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Naked man. Traffic. Biltmore Village. What else is there to say?
One of Asheville’s signature summer events. Press release here: The celebrated mountain tradition Shindig on the Green, which showcases the region’s rich heritage through its folk musicians and dancers, kicks off its 46th annual season by returning to the heart of downtown Asheville in Pack Square Park. With its first gathering of the summer on Saturday June 30th, this year’s[Read More…]
Spotted around Asheville.
Updated: Nonprofit that oversaw revamping of downtown Asheville park is considering dissolving, options
The nonprofit created to oversee the redevelopment of Asheville’s crown jewel of a downtown park is considering its options now that the park construction is complete. One of those options is dissolution. Guy Clerici, chairman of the Pack Square Conservancy, said Tuesday that the board met on Monday to talk about finalizing deed work to hand Pack Square Park back[Read More…]
Word on the street: Asheville media outlets consider suing for audit report in Asheville Police Department investigation
Asheville media outlets, who have banded together in calling for the release of an audit report done in connection with an investigation into evidence missing from the Asheville Police Department’s property room, are considering legal options for forcing the release of the report they believe is a public record, according to buzz on the street. The media outlets are considering[Read More…]
Via Blog Asheville, another great round-up: [View the story “Weekend event roundup! Downtown After 5 is the starting gun: Festival season is here ” on Storify]
Downtown Asheville merchant moves: Charmed jewelry story moving in to Haywood Park; Gabriella’s papered over
There’s some downtown Asheville news about a couple of jewelry stores. First, Charmed is coming to the Haywood Park Hotel complex. Here’s the news from loyal reader Zoe: Good morning, I am opening a fashion accessory and jewelry boutique next to the Chocolate Fetish at 46 Haywood Street this month. The store is called Charmed and our catch phrase is[Read More…]
Press release here: The Asheville Downtown Association (ADA) will host its annual State of Downtown Luncheon Monday, February 27 from noon to 2pm in the U.S. Cellular Center’s renovated banquet room. 2012 ADA Board President Adrian Vassallo will discuss the association’s program of work for the upcoming year as well as the membership’s top priorities and challenges facing downtown merchants[Read More…]
The historic Leader Building in downtown Asheville has been sold. The building has been home to Studio Five Imports the last seven years. The business had an eclectic collection of furniture, rugs, Marilyn Monroe prints and World War II-era clothing. On Tuesday, the proprietor, Paul Prete, was selling everything at 70 percent off. He said Tuesday may be his last[Read More…]