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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

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Savage Race considers Asheville for obstacle course event

Also, Bryson City is set to vote on whether to allow alcohol sales beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays, and more.

by September 5, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Asheville: Grey Eagle concert, Diamond Brand Wednesday

Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Asheville: Grey Eagle concert, Diamond Brand Wednesday

Details are still coming together for the Grey Eagle show, which will feature Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters and many more local musicians.

by September 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Entrepreneurship Week gets rolling Tuesday

Also, the Asheville nonprofit Green Opportunities recently landed a $900,000 grant, and more.

by September 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville beer museum fundraiser set Sept. 7

Also, No Evil Foods has some cool new packaging, and more.

by September 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gas prices suck; price gouging law in effect

Also, there’s an industrial hemp entrepreneurial summit coming up later this month, and more.

by September 1, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

It’s time for the increased regulation of Airbnb rentals in Asheville, the hoteliers said Wednesday at a Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meeting.

by August 31, 2017 13 comments Asheville News
Report: Asheville Airbnb rentals disrupting dynamics of Buncombe County tourism industry

Report: Asheville Airbnb rentals disrupting dynamics of Buncombe County tourism industry

The demand for Airbnb rentals in Buncombe County grew 105 percent and is showing not signs of slowing.

by August 31, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism officials chase Haute Route bicycling race

Asheville tourism officials chase Haute Route bicycling race

Asheville tourism and sports officials are pushing the city as a sports tourism destination.

by August 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Expect tight gasoline supply around Asheville

Also, WLOS-TV news reporter Evan Donovan has announced he’s leaving the station, and much more.

by August 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Red Cross volunteers head to Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief

Also, an HGTV social media post about an Asheville treehouse for rent via Airbnb has racked up more than 1.7 million views, and more.

by August 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Vintage Kava opens in West Asheville

Also, tickets go on sale Friday for a Bon Iver show in Asheville in November, and much more.

by August 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Asheville City Council supports protections for Craggy/Big Ivy forestland

Asheville City Council also heard an update about the long-awaited I-26 Connector project, and more.

by August 23, 2017 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manicomio Pizza opens in downtown Asheville

Also, BaconFest returns to Highland Brewing, and more.

by August 23, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

The hotel will have a small dog park and green roof, with rooms renting for about $80 a night.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council decries actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville

Asheville City Council decries actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville

Asheville remains a place of love and compassion, where hate is not, and never will be, welcome, the proclamation states.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Chef Steven Goff returns to Asheville

Also, the Merrimon Avenue Ingles in North Asheville is set for a major renovation, and much more.

by August 22, 2017 4 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old-time photo shop opens in downtown Asheville

Also, French Broad Chocolates announces a major expansion, and more.

by August 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Reports: Feds investigating former Buncombe County Manager Greene

Reports: Feds investigating former Buncombe County Manager Greene

Greene recently retired after working 20 years as manager of Buncombe County government.

by August 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: 4 charged with vandalizing marker at base of Vance Monument

Also, 7 Ton Letterpress has closed, and more.

by August 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: So about that Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

Also, the weather forecast for solar eclipse viewing on Monday got a little less cloudy, and more.

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Urban Trail gets update with interactive website, new logo

Asheville Urban Trail gets update with interactive website, new logo

The walking trail through downtown Asheville pays tribute to elements of Asheville’s colorful history.

by August 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville solar eclipse weather forecast looking good

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired two new reporters, and more.

by August 14, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
SILENCED! Asheville radio personality Rick Rice laid off

SILENCED! Asheville radio personality Rick Rice laid off

Rice was the host of a popular afternoon show on Rock 104.5 FM in Asheville.

by August 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Broadway Street apartment complex plan in Asheville draws parking concerns

Broadway Street apartment complex plan in Asheville draws parking concerns

The mixed-use development by White Point Partners will include 4,000 square feet of office space.

by August 10, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Xpress hires new editor

Also, Famous Toastery and Kids Garden AVL are planned for the Whole Foods shopping center on Tunnel Road, and more.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Actor Channing Tatum stopped at a gas station in Statesville on Tuesday and posed for pictures while chatting up the store clerk, who he danced with in a video that's gone viral.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Channing Tatum spotted at Asheville gas station

Channing Tatum is perhaps best known for his “Magic Mike” movies.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Stone Road restaurant closed

Also, American Underground is hosting a “consumer products happy hour” on Thursday at RISC Networks.

by August 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The Asheville hotel building boom: where things stand, summer 2017

The Asheville hotel building boom: where things stand, summer 2017

There are more than a dozen new Asheville hotels either under construction or in the planning phase.

by August 8, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
With minimalist design and Millennials in mind, AC Hotel nears Asheville opening

With minimalist design and Millennials in mind, AC Hotel nears Asheville opening

The hotel aims to attract younger visitors with a special attention to spiffy lighting, sleek design and sharp, quick service. Rooms are smaller, and there are technology touches.

by August 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.

by August 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Mixed-use development proposed for Broadway Street in Asheville

Mixed-use development proposed for Broadway Street in Asheville

A neighborhood meeting with developers later this week will provide more details.

by August 7, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville beer museum on tap

Also, campaign finance reports for Asheville City Council candidates are coming in, and more.

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Romantic Asheville releases 2017 fall foliage color guide

Also, a local lingerie maker is opening a new retail location in West Asheville, and much more.

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
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 10 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: JJ’s Tire building sold on Asheville South Slope

Also, Asheville Community Theatre is ready to unveil its remodeled auditorium, and more.

by July 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Demolition permits pulled for original 12 Bones in Asheville River Arts District

Demolition permits pulled for original 12 Bones in Asheville River Arts District

The 5 Riverside Dr. location opened in 2005 and a favorite of former President Barack Obama’s.

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

The Return to Love AVL campaign features bumper stickers and an Instagram account.

by July 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel being planned

Word on the street: First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel being planned

The River Arts District is already poised to see millions of dollars of infrastructure investment.

by July 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Blue Ribbon hair salon closing in West Asheville

Also, a new company will take over the operation and management of the Asheville Transit System, and more.

by July 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Tunnel Road hotel gets Asheville City Council OK under new rules

Tunnel Road hotel gets Asheville City Council OK under new rules

The hotel proposal was the first to come before Asheville City Council under new rules governing hotel construction in the city.

by July 25, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville City Council district elections question will go to vote of the people

Asheville City Council district elections question will go to vote of the people

If city residents vote against district elections, that could bolster a legal challenge to a new state law requiring district elections in Asheville.

by July 25, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Wicked Weed Brewing expands Funkatorium on Asheville South Slope

Wicked Weed Brewing expands Funkatorium on Asheville South Slope

Permits have also been pulled for additional work to prepare for an unspecified future project.

by July 25, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Alcohol sales can begin at 10 a.m. on Sundays, Asheville City Council says

Alcohol sales can begin at 10 a.m. on Sundays, Asheville City Council says

Free the mimosa.

by July 25, 2017 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium begins buildout of water treatment facility

In other new, TEDxAsheville returns in September and advance tickets are on sale now for the Mountain State Fair.

by July 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manhunt in Pisgah National Forest continues

Also, the recent heat wave has given way to cooler temps, and much more.

by July 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville News