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‘This Town:’ Short video captures the magic of Asheville

‘This Town:’ Short video captures the magic of Asheville

Short, lovely, locally produced Vimeo vid: ‘A look at the funkiest small city in America.’

Naked man sitting in busy Biltmore intersection causes a stir

Naked man sitting in busy Biltmore intersection causes a stir

Naked man. Traffic. Biltmore Village. What else is there to say?

by August 9, 2012 22 comments Asheville News

Shindig on the Green set to return to downtown Asheville on June 30

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…]

by June 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music
Pictures of Asheville: A guy with a hog on a hog

Pictures of Asheville: A guy with a hog on a hog

Spotted around Asheville.

by May 26, 2012 2 comments Pictures of 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…]

by May 22, 2012 5 comments Asheville News

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…]

by May 21, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

Asheville weekend round-up: Let the festival season begin

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]

by May 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

The Ashvegas Social: Rolling through the RAD and much more

Last week was just one of those weeks. One of those weeks where I was out and about waaay too much, but having a good time at it. It all really got rolling Thursday – weekends always get rolling in Ashvegas on Thursday – when I strolled up and down Depot Street. First stop was The Magnetic Field, where I[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 1 comment Asheville features

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…]

by March 12, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

State of Downtown Asheville luncheon set for Feb. 27

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…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Leader Building in downtown Asheville for sale; word is restaurant, condos to move in

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…]

by January 10, 2012 5 comments Asheville News
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