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Two New Businesses Open This Spring in Biltmore Village

Late afternoon and dusk shots November 19, 2008

Biltmore Property Group, located in Historic Biltmore Village, is pleased to announce that Sotheby’s Premier International Realty and Soma, have signed leases to become part of the 10 Brook complex located in Historic Biltmore Village.

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ProSource Plumbing Supply Opens Luxury Asheville Showroom

Prosource plumbing

ProSource Plumbing Supply, a family-owned wholesale provider for commercial and residential plumbing supplies, lighting, cabinet and door hardware, is pleased to announce the opening of a new Asheville showroom. Located off Brevard Road at 30 Interstate Boulevard, the 6,300 square foot showroom features high-end kitchen and bath fixtures as well as the area’s largest selection of cabinet and door hardware.

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Clean Energy Asheville: A Report from Mayor Manheimer – Sunday, March 13

Clean Energy

Carolina Jews for Justice/West will sponsor a program, “Clean Energy Asheville: A Report from Mayor Manheimer.” on Sunday, March 13th from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Dave Hall at Congregation Beth HaTephila Congregation, 43 North Liberty Street in Asheville. The purpose of the meeting is to update the community on the collaborative partnership between the City of Asheville, Buncombe County and Duke Energy on building a 21st Century electric energy infrastructure in our community. In addition to Mayor Manheimer, panelists will include Councilwoman Julie Mayfield, and a Robert Sipes, General Manager of Duke Energy’s Western Region.

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Patton Avenue Pet Company Announces Third Location

Patton Avenue Pet Company South

Four years ago, Jenna Yaroush opened Patton Avenue Pet Company in a revitalized house located on Patton Avenue in West Asheville. With a focus on health, nutrition, and locally made items, Patton Avenue Pet Company's popularity soon outgrew its humble home base, and the downtown location opened two years ago. With two bustling locations, both conveniently located on Patton Avenue, PAPCO has quickly become a well known local icon. 

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New Belgium Rumor Ails Fans of Local Ales

new belgium asheville

Since April of 2012, Asheville has been anxiously awaiting the opening of New Belgium Brewing Company’s second production facility, which will be located in the River Arts District of Asheville.  The brewing facility and tasting room are expected to open sometime in 2016, which has had excitement at a peak.  However, recently the neighborhood has been buzzing about news that the company, which is currently employee-owned, has hired investment advisors Lazard Middle Market to explore potential sale of the company for at least $1 Billion.

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RiverLink Awarded $510,000 from NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund

French Broad River Photo by Adam Rice

RiverLink is pleased to announce that it has received three grant awards from the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF). The organization will use the funds for three projects.

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Asheville Outlets to Unveil Tesla Motors Supercharger Station

asheville outlets tesla charging

Asheville Outlets is pleased to announce the installation of a Tesla Motors Supercharger station. Designed for the Model S, the Supercharger houses stations for eight vehicles and will be able to charge them in minutes versus hours. It will be located in the parking lot near the Dillard’s Clearance Center. Representatives from Asheville Outlets, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle (EV) Club will be on-site for the official ribbon cutting event, which begins at 1:30 p.m. on December 19th. 

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Asheville Citizens Raise Questions About Jonas Gerard

Jonas Gerard

On Saturday, November 14, a live painting performance by well-known local artist Jonas Gerard was disrupted by a group of protesters. Gerard was participating in the bi-annual River Arts District Studio Stroll in his Riverview Station gallery. A crowd of about 200 was assembled to watch the artist create one of his abstract paintings, a lively performance accompanied by a DJ. 

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UnChain AVL Rally November 21, 2015

downtown asheville

Asheville Grown in partnership with UnChain AVL and the Asheville Music Hall are planning a rally in support of locally owned businesses and the unique culture of our downtown. 

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U.S Cellular Donates $2500 to Buncombe County 4-H Club

US Cellular Center Downtown Asheville

U.S. Cellular donated $2500 to the Buncombe County 4-H Club in Asheville for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming. This donation is part of U.S. Cellular’s $1.25 million national commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and National 4-H Council.

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