In reading food rights and raw-milk activist David Gumpert’s [interview] on “The raw milk debate” in the April 8 issue [“The Raw Milk Debate: An Interview with Food Activist David Gumpert,” Xpress], I was struck by his passion for his subject, but at the same time his ignorance and omission of one of the most […]
“We are in a position once again to get our air cleaned up. We have a local, regional air quality board that is in process of writing a new permit for the Asheville Coal Plant. Our task is to show up at the public hearing.”
One thing missing in the April 8 issue about the Vance memorial [“Honor System: Vance Monument Restoration Raises Troubling Questions,” Xpress] is how those same laws that allowed the use of African-American “prisoners” convicted of petty crimes to be used to enrich white landowners through their use as involuntary servants in the construction of infrastructure […]
I like your [movie] reviews and comments, but it would be nice if you also had a link to where the movie is playing. I find I need to go to another site to find out where a movie is playing after I look at your reviews online! — Dan Pincu Asheville Editor’s note: Mr. Pincu: […]
” I noticed that both the cover designer and photographer were credited, but nowhere could I find a caption about the photo subject.”
“Writing this as an informed medical consumer and also as a practicing pharmacist in North Carolina, I can attest to the effectiveness of EDTA IV chelation.”
“This is to alert your readers to a performance far above what is commonly available. The N.C. Stage Company is putting on An Iliad through April 19.”
“In collaboration with the city of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability and Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, I am conducting a survey of commercial waste-management practices in downtown Asheville.”
“Triple kudos to the city’s Transportation Department!”
If Rip Van Winkle had gone to sleep in the pristine little village of Asheville back in the 1930s and woke up today, he’d have to a shot of white lightning just to settle his nerves after confronting the shocking moral decadence that now abounds in our fair city.
With the iconic, 118-year-old obelisk set to begin a restoration process this month (and renewed examination of the native son/former Civil War governor for which it is named), here are some suggestions for new uses of the reinvigorated Vance Monument.
We are mountain folk, at heart. We are entwined in our ecosystem in ways larger cities cannot understand. So it was just a matter of time before we put down our devices and walked outside and craned our necks up up up towards the sky.
It is spring in Asheville, and something amazing has happened in my family. Strawberries are back in season, and my daughter, a fairly selective eater, has decided that strawberry-and-kale smoothies are awesome.
“In response to the query, “Where can we see local student artwork?” the Asheville City Schools Youth Art Month exhibit will open on Sunday, May 3, and run through Thursday, May 14.”
“I find this amusing, as, having lived on the East Coast, Rocky Mountains and West Coast, I have found Western North Carolina the least traffic-aware and most careless driving region I have lived and driven in.”
“In integrative medicine, we integrate whatever works and make decisions in partnership with fully informed clients.”
“The name is not something new, nor is it related to the terrorist group. The name Isis goes back to ancient Egypt.”
“I was, and am, extremely saddened by the closing of Katuah [Market] and have the utmost respect and appreciation to Swann for creating such a meaningful and healthy place…. But I am not convinced that it’s due to people not willing to purchase locally.”
“Having the citizens be able to choose what kind of power they will pay for is so very, very long overdue.”
“I don’t know if you’d call it romantic, but I did spend Valentine’s Day with my husband, and we were holding hands. He was supporting me as we made our thrice-daily rounds around the halls of the heart unit at Mission Hospital.”