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Ashvegas Year in Review 2015: Top baby names in Buncombe County

Ashvegas Year in Review 2015: Top baby names in Buncombe County

William for boys and Olivia for girls have been the most popular names for babies born in Buncombe County three years running.

by December 17, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Buncombe hotel occupancy rates dip in October as hoteliers prepare to open hundreds of new rooms

Buncombe hotel occupancy rates dip in October as hoteliers prepare to open hundreds of new rooms

October 2015 will still go down as the second best month for hotel occupancy rates on record, tourism officials said Wednesday.

by December 16, 2015 33 comments Asheville News
Set in Asheville, the new musical ‘Bright Star’ is headed to Broadway in March

Set in Asheville, the new musical ‘Bright Star’ is headed to Broadway in March

The musical has gotten mostly positive early reviews at it heads to its Broadway opening next year.

by December 15, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Root Bar boarded up in Swannanoa following ‘serious’ act of vandalism

Root Bar boarded up in Swannanoa following ‘serious’ act of vandalism

Swannanoa’s best dive bar is closed for clean-up.

Banks Ave is new name for Public School bar on Asheville’s South Slope

Banks Ave is new name for Public School bar on Asheville’s South Slope

Lawsuits were threatened, names were changed.

by December 13, 2015 10 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS 27th annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam in Asheville

PHOTOS 27th annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam in Asheville

The jam went deep into the night Saturday.

by December 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Christmas Jam By Day: Marcus King is one to watch Saturday at Asheville Music Hall

Christmas Jam By Day: Marcus King is one to watch Saturday at Asheville Music Hall

The Marcus King Band joins the Jam By Day line-up at the Asheville Music Hall on Saturday.

by December 11, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Addissae Ethiopian Restaurant in Asheville seeks crowdfunding support to remain open

Addissae Ethiopian Restaurant in Asheville seeks crowdfunding support to remain open

Addissae Ethiopian Restaurant is just one year old.

by December 9, 2015 8 comments Asheville food and drink
Release date moved for movie about Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor

Release date moved for movie about Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor

Earlier this year, Oscar buzz was building for actor Jude Law, who plays Wolfe the writer.

by December 9, 2015 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Former Black Mountain brewery owner prepares to open Lo-Fi Brewing in Charleston

Former Black Mountain brewery owner prepares to open Lo-Fi Brewing in Charleston

Jason Caughman, former of Pisgah Brewing, is set for his craft beer return in South Carolina.

by December 8, 2015 1 comment Asheville beer
Arvato Digital Services in Weaverville announces February 2016 closure

Arvato Digital Services in Weaverville announces February 2016 closure

The announcement comes just a couple of weeks before Christmas.

by December 7, 2015 11 comments Asheville News
Moogfest 2016 plans to announce first batch of performers on Tuesday

Moogfest 2016 plans to announce first batch of performers on Tuesday

Moogfest moves to Durham in May of 2016.

by December 7, 2015 2 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
For sale: Dilapidated buildings in prime North Asheville location for $1 million

For sale: Dilapidated buildings in prime North Asheville location for $1 million

A group of aging buildings is up for sale in the Woolsey Dip along Merrimon Avenue.

by December 3, 2015 14 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas 10th anniversary party set for Friday at Sky Lanes Bowling Alley

Ashvegas 10th anniversary party set for Friday at Sky Lanes Bowling Alley

We’ll have PBR on special, Root Down Food Truck on hand for delicious eats and much more.

by December 2, 2015 2 comments Asheville events
For sale: Rosetta’s Kitchen, an Asheville institution serving vegan/vegetarian food since 2002

For sale: Rosetta’s Kitchen, an Asheville institution serving vegan/vegetarian food since 2002

Rosetta’s is known as much for its food as it is for its namesake and community-minded founder, Rosetta Buan.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Restoration Hardware coming to Asheville Outlets

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Restoration Hardware coming to Asheville Outlets

Also, the Asheville Design Center has issued its call for community projects for its 2016 Summer DesignBuild Studio, and more.

by November 25, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville musician Lyric seeks crowdfunding support for new EP

Asheville musician Lyric seeks crowdfunding support for new EP

Leeda Jones is seeking $5,000 via an indiegogo campaign.

by November 24, 2015 1 comment Asheville Music, Asheville News
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 Hot Sheet: Anthropologie donates $15,000 to Asheville nonprofit Open Hearts

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anthropologie donates $15,000 to Asheville nonprofit Open Hearts

Also, the annual Southside Community Thanksgiving Dinner is set, and much more.

by November 23, 2015 9 comments Asheville News
First in wave of new Asheville hotels opens in two weeks on Biltmore Estate

First in wave of new Asheville hotels opens in two weeks on Biltmore Estate

Village Hotel is a four-story hotel adjacent to the Biltmore Estate’s winery and Antler Village.

by November 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Triad Business Journal: Iron Hen restaurant opening in downtown Asheville

Triad Business Journal: Iron Hen restaurant opening in downtown Asheville

The Greensboro-based Iron Hen will be opening its second location inside the Hilton Garden Inn at the corner of Charlotte and College streets.

Word on the street: Gas station just north of downtown Asheville sold, hotel planned

Word on the street: Gas station just north of downtown Asheville sold, hotel planned

The 51 Grille eatery is a local fave.

by November 18, 2015 28 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s Burial Beer searches for second location

Asheville’s Burial Beer searches for second location

Owner Doug Reiser says he’s looked at dozens of locations, but has yet to settle on one.

by November 17, 2015 11 comments Asheville beer
PHOTOS Moto Vicious: motorcycle repair shop by day, bar by night on Asheville’s South Slope

PHOTOS Moto Vicious: motorcycle repair shop by day, bar by night on Asheville’s South Slope

Past the bikes and engine parts, the thirsty will find five brews on tap.

by November 16, 2015 0 comments Asheville beer