While most of us know the song, few are aware that “I Wonder as I Wander” is traceable to a family down its luck in Murphy, N.C., during the Depression and the chance encounter between a lovely teenage girl singing for quarters and a young musician.
Updated voting report (ahem)
Everything from beef tartare to torched marshmallow s’mores was on the menu last night as Asheville Independent Restaurants celebrated the local food scene with its annual Taste of Asheville event.
Nonprofits play a massive role in our community by trying to fill gaps of need that are not addressed by the government or the private sector, says Roger E. Hartley, professor and director of the Master of Public Affairs Program at Western Carolina University. Nonprofits also “identify key problems in our community because people who […]
Newly elected 2nd-grade class senator clearly can’t deliver on campaign promises
Asheville magistrates object to gay marriage
Endorsements can be a handy tool showing which groups and individuals have publicly thrown their support behind a particular office-seeker. In this post we’ve compiled what was provided by some of the Buncombe County candidates and collected by Xpress.
Asheville police chief embarrassed by speeding ticket errors
Tourism board launches new city slogan
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Downtown fairies fear gentrification
The one that got away.
Mysterious woman moves to Asheville for ‘job’
Asheville Citizen-Times changes job titles of editors to ‘writing coaches’
Asheville headlines from 100 years ago
Effects of waking at 2 a.m. prompt WLOS meteorologist Julie Winder to call it a day (with chance of rain)
by Alli Marshall, Rich Rennicks and Gina Smith —
Food trucks are a known entity: Those mobile dispensaries of cheap, tasty meals drove into downtown Asheville (and our hearts) in 2011. And with revised city ordinances, a dedicated lot on Coxe Avenue and regular appearances at local festivals and music venues, food trucks have only increased in number. But sandwiches aren’t the only thing that can fit into a truck.
As we go out to tend the garden, we must remember to also tend to our most important tool — our body. While we love the process of gardening, the process may not always love us. Crouching, pulling and lifting can give us aches and pains, but yoga poses, when employed with mindfulness, can help keep us supple and healthy in the garden.