In 1928, city officials, business owners and residents came together to launch the inaugural Rhododendron Festival.
Every time she has a date, she turns it into humor. Her way of dealing with love’s disappointments makes hope and a happy ending possible.
The Asheville/Atlanta duo brings its Celtic Christmas show to Isis Music Hall on Dec. 20.
Deltec Homes celebrates 50 years in business, while The Toy Box on Merrimon Avenue prepares to close after its 30-plus-year run.
Each year, Xpress publishes the thoughtful, vibrant and engaging creative work of Western North Carolina K-12 students, along with listings of local and regional summer camps. The 2019 theme is “24-hour Superpowers” and the submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 8.
“I get that Charlotte Street is not the most bike-friendly but would also bet that only one in a thousand vehicles on Charlotte is a bicycle; therefore, taking a car lane to create two bike lanes is like a pug tail wagging a Saint Bernard.”
A wealth of Christmas films will be shown this week at area breweries, libraries, movie theaters and event spaces.
“Demand for affordable housing is high because of the sum of our individual actions.”
“The question, to me at least, is how to fairly distribute the responsibility of city finances.”
At a recent event in Chimney Rock hosted by the Hill to Crag climbing initiative, veterans of the armed forces explored how climbing can serve as a way to recapture the excitement and camaraderie of deployment without the anxiety of working in a combat zone.
Accompanied by Eric Congdon on guitar and Jamie Leigh Bennett of cello and flute, Griffin gave a recent performance featuring four songs from her EP “And the Lights Will Shine.”
“I applaud Shannon Spencer’s efforts to save lives.”
The dreamy, softly glitchy song “Late Bloomer,” by local musician Jared Hooker — aka Tin Foil Hat — is well paired with a lush and surreal stop-motion film.
Upgrades to the tangled web of interchanges from the I-26 intersection at Interstate 40 through the gnarled conduit of traffic on the Bowen Bridge have been on the N.C. Department of Transportation’s radar since at least 1989. Along the way, business groups, community members, environmental advocates, designers and elected officials have all weighed in with differing visions about how the project should function and look — and whether it should happen at all.