Post Tagged with: "Merrimon Avenue"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Our Global Table world food pop-up Sunday, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Our Global Table world food pop-up Sunday, more

Also, MG Road is closing and morphing into a new lobby bar for Chai Pani restaurant, and more.

by July 19, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Here's the former Wells Fargo Bank property along Coxe Avenue that Asheville Brewing purchased recently./ photo by Jason Sandford

From bank to beer: Asheville Brewing buys prime lot adjacent to its South Slope spot

A cat park? A putt-putt golf course? Just parking? Asheville Brewing owner Mike Rangel is entertaining ideas on what to do with the property.

by July 14, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
The sinkhole that opened up along Merrimon Avenue on June 19 worsened on Thursday, July 11, following an afternoon downpour. The monster hole has attracted a steady stream of visitors./ photo by Jason Sandford

SINKHOLE: Gaping maw worsens, threatens North Asheville building

The sinkhole has attracted a steady stream of visitors since it opened in late June.

by July 11, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Capital Club of Asheville opens to public

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Capital Club of Asheville opens to public

Also, industrial hemp growers rejoiced Thursday with the signing of the federal farm bill, and more.

by December 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Hendersonville gets first hemp dispensary as Franny’s Farmacy expands

Hendersonville gets first hemp dispensary as Franny’s Farmacy expands

Franny’s Farmacy, which is open today, is Hendersonville’s first hemp dispensary.

by December 6, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
With high-profile rezoning requests, Asheville city officials aim for ‘urban center’ development

With high-profile rezoning requests, Asheville city officials aim for ‘urban center’ development

The proposed rezoning would affect 145 acres at four key locations around Asheville.

by November 13, 2018 8 comments Asheville News
A photo from a slide show presentation by Joe Minicozzi showing the activity at Greenlife grocery store's loading dock.

Jeff Bezos, it’s Asheville calling: Fix your grocery store loading dock

The world’s richest man, and the grocery store chain he owns, was a hot topic of conversation during last week’s Asheville City Council meeting.

by October 13, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Trader Joe’s in Asheville plans to expand store sales area

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Trader Joe’s in Asheville plans to expand store sales area

Also, the new Save Me The Waltz Bar in the basement of the S&W Building is planning to open later this month, and more.

by October 11, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Franny’s Farmacy hemp dispensary planning Asheville opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Franny’s Farmacy hemp dispensary planning Asheville opening

Also, a new beer bar is open on Thompson Street, and much more.

by July 12, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rabbit’s Motel property acquired by SoundSpace entrepreneurs

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rabbit’s Motel property acquired by SoundSpace entrepreneurs

Also, Bad Happy Poutine restaurant has announced a grand opening date of July 17, and more.

by July 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Small Business Week features several events

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Small Business Week features several events

Also, there’s a new program called Test Drive that allowe entrepreneurs to test out their products by selling them at city festivals, and more.

by May 1, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Man wins $294k at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino poker tournament

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Man wins $294k at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino poker tournament

Also, The Barrelhouse on Merrimon Avenue is set to celebrate its grand opening, and more.

by May 1, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Criminal justice activist Susan Burton to keynote Asheville Mediation Center event

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Criminal justice activist Susan Burton to keynote Asheville Mediation Center event

Also, the dates for viewing synchronous fireflies in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have been announced, and more.

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Edna’s coffee shop in north Asheville closes

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Edna’s coffee shop in north Asheville closes

The annual All Go West summer music festival in West Asheville announces the dates for this year’s event, and more.

by February 22, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Forecast calls for snow around Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Forecast calls for snow around Asheville

Also, Asheville cookbook and homesteading author Ashley English will launch a new book in April, and more.

by January 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Nooses, racial slurs at North Buncombe, Polk high school basketball game investigated

The Tunnel Road comic shop Comic Envy is moving to a new location across town, and more.

by December 19, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Also, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners takes on the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and more.

by November 15, 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: Open Hearts moving to South Slope

Also, Frostbite ice cream shop is opening a second location on Merrimon Avenue, and more.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A sushi/brewery tour party bus coming to Asheville

Also, the Blue Ridge Roller Girls hold their season-opening bout this Sunday, and much more.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former Asheville mayor apologizes for 2010 vote

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former Asheville mayor apologizes for 2010 vote

More of what’s going around in Asheville as the week winds down.

by December 8, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville land trust SAHC buys Merrimon Ave building

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville land trust SAHC buys Merrimon Ave building

Also, a new Fairview brewery is opening soon, and much more.

by December 1, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pritchard Park work, a new Panini Factory, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pritchard Park work, a new Panini Factory, more

Also, don’t forget the Holiday Flea for Y’all coming up on Dec. 3.

by November 18, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sold! Junior League’s downtown Asheville HQ for $875k

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sold! Junior League’s downtown Asheville HQ for $875k

Also, Five Guys Burgers and Fries is coming to Merrimon Avenue, and more.

by August 8, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
The design for the new Towne Place Suites hotel proposed off Merrimon Avenue near downtown Asheville.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Hotel project off Merrimon Avenue reviewed again

Also, plans for the new Lee Walker Heights public housing complex met with early approval during a Monday meeting of a city advisory board.

by March 21, 2016 12 comments Asheville News, feature
For sale: Dilapidated buildings in prime North Asheville location for $1 million

For sale: Dilapidated buildings in prime North Asheville location for $1 million

A group of aging buildings is up for sale in the Woolsey Dip along Merrimon Avenue.

by December 3, 2015 14 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Gas station just north of downtown Asheville sold, hotel planned

Word on the street: Gas station just north of downtown Asheville sold, hotel planned

The 51 Grille eatery is a local fave.

by November 18, 2015 28 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tourist trolley goes off track

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tourist trolley goes off track

Also, Crossfit Asheville launches a “tactical fitness” course, expanded hours for the city’s development office and more.

by July 27, 2015 5 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm: Food Fan on Episode 3 of AVL Food Fans Podcast w/ Chef Joe Scully

Stu Helm: Food Fan on Episode 3 of AVL Food Fans Podcast w/ Chef Joe Scully

Stu and Joe interview Jennifer Lapidus of Carolina Ground boutique flour mill, and baker Laura Geotz of Table/Tod’s Tasties/ Imperial life.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on The Big List: May 2015, and AVL Food Fans Podcast with Chef Joe Scully

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on The Big List: May 2015, and AVL Food Fans Podcast with Chef Joe Scully

Hello Asheville! Who likes lists? Lists are fun. Lately I’ve been keeping a list of ALLL the places that I eat at every month, and then posting my lists to FaceBook. This time around, I actually talked to Chef Joe Scully (from Corner Kitchen and Chestnut) about each and every one of the venues on my May List during the pilot episode of AVL Food Fans,[Read More…]

Dough in north Asheville announces closure of market and full expansion of cooking classrooms

Dough in north Asheville announces closure of market and full expansion of cooking classrooms

Dough owner Chef Brian Ross says he’s committed to offering a wide range of culinary instructional classes.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Construction of 5-story, 104-room downtown Asheville hotel moves forward

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Construction of 5-story, 104-room downtown Asheville hotel moves forward

Also, what happened to truck out front of Pack’s Tavern, a new plan for a South Slope residential development and more.

by February 3, 2015 13 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New coffee shop coming to downtown Asheville, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New coffee shop coming to downtown Asheville, more

Also, the building at 414 Haywood Road in West Asheville is for sale.

by December 10, 2014 11 comments Asheville News
Merrimon Avenue parcel sold as changes continue along section of north Asheville corridor

Merrimon Avenue parcel sold as changes continue along section of north Asheville corridor

The property at 348 Merrimon Ave. recently sold for $350,000 in an area that’s seen other recent development.

Stu Helm: The big, evil, fast food plan afoot on Merrimon Avenue

Stu Helm: The big, evil, fast food plan afoot on Merrimon Avenue

Chick-fil-A opened on Merrimon Avenue this morning. Here’s what Stu thinks. Warning: f-bombs ahead.

by March 31, 2014 87 comments Asheville food and drink
UPDATED Small group of protesters gather outside north Asheville Chick-fil-A

UPDATED Small group of protesters gather outside north Asheville Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A opened its new restaurant on Merrimon Avenue early Thursday morning.

by March 27, 2014 46 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas reader: Development on Merrimon Avenue is getting out of hand

Ashvegas reader: Development on Merrimon Avenue is getting out of hand

What do you think? Out-of-control development, or a natural evolution?

by February 10, 2014 36 comments Asheville business, Opinion

PHOTOS: Construction of Moe’s Southwest Grill in north Asheville

The new Merrimon Avenue location for Moe’s is coming along.

by February 4, 2014 5 comments Asheville food and drink

News obit: Charles Lord Jr., proprietor of Lord’s Drug Store in Asheville

Lord served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II, then in logistics for a P-38 squadron before marrying and returning to Asheville and the family business.

by November 19, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Trader Joe’s opens in Asheville

Trader Joe’s opens in Asheville

Cheering employees and stoked shoppers have had Trader Joe’s hopping since 7:45 a.m. this morning.

Trader Joe’s: The official ‘OMG! I can’t believe they’re finally opening in Asheville!’ thread

Trader Joe’s: The official ‘OMG! I can’t believe they’re finally opening in Asheville!’ thread

The Pumpkin Country Spice Granola Cereal is here. So is the Two Buck Chuck. And the traffic clusterf**k. What do you make of it?

by September 23, 2013 16 comments Asheville business

PHOTOS: Harris Teeter opens on Merrimon Avenue in Asheville; Trader Joe’s is next

A quick photo gallery capturing what the busy Merrimon Avenue corridor at the intersection of Chestnut looks like.

by September 4, 2013 1 comment Asheville business
New Harris Teeter in Asheville to hold grand opening on Sept. 4

New Harris Teeter in Asheville to hold grand opening on Sept. 4

The new grocery store on Merrimon Avenue will open a few weeks before its next-door-neighbor, Trader Joe’s.

by August 8, 2013 1 comment Asheville business
Coming soon: Traffic mess on Merrimon Avenue in north Asheville

Coming soon: Traffic mess on Merrimon Avenue in north Asheville

Harris Teeter and Trader Joe’s aren’t even open yet, but motorists can already see the problems.

by August 7, 2013 49 comments Asheville News

PHOTOS: Harris Teeter and Trader Joe’s construction in Asheville as of late July

Photos of the ongoing construction work along Merrimon Avenue.

by July 29, 2013 3 comments Asheville News
State alcohol officials put brakes on opening of new Asheville growler filling station

State alcohol officials put brakes on opening of new Asheville growler filling station

There’s a law in place, but specifics about the sanitation of growlers and labeling rules have not yet been decided by N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control officials.

by July 19, 2013 6 comments Asheville beer
Trader Joe’s to open in Asheville Sept. 27

Trader Joe’s to open in Asheville Sept. 27

Trader Joe’s will be hiring soon for its new Merrimon Avenue store.

Moe’s Southwest Grill coming to Merrimon Avenue in north Asheville

Moe’s Southwest Grill coming to Merrimon Avenue in north Asheville

The restaurant is scheduled to open in early 2014.

Kroger to buy Harris Teeter; how will that affect new Asheville HT?

Kroger to buy Harris Teeter; how will that affect new Asheville HT?

Will the Harris Teeter banner still fly over the new store under construction on Merrimon Avenue. Sounds like it.

Appalachian Tavern to open in former Northside Grill in north Asheville

The new restaurant should be open in late May.