Hot Sheet: Wehrloom Honey and Meadery planned for Asheville South Slope


More of what’s going around:

-Sunny Point Cafe plans to renovate the house at 9 State Street, which shares the same parcel as the popular West Asheville restaurant, and use it as a bakery and prep kitchen for the cafe.

-Harvest Pizza is the name of a new restaurant being planned for 39 Banks Ave., the location of a partial building shell across Banks Ave. from Banks Avenue Bar and the Barksdale bar. Plans for the pizza restaurant call for a roof deck and mezzanine level.

-goPuff, a chain of on-demand convenience store that delivers, is planning to open at 805 Patton Ave.

-Interior renovation work is underway for the Crab de Jour cajun seafood restaurant and bar at the former Applebee’s restaurant on Tunnel Road.

-A 17-lot subdivision with 15 units on 3.44 acres is in the works at 25 Wanoca Ave., which runs off of Fairview Road in East Asheville.

-Wehrloom Honey and Meadery is looking to open a retail location and taproom in a space at 32 Banks Ave., the South Slope location that’s home to Catawba Brewing, Vortex Doughnuts and Buxton Hall Barbecue restaurant. This is a request for early assistance, according to construction permits.

-Plans are in the works to build a 24-lot subdivision and associated road on 5.36 acres known as 131 and 135 Edgewood Road South, which runs off of Sweeten Creek Road.

-Demolition permits have been pulled to tear down the former Toys R Us building on Brevard Road and replace it with a new “vehicle sales building” of less than 35,000 square feet.

-Plans are in the works to develop 14 residential units and 3,970 square feet of commercial space contained within two buildings ranging from 3 to 4 stories tall at 251 Short Coxe. Ave.

-Development plans for a new 103-room, 7-story-tall Residence Inn hotel at 324 Biltmore Ave. near Mission Hospital are moving ahead. This hotel as approved by Asheville City Council prior to council OKing a moratorium on new hotel construction.