the new bar that’s going into the former Kim’s Wig Shop location, and more.

by February 14, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Status update: Construction of I-26 Connector in Asheville

Status update: Construction of I-26 Connector in Asheville

The road project, which will cost about of three quarters of a billion dollars, is set to start right-of-way acquisition in 2019.

by February 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville panelists examine history of Confederate monuments

Asheville panelists examine history of Confederate monuments

The discussion was wide-ranging, and there was no clear consensus among panelists about what to do with Asheville’s most prominent Confederate marker, the Vance Monument.

by January 31, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Asheville City Council voted in January 2017 to deny the developer permission to move forward. The developer appealed in Superior Court and won a decision in October.

by January 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Year’s Eve ice creates havoc around Asheville

Asheville is one of the 15 coolest places on earth to visit in 2018, according to Forbes.com, and more.

by December 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council meets in closed session to discuss hotel lawsuit

Also, Asheville Grit editor Ali McGhee announces that she’s accepted a new job that she’ll start in January, and more.

by December 21, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council ready to suppress whole-house short-term rentals citywide

Asheville City Council ready to suppress whole-house short-term rentals citywide

Asheville City Council could vote on a citywide crackdown as early as Jan. 9.

by December 20, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

The Windsor Hotel, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville, recently sold for more than $9 million, and more.

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Also, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners takes on the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and more.

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Asheville City Council’s decision makes whole house short term rentals in the River Arts District a special condition granted by council.

by November 15, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Stoneyard Apartments won’t have any housing units deemed “affordable,” but it will have a restaurant, artist studios and 85 spaces for public parking on Lyman Street.

by November 14, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planning process for Asheville South Slope starts

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planning process for Asheville South Slope starts

Also, there’s an economic summit Wednesday at the US Cellular Center for contractors in the construction industry, and more.

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

Broadly speaking, voters were motivated by an anti-incumbent streak and a clear desire to vote against a district election plan for Asheville City Council.

by November 8, 2017 5 comments Opinion

Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

Does the city’s short term rental enforcement arm have a person posting as a renter in an effort to ferret out illegal short term renters, on Asheville City Council member asked.

by October 25, 2017 20 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.

by October 24, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Vijay Kapoor, campaigning Tuesday in the Montford neighborhood./ photo by Jason Sandford

Incumbent Bothwell ousted in Asheville City Council primary; Kapoor tops field

The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.

by October 10, 2017 5 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

Also, a rally against judicial gerrymandering in North Carolina is set for Monday in Pack Square Park, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.

by October 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The issue of short term rentals continues to boil around town.

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome in Asheville Sept. 30

Also, Brewgrass is Saturday, the Asheville Outdoor Show Sunday, and more.

by September 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
145 Biltmore Ave.

New condo building for short-term rentals planned in downtown Asheville

It’s not a hotel, and it’s not exactly just condos.

by September 8, 2017 11 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville P&Z votes down RAD short-term rental ban

Also, there’s a new exhibit called “Wicked Plants” coming to the N.C. Arboretum, and more.

by September 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Savage Race considers Asheville for obstacle course event

Also, Bryson City is set to vote on whether to allow alcohol sales beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays, and more.

by September 5, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

It’s time for the increased regulation of Airbnb rentals in Asheville, the hoteliers said Wednesday at a Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meeting.

by August 31, 2017 13 comments Asheville News
Report: Asheville Airbnb rentals disrupting dynamics of Buncombe County tourism industry

Report: Asheville Airbnb rentals disrupting dynamics of Buncombe County tourism industry

The demand for Airbnb rentals in Buncombe County grew 105 percent and is showing not signs of slowing.

by August 31, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Asheville City Council supports protections for Craggy/Big Ivy forestland

Asheville City Council also heard an update about the long-awaited I-26 Connector project, and more.

by August 23, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

The hotel will have a small dog park and green roof, with rooms renting for about $80 a night.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council decries actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville

Asheville City Council decries actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville

Asheville remains a place of love and compassion, where hate is not, and never will be, welcome, the proclamation states.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Chef Steven Goff returns to Asheville

Also, the Merrimon Avenue Ingles in North Asheville is set for a major renovation, and much more.

by August 22, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.

by August 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville beer museum on tap

Also, campaign finance reports for Asheville City Council candidates are coming in, and more.

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council district elections question will go to vote of the people

Asheville City Council district elections question will go to vote of the people

If city residents vote against district elections, that could bolster a legal challenge to a new state law requiring district elections in Asheville.

by July 25, 2017 5 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.

by July 21, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Also, Luella’s BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.

by July 18, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, 27 Club, coming to Patton Ave

Also, WLOS has hired a new sports reporter to replace Luke Notestine, and more.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Councilman Keith Young considers run for Asheville mayor

Also, a second line memorial parade honoring Asheville musician Jeff Knorr is set for Tuesday night, and more.

by July 10, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manheimer, Goldstein file for Asheville City Council

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manheimer, Goldstein file for Asheville City Council

Also, construction plans for new apartments and townhouses on Haywood Road are coming up for review, and more.

by July 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Andrew Fletcher considers Asheville City Council run

Also, Dig Local has updated its smart phone app, and more.

by June 28, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Medical marijuana should be legal in N.C., says Asheville City Council

Medical marijuana should be legal in N.C., says Asheville City Council

Several residents shared emotional stories of how medical marijuana helped them or their family members.

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: District elections bill moves closer to passage

Also, a community garden has popped up in downtown Asheville’s “pit of despair,” and more.

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anchor Bar and Kitchen coming to West Asheville

Also, the city of Asheville has two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.

by June 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners approve 2.6-cent property tax increase

In other news, a bill to change the way members are elected to Asheville City Council moved another step closer to becoming law, and more.

by June 22, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
First look: Proposed design of Duke Energy’s downtown Asheville substation

First look: Proposed design of Duke Energy’s downtown Asheville substation

Conceptual drawings show a substation built below grade level to help buffer it from its surroundings.

by June 19, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Duke Energy homes in on downtown Asheville substation site

Duke Energy homes in on downtown Asheville substation site

Duke Energy has a former car dealership site along Patton Avenue under contract.

by June 15, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council touts affordable housing project, but not everybody’s happy

Asheville City Council touts affordable housing project, but not everybody’s happy

The project came with several historic firsts for the city, but several residents insisted it didn’t go far enough in helping to ease an oppressive lack of affordable housing.

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News