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Top 10 reasons Moogfest may be dumping Asheville for Durham

Top 10 reasons Moogfest may be dumping Asheville for Durham

No. 9: New opportunities to teach people how to correctly pronounce “Moog.”

by January 19, 2015 1 comment Asheville Music
In icy relations between Asheville City Council and N.C. lawmakers, a bit of a thaw

In icy relations between Asheville City Council and N.C. lawmakers, a bit of a thaw

In looking to Raleigh, Asheville’s elected leaders seek increased or restored revenue streams. City leaders also want to maintain their authority over zoning and development.

Buncombe County tourism officials prepare to start 2015 grant cycle for tourism grants

Buncombe County tourism officials prepare to start 2015 grant cycle for tourism grants

The Buncombe TDA will kick it all off with an info session at 5 p.m. on March 25 at the offices of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce.

by January 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS Renovation work at 95 Roberts St. in Asheville’s River Arts District

PHOTOS Renovation work at 95 Roberts St. in Asheville’s River Arts District

Here’s a peek inside the massive building under renovation right now in Asheville’s River Arts District.

by January 16, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Carolina Runner: First Spartan race comes to Black Mountain in August

Carolina Runner: First Spartan race comes to Black Mountain in August

Grove Stone & Sand is the location of the race, where “trail running meets mud running meets obstacle course meets cross fit.”

by January 16, 2015 3 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Macchialina Italian restaurant coming to downtown Asheville in spring, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Macchialina Italian restaurant coming to downtown Asheville in spring, more

Also gas prices are great, Die Antwoord sells out quickly at The Orange Peel, MLK Day events in Asheville and more.

by January 16, 2015 40 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: Foxcatcher

Ashvegas movie review: Foxcatcher

“Foxcatcher” features fine acting on the part of Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell, the latter two who just scored Oscar nominations.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Mopping up after Moffitt, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Mopping up after Moffitt, more

The N.C. General Assembly gets back to work, U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry moves up on an influential committe, Hagan heads to Harvard, more.

by January 16, 2015 8 comments Asheville politics
Indy Week: Moogfest looking to move from Asheville to Durham in 2016

Indy Week: Moogfest looking to move from Asheville to Durham in 2016

Is Moogfest leaving Asheville?

by January 14, 2015 28 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
‘Wired’ magazine feature spotlights The Asheville Map

‘Wired’ magazine feature spotlights The Asheville Map

The featured maps are both functional and artful works, the magazine notes.

by January 14, 2015 1 comment Asheville business
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Rainey Qualley visits Asheville radio station to promote her country single

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Rainey Qualley visits Asheville radio station to promote her country single

Rainey Qualley is the daughter of actress and former Asheville resident Andie MacDowell.

WIN TIX to see Asheville Aerial Arts show ‘Soaring’ at Asheville Community Theatre

WIN TIX to see Asheville Aerial Arts show ‘Soaring’ at Asheville Community Theatre

The performance combines theater, dance and aerial arts to showcase this local troupe’s talent.

by January 14, 2015 37 comments Asheville arts
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Slide the City coming to Asheville in May, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Slide the City coming to Asheville in May, more

New Mountain Asheville breaks ground on its new outdoor stage, the new hotel at the Biltmore Estate is set to open in November, more.

by January 14, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm, Food Critic on Brooklyn Bro’s, Fuddruckers, whole milk and Asheville kids menus

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Brooklyn Bro’s, Fuddruckers, whole milk and Asheville kids menus

Also, Stu wants to know if you’re a local, independent restaurant and you have a “kid’s eat free” policy.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Popular Mechanics says Asheville’s great for start-ups, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Popular Mechanics says Asheville’s great for start-ups, more

Asheville’s Avadim Technologies announces big revenue increase, Clemson architecture students re-imagine the BB&T, more.

by January 13, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville River Arts District building to feature restaurant, artist studios, rooftop venue

Asheville River Arts District building to feature restaurant, artist studios, rooftop venue

Let Asheville’s rooftop renaissance begin: 95 Roberts will put to use a 13,500-square-foot roof deck with incredible RAD views.

by January 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Joe Kendrick takes reins as director of programming, operations at WNCW

Joe Kendrick takes reins as director of programming, operations at WNCW

A WNCW on-air personality for 20 years, Kendrick is ready to take on a leadership role.

by January 12, 2015 16 comments Asheville News
Books by Asheville authors Gruen, Essig make list of most anticipated for 2015

Books by Asheville authors Gruen, Essig make list of most anticipated for 2015

Sara Gruen’s tale includes a search for the Loch Ness monster, while Mark Essig recounts the history of the humble pig.

by January 12, 2015 3 comments Asheville books, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pig’s blood spraying band Young and in the Way returns to Asheville, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pig’s blood spraying band Young and in the Way returns to Asheville, more

Also, Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Dale Neal is headed to Pakistan, Donut World is coming and more.

by January 12, 2015 17 comments Asheville News
News obit: Stephen Jones, lifelong educator and Asheville community leader

News obit: Stephen Jones, lifelong educator and Asheville community leader

A memorial service at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville is set for 3 p.m. on Jan. 30.

by January 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Futurist Michio Kaku at Inn on Biltmore

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Futurist Michio Kaku at Inn on Biltmore

Much of Kaku’s work has centered on predicting business and finance trends based on the latest in scientific research.

by January 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
MountainTrue in Asheville to host two live shows celebrating life of John Muir

MountainTrue in Asheville to host two live shows celebrating life of John Muir

The benefit shows, at Flat Rock Playhouse and Asheville Community Theatre, are set for Jan. 23 and 27. Tickets are still available.

by January 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville benefits
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Buncombe DA dispute, Turner takes oath, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Buncombe DA dispute, Turner takes oath, more

Also, N.C. Rep. Mark Meadows votes against Boehner for speaker, and might Heath Shuler launch a run for U.S. Senate in the Tar Heel state?

by January 9, 2015 10 comments Asheville News
New food truck lot planned at New Mountain AVL venue in Asheville

New food truck lot planned at New Mountain AVL venue in Asheville

The new food truck lot should be up and running by spring.