Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

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.

WIN TICKETS To see ‘Food and How To Eat It!’ at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

WIN TICKETS To see ‘Food and How To Eat It!’ at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

The all-original sketch comedy is the latest from The Magnetic Theatre.

by January 7, 2015 18 comments Asheville arts
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium tanks arrive in Asheville, a final McStyles review, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium tanks arrive in Asheville, a final McStyles review, more

Also, star gazing at UNCA’s observatory, “sketchy” T-shirts and more.

by January 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm, Food Critic on Oskar Blues Brunch, Sovereign Remedies, Wasabi Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Oskar Blues Brunch, Sovereign Remedies, Wasabi Asheville

Also, Helm notes the passing of Drexler McStyles.

Opinion: How a tourism guide got Asheville wrong, and repairing the damage done

Opinion: How a tourism guide got Asheville wrong, and repairing the damage done

The Frommer’s blunder pulls apart Asheville community. It obscures the story of Asheville. It disrespects the city’s soul.

by January 3, 2015 73 comments Opinion
New Earth Muziq buys Asheville Music Hall

New Earth Muziq buys Asheville Music Hall

There are no changes planned for the One Stop and Mojo Kitchen; it’s unclear whether anything with change with Asheville Music Hall booking.

by January 1, 2015 7 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Miracle in Fletcher? Rectors at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church claim icon is weeping myrrh

Miracle in Fletcher? Rectors at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church claim icon is weeping myrrh

Church leaders say they have no explanation for why an oily resin is seeping from a wooden icon at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Fletcher.

by December 31, 2014 12 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Year in Review 2014: The year in food in Asheville

Ashvegas Year in Review 2014: The year in food in Asheville

Asheville finally gets an Ethiopian restaurant; Sky City BBQ opens, then closes; Chef Katie Button shines on; Masterton passes; and much more.

New Belgium brewhouse vessels to arrive in Asheville first week in January; expect traffic delays

New Belgium brewhouse vessels to arrive in Asheville first week in January; expect traffic delays

All the vessels are scheduled to arrive on Craven Street in Asheville by Jan. 10.

by December 30, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
PHOTOS Fast-changing Craven Street in Asheville, across from New Belgium brewery

PHOTOS Fast-changing Craven Street in Asheville, across from New Belgium brewery

Here’s a look at the fastest changing street in all of Asheville.

by December 30, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
PHOTOS Construction on new Asheville Outlets center

PHOTOS Construction on new Asheville Outlets center

The transformation of the old Biltmore Square mall into the new Asheville Outlets is taking shape. It is set to open in May 2015.

by December 30, 2014 21 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Has Asheville lost its weird, and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Has Asheville lost its weird, and more

Also, Asheville’s first home built from recycled shipping containers is finished and Bold Rock Hard Cider looks to Buncombe County for temporary production facility space.

by December 30, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
6,000 jobs up for grabs at Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce job fair Jan. 7

6,000 jobs up for grabs at Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce job fair Jan. 7

Who’s hiring? Local tech companies, start-ups, breweries, health care companies and more.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Denzel Washington at Target in South Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Denzel Washington at Target in South Asheville

Hollywood royalty was spotted quietly going about a quick shopping trip just one day after his 60th birthday.

by December 29, 2014 13 comments Celebrities in Asheville
BlogAsheville: New Asheville restaurant, Gan Shan Station, opens today

BlogAsheville: New Asheville restaurant, Gan Shan Station, opens today

Lunch service at the new Charlotte Street restaurant starts Wednesday.

by December 28, 2014 18 comments Asheville food and drink
Opinion: It’s time for WCQS to tune into the Asheville community

Opinion: It’s time for WCQS to tune into the Asheville community

Asheville deserves a radio station that is tuned into its unique vibrancy.

by December 26, 2014 33 comments Opinion
Bryan Cranston/ photo courtesy of Marc Pierre Photography

Ashvegas Year in Review 2014: The year in Asheville celebrity sighting

Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jude Law and Bryan Cranston were just a few of the personalities who dropped in on Asheville this past year.

by December 26, 2014 0 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Inspirational talks of TEDx Asheville set to return in January 2015

Inspirational talks of TEDx Asheville set to return in January 2015

The theme for the short talks revolves around vulnerability.

by December 26, 2014 7 comments Asheville events