Due to construction cost increases that made rentals infeasible, the Kassinger Development Group proposed a for-sale condo plan. Of 64 total units, 33 would be affordable, with the city providing support through a $1.28 million Housing Trust Fund loan and a $375,000 discount on the land itself.
Mixing up a large quantity of cocktails ahead of a gathering can streamline drinks service while showcasing a host’s creativity.
Since the inception of a new adaptive exercise program for athletes with intellectual and developmental disabilities in October, a core group of about six athletes with a variety of abilities and challenges have made “incredible” progress, reports Karla Furnari of Buncombe County Recreation Services. The program meets on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. at South Slope CrossFit and is free to attend.
The new 15,000-square-foot gallery will display work of regional and national fine and craft artists on the lower two floors.
From pies to chocolate to ice cream yule logs, it’s dessert season in WNC.
Roy Wooten and Tracy Silverman bring their innovative duo to Isis on Nov. 17.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Ginger’s Revenge brings back Appalachian Ginger, Burial releases a Stillwater collaboration and more local beer news.
East Fork Pottery moves its factory to Biltmore Village, Henrietta’s Poultry Shoppe is now open in the RAD, Metro Wines offers a Thanksgiving wine tasting, Isis gets a new executive chef, Baba Nahm goes Turkish and more Asheville food news.
The duo will bring their eclectic brand of cello-punk to Fleetwood’s on Thursday, Nov. 15.
The Asheville-based multi-instrumentalist and his band play a record release show Nov. 17 at Jack of the Wood.
This year, the 17th for the event, features the work of local designer Denise Carbonell.
The evening-length work will be performed Nov. 17-19 at Congregation Beth Ha-Tephila.
Broken promises and false starts plagued the city’s early hopes of developing an airport.
A Vegas-based developer wants to build a resort in the mountains outside Asheville. To do so, he would need commissioners to amend Buncombe County’s zoning ordinance. Staff in the county planning department have recommended that commissioners reject the changes.
Michael Lilly is fearless in this role. He isn’t afraid to wear the emotions on his sleeve, whether he is making snide comments on the insincerity of the minister’s words in his father’s funeral service, or on the verge of emotionally melting down.