Eight speakers are scheduled to converge on downtown Asheville for the sixth TEDx Asheville event on Oct. 4. Tickets for the event, themed “Community and Transformation,” sold out in one day. “To some people, Asheville is a tourist destination, and to others, it’s a fun place to live,” says Ron Hoffman, event organizer, “but what […]
In order to create a Big Ideas timeline that represents the diverse history of Asheville, Xpress invites the community to submit the big ideas that they feel have shaped the city and area we live in today.
Desegregation, struggles for LGBT equality, revitalizing downtown, malls that never were and more Big Ideas that shaped the face of our city.
Xpress reached out to a variety of community leaders: What do they think the Big Ideas have been in the Asheville area?
Here’s a short history of some of the biggest big ideas in the Asheville area in the past 100+ years.
In this week’s cover package, Xpress takes a look at a few of the Big Ideas that have shaped the local area throughout its long, colorful history.
In response to Xpress’ request for big ideas for 2012 from around the community, the team at Pisgah Legal, a local non-profit that offers aid and advocacy for low-income residents, offered five ideas for “putting a dent in poverty in 2012.”
For its next two issues, Xpress will feature an array of “Big Ideas” for 2012 from local notables, citizens, politicians, activists, artists and more. Here’s a peek at some of the ideas. What’s your big idea for Asheville in the year to come?