Sulphur Springs in West Asheville was the Asheville area’s first tourist attraction. A group of residents wants to honor that by protecting the land around it. The sping house as it appears today. Photo by Bill Rhodes
It’s that time of year again, this year with wind, but warm temps, the tailgate markets are back.
A memorial for the victims of last weeks knife fight outside the closed bar on Haywood Road.
(photo by Bill Rhodes)
Confirmed by state Alcohol Law Enforcement supervisor, Betty Cook voluntarily surrendered her liquor license this afternoon
An apparently intoxicated man who had been earlier asked to leave a Haywood Road bar returned with knife in hand and turned the evening into chaos.
(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
In the Brevard Road West Asheville fire on Feb. 24, the three of us lost the majority of our possessions but we quickly gained a greater admiration for our friends, family and community. We all moved here from across the South and, like so many others, we did so for the natural beauty of the […]
We are writing in support of Brownie Newman’s candidacy for Buncombe County commissioner. Newman exemplified leadership as an Asheville City Council member and vice mayor for environmental initiatives by slashing the city’s carbon footprint through LED bulbs for streetlamps, hybrid engines for buses and the expanded household-recycling program. More significantly, Newman demonstrated time and time […]
RonD at the Get Down tonight with Justin and The Brave New Gravelys
Asheville On Bike’s annual St.Patrick’s Day ride, The Bike of The Irish, drew a record number of participants in all shades of green and any description of bike.
A portion of the crowd that participated in The Bike of The Irish which went through Downtown, Montford, West Asheville, and the River Arts District today.(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
It is March, and that means basketball, and, oh yeah, big, bold, and beautiful blue cans are popping up all over West Asheville this week. Recycling in Asheville just got easier.
On Friday evening, the Brevard Road house of Parker Sloan, Grey Nelson and Adam Bowers burned to the ground. No one was injured, but high winds made it difficult for firefighters to extinguish the flames and the house was destroyed. The Asheville community has responded with various events to help their neighbors. To help, read on:
(Parker Sloan sorts through the remnants of his bedroom. Photos by Bill Rhodes)
An impossibly-steep slope in West Asheville Park has been transformed from tall waving grass to fruit and nut trees and bushes thanks to the work of volunteers — now the volunteers want to harness the run-off to keep the garden going
(Photos by Bill Rhodes)
After a thorough renovation, the building at 401 Haywood has a new lease on life. (Photos by Bill Rhodes)
The Asheville Bar Hopper shuttle service has launched — interest is high, but so far riders are scarce.
Patton Avenue Pet Company and El Kimchi teamed up for a joint grand opening. (photos by Suzi Camarata)
Michelle Bevans got to meet Warren Haynes today. Long a fan of his music, and now a fan of his charitable giving, Haynes dedicated the fifth annual Christmas Jam Habitat House which will become Bevans’ home in a few short weeks. Just before the hug. Howard Hanger, Bevans and Haynes looking through the window on […]
After a recent scare and temporary closing, The Get Down is back up and running, alive and well in its West Asheville location.
They can get hurt, sometimes minor sprains like this, sometimes seriously, even under controlled conditions like the training fire on Alabama Avenue in West Asheville today. for more pictures, click on this Image Gallery
Photographer (and West Asheville resident) Bill Rhodes offers his wry yet sentimental report on trick-or-treaters who brave Vermont Avenue on a chilly Halloween.
When West Asheville cruisers on Patton Avenue used Facebook to organize a Sept. 3 gathering, the Asheville Police Department turned up too. Topping that, one cruiser captured the proceedings on video and self-published it via YouTube.
WALK is short for West Asheville Lounge and Kitchen and will be located at 401 Haywood Road, where the Rocket Club used to be.