The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will look at four rezoning requests during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Of the four, the Planning Board recommends two be approved and two denied.
Saturday, Dec. 17, marks the grand opening of Fill My Cup Café, a Portuguese-inspired café nestled near the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway in South Asheville.
Rafael and Martha Alejeo talk about their journey from dishwashers to restaurant owners, plans for the future and how a 140-pound pig helped them name their business.
A group of South Asheville residents showed up at the Board of Adjustment meeting to speak against a proposed vacation rental complex. It was later deemed the project was not in character with its zoning designation and should not have been on the board’s agenda.
The Atlanta-based company opens its newest location on Hendersonville Road Monday, May 9.
Development concerns took center stage during the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meeting on Wednesday, April 13. At issue is a variance request that would allow construction of homes on parcels smaller than the existing R-2 Residential zoning allows for. The land in question is located at 223 Williams Road, in Fletcher, and is approximately 16.52.
The South Slope-based brewery hopes its new location will be up and running by early July.
Driven by concerns about rapid development and increasing traffic congestion, South Asheville residents are working to make their voices heard in city and county government. One prospective apartment complex at the corner of Mills Gap and Sweeten Creek roads has become a focus for residents’ concerns.
“The southern stretch of the [Blue Ridge] Parkway has become a congested and dangerous place for anyone wanting to bicycle or hike. Vehicles disregard speed limits, blasting along in a hurry to get home.”
The two-story descent of a golden, illuminated beer keg will help ring in 2016 in South Asheville.
“I would like to take this opportunity to ask you to correct one assertion and to make the case that the Appeldoorn development is a huge benefit for the area.”
Stepping through the door of the Beehive Coffee Bar from the parking lot of its nondescript little strip mall in Arden is a bit like entering a space-time wormhole — one that leads to a comfy spot where you can grab a fresh latte and some Wi-Fi.
The WNC AIDS Project, Park Ridge Health South Asheville and WNC’s largest corn maze in this week’s health events round-up.
Running a wine shop isn’t easy. Margins are often surprisingly tight and it can often seem impossible to compete with the prices in the big grocery chains. A number of local wine shops have closed in the last few years, but Table Wine in South Asheville seems to be thriving.
The Asheville Citizen-Times’ John Boyle explores the effects of increased development on South Asheville Roads already prone to traffic jams: Hendersonville Road, Sweeten Creek Road and Mills Gap Road.
The Florida-based grocer will open a 49,000-square-foot store in the former Kmart building near Gerber Village. Expect a 2015 grand opening.
Asheville City Council will hold a special town hall meeting on its budget situation — including the possibility of dramatic cuts — next Thursday, April 18, in the gymnasium of Koontz Intermediate School at 305 Overlook Rd.
A national development company recently bought a 14-acre site in south Asheville and is hoping to build a major apartment complex there.
Construction has begun on a new Ingles superstore on the corner of Mills River Road and Boyleston Highway.
The oldest continuous restaurant in South Asheville has become a landmark in the neighborhood and still makes pizza the same way they always have. (Photo by Bill Rhodes)
The South Asheville location of Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company now delivers beer as well as pizza and salads.(Photo by Bill Rhodes)