“Bring your own brain” to Asheville Humane Society’s trivia night. Then taste some cider or celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim. There’s plenty to do this weekend, so let CalCast do the choosing for you.
Sometime ago I wrote a letter highlighting how light pollution was beginning to affect the night sky here in the mountains [“Let's Do Something About Leicester's Growing Light-Pollution Problem,” Oct. 27, 2009, Xpress]. I am very gratified and satisfied to learn of the restrictions that the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners has placed on this […]
Bye-bye Holly Jones Council approves new lighting standards City to co-sponsor “anchor events” As Asheville City Council meetings go, the Nov. 25 formal session had a decidedly emotional start, with a sometimes-tearful farewell to outgoing Council member Holly Jones, who’s moving on to claim a seat on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. Stuck in […]
“You see that? That’s bad.” Bernard Arghiere pulls his SUV off Swannanoa River Road in Asheville and gestures toward a nearby bridge. After spanning the river, it touches down on the acres of pavement surrounding the Wal-Mart Supercenter. Dark knight: East Asheville resident Bernard Arghiere sees a future with less light pollution. Photo By Jonathan […]