Stoneyard Apartments won't have any housing units deemed "affordable," but it will have a restaurant, artist studios and 85 spaces for public parking on Lyman Street.
Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.
City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.
Also, there's a new exhibit called "Wicked Plants" coming to the N.C. Arboretum, and more.
The hotel proposal was the first to come before Asheville City Council under new rules governing hotel construction in the city.
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Also, Wicked Weed donates $75,000 to Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, and more.
The new budget includes funding for the Asheville Police Department and the city's bus service.
Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.
Manheimer, who was elected mayor in 2013, served on Asheville City Council for four years prior to that.
Also, who might be running for mayor?
Councilman Gordon Smith won't seek re-election, newcomer Kim Roney says she's running and others are testing the waters.
Rich Lee, Kim Roney and Sheneika Smith are a few names being bandied about as possible City Council candidates this year.
Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.
Also, Chris Rock is coming to Harrah's Cherokee Casino in May, and much more.
The new commissioner will be the first African-American to sit on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
Also, Asheville City Councilman Gordon Smith says he's not seeking appointment to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and much more.
The political maneuvering is far from over.
The "pit of despair" could be the focus of a park design competition, but first there needs to be a vision for the space, an Asheville City Council subcommittee decided on Tuesday.
The 18-story former BB&T bank and office building will become home to a new boutique hotel, condos, restaurant space and more.
Also, "Garden & Gun" magazine gives a nod to the Grey Eagle, and much more.
Candidates have from Dec. 1 until Dec. 21 to file for next year's election.
It's early, but Democrats are maneuvering to keep a lock on District 1 of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
If Newman were to be elected chairman next year, it would set up an interesting scenario to fill his District 1 seat.
Friends and fellow elected officials praised Gantt's nearly two decades of county government leadership.
Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, Police Chief William Anderson and others are all targets in the commentary getting passed around.
Asheville City Council and Buncombe County Board of Commissioners visited the scene this afternoon.
Smith and Bothwell seek re-election. Wisler is a newcomer.