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Mural artists Kathryn Crawford and Gus Cutty led a group of local artists that created Black Lives Matter murals downtown, like this one on the front of the Patton Avenue Pet Company./ Photo courtesy of Jenna Wilson

Downtown Asheville merchants show support for protesters

The downtown Asheville business owners condemned the violence that Asheville Police used against protesters.

by June 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville, a darling of "best of" list makers, has been silenced by a deadly new coronavirus, and nearly two dozen leaders in the arts, small business owners and elected officials predict a daunting, slow recovery./ photo by Jason Sandford

The Long Road Back: A post-pandemic Asheville faces daunting return

From budding artists to the tapas bars, here are predictions for how the pillars of Asheville’s once-thriving economy could fare.

by April 20, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville converted to homeless shelter

Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville converted to homeless shelter

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by April 9, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
The Westville Pub in West Asheville boarded up its outdoor seating area to deter people from gathering amid concerns about the spread of COVID-19./ photo by Brooke Randle

Asheville City Council affirms participation in One Buncombe emergency fund

The One Buncombe emergency relief fund will include both a both an individual and a small business relief component.

by March 25, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
The mission of Wheels 4 Hope Asheville/dba Working Wheels is to provide affordable, reliable transportation to economically vulnerable families and individuals referred by a partnering agency.  The nonprofit received a $40,000 grant to build capacity.  Photo courtesy of Wheels for Hope/dba Working Wheels.

Nine Buncombe County nonprofits receive grants from Asheville Merchants Fund

A total of $405,000 was awarded through the Community Foundation fund.

by July 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
15 WNC small businesses set for next ScaleUp WNC program

15 WNC small businesses set for next ScaleUp WNC program

The businesses include everything from apparel makers to a taco shop.

by February 27, 2017 1 comment Asheville business
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Hot Bike Tour details for Asheville announced

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Hot Bike Tour details for Asheville announced

Also, details about a local casting call for a photo shoot for Winston, and more.

by May 24, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
15 small businesses in Western North Carolina picked for ScaleUp WNC support

15 small businesses in Western North Carolina picked for ScaleUp WNC support

ScaleUp WNC launched last year.

Buy an Asheville Business Alliance ‘Go Local Card’ in Feb, March and benefit local nonprofits

Buy an Asheville Business Alliance ‘Go Local Card’ in Feb, March and benefit local nonprofits

If you buy a Go Local Card, you’ll be benefitting top-notch Asheville nonprofits, including Just Economics, Mountain BizWorks, Asheville City Schools Foundation.

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in business news

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in business news

A presidential visit to an Asheville manufacturing plant, a small business boom in West Asheville and a potential hotel construction spree all rank as big local business stories.

by January 2, 2014 0 comments Asheville business

Mountain BizWorks announces restructuring; will close Hendersonville, Sylva offices

Press release here: Today, Mountain BizWorks announced that it will close its Hendersonville field office on May 31 in conjunction with the closing of its Sylva field office on June 30. According to CEO Shaw Canale, “this is a strategic decision where we are not reacting to losses, but taking action to develop a more effective, creative and sustainable model[Read More…]

by May 22, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Mountain Made store to celebrate re-grand opening after sale to Mountain BizWorks grad

The Mountain Made store, opened by Mountain BizWorks, has been sold to a Mountain BizWorks grad. Here’s the note from loyal reader Anna: Dear Jason, On January 18th, we will be holding a re-opening ribbon cutting for Mountain Made in the Grove Arcade. Mountain BizWorks opened the retail store in 2002 and recently sold it to long-time manager, Melinda Knies.[Read More…]

by January 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News