King James Public House restaurant in Asheville to expand

King James Public House restaurant in Asheville to expand

August 22, 2014 | Comments (1)

The Charlotte Street eatery plans to expand into the former Foundry space.

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Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom loses 7 employees in reorganization

Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom loses 7 employees in reorganization

August 22, 2014 | Comments (7)

It’s another sorrowful day at the Asheville Citizen-Times.

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Asheville Tourists: Magic numbers, David Dahl’s return and the 2015 schedule

Asheville Tourists: Magic numbers, David Dahl’s return and the 2015 schedule

August 22, 2014 | Comments (2)

The Asheville Tourists return to McCormick Field for the final three home games of the regular season on Aug. 26.

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Ashvegas Political Hot Sheet: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

Ashvegas Political Hot Sheet: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

August 22, 2014 | Comments (3)

Also, a new analysis by N.C. Insider says Rep. Tim Moffitt of Buncombe County was one of the most effective lawmakers in the GA this year.

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News obit: Asheville philanthropist Adelaide Daniels Key has died

News obit: Asheville philanthropist Adelaide Daniels Key has died

August 21, 2014 | Comments (6)

Key made her mark across the Tar Heel state, but most notably in Western North Carolina, where she championed health care and children’s causes.

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Ridesharing service Uber to launch in Asheville on Thursday

Ridesharing service Uber to launch in Asheville on Thursday

August 20, 2014 | Comments (2)

Ride-sharing has arrived in Asheville. Uber is guaranteeing drivers $12 an hour for a three-hour period on Thursday, offering bonuses and mapping out bright red “hot spots” in town for new drivers.

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Aloft Hotel opens rooftop pool deck to public for series of local music events

Aloft Hotel opens rooftop pool deck to public for series of local music events

August 20, 2014 | Comments (9)

The first event – set for Aug. 31 – is pet-friendly and features the live music of local favorite Lyric.

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Asheville’s new riverfront concert and event space, The Salvage Station, to hold first public party

Asheville’s new riverfront concert and event space, The Salvage Station, to hold first public party

August 20, 2014 | Comments (5)

Word on the street is that The Salvage Station is planning a 2,500-seat amphitheater and new restaurant.

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Ticket reservations available now for Red Bull BMX event in Brevard

Ticket reservations available now for Red Bull BMX event in Brevard

August 20, 2014 | Comments (1)

About 30 of the best BMX dirt jumpers in the world will be competing in October on a unique course in Brevard. Reserve your ticket now.

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Chef Adam Hayes, formerly of Red Stag Grill in Asheville, wins Food Network’s ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’

Chef Adam Hayes, formerly of Red Stag Grill in Asheville, wins Food Network’s ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’

August 19, 2014 | Comments (1)

The show is hosted by celebrity Chef Alton Brown.

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Opinion: Tourists are great, but the Downtown Market is for locals

Opinion: Tourists are great, but the Downtown Market is for locals

August 19, 2014 | Comments (1)

“Our market is for locals, run by locals, with our economy in mind. We didn’t locate it in a tourist path and we didn’t try to make it something it wasn’t.”

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Word on the street: New brewery coming to downtown Asheville

Word on the street: New brewery coming to downtown Asheville

August 19, 2014 | Comments (13)

The brewery is to be located below the Downtown Market on South French Broad Avenue.

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‘Buskin’ Blues,’ a documentary about Asheville street musicians, coming together

‘Buskin’ Blues,’ a documentary about Asheville street musicians, coming together

August 19, 2014 | Comments (1)

Asheville has a lively busking scene, and now a documentary filmmaker has captured it.

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Word on the street: Work ends on Loomis Fargo movie production in Asheville

Word on the street: Work ends on Loomis Fargo movie production in Asheville

August 19, 2014 | Comments (2)

A big Hollywood production brought movie stars, money and a bright spotlight to Asheville and Western North Carolina this summer.

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Lexington Glassworks, a new glass-blowing gallery/workshop, coming to downtown Asheville

Lexington Glassworks, a new glass-blowing gallery/workshop, coming to downtown Asheville

August 19, 2014 | Comments (1)

Two artists are turning and old garage into a new high-end glass-blowing workshop and gallery.

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New hotel planned for former Howard Johnson’s motor lodge site near Biltmore Village

New hotel planned for former Howard Johnson’s motor lodge site near Biltmore Village

August 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

The new hotel will be Holiday Inn, a property spokesman said.

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First look at menu for James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner in Asheville

First look at menu for James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner in Asheville

August 19, 2014 | Comments (1)

Asheville chefs Elliot Moss, William Dissen and Dan Rattigan are on the ticket with California mixologist Sara Strom.

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PHOTOS Topless women set to return to downtown Asheville with GoTopless Day on Aug. 24 at Pritchard Park

PHOTOS Topless women set to return to downtown Asheville with GoTopless Day on Aug. 24 at Pritchard Park

August 18, 2014 | Comments (7)

Here we go again. Here’s a look at the 2013 edition. NSFW photo gallery, fyi.

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BrewStart: First Asheville conference aims to help budding sake, cider, beer makers

BrewStart: First Asheville conference aims to help budding sake, cider, beer makers

August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

The local craft brew trend shows no signs of stopping. The first BrewStart conference aims to help anyone aboard the bandwagon.

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Big Love Festival returns Sunday in downtown Asheville; celebrate local independents

Big Love Festival returns Sunday in downtown Asheville; celebrate local independents

August 18, 2014 | Comments (1)

More than 150 independent businesses, two stages of music, local food and beer, more!

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Mellow Mushroom in Asheville to rollback prices on Wednesday to 1974 levels

Mellow Mushroom in Asheville to rollback prices on Wednesday to 1974 levels

August 18, 2014 | Comments (6)

Look for $2.50 cheese pizzas and 75-cent PBRs. The restaurant, on Broadway in downtown Asheville, is gonna be mobbed.

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1 Million Cups, an entrepreneurial networking opportunity, kicks off in Asheville Aug. 27

1 Million Cups, an entrepreneurial networking opportunity, kicks off in Asheville Aug. 27

August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Each week, two local businesses will give a 6-minute presentation about their work, all to help other entrepreneurs.

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Tantrum! Former Tourists manager Joe Mikulik has another classic meltdown, gets tossed from game

Tantrum! Former Tourists manager Joe Mikulik has another classic meltdown, gets tossed from game

August 18, 2014 | Comments (3)

Mikulik, already known for classic on-field tantrums, literally loses his shirt and shoes (along with his temper) this time. Check out the video.

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Now open: Whole Foods’ mobile kitchen on Tunnel Road in Asheville, with proceeds benefitting Brother Wolf

Now open: Whole Foods’ mobile kitchen on Tunnel Road in Asheville, with proceeds benefitting Brother Wolf

August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Whole Foods officially opens in Asheville on Aug. 26, but its shipping container-turned-kitchen is now open on Tunnel Road.

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