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Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: N.C. hotels authorized to provide housing alternatives during COVID-19 outbreak

Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: N.C. hotels authorized to provide housing alternatives during COVID-19 outbreak

Also, ASAP has an interim farmers market up and running every Thursday and Saturday on the campus of A-B Tech, complete with fresh produce and fresh rules for social distancing.

by April 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Founder of Masks of Love, Dr. Carly Brown, says that the group plans to utilize a team of amateur and professional sewers to produce thousands of reusable face masks for health care workers and the general public. Photo courtesy of Masks of Love

Masks of Love unites Asheville businesses, community members in face of shortages

At Masks of Love, a small dedicated band of doctors, home sewers, business owners, professional seamstresses and other volunteers are working around the clock to produce face masks.

by April 7, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
A collection of portraits taken by Asheville photographer Rachael McIntosh in recent weeks as part of a project where she's shooting family portraits on people's porches during this season of pandemic. She calls the project Asheville 6ft Apart./ photo courtesy of Rachel McIntosh

Asheville photographer captures pandemic in porch portraits from 6 feet away

Rachel McIntosh hopes to photograph 500 families as part of her portraiture series, which she is called Asheville 6ft Apart.

by April 2, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Earth Fare grocery store at Westgate Shopping Center./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville organic grocer Earth Fare is returning

If the plans come to fruition, it would be a stunning resurrection of an Asheville-born brand that suddenly announced the closure of all 50 of its stores in February.

by March 26, 2020 1 comment Asheville News
Antony Chiang, CEO of Dogwood Health Trust, the foundation that was created out of the sale of Mission Health to HCA Healthcare.

Dogwood Health Trust CEO: We’re fighting to flatten the curve; stay home

Dogwood Health Trust’s investment to battle COVID-19 so far: $10 million.

by March 25, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Haywood Street, downtown Asheville, March 2020./ photo by Jason Sandford

Hanrahan: In downtown Asheville, so much has changed so quickly during coronavirus outbreak

The streets belonged to the unhoused poor, gathered in clusters here and there or walking alone, burdened with heavy bundles and unmet needs.

by March 19, 2020 0 comments Asheville News, Opinion
Christy Lynn

Christy Lynn Band in Asheville set to celebrate ‘Sweetheart of the Radio’ album release

The Christy Lynn Band will celebrate the release of their debut album, “Sweetheart of the Radio,” on Thursday at The Mothlight in West Asheville, along with Brody Hunt & The Handfulls.

by March 10, 2020 0 comments Asheville Music
A group of Mission Hospital nurses and their supporters rallied in downtown Asheville on Sunday afternoon to show their support of the nurses effort to unionize./ photo by Jason Sandford

Mission Hospital nurses rally as unionization vote nears

Mission Hospital registered nurses will vote by secret ballot in the next 20 days or so on whether to join the National Nurses United union.

by March 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Fireside Collective is, from left, Alex Genova, Joe Cicero, Jesse Iaquinto, Carson White and Tommy Maher./ Photo courtesy of Mountain Home Music Company

Asheville’s Fireside Collective poised for a run with new record

The guys of Fireside Collective exude a powerful collective confidence that frames the questions about their future not as “What’s next for us,” but rather, “What isn’t?”

by March 4, 2020 0 comments Asheville Music
Songs From the Road Band: Mark Schimick, James Schlender, Charles R. Humphrey III and Sam Wharton.

Songcraft centers Songs From the Road Band

Songs From the Road Band will play a rare Asheville show at the The Funkatorium on March 14. The Wooks, a hot band out of Lexington, Ky., will open the 8 p.m. show.

by March 3, 2020 0 comments Asheville Music
Bernie Sanders: Mission Health nurses are unionizing, and I applaud them

Bernie Sanders: Mission Health nurses are unionizing, and I applaud them

Word of the unionization effort at Mission Health follows a recent public outcry over deteriorating work conditions at the hospital, which was recently purchased by HCA Healthcare.

by February 28, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
From ‘pit of despair’ to ‘civic plaza’; concepts presented for Haywood-Page lot development

From ‘pit of despair’ to ‘civic plaza’; concepts presented for Haywood-Page lot development

Development on the property may include housing, a restaurant or office space to help cover the annual cost of maintaining the park components, according to plans presented.

by February 20, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
News obit: Bruce Elliston, founder of Asheville Family Health Centers, dies

News obit: Bruce Elliston, founder of Asheville Family Health Centers, dies

Bruce Elliston was the first faculty member at Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, a center that has helped train countless health professionals in the mountains.

by February 19, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville River Arts District mixed-use project, including hotel, gets moving

Asheville River Arts District mixed-use project, including hotel, gets moving

The project calls for a mix of uses, includes space for artists, two restaurants and a 70-room hotel.

by February 18, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Your Feet’s Too Big! Cabaret show set for Feb. 29 in Hendersonville

Your Feet’s Too Big! Cabaret show set for Feb. 29 in Hendersonville

The one-night-only show will be staged in the recently renovated Center for Art & Entertainment in Hendersonville.

by February 17, 2020 0 comments Asheville events
2019 ASHEVILLE FOOD FAN AWARDS! Best of Asheville part 3: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

2019 ASHEVILLE FOOD FAN AWARDS! Best of Asheville part 3: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

2019 BEST OF ASHEVILLE FOOD PART 3 The Final Countdown WARNING: The following blog post contains adult language. Alright folks, let’s fuckin’ do this! Let’s get through the final categories of the 2019 Food Fan Awards (née The Stoobies), and then we can have ourselves a party on the 27th to announce the winners and eat our faces awwwwfffff!!! PARTY PARTY[Read More…]

by January 21, 2020 1 comment Asheville food and drink, Asheville News
LEAF Community Arts marks milestone with new home, new name

LEAF Community Arts marks milestone with new home, new name

The new LEAF Global Arts Center is set for a Feb. 14 opening.

by January 18, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
2019 ASHEVILLE FOOD FAN AWARDS! Best of Asheville part 2: MAKERS BAKERS TRUCKS ‘N’ SUCH

2019 ASHEVILLE FOOD FAN AWARDS! Best of Asheville part 2: MAKERS BAKERS TRUCKS ‘N’ SUCH

2019 BEST OF ASHEVILLE FOOD PART 2 Makers, Bakers, Trucks ‘n’ Such Warning, Refresher, and Seven Years Later… WARNING: The following blog post contains adult language. REFRESHER: Hi, my name is Stu Helm. I started writing food reviews for my friends on Facebook about 8 years ago, and now — thanks in large part to Ashvegas — I’m happy to say[Read More…]

Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport adds four more Allegiant flights

Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport adds four more Allegiant flights

Also, a new light-induced meditation center has opened in downtown Asheville, and more.

by January 14, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Hot Sheet: Craven Street condo project proposed in West Asheville

Hot Sheet: Craven Street condo project proposed in West Asheville

Also, construction should be starting soon on the new outdoor performance venue on Coxe Avenue; and much more.

by January 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
2019 ASHEVILLE FOOD FAN AWARDS! Best of Asheville part 1: LET’S GET THIS FUNKY PARTY STARTED!

2019 ASHEVILLE FOOD FAN AWARDS! Best of Asheville part 1: LET’S GET THIS FUNKY PARTY STARTED!

2019 BEST OF ASHEVILLE FOOD PART I Let’s Get this Funky Party Started Warnings, Intros, and Lame Excuses WARNING: The following blog post contains a lahhhhhhht of swears. For some reason (#fucktrump) I just feel the need to swear even more than usual these days. If you don’t like swears, I apologize, I really do. Like swears, that is. I[Read More…]

by January 7, 2020 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Hot Sheet: Wehrloom Honey and Meadery planned for Asheville South Slope

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

Also, the popular Sunny Point Cafe in West Asheville plans to renovate an adjacent house and use it as a bakery and prep kitchen for the cafe; and more.

by January 6, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Top Buncombe baby names of 2019: Charlotte and Liam

Top Buncombe baby names of 2019: Charlotte and Liam

Check out the names of Buncombe babies in 2019.

by December 24, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Holiday Hot Sheet: Harvest Pizza planned for Asheville South Slope

Holiday Hot Sheet: Harvest Pizza planned for Asheville South Slope

Also, updates on Sunny Point Cafe, Wehrloom Honey and Meadery, goPuff and more.

by December 20, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ask A Woman AVL: What makes for a bad holiday gift for my female partner?

Ask A Woman AVL: What makes for a bad holiday gift for my female partner?

Please remember this season that the most valuable thing you can give to each other is love and attention. And cash.

by December 12, 2019 0 comments Asheville News, Opinion
From left, Russell and Mercy Joseph, who are partners in the new Asheville Proper restaurant planned at the Grove Arcade with Mindi and Owen McGlynn./ photo courtesy of Asheville Proper

Asheville Proper, a new steakhouse, planned for downtown Grove Arcade

At Asheville Proper, ribeye, porterhouse, NY strip and other classic cuts of meat will be cooked over a wood-fired flame on a custom grill.

A scene from the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular, featuring Erik Moellering as the flamboyant Latin lover Joaquin, alongside fellow players Glenn Reed, who plays the stoner Jimbo (and Joaquin's love interest) and Tracy Johnston Crum as Judy Bernstein./ photo by Tempus Fugit Design

Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular offers one last holiday escape at Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre

This year’s show marks the 10th, and last, staging of the of raucous, irreverent play that’s become a favorite holiday escape in Asheville.

by November 21, 2019 3 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority gathered Wednesday morning for its regular monthly meeting./ photo by Jason Sandford

Buncombe tourism officials call barrage of criticism divisive, untrue

Buncombe TDA members responded to a recent opinion piece criticizing the tourism board.

by November 20, 2019 4 comments Asheville News
Parisian Hotel in downtown Asheville coming back for review

Parisian Hotel in downtown Asheville coming back for review

The hotel proposal was approved before the current one-year moratorium on new hotel projects in Asheville.

by November 19, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
From the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam at the U.S. Cellular Center in December 2013./ photo by Jason Sandford

Here’s how to enjoy Christmas Jam weekend in Asheville without the main jam

The two-day Kevn Kinny Songwriter Jam set for Jack of the Wood on Dec. 13 and 14 is just one of the ways to enjoy Christmas Jam weekend in Asheville.

by November 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Unspoken Tradition/ photo by Sandlin Gaither

Bluegrass band observes a growing Asheville in ‘Cold Mountain Town’ track

Ty Gilpin, Unspoken Tradition’s mandolin player and the song’s writer, talks about the song, its message and the traditions of mountain music.

by November 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
The Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper staff is located on the second floor of this downtown building, which the newspaper's corporate owner sold in 2018.

Asheville Citizen-Times awaits layoffs, consolidation after merger deal

The new company, which will be called Gannett, will be focused on establishing a business model that puts digital offerings first.

by November 17, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Warren Haynes at the 30th annual Christmas Jam. / photo by DAVID SIMCHOCK for Ashvegas.com

Christmas Jam 2019 canceled in Asheville as organizers plan for 2020

The Songwriter Jam, a two-day event set for Dec. 13-14 at Jack of the Wood, will feature Asheville musicians on the same weekend planned for Christmas Jam.

by November 13, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
The Lady Folk showcase at Ambrose West on Nov. 21 will feature three Asheville songstresses: from left, Whitney Moore of Queen Bee and the Honeylovers; Jane Kramer; and Christy Barrett of the Christy Lynn Band.

Lady Folk at Ambrose West will spotlight three Asheville songstresses on Nov. 21

The Lady Folk showcase will feature Whitney Moore of Queen Bee and the Honeylovers; Jane Kramer; and Christy Barrett of the Christy Lynn Band.

by November 7, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville development updates: Large downtown mixed-use proposal set for P&Z hearing

Asheville development updates: Large downtown mixed-use proposal set for P&Z hearing

At least 10 percent of the residential units proposed for the Coxe/Asheland development will be designated as affordable units, offered at 80 percent AMI.

by November 6, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Woodstock legend Melanie to perform Asheville house concerts

Woodstock legend Melanie to perform Asheville house concerts

In this 50th anniversary year of Woodstock, one of its special stars is set to play a house concert series Nov. 16 and 17.

by November 5, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
Russell Crowe spotted at Grey Eagle music hall in Asheville

Russell Crowe spotted at Grey Eagle music hall in Asheville

Actor Adam Goldberg, who starred with Crowe in the Hollywood hit “A Beautiful Mind,” was also at The Grey Eagle.

At Winter Lights, 500,000 lights will festoon North Carolina Arboretum

At Winter Lights, 500,000 lights will festoon North Carolina Arboretum

The light show kicks off with a lighting ceremony in downtown Asheville on Nov. 22.

by November 2, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
LEAF Downtown was one of nearly two dozen local festivals and events to receive support from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority. /photo by Rose Kaz of Rose Photo

Buncombe TDA awards Asheville festivals and events total of $86,500

Here are two from the list of about 20 awardees: Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum received $10,000, the Sourwood Festival in Black Mountain received $9,000.

by November 1, 2019 2 comments Asheville News
At Taste of Asheville, sample bites and beverages from 50 AVL indy restaurants

At Taste of Asheville, sample bites and beverages from 50 AVL indy restaurants

The Taste of Asheville is set for Nov. 21 at The Venue in Asheville.

Ask A Woman AVL: I’m paralyzed by a crush on my friend; help!

Ask A Woman AVL: I’m paralyzed by a crush on my friend; help!

Stop pining away in fantasyland and go for it.

by October 26, 2019 0 comments Opinion
Hot Sheet: Original Papa Nick’s now open at French Broad River Brewing

Hot Sheet: Original Papa Nick’s now open at French Broad River Brewing

Also, a new baker’s collaborative in Asheville is planning its first pop-up even on Wednesday at Fleetwood’s in West Asheville, and more.

by October 19, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville development roundup: New Haywood Street condos planned, more

Asheville development roundup: New Haywood Street condos planned, more

Also, plans for the major redevelopment of the Sears property at the Asheville Mall have once again been continued, and more.

by October 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
The Nude Party kicks off concerts at amphitheater in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood

The Nude Party kicks off concerts at amphitheater in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood

Kitty Tsunami and Self-Help will join The Nude Party on stage for the Wednesday evening show.

by October 17, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
New mixed-use project, the Bier Haus, planned for downtown Asheville

New mixed-use project, the Bier Haus, planned for downtown Asheville

The Bier Haus project calls for the renovation of the building at 34 S. Lexington Ave., which is adjacent to Button & Co. bagel shop.

by October 12, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Asheville hangover nanny, and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Asheville hangover nanny, and more

Also, Down Dog Bar & Yoga Studio is a new business in the works that would combine a yoga studio with a dog bar, and much more.

by October 8, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Popeyes open on Airport Road in South Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Popeyes open on Airport Road in South Asheville

Also, Chef Steven Goff of AUX Bar in Asheville was recently named the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association’s “chef of the year” following a cook-off competition.

Chow Chow food festival in Asheville/ photo by Reese Moore Photography

Chow Chow food festival in Asheville, reviewed

Chow Chow crowned a new culinary star on the Asheville food scene: Benne on Eagle restaurant.

CURVE Studios to celebrate 30th anniversary in Asheville River Arts District

CURVE Studios to celebrate 30th anniversary in Asheville River Arts District

There will also be a dedication of a special “chair arch” in the CURVE Studios garden to help mark the occasion.

by October 3, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Chef Graham House of Sovereign Remedies restaurant and cocktail bar in Asheville preparing plates for a James Beard House dinner in the summer of 2018./ photo by Jason Sandford

Sovereign Remedies’ recipe for success: host a James Beard House dinner

How an Asheville restaurant crew went to New York City to serve up a prestigious dinner at the James Beard House.