Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Asheville Grit: Flashy new dance club set to open in downtown Asheville

Asheville Grit: Flashy new dance club set to open in downtown Asheville

Asheville is dying to dance, and Room Nine managers say they’ll provide just the space for folks to get down.

by September 28, 2014 8 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Word on the street: Biltmore Estate moving ahead with new hotel construction

Word on the street: Biltmore Estate moving ahead with new hotel construction

The new hotel will be built near Antler Village on the estate.

by September 28, 2014 3 comments Word on the street
PHOTOS Hellbilly Hootenanny 2014: Bikes, rat-rods, pin-ups, greasers, more

PHOTOS Hellbilly Hootenanny 2014: Bikes, rat-rods, pin-ups, greasers, more

Check out photos of the 2014 edition of the Hellbilly Hootenanny, held between the river and the railroad tracks in Woodfin on Saturday.

by September 28, 2014 0 comments Asheville events
Word on the street: New boutique hotel coming to Market Street in downtown Asheville

Word on the street: New boutique hotel coming to Market Street in downtown Asheville

Asheville is seeing a boom in downtown hotel construction.

by September 26, 2014 39 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Backing of Asheville busking regs, still going after graffiti, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Backing of Asheville busking regs, still going after graffiti, more

Also, more on the Hagan vs. Tillis battle for North Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat.

by September 26, 2014 7 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Stu Helm, food critic, on Bomba, Ben’s Penny Mart, French Broad Food Co-op in Asheville

Stu Helm, food critic, on Bomba, Ben’s Penny Mart, French Broad Food Co-op in Asheville

Stu is pumped that Bomba might extend its hours, and he can’t get enough of “the unapologetic hippie vibe” at the co-op. Beware Stu’s f-bombs.

by September 26, 2014 5 comments Asheville food and drink
All I want is one new front tooth: Asheville star model asks public to help with dental bill

All I want is one new front tooth: Asheville star model asks public to help with dental bill

Amanda Swafford, who is from Hendersonville, was a finalist on “America’s Next Top Model” back in 2003.

by September 24, 2014 41 comments Asheville News
Update: Asheville food truck owners announce search for new downtown food truck lot

Update: Asheville food truck owners announce search for new downtown food truck lot

The Lot on Coxe Avenue first opened in February 2013.

A different kind of guest at Aloft Hotel in Asheville: adoptable dogs

A different kind of guest at Aloft Hotel in Asheville: adoptable dogs

Aloft has teamed with Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue to have adoptable dogs hang out in the hotel for guests to meet.

by September 22, 2014 0 comments Asheville business, Asheville features
Asheville Blade: New regulations for street musicians in downtown Asheville discussed

Asheville Blade: New regulations for street musicians in downtown Asheville discussed

At a Monday afternoon meeting, two Asheville City Council members said they would not pursue further regulations on downtown busking.

by September 22, 2014 18 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm, food critic, on Asheville vegan restaurant Plant

Stu Helm, food critic, on Asheville vegan restaurant Plant

Also, Stu has a King James Public House lunch card contest and more. As always, beware his liberal use of the f-bomb.

by September 22, 2014 8 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Fake frackers, Aloft apartments, highway boondoggle, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Fake frackers, Aloft apartments, highway boondoggle, more

Also, there’s a new set of guidelines for being named North Carolina’s poet laureate.

by September 20, 2014 12 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Ashvegas Movie Review: Tusk

Ashvegas Movie Review: Tusk

When it’s not poking fun at somebody, or being acceptably scary, Tusk unapologetically descends into the realm of remarkably repulsive.

by September 20, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville brewery Wicked Weed announces plans for 15% ABV beer

Asheville brewery Wicked Weed announces plans for 15% ABV beer

Wicked Weed’s brewers are also just back from a trip to England, where they brewed their Freak of Nature double IPA for a special release.

by September 18, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS New Belgium Brewing construction site, September 2014

PHOTOS New Belgium Brewing construction site, September 2014

Check out these photos of the site of New Belgium’s new East Coast brewery in Asheville.

by September 17, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
PHOTOS Demolition of former TK Tripp’s restaurant in downtown Asheville

PHOTOS Demolition of former TK Tripp’s restaurant in downtown Asheville

A new hotel and office building is slated to be built at the site on the corner of Charlotte and College streets downtown.

by September 15, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Sylva Herald: Fake fracking supporters attended Western Carolina University forum

Sylva Herald: Fake fracking supporters attended Western Carolina University forum

A group of about a dozen men wearing “Shale Yes” T-shirts said they were bused in from, with some saying they were recruited from a Winston-Salem homeless shelter.

Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Sherrill Barber has been reporting Asheville-area news for WLOS for 37 years.

by September 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Western North Carolina nonprofit MedicForce USA to hold fundraising event at Catawba Brewing

Western North Carolina nonprofit MedicForce USA to hold fundraising event at Catawba Brewing

The “Beer for Gear” event will help raise money for a community health clinic in Kenya.

by September 13, 2014 0 comments Asheville benefits, Asheville News
Buchi Kombucha, based near Asheville, wins new Sprinter van and $10,000 to pimp it out

Buchi Kombucha, based near Asheville, wins new Sprinter van and $10,000 to pimp it out

The contest was sponsored by Fast Company and Mercedes-Benz.

by September 13, 2014 2 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Asheville lands $14.6 million federal grant to fund roadway improvements

Asheville lands $14.6 million federal grant to fund roadway improvements

The grant will go toward the East of the Riverway project that will serve motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.

by September 13, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Sierra Nevada continues work on its new Mills River brewery south of Asheville

Sierra Nevada continues work on its new Mills River brewery south of Asheville

Sierra Nevada’s taproom and restaurant should be finished by January, with hiking and biking trails, river access and an amphitheater finished in early 2015 as well.

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Asheville beer
Confirmed: Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville to open new production facility near Biltmore Village

Confirmed: Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville to open new production facility near Biltmore Village

It’s the massive building is right behind one of Asheville’s best beer and wine stores, Appalachian Vintner.

by September 12, 2014 6 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Drop’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Drop’

“The Drop” features the last performance of James Gandolfini and is on this reviewers list for one of the year’s best films.

by September 12, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
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