- Picture books are a way for caregivers to guide children through challenging topics, like new siblings and potty training. Asheville-based child psychotherapist Jillian Kelly-Wavering wrote a children’s book to guide children…Artists in the River Arts District contend with the rising cost of studio space caused by inflation, property tax increases and maintenance costs associated with older buildings.With Halloween approaching, local music venues host a variety of holiday-appropriate acts — costumes and all.The Orange Peel celebrate Halloween with a mock beauty pageant. Plus, Indigenous artists will create murals in downtown Asheville, Mills River hosts its first movie night and Black Mountain honors…The mix of working artists and arts advocates resulted in a lively, productive discussion.
- On Monday, Oct. 24, a number of Asheville’s most prominent Indian restaurants will honor Diwali with food specials. Also: Dalton’s Distillery is hosting a chili dog eating contest; Turntable Supper…
- Administrators from local social media groups talk about the challenges inherent in their freewheeling, ongoing public conversations. Opinions vary on how much that rough-and-tumble interferes with achieving posters’ goals.Does Asheville have its own version of Knoxville, Tenn.'s revered steamed hoagie? One reporter aims to find out.Code Purple will have nearly 100 beds available for emergency overnight shelter for Asheville’s unhoused population when the temperature is freezing or below. The program will also operate for two…The 9.12-acre project s on Woodland Drive in West Asheville and will contain 72 two-story townhomes, 177 parking spaces, a playground and a nature trail along the perimeter.Candidates in the Asheville City Board of Education 2022 general election share their positions with Xpress.General election candidates for the 2022 Asheville City Council race share their positions with Xpress.Candidates in the 2022 Buncombe County Board of Education general election share their positions with Xpress.General election candidates for the 2022 Asheville mayoral race share their positions with Xpress.
- "In considering the costs of homebuilding, environmental concerns must go beyond the conventional 'green' issues of energy efficiency and ethics of material sources.""I see a strong relationship between affordable housing and open space because families who live in affordable housing need nearby and carefully designed open spaces.""I saw Maggie work with citizens, activists and every city department to find ways to make our community better.""Regarding the midterm elections, it is essential that we choose candidates who share our values. Do you want a party in control that wants to destroy our democracy or do…"Can we build affordable housing while we protect our rural communities? We can and should find ways to pursue both of these endeavors.""How come our city mayor and Council keep voting in developments through conditional zoning to cut trees and mow down present structures?”"In both public forums and private conversations, we’ve seen Maggie lean into difficult topics, proceeding with kindness, integrity, openness and realism.""In this election cycle, two of the most progressive candidates are not Democrats and have no party affiliation. They are mayoral candidate Kim Roney and City Council candidate Andrew Fletcher.""Pepi has been a strong voice for special-needs students, for closing the achievement gap, raising teacher pay and expanding enrollment to balance the budget."