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Asheville development updates: Large downtown mixed-use proposal set for P&Z hearing

Asheville development updates: Large downtown mixed-use proposal set for P&Z hearing

At least 10 percent of the residential units proposed for the Coxe/Asheland development will be designated as affordable units, offered at 80 percent AMI.

by November 6, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
CURVE Studios to celebrate 30th anniversary in Asheville River Arts District

CURVE Studios to celebrate 30th anniversary in Asheville River Arts District

There will also be a dedication of a special “chair arch” in the CURVE Studios garden to help mark the occasion.

by October 3, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Foundation Studios celebrates grand opening in Asheville River Arts District

Foundation Studios celebrates grand opening in Asheville River Arts District

There’s a grand opening party Saturday evening and a Sunday morning artist talk and brunch at Foundation Studios.

by July 12, 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.

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.

Asheville architect Peter Alberice of MHAworks Asheville shows renderings of a mixed-use project planned for downtown called Create 82 Broadway. /photo by Jason Sandford

7 Asheville development projects to track

One project, called Create 82 Broadway, calls for the construction of a 7-story building to house 24 condos, 150 hotel rooms, retail and office space.

by April 24, 2019 6 comments Asheville News
Asheville water line breaks continue to affect homes, businesses; city officials apologize for communication breakdown

Asheville water line breaks continue to affect homes, businesses; city officials apologize for communication breakdown

City officials said Tuesday that the issue of discolored water in its system should be resolved by Friday.

by April 2, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm Asheville Food Updates and Stuff: Stoobies, Pizza, Mac & More!

Stu Helm Asheville Food Updates and Stuff: Stoobies, Pizza, Mac & More!

Stu’s got a lot of updates.

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
Mainstay Suites

Three more new hotels in the works for Asheville

Meantime, the new Foundry Hotel project is the next big downtown hotel racing to get open by the fall tourism season.

by July 17, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Brewing moves to compostable paper straws

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Brewing moves to compostable paper straws

Also, new permits have been pulled for the RAD Lofts project in the River Arts District, and more.

by April 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
REVIEW: Vivian, Asheville, Serious French Food in The River Arts District

REVIEW: Vivian, Asheville, Serious French Food in The River Arts District

Vivian offers Asheville serious French food in The River Arts District VIVIAN EST BON COMME IL SE FAIT, YO (VIVIAN IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS, YO) That’s it. That’s it right there. Vivian is as good as it fucking gets. I can’t say much more than that. I’ve been there a lot since they first opened their doors in[Read More…]

It’s on: Big Asheville River Arts District residential project set for March start

It’s on: Big Asheville River Arts District residential project set for March start

The project, first announced about five years ago, will bring 233 apartments to the River Arts District.

by January 15, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Fire destroys historic Victorian house in Asheville River Arts District

Fire destroys historic Victorian house in Asheville River Arts District

The Keener House, built around 1890, was home to a businessman who opened his own grocery store on the bottom level on the house on what was then known as East Haywood Street.

by January 8, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Asheville City Council’s decision makes whole house short term rentals in the River Arts District a special condition granted by council.

by November 15, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

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.

by November 14, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville RAD mural celebrates world peace

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville RAD mural celebrates world peace

Also, two high profile murder cases were in the news recently, and much more.

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planning process for Asheville South Slope starts

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planning process for Asheville South Slope starts

Also, there’s an economic summit Wednesday at the US Cellular Center for contractors in the construction industry, and more.

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Takosushi, Gan Shan West now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Takosushi, Gan Shan West now open in Asheville

Also, a new “urban winery” is planned for the River Arts District, and much more.

by November 6, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.

by October 24, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Had a Coffee Expo. Went Real Good. Here’s How We Did It. You Can Too.

Had a Coffee Expo. Went Real Good. Here’s How We Did It. You Can Too.

So, what does it take to put on a street festival like the Asheville Coffee Expo? After it was all over, except for #TheStruggleIsReal to break down our tent… Walking with my friend Dave Bristol (Aka Spaceman Jones) post-expo, he asked me what he would have to do in order to produce a [super-awesome, totally amazing, kick-ass] street festival like[Read More…]

Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

Boutique hotel in Asheville River Arts District gets P&Z approval

The project moves on to Asheville City Council for approval.

by October 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Asheville Coffee Expo, Asheville Barnaroo, more weekend things to do

Other events this packed weekend include Overland Expo, Blue Ridge Pride Festival and much more.

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Highly caffeinated, second annual Asheville Coffee Expo returns Saturday

Highly caffeinated, second annual Asheville Coffee Expo returns Saturday

One highlight: the Triple Espresso Barista Challenge, in which baristas will compete in making great latte art, the perfect cappuccino, and a “freestyle” espresso beverage of their own creation.

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Power outages, downed trees around Asheville

Also, word on the street is that Sears at Asheville Mall will be remade into a cinema, and more.

by September 12, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel up for review Sept. 18

First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel up for review Sept. 18

The plan is to develop a 70-room hotel in the building, as well as a restaurant and retail space, in the massive building at 95 Roberts St.

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Xpress hires new editor

Also, Famous Toastery and Kids Garden AVL are planned for the Whole Foods shopping center on Tunnel Road, and more.

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Asheville Yoga Festival, Knorr memorial, more weekend events,

VIDEO: Asheville Yoga Festival, Knorr memorial, more weekend events,

Also, don’t miss community meetings to talk about the big River Arts District infrastructure project, and more.

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Word on the street: First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel being planned

Word on the street: First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel being planned

The River Arts District is already poised to see millions of dollars of infrastructure investment.

by July 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
EAT OF THE WEEK: Best Shellfish Bowl Ever, The Junction, Asheville

EAT OF THE WEEK: Best Shellfish Bowl Ever, The Junction, Asheville

Shellfish ain’t a hot dog. Last week, my Eat of the Week was a hot dog. [ LINK ] People like hot dogs. Hot dogs are super popular. Shellfish? Sure, plenty of people like shellfish too, but I’ll just put it like this: Hot dogs get a whoooole buncha more “likes” on social media than shellfish ever have or ever[Read More…]

by July 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink, Reviews

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.

by July 21, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Downtown Asheville location for Duke Energy substation all but done deal

Downtown Asheville location for Duke Energy substation all but done deal

Duke Energy could have site plans for the new substation at the corner of Patton and Clingman avenues in about two months.

by July 17, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: District elections bill moves closer to passage

Also, a community garden has popped up in downtown Asheville’s “pit of despair,” and more.

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
River Arts District apartment complex gets zoning nod, but with no ‘affordable’ units

River Arts District apartment complex gets zoning nod, but with no ‘affordable’ units

The proposed Stoneyard Apartments project goes before Asheville City Council Tuesday night for final approval.

by June 27, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council to consider $6 million increase to RAD infrastructure project as construction costs soar

Asheville City Council to consider $6 million increase to RAD infrastructure project as construction costs soar

City officials were recently shocked when construction bids came back much higher than estimated.

by June 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
First look: Proposed design of Duke Energy’s downtown Asheville substation

First look: Proposed design of Duke Energy’s downtown Asheville substation

Conceptual drawings show a substation built below grade level to help buffer it from its surroundings.

by June 19, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Duke Energy homes in on downtown Asheville substation site

Duke Energy homes in on downtown Asheville substation site

Duke Energy has a former car dealership site along Patton Avenue under contract.

by June 15, 2017 2 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop, Craft Centric, coming to south Asheville

Also, hike the Highlands of Roan this Saturday on a free walk led by the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
EAT OF THE WEEK: These Mussels Were Smoky-Dokey!

EAT OF THE WEEK: These Mussels Were Smoky-Dokey!

Charred Things on the Deck… When the weather is nice in Asheville, it’s really nice, and that brings out the hippy-dippy-deck-diner in all of us. Who wants to sit and eat outside tonight? Raise your hands… oh… no… on second thought… put your hands back down… y’all been sweatin’… and there ain’t no amount of “Egyptian Goddess” scented oil gonna[Read More…]

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink, Reviews

Word on the street: Duke Energy looking at prime downtown Asheville property for substation

Duke Energy has been on the hunt for a handful of locations for new substations that would serve a growing city.

by April 17, 2017 4 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Woodfin plans new arts incubator, River Arts North

Also, a new pizza joint called Driftless Kitchen is opening up in the Asheville Food Park, and more.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Lyft now offering ride service in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Lyft now offering ride service in Asheville

Also, Dolly Parton’s telethon earlier this week raised more than $8 million.

by December 15, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded nearly $1 million for Lexington, Coxe ave redesign

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded nearly $1 million for Lexington, Coxe ave redesign

Also, the work on Pritchard Park will start up in January.

by December 11, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
What’s so special about Asheville? The Junction’s tasting table for one thing

What’s so special about Asheville? The Junction’s tasting table for one thing

The Tasting Table at Asheville’s Tiny Junction Restaurant is a Very Special Place. If you’ve ever wondered what makes the Asheville food scene so special, wonder no longer: It’s the people, Dumbass. The chefs, the cooks, the restaurateurs, the servers, the bartenders, the farmers, the makers, the bakers, and even us, the eaters. We are what makes the scene so[Read More…]

EAT OF THE WEEK: Congratulations! It’s a Taco.

EAT OF THE WEEK: Congratulations! It’s a Taco.

EVERYONE IS TALKIN’ TACOS It’s no secret that about 15 or 16 new taco places are opening up in your neighborhood next week, and close to a thousand or more are slated for the greater Asheville area in the next month or two. The County Commission has approved a taco bar for every school, and Mission Hospital will soon replace[Read More…]

by November 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville food and drink, Reviews
RAD Lofts, big mixed-use development in Asheville River Arts District, back for review

RAD Lofts, big mixed-use development in Asheville River Arts District, back for review

The RAD Lofts project was first floated more than three years ago.

by November 16, 2016 18 comments Asheville News, feature
VIDEO Things to do in Asheville the weekend of Nov. 10

VIDEO Things to do in Asheville the weekend of Nov. 10

From Veteran’s Day to the fall version of the River Arts District Studio Stroll, there’s lots happening this weekend.

by November 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Also, Crucible bar in the River Arts District is open, and much more.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Demolition of giant Asheville River Arts District warehouse up for bid

Demolition of giant Asheville River Arts District warehouse up for bid

The warehouse was the site of a massive mural painting project back in May.

by August 19, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Traffic delays ahead as Asheville River Arts District road work begins

Traffic delays ahead as Asheville River Arts District road work begins

Fans of the RiverMusic festival should note that the event will move from its current Riverside Drive location to Carrier Park in September and October.

by July 30, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Guitar Bar opens in River Arts District

Asheville Guitar Bar opens in River Arts District

The venue will feature live music, music-related retail, apparel, art, and beer, according to a press release.