Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Ashvegas Beer News: Thirsty Monk keg drop on New Year’s Eve

Ashvegas Beer News: Thirsty Monk keg drop on New Year’s Eve

Also, Burial Beer is now offering a kick-ass jazz brunch on Sundays.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Busker forum Tuesday, Ethiopian restaurant taking reservations, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Busker forum Tuesday, Ethiopian restaurant taking reservations, more

Also, Chipotle is scheduled to open on Saturday.

by December 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Confirmed: Firestorm Cafe to open new bookstore/cafe in West Asheville

Confirmed: Firestorm Cafe to open new bookstore/cafe in West Asheville

The former Pro Bikes location at 610 Haywood Road is to be Firestorm’s new home.

by December 13, 2014 25 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s Hi-Wire Brewing announces $3 million expansion to make more beer

Asheville’s Hi-Wire Brewing announces $3 million expansion to make more beer

The announcement of Hi-Wire’s expansion caps off a remarkable year in the growth of Asheville’s independent craft breweries.

With passion for trains and trolleys, Asheville man engineers Christmas magic

With passion for trains and trolleys, Asheville man engineers Christmas magic

Rocky Hollifield and his Craggy Mountain line takes rides back to Christmases past with an old-fashioned trolley ride.

by December 11, 2014 1 comment Asheville features
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Taste of Asheville and Blind Pig Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Taste of Asheville and Blind Pig Asheville

Stu’s first reaction upon hearing the Blind Pig dinner would be held in a bowling alley: “It’s gonna smell. Do we have to bowl?” Beware the f-bomb.

by December 10, 2014 21 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New coffee shop coming to downtown Asheville, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New coffee shop coming to downtown Asheville, more

Also, the building at 414 Haywood Road in West Asheville is for sale.

by December 10, 2014 11 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ethiopian restaurant to open soon, parking deck demo starts, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ethiopian restaurant to open soon, parking deck demo starts, more

Also, Chipotle in south Asheville is coming along, scientists are studying the effects of climate change on Christmas trees and more.

by December 9, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Richardson: Construction on New Belgium’s Asheville brewery on track; brewing to start in late 2015

Richardson: Construction on New Belgium’s Asheville brewery on track; brewing to start in late 2015

Jay Richardson, general manager of New Belgium’s new Asheville brewery, said Tuesday that construction at the Craven Street site will peak from now until April.

Massive brewing tanks start arriving at New Belgium’s new Asheville brewery in January

Massive brewing tanks start arriving at New Belgium’s new Asheville brewery in January

Six big brewhouse tanks will arrive on trucks from Charleston starting the second week in January. Another set of fermentation tanks will arrive in March.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: West Asheville apartment vote, Asheville City Council candidates, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: West Asheville apartment vote, Asheville City Council candidates, more

Also, another look at the impact of redistricting in North Carolina, immigration litigation, Gov. McCrory’s re-election bid and more.

Ashvegas 2014 Year in Review: Top baby names in Buncombe County

Ashvegas 2014 Year in Review: Top baby names in Buncombe County

Olivia is tops for girls, while William is tops for boys in Buncombe County.

by December 8, 2014 4 comments Asheville News
With Oskar Blues Brewery’s new flagship Pinner, beermaker nods again to marijuana

With Oskar Blues Brewery’s new flagship Pinner, beermaker nods again to marijuana

The Colorado-based Oskar Blues has never been shy about making pot references.

by December 4, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
Asheville City Council Election 2015: Who’s running?

Asheville City Council Election 2015: Who’s running?

West Asheville neighborhood activist Rich Lee has expressed an interest in running, and Julie Mayfield, co-executive director of an Asheville nonprofit, says she’s considering a run.

by December 4, 2014 26 comments West Asheville
These buildings located off Riverside Drive behind Riverview Station are up for sale. The move comes after city of Asheville officials cut off electricity to the property earlier this year after deeming the buildings unfit for occupancy. About two dozen local artists had been using the buildings for studio space./ Photo by zen sutherland

For sale: Asheville River Arts District warehouses, formerly home to working artists

Owner Robert Camille says he’s hired a commercial Realtor to sell the property after city officials earlier this year deemed the buildings too dangerous to occupy.

by December 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville filmmaker seeks $5,000 from public for movie featuring West Asheville musicians

Asheville filmmaker seeks $5,000 from public for movie featuring West Asheville musicians

The movie, done in the magical realism style, will be filmed in part at Harvest Records and The Mothlight.

by December 4, 2014 2 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shakey’s remodeling, new hotel plans, new Asheville bus schedule, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shakey’s remodeling, new hotel plans, new Asheville bus schedule, more

Also, a new downtown Asheville bar is in the works, Hi-Wire Brewing is poised for growth, SantaCon is Saturday, Ben’s Tune-Up party, more.

by December 4, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Foam and Fabric on Biltmore in downtown Asheville to close

Word on the street: Foam and Fabric on Biltmore in downtown Asheville to close

Could the property be redeveloped for yet another downtown hotel?

by December 2, 2014 30 comments Asheville News
First look at new downtown Asheville hotel plans, Towne Place Suites off Merrimon Ave

First look at new downtown Asheville hotel plans, Towne Place Suites off Merrimon Ave

By my count, there are 7 new Asheville area hotels in the works, with rumors of three more.

by November 28, 2014 4 comments Asheville News
From fan to humanitarian: How Asheville web designer contributed to book honoring master illustrator/cartoonist

From fan to humanitarian: How Asheville web designer contributed to book honoring master illustrator/cartoonist

Chris Sparks of Asheville will be signing “The Art of Richard Thompson” at Mountain Made in the Grove Arcade from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

by November 28, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Saturday Uncle Junebug’s grand opening, Monday WNC mag deal, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Saturday Uncle Junebug’s grand opening, Monday WNC mag deal, more

Also, a Parker Priddy Gallery sale and more.

by November 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Will a cat video find viral success for Asheville tourism officials?

Will a cat video find viral success for Asheville tourism officials?

Here’s the video.

by November 26, 2014 12 comments Asheville features
Word on the street: New restaurant planned for Haywood Road in West Asheville

Word on the street: New restaurant planned for Haywood Road in West Asheville

Work has begun on the exterior of the building.

Brew-ED Beer News: A few Asheville craft beers to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner courses

Brew-ED Beer News: A few Asheville craft beers to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner courses

Here a few local beer ideas to go with your Turkey Day feast.