Nerds United: Asheville’s comic book scene unmasked
Cover Design Credit:Scott Southwick
Cover Photography Credit:Morgan’s Comics
A warm, inviting spirit and a customer-first ethos are big reasons why this week’s cover models at Morgan’s Comics have been successful. But these heroic traits aren’t unique to the West Asheville shop. Throughout the city, comic book store owners say business is thriving on account of a collective effort to create community within the industry.
Local comic book stores thrive togetherMorgan's Comics, Comic Envy and Pastime Comics enjoy mutual support in an evolving industry.
WellSpring, Keith Harry and Stephen Evans release new albumsThis month's selections include harmony-laden folk, pop/jazz and Americana.
Around Town: Zelda Fitzgerald Week returns to AshevilleAsheville will celebrate Zelda Fitzgerald's legacy with series of events. Plus, Kenilworth residents honor George Gibson Sr. and South Asheville community, and the Folk Art Center hosts a tapestry exhibit.
What’s new in food: Dobrá brings Eastern tea to East AshevilleDobrá Tea celebrates its latest location. Also: Blue Dream Curry House transitions to takeout-only model; High Climate Tea Co. hosts cacao and dance event; and more!
Local cyclist relives his 62-day ride in new bookIn January, Wayne Aho self-published Journey of Discovery: A Narrative of Loss, Aging, Training and What's Important: 62 Days on the TransAmerica Trail.
Q&A: Region’s top principal discusses her life’s devotion to education"Everyone works together to make sure our students are educated, that their emotional needs are taken care of," says Ruafika Cobb, principal of Ira B. Jones Elementary School. "People here…
Fellowship to expand number of lawyers versed in evictions, housing issuesEvictions in Asheville have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and many evictions begin when a tenant has raised concerns about housing conditions, says David Bartholomew, the nonprofit’s homelessness prevention services director.
Development roundup: Urgent care clinic, workforce housing proposed for Charlotte HighwayAt Cedar Ridge, 126 of the residential units will be rentals, and 10 units will be short-term rentals. The urgent care clinic will be 3,800 square feet. The project density…
County properties identified for affordable housingNearly 480 affordable housing units could be built on property owned by Buncombe County, according to a new analysis shared with the county Board of Commissioners.
Letter: BPR’s programming switch hits sour note"All of us who depended on the music for expanding waves of harmony and well-being to soothe ears already inflamed by too much news are plumb out of luck."
Letter: Building a healthier, safer and more caring future"The group is dedicated to building a healthier, safer and more caring future for our children and grandchildren. This includes meaningful jobs, living wages, health care, supporting families and a…
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Letter: Sidewalks project shows little cooperation with neighborhood"I am afraid the city of Asheville is not interested in neighborhood input."
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