Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Scathing PowerPoint commentary hammers Asheville Police Department controversy

Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, Police Chief William Anderson and others are all targets in the commentary getting passed around.

by November 10, 2014 54 comments Opinion
New Asheville half-marathon, other races, announced for September 2015

New Asheville half-marathon, other races, announced for September 2015

Three days and five events, packed into one September 2015 weekend in downtown Asheville.

by November 10, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS Hyatt Place hotel construction on Haywood Street in Asheville

PHOTOS Hyatt Place hotel construction on Haywood Street in Asheville

Hyatt Place is the first in a wave of new hotel construction in downtown Asheville.

by November 10, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville filmmaker asks public for $30,000 to fund new movie, ‘American Breakdown’

Asheville filmmaker asks public for $30,000 to fund new movie, ‘American Breakdown’

Paul Schattel and his experienced crew of indie filmmakers stand ready to tell their story of a struggling musician who breaks down in an isolated, redneck town.

by November 9, 2014 2 comments Asheville film
Ordering off the menu: Guy calls Asheville restaurants, offers cash for workers’ panties

Ordering off the menu: Guy calls Asheville restaurants, offers cash for workers’ panties

Underwear Guy is apparently well known among local restaurant workers.

by November 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville features
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FOR SALE Three stunning, historical pieces of property in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood

Rumbough House, Highland Hall and Homewood, all properties tied to the old Highland Hospital campus where Zelda Fitzgerald died in a horrible 1948 fire, are up for sale for millions.

by November 6, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Word on the street: Phil Mechanic building in Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

Word on the street: Phil Mechanic building in Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

If the sale goes through, it will mark the latest in a series of tectonic changes in the River Arts District.

by November 6, 2014 3 comments Word on the street
Tickets on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

Tickets on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

Can’t wait for this show! Best holiday show in Asheville.

by November 6, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
The rock ‘n’ roll karma of Asheville artist Joshua Marc Levy

The rock ‘n’ roll karma of Asheville artist Joshua Marc Levy

Levy’s first solo rock art show in Asheville is up at Pulp. There’s a grand opening party Saturday.

by November 6, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts
Ashvegas movie review: Birdman

Ashvegas movie review: Birdman

What’s the movie really about? Hard to say, but that may be the wrong question to ask about this rich, thrilling film.

Ramsey/Ager race.

Election 2014 news analysis: Behind the upsets in Buncombe races for N.C. House

One result of the upsets: Asheville’s unlikely to see the wave of legislation targeting local government specifically.

by November 6, 2014 10 comments Asheville politics
The Costume Shoppe moves out, Asheville Designer’s Collective expands, at Lex Ave location

The Costume Shoppe moves out, Asheville Designer’s Collective expands, at Lex Ave location

Susan Sertain opened her costume rental shop on lower Broadway back in 1979, and has been on Lexington Avenue since 2002.

Election 2014: Buncombe goes blue as Turner, Ager pull upsets

Election 2014: Buncombe goes blue as Turner, Ager pull upsets

On a night that saw Republicans score big wins in races across the Tar Heel state and around the country, Democrats around Asheville had reason to celebrate.

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Urban Orchard and the Asheville beer shampoo Broo

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Urban Orchard and the Asheville beer shampoo Broo

Yes, Stu just reviewed shampoo. Beer-flavored shampoo. But still. Shampoo.

by November 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville food and drink
UPDATED: FOR SALE: Collection of Asheville historical items, including old photos, coins, books, key to the city

UPDATED: FOR SALE: Collection of Asheville historical items, including old photos, coins, books, key to the city

Asheville photographer Jenny Bowen is selling her collection of Asheville ephemera.

by November 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville events
PHOTOS New Belgium Brewery in Asheville, November 2014

PHOTOS New Belgium Brewery in Asheville, November 2014

New Belgium’s new East Coast brewery in Asheville is starting to take shape.

Snapshot: Asheville liquor consumption, ranked

Snapshot: Asheville liquor consumption, ranked

Asheville really likes Burnett’s Vodka. Asheville liquor stores also sell more Jameson than any other stores in the state.

by November 3, 2014 5 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: West Asheville car thefts, adoption expo, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: West Asheville car thefts, adoption expo, more

Also, a cheese fest, a craft market and more.

by November 3, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Project seeks $2,000 from for Asheville public housing documentary

Project seeks $2,000 from for Asheville public housing documentary

The goal is to share stories of some of the more than 6,000 people living in Asheville public housing complexes.

by November 3, 2014 0 comments Asheville features
Sierra Nevada Brewing in Mills River to hire 150 for restaurant/taproom

Sierra Nevada Brewing in Mills River to hire 150 for restaurant/taproom

A couple of specific needs: an experienced pizza cook and a bakery/pastry manager.

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