“First, in our market of skyrocketing property values, we must acknowledge the need for some amount of subsidy to fill the gap between low-wage workers’ ability to pay rent or a mortgage and the landlord/developer’s need for a fair return on investment. “
Americana duo Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham perform a n afternoon set at Jack of the Wood on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
A Dolly Parton-themed print exhibition featuring the work of 35 artists will be on display at Asheville BookWorks through Saturday, Aug. 29.
“Beside the cruelty of what actually happens there, slaughterhouses are dangerous for workers and pollute our environment.”
“The free market isn’t good at providing housing for low- to moderate-income folks. … For builders, a lower-cost home is almost always a lower-profit home.”
Buxton Hall Barbecue — a dream project for chef Elliott Moss — has been in the works for more than a year. Now, after months of popup teasers with a variety of partners, Moss’ long-awaited South Slope restaurant is finally poised to start serving its classic, wood-fired ‘cue and Southern fare to the public.
“I seriously doubt that the [short-term rentals] in the city of Asheville are eroding the quality of life here as there have not been hundreds upon hundreds of police reports trotted out as proof.”
“We believe that a rigorous case-by-case evaluation and review of proposals and programs by groups that are on the front lines of the problem is the best way to reduce workforce housing costs.”
With the opening of its third Asheville-area tearoom, Dobra proves that WNC is developing a love for tea.
“I say, if we want to feed the tourists red meat, then let’s put the slaughterhouse on Pack Square — with lots of windows and tours on the hour.”
“Safe, affordable housing is a step toward opportunity and success but not the final destination. It’ll take accessory units, manufactured homes, cooperatives, land banks, increased density, small homes and apartments to address the lack of supply.”
The revamped Slayer is as popular as ever, as proven by the long line of black-and-blue-jeans-clad fans who lined up along Biltmore Avenue to see the legendary rockers play a sold-out show, Tuesday night, at The Orange Peel.
Bishopville, S.C.-based Flossie Boyd Johnson & Favor perform at The Double Crown on Thursday, July 30, as part of the venue’s monthly soul gospel night.
Skylar Gudasz and Luke Norton open for the orchestral pop outfit at the Mothlight on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 9:30 p.m.
“Yet just because farm animals are not like us, we rob them of their sentience and call their slaughter ‘art.'”
“Every day, our case managers work to find safe, affordable places for our clients to live. Now, however, we simply cannot find those homes.”