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May 17 - Big Sam's Funky Nation with Empire Strikes Brass Big Sam’s Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk straight out of New Orleans. Between the band’s solos and Big Sam’s signature dance moves and trombone rifts, the energy level is sky high. This stellar group of world-class musicians masterfully combines a rock sensibility with improv-style jazz and ...Read More
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North Carolina is honored to host the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) for the 2013 SASHTO conference in Asheville, NC from August 24-28th. SASHTO consists of departments of transportation from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia...Read More
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The City of Asheville Transit system is looking for volunteers to help support users of public transportation during "Strive Not to Drive" Week May 13 to 17, 2013.  Volunteers will partner with transit commissioners to provide riders at the main transit station downtown with information on bus routes.  Volunteers will participate in a required training pr...Read More
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FROM THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE: In an ongoing effort to communicate fiscal realities and identify community priorities in the upcoming budget year, Asheville City Council will hold a community budget meeting Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the gymnasium of Charles T. Koontz Intermediate School, located at 305 Overlook Road, Asheville.  The ...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association (ADA) today announced the recipients of its 2013 Downtown After 5 wristband grants. Chosen organizations sell wristbands at one of the five concerts and receive a grant of up to $2,000. 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary season of Downtown After 5, presented by Harmony Motors. A full lineup will be announced on Tuesday, April 30. Selected non-pro...Read More
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Volunteers are needed to help clean the plaques located along the Urban Trail in downtown Asheville. Volunteers will team up with a professional conservator and members of the Public Art & Cultural Commission to clean and polish 15 to 20 plaques commemorating the Urban Trail stations. The Asheville Urban Trail, a walking tour of downtown Asheville, highlights the unique architecture...Read More
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From Mountain Xpress: On Friday, March 22, come celebrate with Carolina Mountains Credit Union, a division of Self-Help Credit Union. The credit union is launching its first-ever local certificate of deposit — the Go Local CD. The result of a partnership with Asheville Grown and the Go Local campaign, the new investment vehicle will help fund the credit union’s home mortgages (that ...Read More
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ASHEVILLE – The City of Asheville is excited to announce the launch of the Asheville App, an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to notify the city about issues like water line leaks, potholes, or illegal dumping that need the city’s attention via smart phone or computer, then track the results. “This is the kind of technology that really enhances connectivity in the city,...Read More
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From Mountain Xpress: Katie Button, chef at Cúrate, is in the running for Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chef award in the Southeastern region. The winner is determined by an online poll. Voting takes one click and requires no personal in...Read More
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Looking for an affordable way to get your message in front of more than 1,200 Downtown Asheville stakeholders? Our new enewsletter advertising program is sure to suit your needs. We will feature two ads in our weekly newsletter, The Voice, on a first-come, first-served basis. Ads are just $25 a week with a two-week minimum. Ads are 600x90 pixels and are due the Friday before each Tuesda...Read More

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