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Word on the street: Starbucks really, really wants downtown Asheville location

Word on the street: Starbucks really, really wants downtown Asheville location

The coffeehouse giant’s search once again brings up the controversial topic of whether big chains should be welcome in downtown Asheville.

by August 2, 2017 10 comments Asheville News
Asheville Grown, the city’s buy local effort, launches new website

Asheville Grown, the city’s buy local effort, launches new website

Asheville Grown’s “Go Local” card makes a great Christmas gift, y’all.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop opens at Asheville Outlets

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop opens at Asheville Outlets

Also, Franzi Charen is appointed to the Asheville Downtown Commission, James Fisher leaves the Asheville Citizen-Times for the Asheville Ale Trail, and more.

by January 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s buy local startup, LoLo, marks 2nd anniversary with weeklong celebration

Asheville’s buy local startup, LoLo, marks 2nd anniversary with weeklong celebration

LoLo is celebrating a milestone: its members have spent half a million dollars with local Asheville businesses.

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
New Asheville conference, Venture Local, hammers home importance of local economy

New Asheville conference, Venture Local, hammers home importance of local economy

Venture Local will be held Sept. 25-26 on the South Slope and will feature a street fair and a keynote by Stacy Mitchell.

by September 17, 2015 1 comment Asheville business, Asheville events
As deal nears for Anthropologie in downtown Asheville, local business owners brace for change

As deal nears for Anthropologie in downtown Asheville, local business owners brace for change

The planned 8,400-square-foot store is scheduled to be open before the end of the year.

Anthropologie in Asheville: Let’s all get used to the fact that this is likely happening

Anthropologie in Asheville: Let’s all get used to the fact that this is likely happening

The retail chains and hotel chains are coming, downtown Asheville, so deal with it.

Big Love Fest in Asheville, on pause for 2015, sets sights on 2016

Big Love Fest in Asheville, on pause for 2015, sets sights on 2016

Big Love may be on hold, but The Big Crafty is coming right up, set for July 12.

by April 10, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville app, Local Flavor AVL, to celebrate 100 members on Nov. 5 at Highland Brewing

Asheville app, Local Flavor AVL, to celebrate 100 members on Nov. 5 at Highland Brewing

Since its launch earlier this year, the smart phone app that celebrates locally owned businesses has expanded to three other cities.

by October 29, 2014 0 comments Asheville business
Big Love Festival returns Sunday in downtown Asheville; celebrate local independents

Big Love Festival returns Sunday in downtown Asheville; celebrate local independents

More than 150 independent businesses, two stages of music, local food and beer, more!

by August 18, 2014 1 comment Asheville events
Asheville developers of buy local smart phone app expand to Chattanooga, Greenville, Boca/Delray

Asheville developers of buy local smart phone app expand to Chattanooga, Greenville, Boca/Delray

There are plans to further expand the app to Savannah and Charleston.

by July 14, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Shop The Big Crafty in downtown Asheville

Shop The Big Crafty in downtown Asheville

Shop for all your homemade goodness at this Asheville bazaar.

by July 13, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville entrepreneur launches new loyalty program, LoLo

Asheville entrepreneur launches new loyalty program, LoLo

Users earn 5 percent in rewards for every dollar the spend with a local business that’s a LoLo member.

Eliada, Asheville Grown partner for annual corn maze in Asheville

Eliada, Asheville Grown partner for annual corn maze in Asheville

The buy local business alliance teams up with Eliada for this annual fundraiser.

by August 11, 2013 1 comment Asheville benefits
Big Love Fest scheduled for Sept. 15 in Asheville

Big Love Fest scheduled for Sept. 15 in Asheville

To my mind, this is the new Bele Chere: an all-local celebration of food, arts, crafts.

by May 29, 2013 1 comment Asheville events
Big Love Fest organizers look at late summer to reschedule event

Big Love Fest organizers look at late summer to reschedule event

Big Love was washed out earlier in May.

by May 21, 2013 0 comments Asheville events
CONTEST OVER Win two 2012 Go Local cards NOW on Ashvegas

CONTEST OVER Win two 2012 Go Local cards NOW on Ashvegas

Who wants to win a card offering discounts at some of the best indie businesses in town?

by October 18, 2012 13 comments Contests
CONTEST OVER Win local: Two Asheville Grown “Go Local” discount cards up for grabs

CONTEST OVER Win local: Two Asheville Grown “Go Local” discount cards up for grabs

Contest over! Congrats to our winner, Jeff Murphy. Stay tuned for more contests on Ashvegas.com.

by September 18, 2012 12 comments Asheville business, Contests

Asheville’s Big Love Fest, focusing on local entrepreneurs, set for May 6

Here’s the info on the second Big Love Fest, which was a big hit last year: We’re excited to announce that the 2nd annual Big Love Fest will take place on May 6th, 2012. This year our call to vendors will open via our website loveasheville.org on Wednesday Jan. 18th. Last year’s inaugural event was a HUGE success – don’t[Read More…]

by January 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

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