Remembering Leonard Nimoy, who spoke at UNC Asheville in 1975

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, who spoke at UNC Asheville in 1975

February 27, 2015 | Comments (5)

Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, spoke to a group of UNC Asheville drama students.

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Buncombe County-owned property in downtown Asheville set to be sold to hotel developer

Buncombe County-owned property in downtown Asheville set to be sold to hotel developer

February 27, 2015 | Comments (12)

Buncombe County commissioners are set to finalize the sale of the Haywood Street property for $4.35 million.

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New downtown hotel, Asheville Foundry Inn, proposed for Eagle/Market streets

New downtown hotel, Asheville Foundry Inn, proposed for Eagle/Market streets

February 26, 2015 | Comments (11)

Downtown Asheville. Boutique hotels. Hot.

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Asheville city officials ready to move forward with Thomas Wolfe Auditorium renovations

Asheville city officials ready to move forward with Thomas Wolfe Auditorium renovations

February 26, 2015 | Comments (16)

The push for renovations will put Thomas Wolfe renovations in competition with the proposed Asheville performing arts center for funding dollars.

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Opinion: Expansion of social services building in downtown Asheville will exacerbate panhandling

Opinion: Expansion of social services building in downtown Asheville will exacerbate panhandling

February 26, 2015 | Comments (44)

The writer contends that homeless beggars on the streets of Asheville are getting more aggressive, and the expansion of services so near downtown will worsen the issue.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The 10th anniversary of Ashvegas.com, and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The 10th anniversary of Ashvegas.com, and more

February 26, 2015 | Comments (7)

Also, Asheville Chef Steven Goff is promising wings for life to anyone who gets a King James Public House tattoo.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: City of Asheville set to regulate E-cigarettes

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: City of Asheville set to regulate E-cigarettes

February 25, 2015 | Comments (6)

Also, Grove Park Inn awards Asheville nonprofits cash from holiday parking.

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Free yoga all day on March 1 at Hot Yoga Asheville

Free yoga all day on March 1 at Hot Yoga Asheville

February 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

The yoga studio owners are celebrating seven years in Asheville.

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SURRENDER: Suspect in drive-by shooting Tuesday in Biltmore Village that injured 2

SURRENDER: Suspect in drive-by shooting Tuesday in Biltmore Village that injured 2

February 25, 2015 | Comments (37)

Asheville police have charged Bryant DeAngelo Sanders, 21, of Asheville with two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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New 7-story condo building proposed for downtown Asheville

New 7-story condo building proposed for downtown Asheville

February 24, 2015 | Comments (3)

It looks like the market for new downtown Asheville condo construction is back.

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News obit: James W. ‘Red’ Hoyle, owner of Hoyle Office Supply in Asheville

News obit: James W. ‘Red’ Hoyle, owner of Hoyle Office Supply in Asheville

February 24, 2015 | Comments (3)

A born salesman who sold chewing gum and newspapers as a kid, Hoyle was also known as a tireless public servant. He was 99.

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Opinion: To continue to improve, Mission Hospital must understand suffering of both patients and nurses

Opinion: To continue to improve, Mission Hospital must understand suffering of both patients and nurses

February 24, 2015 | Comments (7)

Mission Hospital’s leader must work harder to honor its lofty values, this writer argues.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Heath Shuler moving to Biltmore Forest, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Heath Shuler moving to Biltmore Forest, more

February 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

Also, Blue Dream Curry House is coming to Patton, Dobra Tea is eyeing a second location on West Asheville and more.

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Wilmywood Daily: ‘Dirty Dancing’ reboot to be TV movie, could be filmed in Asheville area

Wilmywood Daily: ‘Dirty Dancing’ reboot to be TV movie, could be filmed in Asheville area

February 24, 2015 | Comments (1)

The remake of the 1987 hit is tentatively set to shoot in April/May, according to the Wilmington, N.C., -based movie website.

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Two dozen fermentation vessels set to arrive at New Belgium in Asheville mid-March

Two dozen fermentation vessels set to arrive at New Belgium in Asheville mid-March

February 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

The fermentation vessels are between 32 and 52 feet tall. Six bright beer tanks will also arrive, and they are about 55 feet tall.

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NPR: Mission Hospital ignores nurse’s debilitating back injuries

NPR: Mission Hospital ignores nurse’s debilitating back injuries

February 19, 2015 | Comments (7)

The case studio by NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling highlights how many hospitals across the country are shrugging off an epidemic of back injuries to nurses.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville writer, filmmakers partner to profile Buchi Kombucha, French Broad Chocolate Lounge

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville writer, filmmakers partner to profile Buchi Kombucha, French Broad Chocolate Lounge

February 19, 2015 | Comments (1)

Also, the Asheville Tattoo and Arts Expo returns to the Renaissance Hotel on March 13 through 15.

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UPDATED Romantic Asheville: Giant water slide event for set for downtown Asheville canceled

UPDATED Romantic Asheville: Giant water slide event for set for downtown Asheville canceled

February 19, 2015 | Comments (24)

That massive downtown slip’n'slide we were all looking to this spring? Yeah, it looks like that’s not happening.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Three Asheville chefs make cut for 2015 James Beard Award

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Three Asheville chefs make cut for 2015 James Beard Award

February 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

Also, Carolina Public Press prepares to launch a new open government project called Open WNC.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Murphy casino hiring 270 dealers

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Murphy casino hiring 270 dealers

February 18, 2015 | Comments (1)

Also, Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain celebrates its 10th anniversary and Asheville entrepreneur champion Pam Lewis moves to Colorado.

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Unions in Asheville, reconsidered

Unions in Asheville, reconsidered

February 17, 2015 | Comments (17)

Amid growing concerns over wages and working conditions, local wage-earners begin organizing efforts around worker’s rights. Are new unions far off?

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Dude Food Subcategory: "Heart Attack Special." A fist-sized ball of meat, covered in meat-drippin's and Funyuns, on a bed of deep-fried taters, and asparagus. Fuck. Yes.

Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Red Stag Grill, AIR Passport, Restaurant Week Asheville

February 17, 2015 | Comments (11)

Helm reports that he pounded back that meatloaf like a hungry Hessian.

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A piece of city-owned property on Haywood Street in downtown Asheville will soon be back up for sale. The property is roughly shaped like a triangle, with its top point aimed at teal circle in the center/left of this photo. The big white square at center/right is the U.S. Cellular Center.

Contentious piece of downtown Asheville real estate headed back up for sale

February 16, 2015 | Comments (22)

The city-owned lot has created headaches for Asheville city officials the past 15 years. And yes, hoteliers still want to build on it.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New 7-story residential condo building in downtown Asheville moves ahead

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New 7-story residential condo building in downtown Asheville moves ahead

February 16, 2015 | Comments (11)

Also, a new summer concert series at Pack Square Park, entrepreneur Craig McAnsh announces his departure and more.

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