Tastee Diner’s new owner, Steven Goff, discusses his updates to the historical West Asheville restaurant. Also: MLK Prayer Breakfast returns with in-person event; local eateries gear up for Restaurant Week; and more!
Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Letter: Respect King’s legacy and boycott UNCA speaker
“Speak up against class, racial, gender and religious hatred and those who promote it. Join the protesters outside.”
Thousands march in Asheville to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A diverse crowd numbering in the thousands marched from the St. James AME Church at 44 Hildebrand St. in Asheville to Pack Square Park to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy on Monday, Jan. 16. Many carried signs expressing love for King and his message of social justice.
Council approves annexation, hears good news about Housing Authority program
On Jan. 10., Asheville City Council approved the free downtown shuttle service offered by Slidr, a request to voluntarily annex a 4.8-acre parcel in South Asheville and an amendment to the zoning approval for the RAD Lofts housing development on Roberts Street. Council also agreed to move forward with a study of voters’ attitudes about district elections for positions on City Council.