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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 8 comments Asheville News
‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed plans for The Parisian hotel proposed by MRK Property Development and presented to the commission by Asheville architect Peter Alberice. The vote may not significantly alter[Read More…]

by January 16, 2017 9 comments Asheville News, feature
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.

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
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
Updated: 4 to be interviewed for Asheville Downtown Commission

Updated: 4 to be interviewed for Asheville Downtown Commission

Applicants see a city nearing a tipping point with the impact of downtown development and tourism, and they want to have a voice in how it shakes out.

by January 19, 2016 10 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fourteen apply for Asheville Downtown Commission opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fourteen apply for Asheville Downtown Commission opening

Also, “Garden & Gun” magazine gives a nod to the Grey Eagle, and much more.

by January 8, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
From left: Kitty Love, Franzi Charen and Jennifer Pickering.

Asheville Grit: New signature Asheville Festival in the works

The festival dream team plans to draw on deep experience with Asheville events to create a new signature fest.

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