Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Saturday Uncle Junebug’s grand opening, Monday WNC mag deal, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Saturday Uncle Junebug’s grand opening, Monday WNC mag deal, more

November 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

Also, a Parker Priddy Gallery sale and more.

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Will a cat video find viral success for Asheville tourism officials?

Will a cat video find viral success for Asheville tourism officials?

November 26, 2014 | Comments (1)

Asheville tourism officials are banking on the Web’s enduring love of cats with a new video shoot.

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Word on the street: New restaurant planned for Haywood Road in West Asheville

Word on the street: New restaurant planned for Haywood Road in West Asheville

November 26, 2014 | Comments (1)

Sounds like the old McCarson’s used appliance store on Haywood Road might see new life.

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Brew-ED Beer News: A few Asheville craft beers to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner courses

Brew-ED Beer News: A few Asheville craft beers to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner courses

November 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

Here a few local beer ideas to go with your Turkey Day feast.

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Ashvegas movie review: The Theory of Everything

Ashvegas movie review: The Theory of Everything

November 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

At times, the film feels like one checking off all the boxes to get that Best Picture nomination. Yet the movie also never feels as if it’s being deliberately manipulative.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Galifianakis movie renamed, Bruisin’ Ales online store, more

November 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

Also, a well-known WWNC radio personality dies, more Black Friday shopping stuff, etc.

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News obit: Frances Jeanette ‘Granny’ Riddle, fixture at West Asheville Ingles, dies

News obit: Frances Jeanette ‘Granny’ Riddle, fixture at West Asheville Ingles, dies

November 26, 2014 | Comments (1)

Granny, an Ingles employee since 1966, touched many with her kindness and sense of humor.

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Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

November 25, 2014 | Comments (5)

Do migrant residents’ connection to this region make them “part of this community,” or do they remain apart, as problems for the rest of “us” to solve?

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Review: Hip hop luminaries Method Man, Redman deliver ferocious Orange Peel show in Asheville

Review: Hip hop luminaries Method Man, Redman deliver ferocious Orange Peel show in Asheville

November 25, 2014 | Comments (1)

Method Man and Redman also delivered a good bit of gratitude and humility to their fans, who have followed these rap gods still relevant today.

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Asheville protest planned in response to no action against police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,

Asheville protest planned in response to no action against police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,

November 25, 2014 | Comments (19)

Someone spray painted this graffiti outside the Wall Street parking deck in downtown Asheville Monday night.

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United Health Care Professional Cycling event to bring star riders to Asheville

United Health Care Professional Cycling event to bring star riders to Asheville

November 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

The premier U.S. professional cycling team will be in Asheville Dec. 5-15 for training camp. There’s also a public event Dec. 8 at The Orange Peel.

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The Root Bar, Swannanoa’s best dive bar, to celebrate 10th anniversary Dec. 13

The Root Bar, Swannanoa’s best dive bar, to celebrate 10th anniversary Dec. 13

November 24, 2014 | Comments (1)

The event will include Root Ball competitions, some hot comfort food and music by Sweet Claudette and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Karen Kicks Cancer registration, Shop West Asheville, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Karen Kicks Cancer registration, Shop West Asheville, more

November 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Also, a choose-and-cut Christmas tree outing, a benefit for an Asheville sous chef and more.

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Pacific Standard mag: Inside Asheville’s Miss Gay Latina pageant

Pacific Standard mag: Inside Asheville’s Miss Gay Latina pageant

November 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

The show’s organizer has secured rights to the name “Miss Gay Latina America” and plans to hold the first national pageant in Asheville in 2016, according to this report.

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Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Stoobies to Asheville hot coffee, sammie, late night small bite

Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Stoobies to Asheville hot coffee, sammie, late night small bite

November 21, 2014 | Comments (3)

As usual, beware the liberal sprinkling of four-letter words as Stu names winners in three Stoobie categories this week.

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Asheville Holiday Parade set for Saturday; American Idol Caleb Johnson is grand marshal

Asheville Holiday Parade set for Saturday; American Idol Caleb Johnson is grand marshal

November 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

The parade through downtown Asheville, with more than 100 entries, begins at 11 a.m.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

November 21, 2014 | Comments (12)

Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.

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WNC Alliance and partner orgs adopt new name, Mountain True, and logo

WNC Alliance and partner orgs adopt new name, Mountain True, and logo

November 21, 2014 | Comments (2)

The WNC Alliance, Western North Carolina’s oldest environmental nonprofit, has a new look.

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Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

November 21, 2014 | Comments (4)

The tourists are coming. The tourists are coming. Wait. The tourists are here. The tourists are here.

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Downtown Asheville motorcycle shop Moto Vicious to open bar next year

Downtown Asheville motorcycle shop Moto Vicious to open bar next year

November 21, 2014 | Comments (3)

The bar at Moto Vicious’ 99 S. Lexington Ave. location will start with four taps for beer, as well as wine.

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Buncombe issues more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses since gay marriage ban struck down

Buncombe issues more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses since gay marriage ban struck down

November 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

Buncombe County is also on track to smash the record of the most marriages it has ever registered in a single year.

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Justin Townes Earle on searching for the ‘real thing’ in his music

Justin Townes Earle on searching for the ‘real thing’ in his music

November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Earle plays the Grey Eagle in Asheville on Saturday. In a recent interview, he talks about banjo-toting carpetbaggers, spotting a little light at the end of the tunnel and more.

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WSJ: Black Mountain College honored by special Brooklyn Academy of Music performance

WSJ: Black Mountain College honored by special Brooklyn Academy of Music performance

November 20, 2014 | Comments (1)

“Black Mountain Songs,” a collection of choral works, was created by members of Arcade Fire and the National.

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Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Race to the Taps will add a new dimension to the old B, double-E, double-R, U N.

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