Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Ashvegas Political Hit List: McHenry on the rise; will Hagan challenge Burr? more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: McHenry on the rise; will Hagan challenge Burr? more

Also, it’s “triage mode” at the Asheville Police Department.

by November 14, 2014 3 comments Asheville politics
Masquerade Ball at Zealandia raises money for LEAF Schools and Streets

Masquerade Ball at Zealandia raises money for LEAF Schools and Streets

The atmosphere exuded grandeur and sophistication; Daisy Buchanan would have approved.

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Asheville features
Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Hamburger of the Year Stoobie to an Asheville eatery

Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Hamburger of the Year Stoobie to an Asheville eatery

Stu also reviews the food at Carolina Cinemas. As usual, beware the liberal use of four-letter words.

by November 12, 2014 15 comments Asheville food and drink
Get the scoop on where to poop: New Asheville blog reviews area restrooms

Get the scoop on where to poop: New Asheville blog reviews area restrooms

Stallman’s goal is to offer information about where to relieve yourself “in style and comfort.” Also, it will award a “Golden Plunger” to one pristine porcelain palace.

by November 12, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
SOLD! Asheville-based DoctorDirectory for $65 million in cash

SOLD! Asheville-based DoctorDirectory for $65 million in cash

Tuesday was a big day for an Asheville-based company that’s been flying under the radar, at least locally, for years.

by November 11, 2014 0 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Wicked Weed, New Belgium partner for ‘Tributary’ beer to honor clean water on Saturday

Wicked Weed, New Belgium partner for ‘Tributary’ beer to honor clean water on Saturday

A portion of proceeds of the sale of the Tributary Imperial Brett Saison will benefit the WNC Alliance’s French Broad River Keeper.

by November 10, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
Ashvegas Dish du Jour: Chipotle opening in Asheville in December

Ashvegas Dish du Jour: Chipotle opening in Asheville in December

Also, Asheville’s first Ethiopian restaurant prepares to open, and holiday hours for Asheville’s indy restaurants.

by November 10, 2014 8 comments Asheville News

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
Homewood

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