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Ashvegas Political Hit List: The 2014 Election eve edition

Ashvegas Political Hit List: The 2014 Election eve edition

It’s down to the wire between Ager and Ramsey; reports on Merrell-Frost and McHenry-McQueen debates; and more.

by November 3, 2014 24 comments Asheville News

Riding the wave: How a group of Asheville real estate sellers are shaping the South Slope

Jeremy Goldstein and his co-workers at G/M Property Group have been doing deals in the hottest part of downtown Asheville for years.

by November 1, 2014 9 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A rare Halloween snowfall, new shop for Pinups for Pitbulls, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A rare Halloween snowfall, new shop for Pinups for Pitbulls, more

Also, a new West Asheville blog, Frugal Backpacker to open, unveiling ceremony for a new mural, and more.

by November 1, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Avett Brothers team with Asheville area puppeteer Hobey Ford for new video

Avett Brothers team with Asheville area puppeteer Hobey Ford for new video

Ford uses the art of shadow puppetry to create a lovely new video to accompany TAB’s “Bring Your Love to Me.”

by October 31, 2014 4 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Grit: Ready for a big break, Asheville’s River Rats head to LA

Asheville Grit: Ready for a big break, Asheville’s River Rats head to LA

A young, hungry Asheville band heads to LA in a few days to rub elbows with music industry pros.

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Asheville Music
Cold Mountain release party set for Nov. 13 in Asheville at Highland Brewing

Cold Mountain release party set for Nov. 13 in Asheville at Highland Brewing

Last year, all the bottles at the brewery sold out in two and a half hours. This year, bottles will be released over three days.

by October 31, 2014 7 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan’s new book examining ‘Gatsby’ topic for Malaprop’s event in Asheville

NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan’s new book examining ‘Gatsby’ topic for Malaprop’s event in Asheville

Corrigan’s book – part biography, history and literary criticism – examines the enduring interest in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
FOR SALE: .69 acres with frontage on Haywood Road in West Asheville

FOR SALE: .69 acres with frontage on Haywood Road in West Asheville

The property for sale has some serious redevelopment potential in West Asheville, which is already booming.

by October 30, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Mechanical Eye Microcinema to screen ‘Our Nixon’ Nov. 18 at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

Mechanical Eye Microcinema to screen ‘Our Nixon’ Nov. 18 at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

The all-archival documentary consists of Super 8 home movies filmed by three of Nixon’s top White House aides.

by October 30, 2014 0 comments Asheville film
Naughty faeries hit the runway Nov. 15 for Asheville Faerie Arts Festival

Naughty faeries hit the runway Nov. 15 for Asheville Faerie Arts Festival

Nearly 30 models will show off the work of more than a dozen fashion designers.

by October 30, 2014 0 comments Asheville events
WIN a BMX bike in advance of Red Bull Dreamline event airing on NBC Nov. 8

WIN a BMX bike in advance of Red Bull Dreamline event airing on NBC Nov. 8

The BMX competition brought heart-stopping action to Oskar Blues REEB Ranch in Brevard recently.

by October 30, 2014 1 comment Asheville events
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Biscuit Head on Biltmore Ave, Vortex Doughnuts

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Biscuit Head on Biltmore Ave, Vortex Doughnuts

Stu got over his resentment for Vortex making him wait so long for a frickin’ doughnut to try it out. Beware the liberal use of four-letter words.

by October 29, 2014 20 comments Asheville food and drink
Asheville app, Local Flavor AVL, to celebrate 100 members on Nov. 5 at Highland Brewing

Asheville app, Local Flavor AVL, to celebrate 100 members on Nov. 5 at Highland Brewing

Since its launch earlier this year, the smart phone app that celebrates locally owned businesses has expanded to three other cities.

by October 29, 2014 0 comments Asheville business
Miss Gay Latina pageant Saturday at Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville

Miss Gay Latina pageant Saturday at Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville

The San Francisco-based, award-winning Alayo Dance Company will perform on Friday, as well as on Saturday as part of the Miss Gay Latina show.

by October 29, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts
Asheville Cinema Festival set for Nov. 6-9

Asheville Cinema Festival set for Nov. 6-9

The festival includes a screening of “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly.

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Asheville film
Public art is topic for PechaKucha Night in Asheville on Nov. 14

Public art is topic for PechaKucha Night in Asheville on Nov. 14

A group of Asheville artists will give presentations; one artist will create a projection for the entire East-facing facade of the BB&T building.

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Trigger Hippy to play Grey Eagle in Asheville on Wednesday

Trigger Hippy to play Grey Eagle in Asheville on Wednesday

Joan Osborne on lead vocals, guitarist Jackie Greene, drummer Steve Gorman, bassist Nick Govrik and guitarist Tom Bukovac.

by October 27, 2014 3 comments Asheville Music
Asheville’s first food truck lot rebranded, ready for new amenities

Asheville’s first food truck lot rebranded, ready for new amenities

The food truck lot has been renamed 51 Coxe and will eventually have a bathroom, commissary and new seating.

by October 27, 2014 12 comments Asheville food and drink
Review: Both endearing and revolting, Steve-O’s show in Asheville doesn’t disappoint

Review: Both endearing and revolting, Steve-O’s show in Asheville doesn’t disappoint

Steve-O autographed boobs, butts and pregnant bellies after the show.

by October 27, 2014 1 comment Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Steve-O’s selfie in Asheville is a big hit

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Steve-O’s selfie in Asheville is a big hit

Vortex Doughnuts is open, Avery’s Hot Dogs rocks, the Resonant Rogues launch a Kickstarter, and much more.

by October 27, 2014 0 comments Asheville News

Asheville beer event of the week: Burnpile at Burial Beer

Beers from 25 breweries. Chef Elliot Moss cooking on site. Tunes by Hermit Kings and The Nude Party. South Slope rock.

by October 27, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

Also, Democratic challenger Brian Turner and N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt are going fighting it out with a week to go until Election Day.

Update: Asheville business owner apologizes for anti-Muslim FB rant

Update: Asheville business owner apologizes for anti-Muslim FB rant

Harden says he was exploring whether or not people “like complaining more than appreciating.” Commenters call bullshit.

by October 26, 2014 35 comments Asheville News
STS9 concert in Asheville cut short as emergency workers treat whacked-out concert-goers

STS9 concert in Asheville cut short as emergency workers treat whacked-out concert-goers

Updated with information about four arrests made at the concert on Saturday night.

by October 26, 2014 14 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News