Post Tagged with: "Blue Ridge Parkway"

Asheville braces for battering from remnants of Hurricane Irma

Asheville braces for battering from remnants of Hurricane Irma

One shelter has opened, and there are a number of storm-related closings, in Western North Carolina.

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Haywood Country Club, coming to West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Haywood Country Club, coming to West Asheville

Also, the color for this year’s Color Ball is indigo, and much more.

by June 14, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gladys Knight to appear at fundraising kickoff in Canton

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gladys Knight to appear at fundraising kickoff in Canton

More of what’s going around: -In case you missed our Friday Facebook Live video of Asheville musicians Jane Kramer, Ben Phan and Eliza Sydney practicing outside the Swannanoa Women’s Correctional Facility before their show, here it is. Emjoy! -Soul-singing legend Gladys Knight is set to appear at a fundraising event in Canton on Tuesday night, the Smoky Mountain News reports.[Read More…]

by February 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former First Lady Laura Bush spotted in Waynesville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former First Lady Laura Bush spotted in Waynesville

Also, Helpmate is launching a fundraising campaign to expand services, and much more.

by October 18, 2016 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot sheet: Public tours start at New Belgium Brewing in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot sheet: Public tours start at New Belgium Brewing in West Asheville

Also, word on the street is that Chipotle is coming to Tunnel Road, and much more.

by August 29, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Asheville breweries team up for big fundraiser

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Asheville breweries team up for big fundraiser

The series of events includes a passport program encouraging folks to visit each brewery to collect Parkway Beer Passport stickers.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ingles to donate 6,000 gallons of fresh milk to Asheville food bank

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ingles to donate 6,000 gallons of fresh milk to Asheville food bank

Also, there’s a new Asheville “find parking” app, and local comic shops expect a busy Wednesday for the release of a new Batman comic.

by November 24, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Dish du Jour: The Green Room goes Italian; Lex 18 reopens; a 12 Bones cookbook; more

Ashvegas Dish du Jour: The Green Room goes Italian; Lex 18 reopens; a 12 Bones cookbook; more

Also, the Montford tailgate market moves, Plates for the Parkway benefit is coming up, a burger cooking contest set and more.

Steep Canyon Rangers, Bonesteel collaborate on music video to benefit Blue Ridge Parkway

Steep Canyon Rangers, Bonesteel collaborate on music video to benefit Blue Ridge Parkway

The release of the video this week coincides with a $50,000 fundraising push to fund improvements at Graveyard Fields.

Ray’s Weather installs webcams, weather stations along Blue Ridge Parkway to improve

Ray’s Weather installs webcams, weather stations along Blue Ridge Parkway to improve

The new weather reporting stations will improve safety along the 469 miles of national park.

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Al Jazerra America reporter in Asheville to cover government shutdown

Al Jazerra America reporter in Asheville to cover government shutdown

Adam May, national correspondent for America Tonight on Al Jazeera America, is in Asheville today for a full day of interviews.

by October 7, 2013 5 comments Asheville News
UPDATED: Pisgah Inn to federal government: OK, we’re shutting down

UPDATED: Pisgah Inn to federal government: OK, we’re shutting down

That’s one of several reasons that concessionaire Brue O’Connell says he’s keeping the inn open despite a federal government shutdown.

by October 3, 2013 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet online: Blue Ridge Parkway cracked; new eats in River Arts District; more

Tons of news for summertime, which can often be devoid of such. Here’s some.

by July 16, 2013 1 comment Asheville News
Regional restaurants pledge proceeds to Blue Ridge Parkway

Regional restaurants pledge proceeds to Blue Ridge Parkway

Participating restaurants will donate from June 10-13 for Plates for the Parkway.

by June 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville benefits

Trial in case of grisly murder case begins in Henderson County

A pregnant 21-year-old woman’s body was found partially burned on the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2009.

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Girls Gone Outdoors blog: Shut-In Trail Race will continue unchanged

Girls Gone Outdoors blog: Shut-In Trail Race will continue unchanged

The November race will go on unchanged, according to the superintendent of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

by January 21, 2013 0 comments Asheville sports
New webcam and weather site coming for length of Blue Ridge Parkway

New webcam and weather site coming for length of Blue Ridge Parkway

The project, by Ray’s Weather and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, will include 18 weather stations and webcams.

by December 28, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Updated: Changes to 2013 Shut-In Trail Race not finalized

Updated: Changes to 2013 Shut-In Trail Race not finalized

Blue Ridge Parkway official says it will be reviewing the race route, but there’s been no decisions made about the race route.

by November 6, 2012 1 comment Asheville News
Video: “Parkway therapy” is your transition from the week to the weekend

Video: “Parkway therapy” is your transition from the week to the weekend

Reset for the weekend with this video of Parkway scenery set to music.

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Pictures of Asheville
Ashvegas weekend July 20-22: French Broad Cycling Classic, Downtown After 5, Craft Fair & more

Ashvegas weekend July 20-22: French Broad Cycling Classic, Downtown After 5, Craft Fair & more

It’s the warm-up weekend to Bele Chere. Let’s get it started.

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville events

A foodie’s guide to eating along the Blue Ridge Parkway

Here’s a mouthwatering write-up on the Blue Ridge Parkway from Travel + Leisure. Check out these tidbits: What becomes apparent, dining from town to town along the parkway, is just how many different styles of cooking arise from a locavore’s devotion. You thought you were bored with “fresh-seasonal-local”? Go to the Blue Ridge for a new perspective, and rejoice in[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

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