Running a wine shop isn’t easy. Margins are often surprisingly tight, something’s always breaking, vintages vary in quality, people’s tastes change constantly, and it can often seem impossible to compete with the prices in the big grocery chains that keep popping up all over town. 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)
I have recently learned of a very impressive positive community organization in south Asheville. The Ducker Road Community Involvement Council, which is a 501(c)3 organization, has worked to “clean up” an entire neighborhood, making it positively uninhabitable for drug dealers, providing community programs for youth and even offering several people transitional housing. All of this […]
Asheville City Council will hold a community meeting for South Asheville tonight at the T.C. Roberson High School Theater. Council and city staff will present information on the budget, stormwater management and sidewalks. Follow live Twitter updates here.