Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Murphy casino hiring 270 dealers

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Murphy casino hiring 270 dealers

Also, Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain celebrates its 10th anniversary and Asheville entrepreneur champion Pam Lewis moves to Colorado.

by February 18, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Unions in Asheville, reconsidered

Unions in Asheville, reconsidered

Amid growing concerns over wages and working conditions, local wage-earners begin organizing efforts around worker’s rights. Are new unions far off?

by February 17, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Contentious piece of downtown Asheville real estate headed back up for sale

Contentious piece of downtown Asheville real estate headed back up for sale

The city-owned lot has created headaches for Asheville city officials the past 15 years. And yes, hoteliers still want to build on it.

by February 16, 2015 22 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New 7-story residential condo building in downtown Asheville moves ahead

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New 7-story residential condo building in downtown Asheville moves ahead

Also, a new summer concert series at Pack Square Park, entrepreneur Craig McAnsh announces his departure and more.

by February 16, 2015 9 comments Asheville News
Asheville Pocket Guide: The new Smoky Mountain Adventure Center taking shape

Asheville Pocket Guide: The new Smoky Mountain Adventure Center taking shape

The new outdoor sports center will feature: climbing gym, a yoga studio, a beer tap, gear rental and more.

Computer models show possible snowstorm in store for Asheville on Mardis Gras

Computer models show possible snowstorm in store for Asheville on Mardis Gras

It’s still early, but there’s a chance the mountains might actually see accumulating snow before Winter 2015 blows out.

by February 12, 2015 2 comments Asheville weather
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Vaudeville returns, Asheville Mardis Gras parade, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Vaudeville returns, Asheville Mardis Gras parade, more

Also, “Buskin’ Blues” hits the film festival circuit, Girls Pint Out gets organized and auditions for Experience Music in Asheville.

by February 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Updated: Babies star in Time magazine photo shoot in Asheville

Updated: Babies star in Time magazine photo shoot in Asheville

Photographer Evan Kafka, who recently moved to Asheville from New York, shot the cover photo.

by February 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: An Asheville ‘twerkshop,’ Honeycutters new album, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: An Asheville ‘twerkshop,’ Honeycutters new album, more

Also, Bike Love 2015 details and the new hotel on Biltmore Estate begins taking reservations.

by February 11, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville Beer News: Highland pairs beer flights and local bites, more

Asheville Beer News: Highland pairs beer flights and local bites, more

Also, Catawba Brewing in Asheville is hiring, and an Oskar Blues beer dinner at The Edison at Grove Park Inn.

by February 11, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Sierra Nevada fest will bring 50 breweries from U.S. to Mills River for Burly Beers and Barleywines Fest

Sierra Nevada fest will bring 50 breweries from U.S. to Mills River for Burly Beers and Barleywines Fest

A bold new festival, says the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, which is partnering with Sierra Nevada for the event.

by February 11, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Attention real estate agents in Asheville: Major U.S. TV network wants you

Attention real estate agents in Asheville: Major U.S. TV network wants you

A casting company is looking for a couple or partnership in which both are real estate agents working in Asheville.

by February 11, 2015 9 comments Asheville features
News obit: Asheville activist Minnie Jones, a force against racism and poverty, dies

News obit: Asheville activist Minnie Jones, a force against racism and poverty, dies

Jones integrated Asheville public housing by becoming the first black person to live at the formerly all-white Pisgah View Apartments.

by February 11, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Publix eyes Hendersonville, Lex 18 to offer ‘Downton’ style afternoon tea

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Publix eyes Hendersonville, Lex 18 to offer ‘Downton’ style afternoon tea

Also, Amazing Pizza Co. plans to sell pizza by the slice on Haywood Road, Parkway Bistro is set to open on Hendersonville Road and more.

by February 10, 2015 7 comments Asheville News
Asheville chef Caroline Williams set to compete in NYC

Asheville chef Caroline Williams set to compete in NYC

Williams is chef de partie at The Admiral in West Asheville.

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Zambra, Vue 1913, Grove Park Inn and Asheville romance

Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Zambra, Vue 1913, Grove Park Inn and Asheville romance

The atmosphere at Zambra is one of its romantic bonfa fides: dimly lit with an “exotic” vibe, there’s usually some sexy Euro-lounge music playing softly in the background.

Downtown Asheville cocktail bar The Social Lounge set for major renovation

Downtown Asheville cocktail bar The Social Lounge set for major renovation

The Broadway cocktail bar will close from Feb. 16 to March 9 for the overhaul.

by February 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New paranormal group in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New paranormal group in Asheville

Also, Navitat Knoxville, Atomic Furnishing on the move, Tasty Beverage gets going and much more.

by February 7, 2015 10 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: A Most Violent Year

Ashvegas movie review: A Most Violent Year

Would you have guessed that the heating oil business in New York City was such a cutthroat trade in 1981?

Foothills Deli workshops include butchery demo with Moss, charcuterie with Deihl

Foothills Deli workshops include butchery demo with Moss, charcuterie with Deihl

Some fun workshops from Foothills Deli and Butchery coming up

Book nerds unite! Authors, indy booksellers and fans converge on Malaprop’s in Asheville

Book nerds unite! Authors, indy booksellers and fans converge on Malaprop’s in Asheville

The American Booksellers Association is holding its annual winter conference in Asheville, complete with literary stars, panels and more.

Details on new downtown brewery: HiveMind Brewhouse will star well known Asheville beer, culinary personalities

Details on new downtown brewery: HiveMind Brewhouse will star well known Asheville beer, culinary personalities

HiveMind’s team is led by Joshua Bailey, owner of Asheville Brewery Tours.

by February 6, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More Asheville Outlets stores

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More Asheville Outlets stores

Also, a Time magazine photo shoot in Asheville, more.

by February 5, 2015 6 comments Asheville News
No circus for Asheville; new city policy forbids exotic, wild animals at US Cellular Center

No circus for Asheville; new city policy forbids exotic, wild animals at US Cellular Center

City officials quietly changed the US Cellular Center’s booking policy to forbid the acts. There’s a move on to ban shows that include wild/exotic animals from all city property.

by February 4, 2015 33 comments Asheville events, Asheville News