Post Tagged with: "River Arts District"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New murals at Trackside spot in Asheville’s River Arts District

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New murals at Trackside spot in Asheville’s River Arts District

Also, candidates continue to line up to run for this year’s Asheville City Council elections.

by July 14, 2015 20 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm: Food Fan on Episode 3 of AVL Food Fans Podcast w/ Chef Joe Scully

Stu Helm: Food Fan on Episode 3 of AVL Food Fans Podcast w/ Chef Joe Scully

Stu and Joe interview Jennifer Lapidus of Carolina Ground boutique flour mill, and baker Laura Geotz of Table/Tod’s Tasties/ Imperial life.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Punk Rock Hot Dogs

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Punk Rock Hot Dogs

Hello Asheville! Do you guys like to do stuff? I like to do stuff. A lot of stuff. As a way to make money, occupy my hands, or just pass the time in a remotely interesting fashion, using the limited skills that I have, until I finally go belly-up and die. I like to write. About food and flip flops and such. I like to draw[Read More…]

Stu Helm: Food Fan on Episode 2 of AVL Food Fans Podcast w/ Chef Joe Scully

Stu Helm: Food Fan on Episode 2 of AVL Food Fans Podcast w/ Chef Joe Scully

Stu and Scully get romantic, and chat about good first-date restaurant spots.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on The Big List: May 2015, and AVL Food Fans Podcast with Chef Joe Scully

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on The Big List: May 2015, and AVL Food Fans Podcast with Chef Joe Scully

Hello Asheville! Who likes lists? Lists are fun. Lately I’ve been keeping a list of ALLL the places that I eat at every month, and then posting my lists to FaceBook. This time around, I actually talked to Chef Joe Scully (from Corner Kitchen and Chestnut) about each and every one of the venues on my May List during the pilot episode of AVL Food Fans,[Read More…]

In Asheville’s River Arts District, a unique chair caning school and museum

In Asheville’s River Arts District, a unique chair caning school and museum

Chair nerds, unite.

by June 2, 2015 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville News
Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Fresh West, The Junction, Sovereign Remedies, Buxton Hall BBQ, Burial Beer Co., Asheville

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Fresh West, The Junction, Sovereign Remedies, Buxton Hall BBQ, Burial Beer Co., Asheville

Hello Asheville! Have you guys seen Mad Max: Fury Road yet? Dawn and I caught it on opening weekend, and to be honest, I don’t think we should have had to pay full price… because we only used the very edge of our seats!  Wakka wakka. On a more serious note: Holy crapperdoodles!!! Action? You bet! Explosions? Like, a million of[Read More…]

The Magnetic Theatre settles into new theater space in Asheville’s River Arts District

The Magnetic Theatre settles into new theater space in Asheville’s River Arts District

The Magnetic Theatre is getting settled into its new theater space on Depot Street in the River Arts District, a space that just happens to be right across the street from its former theater space. It’s great to see the theater have a home after staging works in other theaters around town. Get out and support this theater, which only[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
13 acres in heart of Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

13 acres in heart of Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

The property was home to studio space and galleries of several Asheville artists until last summer.

by April 27, 2015 14 comments Asheville News
Asheville sake maker Blue Kudzu to close

Asheville sake maker Blue Kudzu to close

Slow sales and a lack of foot traffic on Depot Street were problems, the Blue Kudzu team says.

by April 14, 2015 9 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New 7-story residential condo building in downtown Asheville moves ahead

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New 7-story residential condo building in downtown Asheville moves ahead

Also, a new summer concert series at Pack Square Park, entrepreneur Craig McAnsh announces his departure and more.

by February 16, 2015 9 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS Renovation work at 95 Roberts St. in Asheville’s River Arts District

PHOTOS Renovation work at 95 Roberts St. in Asheville’s River Arts District

Here’s a peek inside the massive building under renovation right now in Asheville’s River Arts District.

by January 16, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville River Arts District building to feature restaurant, artist studios, rooftop venue

Asheville River Arts District building to feature restaurant, artist studios, rooftop venue

Let Asheville’s rooftop renaissance begin: 95 Roberts will put to use a 13,500-square-foot roof deck with incredible RAD views.

by January 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Opinion: How a tourism guide got Asheville wrong, and repairing the damage done

Opinion: How a tourism guide got Asheville wrong, and repairing the damage done

The Frommer’s blunder pulls apart Asheville community. It obscures the story of Asheville. It disrespects the city’s soul.

by January 3, 2015 73 comments Opinion
These buildings located off Riverside Drive behind Riverview Station are up for sale. The move comes after city of Asheville officials cut off electricity to the property earlier this year after deeming the buildings unfit for occupancy. About two dozen local artists had been using the buildings for studio space./ Photo by zen sutherland

For sale: Asheville River Arts District warehouses, formerly home to working artists

Owner Robert Camille says he’s hired a commercial Realtor to sell the property after city officials earlier this year deemed the buildings too dangerous to occupy.

by December 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Phil Mechanic building in Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

Word on the street: Phil Mechanic building in Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

If the sale goes through, it will mark the latest in a series of tectonic changes in the River Arts District.

by November 6, 2014 3 comments Word on the street
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 Blade: Sushi restaurant, grocery store, tattoo shop coming to River Arts District

Asheville Blade: Sushi restaurant, grocery store, tattoo shop coming to River Arts District

A major new residential development planned for the RAD is bringing with it a slew of new retail businesses.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

Also, a new analysis by N.C. Insider says Rep. Tim Moffitt of Buncombe County was one of the most effective lawmakers in the GA this year.

by August 22, 2014 8 comments Asheville politics
Portraits of artists kicked out of River Arts District buildings make up new exhibition at Asheville Area Arts Council

Portraits of artists kicked out of River Arts District buildings make up new exhibition at Asheville Area Arts Council

Here’s your chance to support the artists who were recently forced out of working studios in the River Arts District.

by August 18, 2014 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville News
City of Asheville considers ‘alternatives to gentrification’ in River Arts District, nearby neighborhoods

City of Asheville considers ‘alternatives to gentrification’ in River Arts District, nearby neighborhoods

Asheville City Council is worried about low wages, rising housing prices and a steady decline in number of African-American residents in neighborhoods near the River Arts District. A new report offers solutions.

by July 21, 2014 71 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Poets who don’t know it, Moral Monday comes to Asheville, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Poets who don’t know it, Moral Monday comes to Asheville, more

Also, a graffiti cleanse is underway in Asheville, city officials cut power to eight buildings home to artists in the River Arts District and more.

by July 18, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Art exhibition by WCU students up through today at The Tannery in Asheville’s River Arts District

Art exhibition by WCU students up through today at The Tannery in Asheville’s River Arts District

The show is a collaboration of MFA, BFA and alumni artwork.

by May 2, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
SOLD! Two Asheville River Arts District anchor buildings sell to new artist/owners

SOLD! Two Asheville River Arts District anchor buildings sell to new artist/owners

The recent sale of two anchor RAD artist studios, and the impending sale of a third, mark significant change in an Asheville’s key art district.

by March 3, 2014 2 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News

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