Post Tagged with: "French Broad River"

Karen Cragnolin, the retired founder of the nonprofit RiverLink, spoke to the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission during its regular meeting on Sept. 4. Cragnolin expressed her opposition to the proposed location of a restaurant along the banks of the French Broad River, at 144 Riverside Drive./ photo by Jason Sandford for Ashevegas.com

Asheville P&Z votes down proposed riverfront restaurant

The Jettie Rae’s Fish n’ Such restaurant proposal heads to Asheville City Council next for a final decision.

by September 5, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
An architectural rendering of the proposed Jetti Rae's Seafood and Such restaurant being proposed for 144 Riverside Drive in the Asheville River Arts District.

Proposed Asheville riverfront restaurant set to move forward

The Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission is the next stop for Jettie Rae’s Fish n’ Such, proposed to built along Riverside Drive.

by August 16, 2019 2 comments Asheville News
An architectural rendering of the proposed Jetti Rae's Seafood and Such restaurant being proposed for 144 Riverside Drive in the Asheville River Arts District.

New riverside restaurant, Jettie Rae’s, proposed for Asheville River Arts District

The riverside restaurant proposed for 144 Riverside Drive will welcome tubers and boaters who arrive from the French Broad River.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Water outages planned for Asheville River Arts District

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Water outages planned for Asheville River Arts District

Local outfitters in the River Arts District have banded together to form the Asheville Riverfront Alliance as recreation increases along the French Broad River in Asheville.

by February 21, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Also, there are a couple of calls to artists out right now, and more.

by July 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Is it a likely option? Probably not, but they’re weighing it, nonetheless.

by June 22, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Winter cold has ski slopes around Asheville rejoicing

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Winter cold has ski slopes around Asheville rejoicing

Also, Asheville has made two more lists of best places to visit in 2018, and more.

by January 4, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ice floes on the French Broad River

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Ice floes on the French Broad River

Asheville musicians Ben Phan and Alexa Rose will collaborate on a Saturday show at the Grey Eagle, and more.

by January 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
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Zillicoah Beer Company to celebrate official grand opening on Friday in Woodfin

The lineup will include an array of styles and collaborations with other brewers, including Burial Beer, Asheville Brewing and Fonta Flora.

by December 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
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
VIDEO: New outfitter’s outpost on French Broad River, more weekend fun

VIDEO: New outfitter’s outpost on French Broad River, more weekend fun

Also, RiverMusic at Salvage Station and much more.

by July 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Long-lost work by Asheville’s Wilma Dykeman hits shelves, gets rave reviews

Long-lost work by Asheville’s Wilma Dykeman hits shelves, gets rave reviews

One of Western North Carolina’s most storied writers has a major new work published 10 years after her death.

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
The GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of Sept. 8 and beyond

The GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of Sept. 8 and beyond

The days have been gorgeous, the nights are getting cooler, and the calendar is buzzing with all varieties of fantastic events. Our beloved mountain town is increasingly the site of some of the best in arts and entertainment in the region, and here’s our roundup of what’s on our radar for this weekend. As always, if we missed something let us[Read More…]

Garrett Artz is new executive director at Asheville nonprofit RiverLink

Garrett Artz is new executive director at Asheville nonprofit RiverLink

Artz is an Asheville attorney and co-founder of the Connect Enka nonprofit.

by September 1, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Enka Center construction could get going later this year

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Enka Center construction could get going later this year

Also, MG Road is closed for renovations, and much more.

by August 1, 2016 49 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Earthquake shakes Weaverville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Earthquake shakes Weaverville

Also, Cucina 24 restaurant changes up its approach to lunch and much more.

by April 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Open job calls set for Salvage Station venue in Asheville on April 19, 21

Open job calls set for Salvage Station venue in Asheville on April 19, 21

The new riverfront concert venue and event space is looking to hire about 30 people, from servers and bartenders to support staff.

by April 12, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville railroad roundhouse torn down

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville railroad roundhouse torn down

Also, The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville is seeking short film submissions for a new show, and more.

by January 30, 2016 19 comments Asheville News
Donor promises up to $10,000 to pay for one year of RiverLink personalized plate for people

Donor promises up to $10,000 to pay for one year of RiverLink personalized plate for people

RiverLink and the Clean Water Management Trust Fund gets $10 for every license plate.

by November 17, 2015 2 comments Asheville benefits
Two bodies recovered from French Broad River in Asheville

Two bodies recovered from French Broad River in Asheville

Two young Asheville women have been missing for more than a week.

by November 5, 2015 2 comments Asheville News, Crime, Missing Persons
Stu Helm: Food Fan – FOOD MAP – Asheville’s RAD

Stu Helm: Food Fan – FOOD MAP – Asheville’s RAD

  Hello Asheville! Click, drag, click, drag, click click click, join, eyedropper, click, paint bucket, click, deselect… oh, hi! I didn’t see you there. I’ve been working in Adobe Illustrator making a bunch of nifty Food Maps!  That means I’ve been doing lots and lots and LOTS of clicking and dragging and selecting and deselecting… and when things get really exciting,[Read More…]

Word on the street: Buncombe County economic development announcement coming any day

Word on the street: Buncombe County economic development announcement coming any day

Could it Deschutes Brewery?

by August 21, 2015 13 comments Word on the street
In Woodfin, farm life and housing find an equal footing in unique development

In Woodfin, farm life and housing find an equal footing in unique development

Developers are ready to start selling pastoral lots on 350 acres in a development that will include riverfront property, a 46-acre farm, a school, a boutique hotel and much more.

by August 18, 2015 13 comments Asheville News
Reset and renew with a tour along the French Broad Paddle Trail

Reset and renew with a tour along the French Broad Paddle Trail

A lazy river, beautiful campsites and glorious nature all around.

by June 9, 2015 2 comments Asheville features
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MountainTrue taking reservations for annual French Broad Float

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MountainTrue taking reservations for annual French Broad Float

Also, former WLOSer Mike Mason lands a new gig and a new photography studio opens in Riverside Business Park.

by May 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville opening of largest shipping container restaurant in U.S. nears

Asheville opening of largest shipping container restaurant in U.S. nears

Highlights: River access, a 2,400-square-foot wrap-around deck, a take-out window for visitors by road or by boat, and more.

AshevillePocketGuide.com: French Broad Boatworks to launch Asheville wooden boat tour next year

AshevillePocketGuide.com: French Broad Boatworks to launch Asheville wooden boat tour next year

Ever wondered what it would feel like to drift along the French Broad River in a hand-crafted wooden boat?

by November 19, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Buncombe tourism cash winners: Construction of baseball/softball fields, improvements along river

Buncombe tourism cash winners: Construction of baseball/softball fields, improvements along river

In all, the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority handed out nearly $5 million in cash collected from a local hotel room tax.

by October 22, 2014 12 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS Asheville Zombiefloat 2014

PHOTOS Asheville Zombiefloat 2014

Hundreds of people, many dressed as zombies, hit the French Broad River on Saturday for the first Asheville Zombiefloat.

by September 20, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
WNC Alliance announces launch of smart phone app for French Broad River Paddle Trail

WNC Alliance announces launch of smart phone app for French Broad River Paddle Trail

The app features a map marked with campsites, access points, outfitters, restaurants and more.

Asheville Grit: New riverside restaurant built from shipping containers set to be iconic draw

Asheville Grit: New riverside restaurant built from shipping containers set to be iconic draw

The new Smoky Park Supper Club, with its wood-fired cooking and unique shipping container construction, has all the elements of a big draw.

Asheville Pocket Guide offers unique new guide to French Broad River corridor

Asheville Pocket Guide offers unique new guide to French Broad River corridor

Local publisher Sammy Cox has a new pocket guide in print and online.

by July 8, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Email: Proposed I-26 Connector bridge doesn’t fare well in latest N.C. DOT rankings

Email: Proposed I-26 Connector bridge doesn’t fare well in latest N.C. DOT rankings

Prospects dim for the long-debated road construction project in Asheville.

by May 19, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
I-26 Connector Project public meeting set for May 12 in downtown Asheville

I-26 Connector Project public meeting set for May 12 in downtown Asheville

The meeting will be the public’s first chance at seeing, up close, the new proposed route for the long-debated connector.

by May 9, 2014 2 comments Asheville News

With a toast, New Belgium Brewing digs into new Asheville site

Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony on property along the French Broad River marked a milestone in both place and time for the brewer and the city’s craft beer industry. About 3 p.m., the crowd lifted glasses of RyePA, a beer that New Belgium made with in conjuntcion with ingredients from Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House, and drank to their new brewery. After two years of ups and downs, and not one spade of dirt turned, the commitment was clear: New Belgium is coming to Asheville.

Asheville group issues statement in opposition to I-26 Connector resolution

Asheville group issues statement in opposition to I-26 Connector resolution

Buncombe County commissioners are scheduled to consider the resolution tonight.

by March 18, 2014 13 comments Asheville News
RiverMusic fest in Asheville kicks off tonight with Orgone, Emefe

RiverMusic fest in Asheville kicks off tonight with Orgone, Emefe

It’s gonna be a big night down by the river.

by March 17, 2014 9 comments Asheville Music
WNC Alliance to lead guided, 115-mile trips down French Broad River in May, July

WNC Alliance to lead guided, 115-mile trips down French Broad River in May, July

Sign up now for the trip along the French Broad River Paddle Trail.

New Belgium Brewing plans to resume work on new brewery site in Asheville next month

New Belgium Brewing plans to resume work on new brewery site in Asheville next month

Work includes concrete removal and trucking in tons of new dirt to raise the riverside location out of a flood plain.

‘Float for a Cause’ on Asheville’s French Broad River Aug. 17 to benefit WNC Alliance

‘Float for a Cause’ on Asheville’s French Broad River Aug. 17 to benefit WNC Alliance

One highlight: a floating barge featuring Asheville faves Mad Tea. Party at the Bywater.

by August 10, 2013 0 comments Asheville benefits
CitiStop on Patton Avenue hosting in-store WNC Alliance benefit on Wednesday

CitiStop on Patton Avenue hosting in-store WNC Alliance benefit on Wednesday

Get two slice of Acropolis Pizza and a drink for $5, all to benefit the WNC Alliance’s work to promote water quality in the French Broad River watershed.

by July 9, 2013 0 comments Asheville benefits
RiverMusic 2013 hits Friday with StephaniesID

RiverMusic 2013 hits Friday with StephaniesID

There’s a new trolley service to shuttle folks from downtown to the riverside party.

by May 14, 2013 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas reader: Horrendous run-off from construction project into French Broad

Ashvegas reader: Horrendous run-off from construction project into French Broad

The run-off is from a N.C. DOT bridge construction site.

by May 6, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
CRAP! Millions of gallons of sewage leaking into French Broad River

CRAP! Millions of gallons of sewage leaking into French Broad River

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that crews are working frantically to staunch the flow of effluvium.

by April 30, 2013 16 comments Asheville News
City buys riverside property to help link French Broad River Park, Carrier Park

City buys riverside property to help link French Broad River Park, Carrier Park

RiverLink and the city of Asheville have been talking with the property owners for years. They finally reached agreement.

by April 30, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Register now for WNC Alliance’s guided tour of French Broad River Trail

Register now for WNC Alliance’s guided tour of French Broad River Trail

Sign up for a guided tour of the French Broad Paddle Trail.

New Belgium brewery plans will be topic for Jan. 2 Asheville Planning and Zoning meeting

New Belgium brewery plans will be topic for Jan. 2 Asheville Planning and Zoning meeting

An important meeting for anyone interested in New Belgium’s plans to build a brewery in Asheville.

New Belgium officials to meet with neighborhood, business leaders on Jan. 3

New Belgium officials to meet with neighborhood, business leaders on Jan. 3

8:30-10 a.m. in the FLS Energy boardroom.

by December 26, 2012 3 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
Photos: New Belgium Brewery site in Asheville, December 2012

Photos: New Belgium Brewery site in Asheville, December 2012

A look at the site before de-construction of warehouses begins next month.

by December 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
CONTEST OVER Win two tickets NOW to family-friendly river festival, Long Man Fest on Sat.

CONTEST OVER Win two tickets NOW to family-friendly river festival, Long Man Fest on Sat.

One last ticket giveaway for the new river festival this weekend.