Over the years, Hillcrest Apartments has lost several trees leaving the neighborhood to feel a bit barren. Hillcrest residents knew that the environmental nonprofit Asheville GreenWorks had planted fruit trees in other public housing developments, and hoped to see a similar project come to their neighborhood. Turns out, planting an orchard in Hillcrest was on GreenWorks’ to do list as well.
A grassroots community center at Hillcrest Apartments now offers free acupuncture to the community’s low-income residents every week.
This weekend brings outdoors, crafts, music and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost weekend events.
Slideshow of the festivities with a bonus view from our 12-year-old special correspondent, Rashaad Clark.
Two Bradford pear trees and one maple tree were cut down at Hillcrest apartments yesterday, July 27. However, with less than 24-hour notice about the tree removal, residents wondered if the trees were cut down because of recent security-camera installations