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  • Hey there, WNC Artists and Makers

    For those not familiar with this area, Asheville's maker culture - aside from helping to shape the city's identity over the last number of decades - is a significant economic driver for this region. From visual and performing arts to artisan food and drink, to custom built spaces and furniture, to designers and photographers, Asheville has rich regional history of textile arts and manufacturing, education and the arts and these inspirational blue ridges. Founded with a maker sensibility and creative aspiration, we feel right at home in this community. Last year we mentioned that we'd be putting together an easy, low-effort online submission process for any artist interested in sharing ...

     

  • Site Security + Leaders Meeting

    Facts have been gathered and the Leader's Roundtable meeting just ended.  Here's the latest update, but first and foremost: Asheville Fire Department and Police Department ask community members who see suspicious activity or who have information about recent fires to please report it. FACTS Site Damage The April 5, 2013 fire heavily damaged two buildings on New Belgium’s Craven St. property. The Penland’s Auction House was completely destroyed and the hay barn across the site was partially destroyed. Wood floors in the Penland’s Auction House, slated for reuse in the brewery, were one of the largest losses of ...

     

  • Fire on Future Brewery Site (Update: 4/6 @ 4.30 p.m.)

    4.8 @ 8:00 a.m. Update: General Manager Jay Richardson assessed site damage and security first thing Sunday morning with A+P, Fire Chiefs Burnette and Cowan, as well as the deconstruction project managers.  The details of the fire and arson were discussed, as well as the security of the site.  Richardson will meet with the Leader’s Roundtable Monday evening to review information.  In this picture, they are reviewing details of the fire and materials lost in the former Penland Auction House building. 4.6 @ 4:30 p.m. Update: The Asheville Fire Department has informed New Belgium that the fires appear to ...

     

  • Asheville Brewery Design (March 2013)

    Even though these designs are likely to change throughout the ongoing design process, we couldn't help but share these exciting renderings from our architect partners, Perkins + Will. Brewery + Liquid Center Liquid Center