- Representatives from Different Strokes, Asheville Community Theatre and NC Stage discuss making their theaters more welcoming spaces.Directors and curators from local college and university galleries speak to the benefits of student and faculty exhibits.Local theater troupe The Cardboard Sea returns to the stage for the first time since the pandemic hit. Plus, Ole Shakey's is back at a new location, the Flatiron Writers…
- Guajiro Cuban Comfort Food gears up to open in the RAD. Also: Green Man Brewery launches ghost kitchen; North Carolina Apple Festival returns; and more!
- Buncombe County is expecting a large increase in its elderly population in the coming decades. The need for more caregivers will increase with the rise of the aging population.This month's column features tips for when to pull summer plants, ideal peppers to grow in our region and best ways to preserve eggplant.
- WNC retains abortion access through Planned Parenthood’s Asheville Health Center, the region’s sole provider of the procedure. What is less clear, at least at this moment, is how restrictions on…Tom Balestrieri discusses the inspiration behind launching Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living, surprises he's encountered since its debut and what it means to matriculate at UNC Asheville as…According to the city’s website, the plan, being drafted by Winston-Salem-based consultant AECOM for $95,000, “will incorporate all new additions of policies and resolutions while creating a roadmap on how…For more than 100 years, the Craggy Dam has divided the French Broad River near the town of Woodfin. But now Washington, D.C.-based American Rivers wonders whether it's time to…Asheville City Council unanimously approved two different approaches to support developments aimed at increasing affordable housing.
- "If you have several hours a month, you could have a big impact on the life of a child as a volunteer for the guardian ad litem program.""Abortion access is a Jewish value, and bans on abortion are a violation of Jewish religious freedom and human rights.""The more than a thousand citizen activists who came together as the Upper French Broad Defense Association, bolstered by staunch support from state Rep. Charles Taylor, forced TVA to abandon…"The bottom line is: Without higher salaries for educators, not only will our students suffer, but so will the entire community."