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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
Publix grocery store set to open in South Asheville on April 29

Publix grocery store set to open in South Asheville on April 29

The new Publix is the latest in a wave of new grocery store offerings in Asheville.

by April 4, 2015 7 comments Asheville News
Katuah Market in Asheville to close at end of month

Katuah Market in Asheville to close at end of month

A difficult-to-access location and “relentless corporate competition” are factors, according to the store’s announcement.

Ashvegas Year in Review 2014: The year in food in Asheville

Ashvegas Year in Review 2014: The year in food in Asheville

Asheville finally gets an Ethiopian restaurant; Sky City BBQ opens, then closes; Chef Katie Button shines on; Masterton passes; and much more.

Update: Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Actor Bryan Cranston visits Asheville

Update: Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Actor Bryan Cranston visits Asheville

The “Breaking Bad” was spotted at Trader Joe’s in Asheville loading up on supplies. Namely water.

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
2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in Asheville food

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in Asheville food

From the sudden closing of Magnolia’s to the opening of Trader Joe’s and Asheville’s food hardship, 2013 was filled with food stories.

by December 26, 2013 3 comments Asheville food and drink
whatshouldavlcallme: 2013 Asheville Year in Review

whatshouldavlcallme: 2013 Asheville Year in Review

From acro-cats to trolley wrecks and Franco poems, whatshouldavlcallme gives a rundown of the best and worst 2013 had to offer in Asheville.

by December 13, 2013 14 comments Asheville features
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.

whatshouldavlcallme: Top 10 reasons why Asheville is perfect place to date in the fall

whatshouldavlcallme: Top 10 reasons why Asheville is perfect place to date in the fall

Think pumpkins, beards, grocery dates and more.

by September 27, 2013 4 comments Asheville features
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
In Asheville grocery wars, Ingles makes a play with gasoline sales

In Asheville grocery wars, Ingles makes a play with gasoline sales

Ingles has expanded its rewards card to include increased discounts on gasoline as competition heats up on the local grocery scene.

by September 11, 2013 26 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
Fresh Market to open on Hendersonville Road in south Asheville

Fresh Market to open on Hendersonville Road in south Asheville

More groceries!

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
It’s confirmed: Publix coming to Hendersonville Road in south Asheville

It’s confirmed: Publix coming to Hendersonville Road in south Asheville

Demolition of the Kmart shopping center will start in November. The new Publix should be open in fall 2014.

by August 1, 2013 12 comments Asheville business
Word on the street: Decision could come this week on Publix in Asheville

Word on the street: Decision could come this week on Publix in Asheville

Rumors have been flying that Publix will come to Hendersonville Road in south Asheville.

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
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.

Word on the street: Publix scouting Asheville

Word on the street: Publix scouting Asheville

Fresh off breaking ground on its first Tar Heel grocery store in Charlotte, word has it Publix peeps are checking out the mountains.

by April 24, 2013 44 comments Asheville business

Photos: Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter construction site, Merrimon Ave.

Here’s a look at the Merrimon Avenue construction sites for the new Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter stores

by January 24, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
Rumor control: Costco is (still) planning Asheville store

Rumor control: Costco is (still) planning Asheville store

An Ashvegas reader says a Costco store for Asheville is in the pipeline.

New turning lane coming to Merrimon Avenue in North Asheville

New turning lane coming to Merrimon Avenue in North Asheville

Expect a new turning lane, a new stoplight and a sidewalk upgrade as Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter arrive.

by November 27, 2012 9 comments Asheville News
Video: Goodbye New York Fashions Building

Video: Goodbye New York Fashions Building

Demolition underway to make room for Trader Joe’s. It’s the end of an era on Merrimon Avenue.

by November 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Demolition begins at La Carreta

Demolition begins at La Carreta

Photo by David Plunkett.

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
North Asheville’s La Carreta closes Saturday

North Asheville’s La Carreta closes Saturday

The Merrimon Avenue restaurant is scheduled for demolition to make room for Asheville’s new Trader Joe’s.

How long before Publix arrives on Asheville’s crowded grocery store scene?

How long before Publix arrives on Asheville’s crowded grocery store scene?

Florida-based Publix recently announced plans to open a Charlotte store in 2014. Will Asheville be far behind?

by September 27, 2012 17 comments Asheville News
Greenville Trader Joe’s employee: Asheville has “fight on your hands” over growth

Greenville Trader Joe’s employee: Asheville has “fight on your hands” over growth

‘You will have a fight on your hands…Best to start now. Santa Monica did it…Asheville can do it.’

Rumor control: Could Asheville be getting TWO Trader Joe’s?

Rumor control: Could Asheville be getting TWO Trader Joe’s?

The latest rumor is that while Trader Joe’s has confirmed it is planning a store in north Asheville, it is also still looking south.

by July 18, 2012 1 comment Asheville business

Now that Trader Joe’s is here, what’s next? Consider Costco, Nordstrom

Anyone want Costco or Nordstrom to come to Asheville?

by July 17, 2012 12 comments Asheville business
Trader Joe’s employee speaks: Seven things you need to know about the Asheville Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s employee speaks: Seven things you need to know about the Asheville Trader Joe’s

How a longtime employee in Greenville sees the arrival of the long-awaited chain.

Ashvegas top hits for week of July 9: All Trader Joe’s, and a little Jef Holm

Ashvegas top hits for week of July 9: All Trader Joe’s, and a little Jef Holm

Here’s the rundown: Trader Joe’s is coming to Asheville on Merrimon Avenue Trader Joe’s official press release confirming plans to open store in Asheville Asheville Citizen-Times and WLOS confirmation that Trader Joe’s is coming to Asheville Photo gallery of Trader Joe’s location on Merrimon Avenue Asheville celebrity spotting: Jef Holm of the Bachelorette in Asheville, reports Bowen of WLOS  

by July 16, 2012 0 comments Asheville features
Mountain Xpress: Trader Joe’s location won’t need council approval

Mountain Xpress: Trader Joe’s location won’t need council approval

The location is a concern for many because of the high volume of traffic on Merrimon Avenue.

by July 16, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville forfeits hippy card to National Hippy Association over Trader Joe’s reaction

Asheville forfeits hippy card to National Hippy Association over Trader Joe’s reaction

The Asheville “Citizen-Thymes” has the story.

by July 16, 2012 3 comments Asheville News
Trader Joe’s round-up

Trader Joe’s round-up

Trader Joe’s is opening up new stores around the U.S. Those stories may be instructive for us as TJ’s moves ahead with plans to build on Merrimon Ave.

Image from the Asheville Citizen-Times

Tracking down Trader Joe’s: Rumors, social media, and how Ashvegas broke the story

Jason shares the story behind how Ashvegas broke the Trader Joe’s news last week.

by July 15, 2012 3 comments Asheville News
Image from the Asheville Citizen-Times

Update: Merrimon Avenue bizzes on Trader Joe’s site given 30-day notice to move out

The business owners will be scrambling to find new locations.

Asheville businessman forced to move because of Trader Joe’s reacts: It’s a financial setback

JK Denny has been running the north Asheville Liberty Tax office for four years at the corner of Merrimon Avenue and Chestnut.

by July 12, 2012 3 comments Asheville News
Official press release: Trader Joe’s to Open Asheville Store Located at 120 Merrimon Avenue

Official press release: Trader Joe’s to Open Asheville Store Located at 120 Merrimon Avenue

Confirmation and details straight from Trader Joe’s.

by July 12, 2012 3 comments Asheville News
Photo gallery: The Trader Joe’s location on Merrimon Avenue

Photo gallery: The Trader Joe’s location on Merrimon Avenue

Here’s a quick photo survey of what will be Trader Joe’s location along Merrimon Avenue.

by July 11, 2012 7 comments Asheville News
WLOS video: Trader Joe’s reaction from local merchants forced to move

WLOS video: Trader Joe’s reaction from local merchants forced to move

Business owners affected by plans for demolition on Merrimon speak.

Rumor no more: AC-T, WLOS confirm Trader Joe’s coming to Asheville on Merrimon Ave.

Rumor no more: AC-T, WLOS confirm Trader Joe’s coming to Asheville on Merrimon Ave.

La Carreta, New York Fashions and the Benjamin Moore location will all be torn down.

by July 10, 2012 31 comments Asheville News
Trader Joe’s is coming to Asheville on Merrimon Avenue

Trader Joe’s is coming to Asheville on Merrimon Avenue

Sources confirm that the grocery store is planning to build on Merrimon Avenue.

Meanwhile at the Harris Teeter construction site

Meanwhile at the Harris Teeter construction site

We are tracking down Trader Joe’s news. Stay tuned to Ashvegas for updates.

by July 7, 2012 5 comments Asheville News
New Trader Joe’s Asheville rumor: Long Shoals property bought?

New Trader Joe’s Asheville rumor: Long Shoals property bought?

A local woman claims the company has bought property in Asheville near Long Shoals.

by July 4, 2012 26 comments Asheville News
Trader Joe’s finally coming to Asheville? Greenville TJ’s employee says YES, “We are coming soon”

Trader Joe’s finally coming to Asheville? Greenville TJ’s employee says YES, “We are coming soon”

Asheville is serious about wanting a Trader Joe’s. And according to a Greenville employee of the company, it’s a done deal. Here’s the word from Craig Ayliffe on the 5800-member Facebook group, Bring Trader Joe’s to Asheville: I work in the Greenville store and I can only tell you this: start looking for the beer and wine permit notice to show[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 21 comments Asheville News

Rumor control: Trader Joe’s, Costco planning Asheville stores

The rumor that Trader Joe’s is planning to open an Asheville store keeps coming back round every six months or so. Here’s the latest, from a Feb. 6 post on a FB page devoted to bringing Trader Joe’s to Asheville. I heard a rumor this weekend that Trader Joe’s has chosen a location in Asheville, off Long Shoals Road at[Read More…]

by February 13, 2012 5 comments Asheville News