Post Tagged with: "River Arts District"

New Belgium officials buying house in West Asheville

New Belgium officials buying house in West Asheville

New Belgium plans to be good neighbors – literally, and figuratively.

by July 28, 2012 6 comments Asheville beer
New Belgium: Sneak peek at what new brewery could look like

New Belgium: Sneak peek at what new brewery could look like

Three early views of the proposed brewery complex coming to Asheville.

by July 27, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Artist's rendering of what the new brewery might look like.

New Belgium brewery work will alter West Asheville infrastructure

More about New Belgium’s plans to not only add trails and greenways, but change West Asheville infrastructure for 60 trucks a day.

River Arts District photo tour with RAD photog David Shimcock is Saturday

Here’s the press release: On Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM, RAD photographer / instructor David Simchock will be hosting his inaugural Asheville River Arts District Photo Tour! Get your creative juices flowing and create your own art on a Saturday morning before you wander through the district to see what many of the other artists are up[Read More…]

by June 28, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

Old building in River Arts District handed over to city of Asheville

Here’s the blurb from ashevilleRAD.com. It’s great to have the fence come down, but I don’t know the significance beyond an aesthetic improvement; I don’t know if there are any plans to do anything with the building, for example: Thanks to the efforts of the Asheville Area Riverfront Redevelopment Commission partnership, the City of Asheville, working with the Town of[Read More…]

by June 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Check out these video profiles of River Arts District artists in Asheville

Chris Gallaway of Horizonline Pictures has been profiling River Arts District artists for awhile now, and you should really check out his videos – they are pieces of art in and of themselves. You can see his videos at The Wedge during this weekend’s studio stroll, or by clicking below. Here’s the info from Chris: Hi, Jason – I wanted[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 0 comments Asheville arts
Group of locals buys Wedge building, new restaurant from former Admiral chef to open by The Wedge

Group of locals buys Wedge building, new restaurant from former Admiral chef to open by The Wedge

From an AC-T article today. A group of local investors and business owners has bought the Wedge Building from the estate of John Payne, the Asheville artist and River Arts District pioneer:  A group of eight local investors has bought the Wedge building — home to working artists and their studios — as well as a popular local craft brewery[Read More…]

by June 1, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

New in the River Arts District: Expert training for actors in slick studio at The New York Studio for Stage and Screen in Asheville

There’s an amazing new acting school opening up next month in Asheville’s River Arts District, which continues to explode with activity. The New York Studio for Stage and Screen in Asheville on Riverside Drive will offer expert training in all expects of acting. There’s a professional stage space that’s been newly remodeled. And there’s a cast of agents, producers and[Read More…]

by May 25, 2012 5 comments Asheville features
12 Bones’ Hogzilla smoked pork & bacon sandwich named one of Garden & Gun magazine’s “top 21 BBQ sandwiches”

12 Bones’ Hogzilla smoked pork & bacon sandwich named one of Garden & Gun magazine’s “top 21 BBQ sandwiches”

From GardenandGun.com: 12 Bones Smoke House (pictured here) Where: Asheville, North Carolina; 12bones.com What to order: Hogzilla. This audacious sandwich is a mountain of pig: pliant sausage, thick strips of sugar-cured bacon, and shreds of exquisite smoked pork on a toasted sub roll. Link Also, 12 Bones’ Sweet Tomato BBQ sauce was recently one of three selected as the official[Read More…]

Fast Lane Electric Bikes opens in Asheville’s River Arts District

More action in the River Arts District. Congrats to loyal readers Fur and Kathy on their new shop: Hey Jason, We just wanted to drop a line to let you know about our new store opening in the RAD. Fast Lane Electric Bikes is an electric bicycle shop co-owned by long time Ashvillians Fur Banks and Kathy Watson located just[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

No health insurance required at new River Arts District family medicine practice in Asheville

Integrative Family Medicine is keeping its overheard low by not accepting health insurance and thus offering holistic health care at super-cheap prices. From the clinic’s newsletter: The Integrative Life Program is our solution and we are confident that through exploring this model with patients and other health care practitioners we can further develop this solution together. By applying the principles[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 3 comments Asheville News

Asheville puts out request for proposals for infrastructure improvements near River Arts District

Here come the changes to the River Arts District. Press release here: The City of Asheville is requesting proposals from design professionals to design, permit and provide construction management services for infrastructure improvements on Craven Street. North Carolina Registered Landscape Architects and/or Civil Engineers are invited to submit proposals for the project on or before April 25, 2012. The scope[Read More…]

by April 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville’s River Arts District to expand studio strolls

Asheville’s River Arts District to expand studio strolls

Press release here, courtesy of loyal reader Brandy: Hi Jason, I’ve spoken to you a couple of times, you posted my studio Planet Art’s opening (thank you!), and then I’ve bumped into you at the Go Local thingy at The Hop and in Reciprocity. I am part of the Second Saturday committee for the River Arts District. We are launching[Read More…]

by April 9, 2012 1 comment Asheville features

Asheville’s River Arts District ablaze with activity, New Belgium aside

Asheville’s River Arts District is ablaze with activity, aside from the big news that New Belgium Brewing Co. plans to build its East Coast brewing operation there. There are all kinds of projects in the works. And get down there. Here’s a look: -Sternberg’s view: I interviewed Jerry Sternberg for a Citizen-Times story about New Belgium’s impact on the River[Read More…]

by April 8, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

New vision for old stockyard in River Arts District: a brewery? a big music venue?

The River Arts District property that once served as a regional stockyard has been in the news a lot lately. It has been rumored to be the spot where New Belgium Brewing is looking to build its new East Coast brewery. It’s owners have also envisioned a 40,000-person capacity music venue there. The location was up for rezoning last week.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2012 6 comments Asheville News

When (and if) New Belgium moves to Asheville, what will impact be?

I’m tired of the all the rumors about New Belgium Brewing planning to build its East Coast brewery here in Asheville. I’ve heard so many, for so long, and delivered with such certainty, that I’m just going to start assuming it will happen. I know what people saw about assuming anything. But it’s time to advance the conversation. If New[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 10 comments Asheville food and drink

Pecha Kucha, art and design event, coming to River Arts District

Here’s the press release: Please join us for our 5th installment of PKN – Asheville. As you may already know, PKN is a great event which focuses on Art and Design, featuring local designers and artist who are bold enough to share what inspires them through a short slide show. It is a global design forum with a local event[Read More…]

by January 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville arts

The Lift Studios, new digs in River Arts District, now open

Here’s the great note from loyal reader Daniel, who wants folks to know about his new studio in Asheville’s River Arts District: And to elaborate on what The Lift is… my wife Michelle and I bought and renovated an old (1907) building on depot st and are operating as a working studio and gallery for my artwork (which you can[Read More…]

by December 16, 2011 3 comments Asheville arts

The Magnetic Field celebrates one-year anniversary in Asheville; win hot tickets now

The Magnetic Field restaurant and theater is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month. The Depot Street hot spot has been cranking out great food, and amazing all-original theater, in incredibly fine fashion. Proprietor Chall Gray is a friend of mine, but I really can’t think of anyone else doing a more fun and creative job with that combination. If you[Read More…]

by December 14, 2011 5 comments Asheville features

The Asheville Public plans to open Dec. 19 in the River Arts District

The Asheville Public, the restaurant taking over the former Silver Dollar Cafe space on Clingman Avenue in the River Arts District, is planning to open to the public Dec. 19. The space is looking great. Here’s more from a story about TAP I wrote for the Asheville Citizen-Times that was published Saturday: The Asheville Public was clattering with noise of[Read More…]

by December 11, 2011 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Two new restaurants prepare to open in Asheville: The Asheville Public and Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Two new restaurants prepare to open in Asheville: The Asheville Public and Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Two new restaurants – The Asheville Public and Ruth’s Chris Steak House – are preparing to open soon, adding more choices to Asheville’s juicy restaurant scene. The Asheville Public plans to open within two weeks, according to its page on Facebook. The restaurant is opening in the River Arts District, in the space formerly occupied by The Silver Dollar. The[Read More…]

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