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Mission Hospital moves ahead with new tower construction at Asheville campus

Mission Hospital moves ahead with new tower construction at Asheville campus

Mission recently changed architects on the $350 million project.

by May 19, 2015 5 comments Asheville News
Castell Gallery in downtown Asheville closing; final exhibition to close June 20

Castell Gallery in downtown Asheville closing; final exhibition to close June 20

Brie Castell opened her beautiful gallery off a little downtown alley six years ago.

by May 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
It’s lights out for coal in Asheville as Duke Energy announces natural gas power plant

It’s lights out for coal in Asheville as Duke Energy announces natural gas power plant

The new natural gas power plant, which will include a solar energy farm, should be open by 2020, Duke officials said Tuesday.

by May 19, 2015 11 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bubble soccer league forming in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bubble soccer league forming in Asheville

Also, the return of the Battle of the Burger and much more.

by May 18, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
AshevilleFM launches community radio station today at 103.3 FM

AshevilleFM launches community radio station today at 103.3 FM

The low-powered community radio station has been working for years to establish an over-the-air presence.

by May 18, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Payton Turner/ Photo by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.COM

PHOTOS Asheville Fashion Week auditions

Gage Talent is sponsoring the first-ever Asheville Fashion Week, which is set for August.

by May 18, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Two 15-story motel towers planned for Patton Avenue in downtown Asheville

Two 15-story motel towers planned for Patton Avenue in downtown Asheville

The plans come as Asheville’s hotel construction boom rolls on.

by May 18, 2015 27 comments Asheville News
VIDEO Food Fans Habibi Artisanal Baklava: Sweet Eats for a Good Cause

VIDEO Food Fans Habibi Artisanal Baklava: Sweet Eats for a Good Cause

I visit with Jennifer MacDonald from Habibi Artisanal Baklava, and Aimee Diaz from Bomba Cafe in Pack Sq., Downtown Asheville. Jennifer explains how profits from sales of her amazing baklava go to a non-profit that provides baskets of toys to refugee children in Lebanon… Part 1 – Meeting Jennifer, hearing the story of Habibi Baklava… _ Part2 – Meeting Aimee and tasting[Read More…]

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Red Stag Grill / Bohemian Hotel, Asheville

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Red Stag Grill / Bohemian Hotel, Asheville

Hello, Asheville! How you doin’? Good? Good. I’m doing good too, thanks. In fact, I’m doing kind of awesome. I recently had a very amazing and unique experience. Unique to me, that is. I have a feeling that some of the other lucky people who had this experience with me were not as new to it as I was. I’m talking about my very first[Read More…]

Bangin’ Chains: Disc golf doubles round-up at Black Mountain DGC

Bangin’ Chains: Disc golf doubles round-up at Black Mountain DGC

Yeah it’s not the biggest course, but it’s got plenty of fight.

Word on the street: Asheville High School principal says girls must wear bras per dress code

Word on the street: Asheville High School principal says girls must wear bras per dress code

Principal Joyce Best made the announcement over the school’s intercom system Thursday morning.

by May 14, 2015 65 comments Asheville News
Accelerating Appalachia spotlights nature-based business entrepreneurs with ‘pitch party’

Accelerating Appalachia spotlights nature-based business entrepreneurs with ‘pitch party’

Accelerating Appalachia, a first-of-its-kind business accelerator in Asheville for nature-based businesses, is holding a “pitch party” tonight at the Mill Room. The event is going to be great. It will feature presentations by several of the participating entrepreneurs, which are listed below, as well as a keynote address by Judy Wicks, co-founder of Be A Localist Business Alliance for Local Living[Read More…]

VIDEO Wild Connections: ‘Preserving Hickory Nut Gorge’

VIDEO Wild Connections: ‘Preserving Hickory Nut Gorge’

Three salamander species are found nowhere else in the world by Hickory Nut Gorge.

Expert mediator Feinberg honors The Mediation Center in Asheville with luncheon talk

Expert mediator Feinberg honors The Mediation Center in Asheville with luncheon talk

Be careful in setting up victim compensation funds, Kenneth Feinberg advises.

by May 14, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MountainTrue taking reservations for annual French Broad Float

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MountainTrue taking reservations for annual French Broad Float

Also, former WLOSer Mike Mason lands a new gig and a new photography studio opens in Riverside Business Park.

by May 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Steve Samuels of "The Merchant of Asheville/Photo by Rodney Smith of Tempus Fugit Design

Grand Opening this weekend for new home for Magnetic Theatre in Asheville

The Magnetic Theatre recently opened at its new location, 375 Depot St. in Asheville’s River Arts District.

by May 13, 2015 6 comments Asheville arts
Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

The film stars Jude Law, Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. Last summer, Law visited Asheville to learn more about Wolfe.

Wild Connections: The birds of spring in the mountains of Western North Carolina

Wild Connections: The birds of spring in the mountains of Western North Carolina

Learn to identify the pine siskin, winter wren, sharp-shinned hawk and more.

New Belgium Brewing will christen massive Enka distribution center Friday

New Belgium Brewing will christen massive Enka distribution center Friday

It’s one of the biggest refrigerators in Buncombe County, big enough to hold 12 million bottles of beer.

Seven Sows in downtown Asheville announces closure; new Local Provisions to open in its place

Seven Sows in downtown Asheville announces closure; new Local Provisions to open in its place

Chef Justin Burdett will helm Local Provisions.

by May 12, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Nine new businesses set to open in Biltmore Village

Nine new businesses set to open in Biltmore Village

Bette, Flow Body Works, Elevate Healing Arts Studio, Yummi Yarns and Surface Gallery are opening, and more.

Learn wilderness survival skills at Firefly Gathering in Barnardsville from June 25-28

Learn wilderness survival skills at Firefly Gathering in Barnardsville from June 25-28

Break away from the digital life and get reconnected with the place that feeds life within and around you at Firefly.

by May 12, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Beer City Beer News: Birthday beer dinner with The Junction and Green Man, more

Beer City Beer News: Birthday beer dinner with The Junction and Green Man, more

Also, a Burial Beer beer release and a series of events at Highland Brewery, including Saturday’s Appalachian Shakedown music fest.

by May 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Wild Connections: Documentary film fest Wednesday at Pisgah Brewing honors outdoors

Wild Connections: Documentary film fest Wednesday at Pisgah Brewing honors outdoors

Over the past decade, Pisgah Brewing has been a key collaborator in raising awareness, and money, to help protect the environment.