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‘Red Pill Diaries,’ the play inspired by Waking Life scandal, hits Asheville stage Aug. 18

‘Red Pill Diaries,’ the play inspired by Waking Life scandal, hits Asheville stage Aug. 18

In the tradition of “Saturday Night Live,” this play takes a serious subject and spins it in a satirical way, according to the press release.

by August 3, 2016 3 comments Asheville arts
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bandidos restaurant in West Asheville gets facelift

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bandidos restaurant in West Asheville gets facelift

Also, a play based on Asheville’s Waking Life coffee shop scandal will hit the stage soon, and more.

by July 29, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Auditions are Sunday for play based on Waking Life scandal in Asheville

Auditions are Sunday for play based on Waking Life scandal in Asheville

The auditions are set to begin in West Asheville on Sunday and run through Tuesday.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Election ’16 primary round-up

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Election ’16 primary round-up

Also, Asheville Outlets announces that Acropolis Pizza is opening in its food court and that Restoration Hardware will open March 24.

by March 20, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Izzy’s Coffee House opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Izzy’s Coffee House opens in West Asheville

Also, the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau revises hotel occupancy numbers for October, and much more.

by January 18, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Owners of Izzy’s Coffee buy Waking Life business in West Asheville

Owners of Izzy’s Coffee buy Waking Life business in West Asheville

Stay tuned for more information about the new Izzy’s location.

Opinion: The Asheville community’s response to Waking Life scandal is justified

Opinion: The Asheville community’s response to Waking Life scandal is justified

Asheville is trying to encounter your humanity now, Jacob and Jared. It’s not too late for you to learn to do the same for the women you gamed.

by September 28, 2015 33 comments Opinion
Opinion: After Waking Life scandal, women assess the damage done

Opinion: After Waking Life scandal, women assess the damage done

Jacob and Jared described us as “gullible” and “sluts.” We are far from this. We are strong, courageous women.

by September 28, 2015 8 comments Opinion
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Women targets of Waking Life owners to meet

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Women targets of Waking Life owners to meet

Also, there’s a cool new coffee cart on Pack Square and a fun new Asheville coloring book.

by September 24, 2015 3 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Former Waking Life barista, Charlotte cafe owner aim to open new Asheville coffee shop

Former Waking Life barista, Charlotte cafe owner aim to open new Asheville coffee shop

The name of the proposed new coffee shop is Queen of Cups, and the entrepreneurs have launched a crowd funding campaign.

by September 24, 2015 2 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Updated: Asheville entrepreneurs make offer to purchase Waking Life equipment

Updated: Asheville entrepreneurs make offer to purchase Waking Life equipment

The new shop is to be called Battlecakes.

by September 23, 2015 38 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm & Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans Podcast Episode 8 – “A Bitter Pill”

Stu Helm & Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans Podcast Episode 8 – “A Bitter Pill”

Hello Asheville! The eighth and latest episode of the AVL Food Fans podcast has been recorded, posted, and is currently available to listen to and download, and you can even get it for free from the iTunes store! As always, Chef Joe Scully is my co-host, and this time, our special guests are Chef Hollie West of The Sweet Monkey Bakery, who won the Chef’s Challenge at the Asheville Wine &[Read More…]

Protesters outside Waking Life Coffee shop Monday morning. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Saylor.

Our Voice nonprofit to Waking Life owners: We won’t accept your money

The Asheville nonprofit Our Voice today issued a statement that it would not accept any donations from the owners of Waking Life coffee shop in West Asheville. Owners Jared Rutledge and Jacob Owens had announced in their own statement that they would donate proceeds of their business to Our Voice, a nonprofit devoted to helping victims of rape and domestic[Read More…]

by September 21, 2015 12 comments Asheville News
Asheville businesses remove Waking Life coffee from shelves, pledge donations to Our Voice

Asheville businesses remove Waking Life coffee from shelves, pledge donations to Our Voice

In addition, many Asheville residents are pledging a boycott of Waking Life and its products, and some are planning a Monday morning protest.

by September 20, 2015 6 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Asheville writer pens open letter to Waking Life owner: Wake up

Asheville writer pens open letter to Waking Life owner: Wake up

“This is not shaming you. This is seeing you. Know the difference.”

by September 20, 2015 14 comments Opinion
Stu Helm: Anyone got a job for out-of-work Waking Life baristas?

Stu Helm: Anyone got a job for out-of-work Waking Life baristas?

Stu’s wondering if anyone might have a job for the Waking Life barista’s who quit their jobs in the wake of the scandal.

by September 20, 2015 6 comments Opinion
At West Asheville’s Waking Life coffee shop, owners are revealed, then reviled

At West Asheville’s Waking Life coffee shop, owners are revealed, then reviled

Protests, petitions and a social media firestorm of controversy erupted Saturday around Waking Life coffee shop’s owners.

by September 20, 2015 65 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Waking Life coffee shop in West Asheville to open second location in downtown

Waking Life coffee shop in West Asheville to open second location in downtown

The new location will put Waking Life in the heart of downtown.

West Asheville coffee shop Waking Life Espresso bottles ice coffee, eyes second location

West Asheville coffee shop Waking Life Espresso bottles ice coffee, eyes second location

Waking Life has been open for five years in Asheville.

by July 21, 2014 2 comments Asheville food and drink