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The Asheville Downtown Association recently conducted a survey to identify issues and challenges facing Downtown Asheville. Of the 126 unique responses, 86 are members of the Asheville Downtown Association, while 40 are not. The survey was open for...Read More
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"The Family Store: A History of the Jewish Businesses of Downtown Asheville, 1880-1990." Researched over a 4 year period and presented across downtown Asheville by Jan Schochet and Sharon Fahrer first in 2005, again in 2006. Reprised in 2015.  The Family Store Exhibit is about a socio-economic phenomenon which had nothing to do with religion in the stores, as stressed in Jan's rece...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association will host speaker Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) for a discussion on...Read More
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Membership and Office Manager Full-Time Position Established in 1987, the Asheville Downtown Association’s mission is to be a catalyst for a thriving, vibrant and livable downtown, nationally recognized for its diverse local businesses and authentic culture and known for being welcoming, accessible, clean, safe and environmentally conscious. As a ...Read More
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www.sensibilities-spa.com   Nurture your mind, body and spirit while helping Sensibilities Day Spa help the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to empower the women and families in WNC, on Tuesday, Se...Read More
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Recently the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce created the Alliance for a Prosperous North Carolina to oppose legislation introduced in the NC Senate to change the way tax revenue is distributed around the state. The Asheville Downtown Association, too, is concerned about the impact this legislation will have on Asheville. According to the Fiscal Research Division in Raleigh, Asheville...Read More
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Asheville’s multimodal mindset is one of its assets. But as we move toward environmentally and healthy practices of bicycling and walking to our destinations people sometimes find themselves in the crosshairs at motorist intersections.  Add to that equation the brisk tourist traffic and a vibrant busking scene in downtown Asheville. Sometimes our sidewalks appear to be spilling over....Read More
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ASHEVILLE – This upcoming weekend, July 16–19 will be a busy weekend in downtown Asheville. The US Cellular Center Asheville is asking all guests and event goers to please plan ahead for parking options before traveling into downtown for any event. It is a best practice to plan for a primary parking space as well as a secondary option before leaving your home or hotel. Alwa...Read More
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Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often kids and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. On a typical Fourth of July, there are more fires nationally than on any other day of the year, with fireworks accounting for two out of five of those fires, more than any other cause of fires. Over 11,000 injuries occur annually in the United States from fireworks alone. Many people ...Read More
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5Point Film Festival selects Asheville, NC as its community to launch a regional concert style film festival in the Southeast on August 14 + 15 at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. “After spending time in the Asheville community and working with the City of Asheville, we were thrilled to pick this community as our future home for the Southeast Region,” said Sarah Wood, Executive Director...Read More

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