Biz blotter: What’s new, what’s gone

March brings spring’s arrival, as well as the first days of business for a number of new establishments — many in the former locations of closed retailers and restaurants listed in the February edition of “Business Blotter.” Here’s the tally at press time; stay tuned for more business changes slated for April and May — including a few downtown Asheville expansions.

If we miss something, or if you have a tip or announcement to share concerning a local opening, closing, renovation or relocation, let us know at business@mountainx.com.

Openings

Atelier (additional showroom for gallery), 68 College St., http://www.atelier24lexington.com.
Charmed (jewelry boutique), 46 Haywood St. in the Haywood Park Hotel.
Donatelli Cake Designs, 57 Haywood St., http://donatellicakedesigns.com.

 

 

 

Edna’s of Asheville (café), 870 Merrimon Ave., http://www.ednasofasheville.com.

 

 

 

La Magia Exotic Peruvian Jewelry and More, 30 Battery Park Ave.
Mother Earth Produce (farm-goods delivery service), http://www.motherearthproduce.com.
Strada Restaurant, 27 Broadway, http://stradaasheville.com.
Tacqueria Con Cuida, 185 Clingman Ave. (Grey Eagle), http://avl.mx/c9.
The Lot (food-truck court, various vendors), 51 Coxe Ave., http://avl.mx/c8.
Tiger Mountain Thirst Parlour, 103 Broadway, http://www.tigermountainthirstparlour.com.
Trail Head Restaurant and Bar, 207 W. State St., Black Mountain. 357-5656.
Vera Cruz (coffee roaster, produce market), 3732 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden.
West Asheville Vineyard (Christian community center), 717 Haywood Road, http://www.westashevillevineyard.org.
Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop, 1997 Hendersonville Road http://www.asheville.wbu.com.
Writer’s Bistro at the Renaissance Hotel, 31 Woodfin St. 359-7951.

Renovations & relocations

Asheville Art Museum (major expansion), 2 S. Pack Square, http://www.ashevilleart.org.

Closings

Asheville Bravo Concerts (performance series), http://www.ashevillebravoconcerts.org.
Fiore’s Ristorante Toscana, 122 College St.
J.C.’s Auto Services, 116 N. Lexington Ave.
Mountain Java, 870 Merrimon Ave.

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