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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moffitt company caught plagiarizing, federal funds for RAD, more

| September 12, 2014 | Comments (16)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moffitt company caught plagiarizing, federal funds for RAD, more

Also, there’s a big fracking forum today, and Sen. Kay Hagan and N.C. Speaker Thom Tillis had their first debate.

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Asheville CVB decision to hire New Orleans ad agency stirs local ire

| September 10, 2014 | Comments (9)
Asheville CVB decision to hire New Orleans ad agency stirs local ire

Critics of the Asheville CVB decision believe Asheville-based ad agencies are qualified to do the branding work.

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Proposed Asheville City Council plan for River Arts District: Visitor’s center, parking garage, open space, more

| September 9, 2014 | Comments (7)
Proposed Asheville City Council plan for River Arts District: Visitor’s center, parking garage, open space, more

A proposed City Council plan for guiding development along Riverside Drive in the RAD would go hand-in-hand with a major N.C. DOT road improvement project for Riverside.

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Mountain Xpress: New Asheville riverside venue will include 2,500-seat music venue, restaurant, more

| September 3, 2014 | Comments (7)
Mountain Xpress: New Asheville riverside venue will include 2,500-seat music venue, restaurant, more

Salvage Station, at 665 Riverside Drive, will also have three river access points and a 450-space parking lot.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reshaping of Lee Walker Heights, RAD Lofts approval, more

| September 1, 2014 | Comments (3)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reshaping of Lee Walker Heights, RAD Lofts approval, more

Also, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows expresses second thoughts about his government shutdown strategy, and more.

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Asheville Blade: Sushi restaurant, grocery store, tattoo shop coming to River Arts District

| August 28, 2014 | Comments (3)
Asheville Blade: Sushi restaurant, grocery store, tattoo shop coming to River Arts District

A major new residential development planned for the RAD is bringing with it a slew of new retail businesses.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

| August 22, 2014 | Comments (8)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

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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Portraits of artists kicked out of River Arts District buildings make up new exhibition at Asheville Area Arts Council

| August 18, 2014 | Comments (1)
Portraits of artists kicked out of River Arts District buildings make up new exhibition at Asheville Area Arts Council

Here’s your chance to support the artists who were recently forced out of working studios in the River Arts District.

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A conversation with Zach Galifianakis: On comedy, confidence and more

| August 17, 2014 | Comments (0)
A conversation with Zach Galifianakis: On comedy, confidence and more

The New York Studio for Stage, Screen and Voiceover hosted the hour-long talk with Galifianakis at its Woodfin studio Saturday evening.

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Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Green River Picklers, Bread Camp and Heiwa in Asheville

| July 31, 2014 | Comments (36)
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Green River Picklers, Bread Camp and Heiwa in Asheville

Stu, on Heiwa’s boring chicken teriyaki and his mother’s love of bread camp. Warning – this column is laced with four-letter words.

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PHOTOS Day 2 of filming movie starring Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville

| July 30, 2014 | Comments (11)
PHOTOS Day 2 of filming movie starring Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville

More photos of the movie shoot action in downtown Asheville on Tuesday.

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PHOTOS Sneak preview of Sovereign Remedies bar in downtown Asheville

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (3)
PHOTOS Sneak preview of Sovereign Remedies bar in downtown Asheville

Asheville’s newest cocktail bar is coming together on North Market Street in downtown Asheville.

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Asheville Affiliates host fundraising event, Stir Crazy!, to benefit Blue Ridge Food Ventures in Asheville

| July 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
Asheville Affiliates host fundraising event, Stir Crazy!, to benefit Blue Ridge Food Ventures in Asheville

The event is set for 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at The Boathouse on Riverside Drive. Tickets are $20.

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City of Asheville considers ‘alternatives to gentrification’ in River Arts District, nearby neighborhoods

| July 21, 2014 | Comments (71)
City of Asheville considers ‘alternatives to gentrification’ in River Arts District, nearby neighborhoods

Asheville City Council is worried about low wages, rising housing prices and a steady decline in number of African-American residents in neighborhoods near the River Arts District. A new report offers solutions.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Poets who don’t know it, Moral Monday comes to Asheville, more

| July 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Poets who don’t know it, Moral Monday comes to Asheville, more

Also, a graffiti cleanse is underway in Asheville, city officials cut power to eight buildings home to artists in the River Arts District and more.

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Asheville Area Arts Council seeks $2,000 from public for software, supplies

| July 14, 2014 | Comments (0)
Asheville Area Arts Council seeks $2,000 from public for software, supplies

The money will go to the Arts Council’s Artist Resource Center.

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Stu Helm, Asheville’s Facebook Food Critic, on The Junction, Cecilia’s Kitchen

| May 21, 2014 | Comments (9)
Stu Helm, Asheville’s Facebook Food Critic, on The Junction, Cecilia’s Kitchen

Stu checks out some cute, crispy chips at The Junction, tells his gay parade hot dog story and more. Beware the liberal use of the f-bomb.

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Strive Not to Drive 2014 events in Asheville set for May 16-23

| May 13, 2014 | Comments (4)
Strive Not to Drive 2014 events in Asheville set for May 16-23

The events encourage residents to consider environmentally friendlier ways of getting around.

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With opening this weekend of its third restaurant, Asheville’s Green Sage sets sights on going national

| May 9, 2014 | Comments (12)
Randy Talley and Roger Derrough, co-owners of Green Sage Cafe, which is opening its third Asheville restaurant in the Westgate Shopping Center./ Photographed by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.COM

Green Sage Cafe owners have always set the bar high for sustainability measures in Asheville. Now the owners are ready to perfect a model they can take to a broader stage.

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Art exhibition by WCU students up through today at The Tannery in Asheville’s River Arts District

| May 2, 2014 | Comments (0)
Art exhibition by WCU students up through today at The Tannery in Asheville’s River Arts District

The show is a collaboration of MFA, BFA and alumni artwork.

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With a toast, New Belgium Brewing digs into new Asheville site

| May 1, 2014 | Comments (16)
From left, Buncombe County Board of Commissioners Chairman David Gantt, New Belgium Brewing CEO Kim Jordan and Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer on Thursday at New Belgium's groundbreaking ceremony on Craven Street. / PHOTOGRAPHED BY STEWART O'SHIELDS FOR ASHVEGAS.COM

Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony on property along the French Broad River marked a milestone in both place and time for the brewer and the city’s craft beer industry. About 3 p.m., the crowd lifted glasses of RyePA, a beer that New Belgium made with in conjuntcion with ingredients from Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House, and drank to their new brewery. After two years of ups and downs, and not one spade of dirt turned, the commitment was clear: New Belgium is coming to Asheville.

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Brew-ED Beer News: Green Man wins online poll, Asheville Beer Week coming up

| May 1, 2014 | Comments (1)
Brew-ED Beer News: Green Man wins online poll, Asheville Beer Week coming up

Also, New Belgium Brewing CEO Kim Jordan is in town today for the company’s official groundbreaking ceremony for its new Asheville brewery.

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Stu Helm, Asheville’s Facebook Food Critic, on when every restaurant is closed on Sunday

| April 29, 2014 | Comments (42)
Stu Helm, Asheville’s Facebook Food Critic, on when every restaurant is closed on Sunday

Also, Stu raves about Posana Cafe’s roasted chicken dish. Note that he’s liberal with the f-bomb.

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Photography exhibition at West Asheville Library to feature ‘Jamaica People’

| April 8, 2014 | Comments (0)
Photography exhibition at West Asheville Library to feature ‘Jamaica People’

Photographer Jessica Rehfield will host an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. on May 9 at the library. She is splitting any profit from the sale of photos with her subjects.

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