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Tracking Asheville business closures during Covid spring, summer 2020

Tracking Asheville business closures during Covid spring, summer 2020

There are a number of new businesses that have just opened, or are opening, and I’m tracking those, too.

by July 1, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bull & Beggar, The Admiral feature online menus, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bull & Beggar, The Admiral feature online menus, more

Also, Asheville pastry chef Ashley Capps has launched a new meal delivery service, and more.

by May 16, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Hannah Randall, CEO of Manna FoodBank in Asheville./ photo by Nick Peters

Asheville’s Manna FoodBank CEO: Food donation chain in near gridlock

For Manna FoodBank in Asheville, the pandemic has The pandemic has amplified the scope of the poverty and hunger it sees in Western North Carolina like nothing before.

by May 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Flori Pate, founder of the nonprofit Food Connection, talks with folks who drove up to a recent meal give-away staged at the Asheville Masonic Temple. With meals prepared by a team from Cultura restaurant, and with help from Shay Brown and her events crew, they handed out meals to out-of-work service industry folks./ photo by Jason Sandford

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dining In for Life, Food Connection collab donation, more Asheville food news

Also, the Freez (formerly Tastee Freez) on Patton Avenue has announced plans to reopen on Friday, May 1, and more.

A team from House of Raeford, a North Carolina-based, family owned poultry producer, sold 40-pound boxes of chicken breasts, wings, thighs and tenders directly to consumers on April 21 at the WNC Ag Center. The crew sold two tractor-trailer loads of chicken products in 90 minutes as area residents in their cars lined up to wait for nearly two hours. More area House of Raeford chicken sales are coming up./ photo by Jason Sandford

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Canton chicken sale, Daddy Ds in West Asheville, more

Also, Sunshine Sammies is open and serving ice cream sandwiches and other treats curbside from their ice cream truck, which is parked in front of their South Lexington Avenue shop, and more.

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 Hot Sheet: Smoky Park Dunkin’ shop remodeled, Bottle Riot offers online ordering, more Asheville food news

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Smoky Park Dunkin’ shop remodeled, Bottle Riot offers online ordering, more Asheville food news

Also, Asheville Chef Katie Button continues to call for federal aid specifically targeting independent restaurants, and more.

by April 19, 2020 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curbside ice cream at The Hop, Sunny Point Cafe reopens with to-go menu

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Curbside ice cream at The Hop, Sunny Point Cafe reopens with to-go menu

Also, in case you missed it, the James Beard Award nominations have been postponed (there are several Asheville chefs in the running) and more.

by April 11, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: Asheville stores install Plexiglass shields

Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: Asheville stores install Plexiglass shields

Also, greeting card and gift shop Whist has a bunch of fun puzzle for sale this weekend, as does local toy store Dancing Bear.

by April 9, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Founder of Masks of Love, Dr. Carly Brown, says that the group plans to utilize a team of amateur and professional sewers to produce thousands of reusable face masks for health care workers and the general public. Photo courtesy of Masks of Love

Masks of Love unites Asheville businesses, community members in face of shortages

At Masks of Love, a small dedicated band of doctors, home sewers, business owners, professional seamstresses and other volunteers are working around the clock to produce face masks.

by April 7, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Hot Sheet: Craven Street condo project proposed in West Asheville

Hot Sheet: Craven Street condo project proposed in West Asheville

Also, construction should be starting soon on the new outdoor performance venue on Coxe Avenue; and much more.

by January 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
The Lady Folk showcase at Ambrose West on Nov. 21 will feature three Asheville songstresses: from left, Whitney Moore of Queen Bee and the Honeylovers; Jane Kramer; and Christy Barrett of the Christy Lynn Band.

Lady Folk at Ambrose West will spotlight three Asheville songstresses on Nov. 21

The Lady Folk showcase will feature Whitney Moore of Queen Bee and the Honeylovers; Jane Kramer; and Christy Barrett of the Christy Lynn Band.

by November 7, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
Second Gear/ photo courtesy onhaywood.com

Second Gear in West Asheville celebrates 15th anniversary Saturday

Second Gear opened in West Asheville in 2004.

Julian Pinelli/ photo by Kaitlyn Raitz

Fiddler Julian Pinelli celebrates ‘Bent Creek’ album release at Isis Music Hall

The show is Thursday at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville.

by May 29, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell Leicester property

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell Leicester property

Brother Wolf plans two hold two community forums to address concerns, with the first one set for Monday (April 29) at Highland Brewing.

by April 28, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bill Murray at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bill Murray at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Bill Murray, co-owner of the Charleston RiverDogs, may have been in town to watch his team play the Asheville Tourists earlier this week.

Brandon Audette of One World Brewing has created the Phazed fest to celebrate two of his passions: craft beer and electronic music. /photo by Jason Sandford

Phazed fest combines craft beer, electronic music at One World in West Asheville

In Plain Sight and BomBassic headline the musical offerings, while special beer offerings will be available from Burial Beer, Fonta Flora, Zillicoah and much more.

by April 9, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Blue Ridge Hiking Co. to open retail shop in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Blue Ridge Hiking Co. to open retail shop in downtown Asheville

Also, a new restaurant called Harvest Pizzeria is planned for the Asheville South Slope, and more.

by April 1, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Tina & Her Pony

For Asheville’s Tina and Her Pony, music helps soothe worldly pains

Tina & Her Pony are set to play their indy Appalachian folks music at Ambrose West at 7 p.m. on Friday, with Laura Blackley opening.

by March 28, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shanghai Dumpling House planned for downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shanghai Dumpling House planned for downtown Asheville

Also, the White Labs Fermentation Festival is set for May 26 at its Charlotte Street location, and more.

by March 27, 2019 1 comment 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: Archetype Brewing to open downtown Asheville outpost

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Archetype Brewing to open downtown Asheville outpost

Also, a new blow out and beauty bar is coming to the South Slope, and more.

by February 14, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 3: PEOPLE WHO FEED PEOPLE

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 3: PEOPLE WHO FEED PEOPLE

2018 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART III – People Who Feed People Welcome to Part Three, the final installment in the nominations process for the 2018 Stoobie Awards! These are the sixth annual Stoobie Awards, and 2018 marks the very first time ever that we’re throwing a party and doing a LIVE ceremony to give away the awards! If you haven’t[Read More…]

by January 21, 2019 1 comment Asheville food and drink, Reviews
2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 2: ECLECTIC BOOGALOO

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 2: ECLECTIC BOOGALOO

2018 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART II – Eclectic Boogaloo Welcome to Part Two of Three of the 2018 Stoobie Awards! If you unfamiliar with the Stoobies, that’s okay! They are basically a “Best of Asheville’s Culinary Scene,” honorific, that comes with an actual physical award, all based on one person’s opinion: Mine! Who the fook am I? Well, nobody, really, just an[Read More…]

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 1: A NEW BEGINNING

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 1: A NEW BEGINNING

2018 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART I – A New Beginning Ya know what? These fuckin’ Stoobie Awards could get awfully boring and repetitive if I’m not careful. Like, how many times do I really need to give Sunny Point the “Best Shrimp ‘n’ Grits” award? Answer: Every fucking time forever and ever that’s how many, because that’s how fucking good those[Read More…]

Expansive Asheville metal band Bask celebrates fifth anniversary in style

Expansive Asheville metal band Bask celebrates fifth anniversary in style

Bask, a stoner metal band based in Asheville, just signed on with an independent label and is planning to release a new album in March 2019.

by December 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
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
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: Urban Orchard opens Asheville South Slope spot

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Urban Orchard opens Asheville South Slope spot

Also, PennyCup Coffee’s new north Asheville coffee shop is open, and much more.

by October 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Van Life Rally, One World West grand opening, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Van Life Rally, One World West grand opening, more

Also, the new White Duck Taco restaurant has opened on Riverside Drive, and more.

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville retail shops Garden Party, Roanline open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville retail shops Garden Party, Roanline open

Also, the Miss Gay Latina Asheville pageant is set for Nov. 3, and much more.

by August 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Naomi Tutu

Cathedral of All Souls hires Rev. Naomi Tutu to focus on social justice issues

In her new role, Tutu will seek to engage parishioners across Western North Carolina.

by August 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tuk It Tour Co. plans to hit Asheville streets with electric vehicles

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Tuk It Tour Co. plans to hit Asheville streets with electric vehicles

Also, Bhramari Brewing on the South Slope is planning an expansion, and much more.

by August 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Craft brewer Nantahala Brewing to open Asheville taproom

Craft brewer Nantahala Brewing to open Asheville taproom

Earlier this year, Nantahala Brewing received approval to open a Sylva taproom.

by August 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Suspect arrested, charged with rape in West Asheville

Suspect arrested, charged with rape in West Asheville

The 20-year-old suspect is in jail, and other charges are pending, according to police.

by August 2, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashevegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded $17.7 million for bus system, greenways, sidewalks

Ashevegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded $17.7 million for bus system, greenways, sidewalks

Also, there’s a new tour in town highlighting rooftop bars.

by July 24, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Music Weekend: Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station, new Brevard music venue, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station, new Brevard music venue, more

The Pilot Cove amphitheater in Brevard is one of the most picturesque settings for live music in Western North Carolina.

by July 5, 2018 3 comments Asheville Music
At Cork & Craft in West Asheville, emphasis is on the wine

At Cork & Craft in West Asheville, emphasis is on the wine

With a lounge area, back patio and plenty of affordable wines, Cork & Craft wants to make their Haywood Road location as comfortable as possible for folks.

by June 18, 2018 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville food tour launching

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New West Asheville food tour launching

Also, a bill to change the way Asheville City Council members are elected has been filed in Raleigh, and more.

by June 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm’s 2018 Asheville Burger Survey Part 3: So Many Burgers!

Stu Helm’s 2018 Asheville Burger Survey Part 3: So Many Burgers!

I’m a well known burger fan. I eat a lot of burgers. Burger me. Gim burg. My current plan — don’t tell my doctor — is to eat all the burgers. Last year (2017), I began burger-binging my way through downtown Asheville, eating them here, there, and everywhere. I’m going rank each burger as I eat them, from BEST to[Read More…]

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Movement to ban plastic straws grows in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Movement to ban plastic straws grows in Asheville

Also, economic development official Ben Teague is taking a new job, and more.

by May 29, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Miller secures historic win in Democratic primary for Buncombe sheriff

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Miller secures historic win in Democratic primary for Buncombe sheriff

Also, the Asheville Grappling Academy is planning to open, and more.

by May 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville housing market cooling off a bit

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville housing market cooling off a bit

The N.C. Highway Patrol has deployed new “ghost cars” across the state to combat DWI, and more.

by May 2, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Axe-throwing bar planned for Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Axe-throwing bar planned for Asheville

Also, The Waterbird coffee shop and craft cocktail bar has opened, and more.

by April 26, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Supreme Court to hold May sessions in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: N.C. Supreme Court to hold May sessions in Asheville

Also, Saturday is Record Store Day, and much more.

by April 20, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Uber ends Asheville airport pickup, citing new fees

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Uber ends Asheville airport pickup, citing new fees

Also, the property that’s home to Christopher’s Garden in West Asheville is up for sale, and more.

by March 19, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm’s 2018 Asheville Burger Survey: Best and Worst So Far

Stu Helm’s 2018 Asheville Burger Survey: Best and Worst So Far

I’m a well known burger fan. I eat a lot of burgers. Burger me. Gim burg. My current plan — don’t tell my doctor — is to eat all the burgers. Last year (2017), I began burger-binging my way through downtown Asheville, eating them here, there, and everywhere. I went to all of my favorite places of course, as well[Read More…]

by February 27, 2018 4 comments Asheville food and drink, Reviews
Beloved West Asheville bilingual preschool, Casa Dei Bambini, closing in June

Beloved West Asheville bilingual preschool, Casa Dei Bambini, closing in June

Casa Dei Bambini opened in 2004 in the Malvern Hills home of Stephanie Crawford and David Wilson.

by February 23, 2018 1 comment 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
New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

The Haywood Road venue will be focused on weddings and events, as well as being a neighborhood listening room.

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music