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Asheville Design Center issues call for community projects

| December 15, 2014 | Comments (0)
Asheville Design Center issues call for community projects

The Asheville Design Center is looking for projects is can design and build in 10 weeks with college-level students in design and planning fields.

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For sale: Asheville River Arts District warehouses, formerly home to working artists

| December 4, 2014 | Comments (2)
These buildings located off Riverside Drive behind Riverview Station are up for sale. The move comes after city of Asheville officials cut off electricity to the property earlier this year after deeming the buildings unfit for occupancy. About two dozen local artists had been using the buildings for studio space./ Photo by zen sutherland

Owner Robert Camille says he’s hired a commercial Realtor to sell the property after city officials earlier this year deemed the buildings too dangerous to occupy.

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Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

| November 17, 2014 | Comments (16)
Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

Artists Ian Wilkinson and Alex Irvine are asking for $5,000 after going the extra mile on Asheville’s brand new public art piece.

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Word on the street: Phil Mechanic building in Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

| November 6, 2014 | Comments (3)
Word on the street: Phil Mechanic building in Asheville’s River Arts District under contract to be sold

If the sale goes through, it will mark the latest in a series of tectonic changes in the River Arts District.

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Riding the wave: How a group of Asheville real estate sellers are shaping the South Slope

| November 1, 2014 | Comments (9)
Riding the wave: How a group of Asheville real estate sellers are shaping the South Slope

Jeremy Goldstein and his co-workers at G/M Property Group have been doing deals in the hottest part of downtown Asheville for years.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A rare Halloween snowfall, new shop for Pinups for Pitbulls, more

| November 1, 2014 | Comments (1)
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A rare Halloween snowfall, new shop for Pinups for Pitbulls, more

Also, a new West Asheville blog, Frugal Backpacker to open, unveiling ceremony for a new mural, and more.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

| October 27, 2014 | Comments (52)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

Also, Democratic challenger Brian Turner and N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt are going fighting it out with a week to go until Election Day.

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New wave of rooftop venues planned in Asheville

| October 24, 2014 | Comments (2)
New wave of rooftop venues planned in Asheville

There’s been a serious lack of accessible rooftop venues in Asheville for years. That’s about to change.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: The Asheville City Hall flag fallout, affordable housing discussion, more

| October 17, 2014 | Comments (20)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: The Asheville City Hall flag fallout, affordable housing discussion, more

Also, the race between N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt and challenger Brian Turner is coming down to the wire.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Same-sex marriage approved, the state of Asheville, more

| October 14, 2014 | Comments (11)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Same-sex marriage approved, the state of Asheville, more

Also, it’s been hard to miss U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows of Western North Carolina – he’s been all over cable news recently.

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Asheville’s Amazing Pubcycle looks to expand routes, entertainment offerings

| October 2, 2014 | Comments (6)
Asheville’s Amazing Pubcycle looks to expand routes, entertainment offerings

The Amazing Pubcycle recently received the city’s OK to operate in Asheville’s River Arts District.

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Ashvegas Political Hit List: Fake frackers, Aloft apartments, highway boondoggle, more

| September 20, 2014 | Comments (12)
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Fake frackers, Aloft apartments, highway boondoggle, more

Also, there’s a new set of guidelines for being named North Carolina’s poet laureate.

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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 (12)
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 (8)
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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