Why, oh why, can’t we attract more aspiring people to Asheville like Dennis and Wendy Thies, who have given the city the gorgeous Greenmansion on Buxton Avenue, an architectural gem that demonstrates what can be accomplished by investors with taste, not just money? [See “Greener Pastures: Green Man Brewery Invests in Its Future While Celebrating Its Past With Multimillion-dollar Expansion,” March 23, Xpress.]
Look closely, Asheville decision-makers. This is your new standard.
— Richard Pigossi