Business Buzz: 8/10/22

August 10, 2022


  • Ginger’s Revenge will be opening a  second location nestled in Asheville’s South Slope neighborhood. The brewery will move into 32 Banks Avenue this month, with an open date to be announced. Ginger’s Revenge South Slope Lounge will have entrances from Buxton Avenue, located behind Green Man Brewery’s Dirty Jack’s, as well as from Banks Avenue through the doors between Catawba Brewing and Buxton Hall BBQ. Guests can expect the new tasting room’s seventeen taps to boast several ginger beer flavors made in the brewery, as well as exclusive small batch beers you can only find in the tasting room. Options also include a variety of non-alcoholic beverages, rotating guest taps of traditional beer, and even draft ginger beer cocktails down the line. Read more.
  • Asheville Regional Airport has opened a new Cell Phone Lot and expanded the current Shuttle Lot. The new cell phone lot is located across the street from the main entrance to the terminal, on Airport Park Rd. The lot will give those picking up passengers a complimentary place to park and wait. Use of the Cell Phone Lot is complimentary and helps keep traffic moving in front of the terminal, where curbside waiting is prohibited. The current Shuttle Lot has also been expanded, adding approximately 70 more public parking spaces. The airport shuttle operates continuously, to and from the front curb of the terminal, and is a good option for many travelers, especially those who may not be able to carry luggage from farther distances if parked in other lots. Read more.


  • On Friday, August 12 at the Ferguson Auditorium of AB Tech, the State is hosting a public forum with the three health systems (Mission Health/HCA Healthcare, AdventHealth and NovantHealth) who have applied for the Certificate of Need to bring 67 acute care beds to the region. 
  • Asheville Outlets presents a special weekend of savings, promotions, and excitement to prepare for Back-to-School 2022. The Back-to-School Savings Event will be held Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14, 2022, and will feature a wide array of sales & promotions at many participating retailers. Saturday, August 13, WNC Youth Football and Cheer will host their annual weigh-ins with close to a thousand football players and cheerleaders from across western North Carolina. iHeart Radio will also be broadcasting live from the center. Visitors will enjoy free entertainment, swag, and giveaways. Shoppers can pick up a savings sheet at Customer Service located in the food court or download a digital copy at