Before her vote to approve the hotel, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer said City Council is struggling with the ongoing wave of hotel construction.
Also, the Miss Gay Latina Asheville pageant is set for Nov. 3, and much more.
Also, there's an economic summit Wednesday at the US Cellular Center for contractors in the construction industry, and more.
Also, Highland Brewing celebrates the release of its popular Cold Mountain Ale, and much more.
Also, Bryson City is set to vote on whether to allow alcohol sales beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays, and more.
Also, the weather forecast for solar eclipse viewing on Monday got a little less cloudy, and more.
Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired two new reporters, and more.
Also, city of Asheville officials introduced the two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.
Also, there's a new grocery delivery service coming to town, and much more.
Also, Aldi grocery store is expanding in West Asheville, and more.
More of what’s going around: -The owners Belly Up Truck food truck have announced that they’re planning to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant at 507 Haywood Road in West Asheville. It will be called Haywood Common. ...
Also, Pinnix Distillery has received its federal permits, and more.
Also, the Blue Ridge Roller Girls hold their season-opening bout this Sunday, and much more.
Here’s some of what’s going around, including election cakes, calendars and much more: –NPR over the weekend featured OWL Bakery in West Asheville and its push to make election cakes this month. Bakers/proprietors Susannah Gebhart ...
Asheville, Clingman Cafe has been renamed Ultra Coffee, and much more.
Also, a new trampoline park is planning to open in south Asheville in November, and much more.
Also, new stores have opened at Asheville Outlets, and more.
Also, construction projects at Asheville Outlets and along Patton Avenue in downtown move forward, and more.
Also, an update on the River Arts District form-based code, plans to improve Livingston Street and much more.
Also, Franzi Charen is appointed to the Asheville Downtown Commission, James Fisher leaves the Asheville Citizen-Times for the Asheville Ale Trail, and more.
Also, the Asheville Design Center has issued its call for community projects for its 2016 Summer DesignBuild Studio, and more.
Retailers at the outdoor mall are gearing up for the holiday shopping season.
Also, a host of Asheville city streets will see repaving work, and much more.
City officials some 300,000 shoppers are expected to visit the remodeled mall on Brevard Road.
Kressley will host a fashion show during the Asheville Outlets' grand opening weekend in a few weeks.
Faced with increased competition from the soon-to-be-open Asheville Outlets mall, is the Asheville Mall ready to shake things up?
Update on March 20: The last batch of store announcements: Ann Taylor Factory Store, Christopher & Banks, Go Games & Go Toys, Levi’s Outlet Store, New York & Company Outlet, Pandora Jewelry, Vera Bradley Outlet Update on March ...
Asheville Outlets plans to open in May.
Also, Blackberg Creative is opening on the South Slope, Mindfulness Fest is coming to the UNCA campus and much more.
Also, Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain celebrates its 10th anniversary and Asheville entrepreneur champion Pam Lewis moves to Colorado.
Also, a new summer concert series at Pack Square Park, entrepreneur Craig McAnsh announces his departure and more.
Also, Amazing Pizza Co. plans to sell pizza by the slice on Haywood Road, Parkway Bistro is set to open on Hendersonville Road and more.
The massive new outdoor outlet mall located on Brevard Road will begin formally announcing stores on March 1.
We're starting to get a picture of Asheville's new mega shopping center, set to open in spring.
Also, the also band River Whyless is having a spectacular 2015 so far, big news for The Red Radish in Black Mountain, more.
The transformation of the old Biltmore Square mall into the new Asheville Outlets is taking shape. It is set to open in May 2015.
The old Biltmore Square Mall is being transformed into an outdoor outlet mall that will feature about 75 outlet shops.
The 325,000 square-foot open-air mall will feature 75 top manufacturers and retail outlets, according to a press release.
The new Asheville Outlets will feature "top manufacturers and retail outlets" and is scheduled to open next year, according to press release.