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PHOTOS New Belgium Brewing construction site, September 2014

PHOTOS New Belgium Brewing construction site, September 2014

Check out these photos of the site of New Belgium’s new East Coast brewery in Asheville.

by September 17, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
PHOTOS Demolition of former TK Tripp’s restaurant in downtown Asheville

PHOTOS Demolition of former TK Tripp’s restaurant in downtown Asheville

A new hotel and office building is slated to be built at the site on the corner of Charlotte and College streets downtown.

by September 15, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Sylva Herald: Fake fracking supporters attended Western Carolina University forum

Sylva Herald: Fake fracking supporters attended Western Carolina University forum

A group of about a dozen men wearing “Shale Yes” T-shirts said they were bused in from, with some saying they were recruited from a Winston-Salem homeless shelter.

Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Sherrill Barber has been reporting Asheville-area news for WLOS for 37 years.

by September 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Western North Carolina nonprofit MedicForce USA to hold fundraising event at Catawba Brewing

Western North Carolina nonprofit MedicForce USA to hold fundraising event at Catawba Brewing

The “Beer for Gear” event will help raise money for a community health clinic in Kenya.

by September 13, 2014 0 comments Asheville benefits, Asheville News
Buchi Kombucha, based near Asheville, wins new Sprinter van and $10,000 to pimp it out

Buchi Kombucha, based near Asheville, wins new Sprinter van and $10,000 to pimp it out

The contest was sponsored by Fast Company and Mercedes-Benz.

by September 13, 2014 2 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Asheville lands $14.6 million federal grant to fund roadway improvements

Asheville lands $14.6 million federal grant to fund roadway improvements

The grant will go toward the East of the Riverway project that will serve motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.

by September 13, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Sierra Nevada continues work on its new Mills River brewery south of Asheville

Sierra Nevada continues work on its new Mills River brewery south of Asheville

Sierra Nevada’s taproom and restaurant should be finished by January, with hiking and biking trails, river access and an amphitheater finished in early 2015 as well.

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Asheville beer
Confirmed: Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville to open new production facility near Biltmore Village

Confirmed: Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville to open new production facility near Biltmore Village

It’s the massive building is right behind one of Asheville’s best beer and wine stores, Appalachian Vintner.

by September 12, 2014 6 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Drop’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Drop’

“The Drop” features the last performance of James Gandolfini and is on this reviewers list for one of the year’s best films.

by September 12, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
WNCW will mark 25th anniversary with Sept. 27 fundraising event at Pisgah Brewing

WNCW will mark 25th anniversary with Sept. 27 fundraising event at Pisgah Brewing

Acoustic Syndicate, Shane Pruitt Band and Friends and Phuncle Sam will all perform at the event to benefit WNCW, FATE and Habitat for Humanity.

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moffitt company caught plagiarizing, federal funds for RAD, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moffitt company caught plagiarizing, federal funds for RAD, more

Also, there’s a big fracking forum today, and Sen. Kay Hagan and N.C. Speaker Thom Tillis had their first debate.

by September 12, 2014 16 comments Asheville News
Buncombe EDC: Moogfest had a $14 million economic impact in Buncombe County

Buncombe EDC: Moogfest had a $14 million economic impact in Buncombe County

Moogfest is set to return to Asheville in 2016.

by September 11, 2014 14 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Bold Rock Hard Cider plans to break ground on new Mills River cidery in November

Bold Rock Hard Cider plans to break ground on new Mills River cidery in November

Mills River, which is already home to Sierra Nevada Brewing’s new East Coast brewery, as well as a big new distributorship, can now boast a hot new cider-maker.

by September 10, 2014 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Asheville CVB decision to hire New Orleans ad agency stirs local ire

Asheville CVB decision to hire New Orleans ad agency stirs local ire

Critics of the Asheville CVB decision believe Asheville-based ad agencies are qualified to do the branding work.

by September 10, 2014 12 comments Asheville News
Asheville artist Yang Yu featured at Odd’s Cafe on Haywood Road, show opening party Saturday

Asheville artist Yang Yu featured at Odd’s Cafe on Haywood Road, show opening party Saturday

Yu was born in China, studied at the prestigious Central China Art Academy and worked in Brooklyn before moving to Asheville.

by September 10, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Asheville Beer News: Hi-Wire wins big at N.C. Brewer’s Cup, Highland Brewing to release anniversary IPA

Asheville Beer News: Hi-Wire wins big at N.C. Brewer’s Cup, Highland Brewing to release anniversary IPA

Also, Burial Beer to release a limited amount of a raspberry chocolate stout on Thursday.

by September 10, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on West Asheville Lounge and Kitchen

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on West Asheville Lounge and Kitchen

Also, Stu weighs in on his extreme distaste for men’s Flip-Floppy feet. As always, beware Stu’s liberal use of the f-word.

by September 10, 2014 35 comments Asheville food and drink
PHOTOS Sneak peek at Pour Taproom on Haywood Road in West Asheville

PHOTOS Sneak peek at Pour Taproom on Haywood Road in West Asheville

Pour Taproom’s owner says his taproom should be open by the end of the week.

by September 9, 2014 24 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
Proposed Asheville City Council plan for River Arts District: Visitor’s center, parking garage, open space, more

Proposed Asheville City Council plan for River Arts District: Visitor’s center, parking garage, open space, more

A proposed City Council plan for guiding development along Riverside Drive in the RAD would go hand-in-hand with a major N.C. DOT road improvement project for Riverside.

by September 9, 2014 8 comments Asheville News

Asheville Music Professionals aims to advocate, connect local music scene

One big goal of Asheville Music Professionals: get local musicians paid a living wage.

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Burger Bar to reopen Saturday, return of Asheville Zombiewalk, much more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Burger Bar to reopen Saturday, return of Asheville Zombiewalk, much more

Also, what’s up with Asheville Growler? And downtown Asheville location of Twisted Laurel restaurant sets opening date.

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Tupelo Honey in Asheville vying for best Bloody Mary title in ‘Chopped’ competition

Tupelo Honey in Asheville vying for best Bloody Mary title in ‘Chopped’ competition

If the Tupelo Honey mixologist collects enough online votes, he’s off to New York City to compete.

by September 8, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Brew-ED Beer News: South College in Asheville to launch brewing program this fall

Brew-ED Beer News: South College in Asheville to launch brewing program this fall

South College will join AB-Tech and Blue Ridge Community College in offering a degree program for those interested in a beer industry career.

by September 8, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville business