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Asheville real estate market, molten-hot for months, cools in third quarter

Asheville real estate market, molten-hot for months, cools in third quarter

For one thing, there just aren’t that many houses for sale in Asheville and Buncombe County.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville bidding to host Fed Cup tennis, WLOS reports

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville bidding to host Fed Cup tennis, WLOS reports

The Salvage Station will compete in the World Burger Championships this weekend, and more.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Stage seeks male singers for ‘All is Calm’ holiday performances

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Stage seeks male singers for ‘All is Calm’ holiday performances

Also, the Pet Vet on Patton is now selling 2018 desktop calendars with a “Wet Dog Wednesday” theme, and much more.

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Takosushi, Gan Shan West now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Takosushi, Gan Shan West now open in Asheville

Also, a new “urban winery” is planned for the River Arts District, and much more.

by November 6, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Montford Pull-Up, Cascade Lounge, Edna’s at the River closed in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Montford Pull-Up, Cascade Lounge, Edna’s at the River closed in Asheville

Also, the French Broad Chocolate Lounge recently celebrated achieving Certified B Corporation status, and much more.

by November 5, 2017 7 comments Asheville News

Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

Does the city’s short term rental enforcement arm have a person posting as a renter in an effort to ferret out illegal short term renters, on Asheville City Council member asked.

by October 25, 2017 20 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.

by October 24, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Innsbruck Mall, Asheville’s sleepy shopping center, may awaken under new plans

Innsbruck Mall, Asheville’s sleepy shopping center, may awaken under new plans

The Innsbruck Mall area is hot right now. Back in August, Asheville City Council approved plans for a new hotel nearby.

by October 23, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Vijay Kapoor, campaigning Tuesday in the Montford neighborhood./ photo by Jason Sandford

Incumbent Bothwell ousted in Asheville City Council primary; Kapoor tops field

The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.

by October 10, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

The project moves on to Asheville City Council for approval.

by October 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bomb scare at Asheville Regional Airport

Also, Evergreen Community Charter School is hosting its first Adventure Demo Day on Saturday, and much more.

by October 6, 2017 10 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

Also, a rally against judicial gerrymandering in North Carolina is set for Monday in Pack Square Park, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO  CiderFest, Marcus King, hurricane relief concert, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO CiderFest, Marcus King, hurricane relief concert, more Asheville weekend fun

Also, there’s an amazing pop-up show at Horse + Hero with an artist reception on Friday, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Little Jumbo, planned on Broadway in Asheville

Also, a conference aimed at helping businesses tell their stories, the Bonfire Conference, is coming up, and more.

by October 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville community center to be renamed after former slave, midwife

Asheville community center to be renamed after former slave, midwife

Asheville City Council plans to vote later this month to rename the Montford Community Center the Tempie Avery Community Center.

by October 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.

by October 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restauranteurs launch new hospitality group

Also, Asheville Savings Bank is now officially First Bank, and more.

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Baked Pie Co. expands to Woodfin, Marco’s name change

Also, Blue Ridge Public Radio has launched a new podcast that examines social issues through a sports lens, and more.

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville music club, Ellington Underground, opening soon

Also, the TSA has begin implementing stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Asheville Regional Airport, and more.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Candlelight vigil tonight at Asheville Middle School

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Candlelight vigil tonight at Asheville Middle School

Also, there’s a new restaurant opening in the basement of the Jackson Building downtown, and more.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Tuesday Night Funk Jam celebrates decade-long run in Asheville

Tuesday Night Funk Jam celebrates decade-long run in Asheville

The Tuesday Night Funk Jam starts promptly at 11 p.m. and has featured a host of local and out-of-town talent.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Asheville donation points for Puerto Rico relief

Asheville donation points for Puerto Rico relief

Echo Mountain Studios will also be accepting donations of needed items.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More layoffs at Everyday Health in Asheville

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired a new education and social issues reporter, and more.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The issue of short term rentals continues to boil around town.

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Walmart will anchor new Enka Center

Word on the street: Walmart will anchor new Enka Center

Enka Center is a large mixed-use development that would be accessed from Smokey Park Highway. It’s been in the works for several years.

by September 26, 2017 29 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome dis-invited to Asheville Middle School appearance

Also, the Magnetic Theatre has ousted its artistic director, and much more.

by September 26, 2017 8 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Duke rate hike hearing, demonstration in downtown Asheville Wednesday

Also, Ingles is planning to build a large new grocery store on Smokey Park Highway, and more.

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Highly caffeinated, second annual Asheville Coffee Expo returns Saturday

Highly caffeinated, second annual Asheville Coffee Expo returns Saturday

One highlight: the Triple Espresso Barista Challenge, in which baristas will compete in making great latte art, the perfect cappuccino, and a “freestyle” espresso beverage of their own creation.

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Red panda exhibit proposals sought for WNC Nature Center

Red panda exhibit proposals sought for WNC Nature Center

The WNC Nature Center wants the red panda exhibit built by October 2018.

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Sold! Asheville riverfront property for $1 million

Sold! Asheville riverfront property for $1 million

Riverside Drive is a hot area for development these days.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Causal Pint to open in south Asheville

Also, Madison Pot Pie is moving from Marshall to Woodfin, and much more.

by September 20, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Downtown Asheville music venue The Altamont Theatre to close at year’s end

Downtown Asheville music venue The Altamont Theatre to close at year’s end

Look for a series of “farewell to The Altamont” shows before the venue closes.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News
More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

Gannett, the newspaper’s corporate parent company, earlier this month announced it was cutting less than 1 percent of its workforce as part of restructuring.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Grant leaves UNCA, Burdette out at Local Provisions, more

Also, the Sly Grog bar is reopening, and much more.

by September 16, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Climate change experts to speak in Asheville Oct. 3

Also, this weekend is grand opening weekend for Polanco, a new Mexican restaurant in downtown Asheville, and more.

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome in Asheville Sept. 30

Also, Brewgrass is Saturday, the Asheville Outdoor Show Sunday, and more.

by September 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to Asheville Mall

Word on the street: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to Asheville Mall

Alamo Drafthouse lures moviegoers with amenities including craft beer and gourmet food offerings.

by September 12, 2017 9 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Power outages, downed trees around Asheville

Also, word on the street is that Sears at Asheville Mall will be remade into a cinema, and more.

by September 12, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel up for review Sept. 18

First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel up for review Sept. 18

The plan is to develop a 70-room hotel in the building, as well as a restaurant and retail space, in the massive building at 95 Roberts St.

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: TSA spots loaded gun at Asheville airport checkpoint

The Asheville GreenWorks Root Ball will be held from 6:30-10 p.m. on Sept. 23.

by September 11, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville braces for battering from remnants of Hurricane Irma

Asheville braces for battering from remnants of Hurricane Irma

One shelter has opened, and there are a number of storm-related closings, in Western North Carolina.

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
145 Biltmore Ave.

New condo building for short-term rentals planned in downtown Asheville

It’s not a hotel, and it’s not exactly just condos.

by September 8, 2017 11 comments Asheville News

Duke Energy edges closer to gas-insulated substation in downtown Asheville

Duke Energy’s plans aren’t yet finalized, the chairman of the Asheville Downtown Commission said Friday, but they’re close.

by September 8, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Affordable Housing Summit set for Sept. 29

Also, a new downtown Asheville restaurant is in the works, and more.

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville P&Z votes down RAD short-term rental ban

Also, there’s a new exhibit called “Wicked Plants” coming to the N.C. Arboretum, and more.

by September 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
News obit: Page Bryant, psychic who identified Sedona and Asheville vortexes, dies

News obit: Page Bryant, psychic who identified Sedona and Asheville vortexes, dies

Bryant’s identification of specific vortexes in Sedona and Asheville helped put both cities on the map.

by September 6, 2017 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Attorney Devereux meets with Buncombe commissioners

The meeting, in a session that was closed to the public, lasted for more than hour.

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Photo courtesy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri."

‘Three Billboards’ movie shot in WNC wows film festival crowds

The movie has a U.S. release date of Nov. 10.

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: King Bio buys Weaverville manufacturing plant for $8 million

Also, Buncombe County Recreation Services is accepting grant applications, and more.

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Cambria Hotel in downtown Asheville makes final push to opening day

Cambria Hotel in downtown Asheville makes final push to opening day

A centerpiece of the new Cambria Hotel is a new restaurant, Hemingway’s Cuba.

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News