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VIDEO  Haunted High, Brew Pump Halloween dance party, Pumpkin Peddlar and more

VIDEO Haunted High, Brew Pump Halloween dance party, Pumpkin Peddlar and more

There’s the Devil’s Night beer release extravaganza on the South Slope, Asheville FM’s fall fund drive and much more.

by October 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

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
Innsbruck Mall, Asheville’s sleepy shopping center, may awaken under new plans

Innsbruck Mall, Asheville’s sleepy shopping center, may awaken under new plans

The Innsbruck Mall area is hot right now. Back in August, Asheville City Council approved plans for a new hotel nearby.

by October 23, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm’s #PositiveLists: 3 Southern Dishes with an ‘n’ in the Middle…

Stu Helm’s #PositiveLists: 3 Southern Dishes with an ‘n’ in the Middle…

Let’s do another one of those #PositiveLists! Ever since a friend told me that making positive lists is good for one’s general well-being, I’ve been writing and posting them to Facebook. Sometimes I try to make my #positivelists poignant and funny, other times, they are literally just a list of food or cute animals. Below is a brief example of the[Read More…]

VIDEO LEAF, Southern Highland Craft Fair, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO LEAF, Southern Highland Craft Fair, more Asheville weekend fun

Also, start celebrating Halloween now by checking out “haunted” attractions such as Tormented Nightmares, and much more.

by October 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Stu Helm’s #PositiveLists: 5 Reasons Not to Hate the World Today

Stu Helm’s #PositiveLists: 5 Reasons Not to Hate the World Today

Let’s do one of those #PositiveLists! I know I usually write about food, but last Spring a friend of mine (Hi Megan!) told me that she had heard that making positive lists improved one’s overall well-being. I’m already known among my Facebook friends for posting lists of everything from the number of fruiting trees in my yard, to the many[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville features
Photo by Dylan Langille © WinterWondergrass Festival 2016

Greensky Bluegrass to make Salvage Station debut Thursday in Asheville

Greensky Bluegrass has a special connection with their fans that goes beyond the music.

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Had a Coffee Expo. Went Real Good. Here’s How We Did It. You Can Too.

Had a Coffee Expo. Went Real Good. Here’s How We Did It. You Can Too.

So, what does it take to put on a street festival like the Asheville Coffee Expo? After it was all over, except for #TheStruggleIsReal to break down our tent… Walking with my friend Dave Bristol (Aka Spaceman Jones) post-expo, he asked me what he would have to do in order to produce a [super-awesome, totally amazing, kick-ass] street festival like[Read More…]

EAT OF THE WEEK! …or How I Ate the Ass-End of an Ox & Loved It!

EAT OF THE WEEK! …or How I Ate the Ass-End of an Ox & Loved It!

First an apology… Ho-o-o-o-o-ly shiiiiiiiiiiiiiit, it’s been a long time since’t I wrote an “Eat of The Week” for you guys! It’s just that I haven’t eaten anything in weeks on end… just kidding.  But I haven’t eaten anything good in weeks and weeks… again, I kid.  Everything is business as usual, in the Stuffing-My-Face-With-Amazing-Food Department, it’s just that, well,[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink, Reviews
Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Asheville

Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Asheville

We checked out the views from five of our favorite Asheville rooftop bars on this edition of the GritVegas Weekend Update. Take a tour with us, from Capella on 9 to the Social Lounge, Pillar Bar to Top of the Monk & the Montford, and see what each one offers. Presented by the Grail Moviehouse – http://www.grailmoviehouse.com/ Please follow and[Read More…]

by October 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
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
Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

The project moves on to Asheville City Council for approval.

by October 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bomb scare at Asheville Regional Airport

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bomb scare at Asheville Regional Airport

Also, Evergreen Community Charter School is hosting its first Adventure Demo Day on Saturday, and much more.

by October 6, 2017 10 comments Asheville News
WIN TIX To see comedy legend Emo Philips at Grey Eagle in Asheville

WIN TIX To see comedy legend Emo Philips at Grey Eagle in Asheville

Emo Philips will perform two shows at The Grey Eagle on Saturday.

by October 5, 2017 9 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

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
Red Truck Gallery’s Shaffer in Asheville for special Horse + Hero pop-up show

Red Truck Gallery’s Shaffer in Asheville for special Horse + Hero pop-up show

Get out and see this show.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Through their music, The Change (which has played LEAF) brings positive messages of self-worth and self-confidence.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO  CiderFest, Marcus King, hurricane relief concert, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO CiderFest, Marcus King, hurricane relief concert, more Asheville weekend fun

Also, there’s an amazing pop-up show at Horse + Hero with an artist reception on Friday, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Little Jumbo, planned on Broadway in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Little Jumbo, planned on Broadway in Asheville

Also, a conference aimed at helping businesses tell their stories, the Bonfire Conference, is coming up, and more.

by October 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville community center to be renamed after former slave, midwife

Asheville community center to be renamed after former slave, midwife

Asheville City Council plans to vote later this month to rename the Montford Community Center the Tempie Avery Community Center.

by October 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restauranteurs launch new hospitality group

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restauranteurs launch new hospitality group

Also, Asheville Savings Bank is now officially First Bank, and more.

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The first-ever Marcus King Band Family Reunion brings together regional musicians that in a line-up that King himself curated.

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music

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