Reporter Jake Frankel and photographer Bill Rhodes discuss a recent public hearing about the proposed closure of a mail-processing facility in Asheville.
Xpress news reporter David Forbes talks about a new interactive map detailing the migrations to and from Buncombe County.
Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford reports on A Taste of Asheville, coffee trucks, the growing use of matcha (green tea) in local foods, and the expansion of the Asheville Pizza Company to a third location.
Reporter Jake Frankel and beer columnist Anne Fitten Glenn discuss the state of beer business and culture in Asheville.
News reporter Jake Frankel talks about the recent Buncombe County Commission meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.
Xpress news reporter Jake Frankel talks about the razor-thin win of Jan Davis over Lael Gray for Asheville City Council.
Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford talks about a dining experience involving plenty of strange dishes—including bull penis—an upcoming visit to Asheville by famed chef Anthony Bourdain and the ongoing issues with local food trucks.
In this podcast, Xpress Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew discusses a recent environmental questionnaire answered by all six Asheville City Council candidates.
In this podcast, Xpress reporter Jake Frankel talks about a recently released report detailing the fundraising efforts of groups on both sides of the proposed 1/4 cent sales tax increase to support A-B Tech.
In this podcast, Xpress Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew talks to News Editor Margaret Williams about the removal of several city-required trees, including an Asheville Greenworks-designated “treasured tree,” from Patton Avenue by Wells Fargo.
Xpress Senior News Reporter David Forbes offers highlights from the Oct. 25 Asheville City Council meeting, where Occupy Asheville demonstrators filled the room and asked for a place to camp.
Podcast produced by Margaret Williams. The theme music is “jam band spy song” by E. Lee.
Reporter David Forbes talks about the Asheville-based WE DO campaign, which has been in the national press recently for their high-profile actions in support of LGBT marriage rights.
Reporter David Forbes talks about the recent Asheville City Council candidate forum at the YWCA, sponsored by Stand Against Racism. Hosted by Margaret Williams.
Xpress News Editor Margaret Williams talks about the complex issues surrounding the recent North Carolina House Select Committee on Certificate of Need and Related Hospital Issues meeting at the WNC Agricultural Center.
In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast, environmental reporter Susan Andrew talks about the recent “listening session” held by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources to address customer permitting frustrations.
In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast, reporter David Forbes talks about the performances of the six City Council candidate at the recent League of Women Voters forum.
In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast, reporter Jake Frankel talks about the most recent Buncombe County Commission meeting, which saw some contentious public comment and a vote on the lease of several public soccer fields for use by the Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association (ABYSA).
In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast, Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew discusses the most recent developments at the former site of the CTS plant, including Buncombe County’s decision to postpone demolishing the existing structure and the EPA’s $6.5 million bill for cost incurred thus far.
President Barack Obama swooped in to the Asheville Regional Airport Oct. 17, praising the town and delivering a combative speech to hundreds of supporters gathered on the tarmac to greet him as he kicked off a bus tour of North Carolina and Virginia. This post includes an audio recording of the speech and the latest edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local-news podcast, in which reporter Jake Frankel shares observations from the event.
Photo by Jonathan Welch
In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast, Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew discusses the Sustainable Shelter program at the NC Arboretum.
In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast, reporter Jake Frankel talks about Buncombe County’s proposed—and controversial—1/4 cent sales tax to benefit A-B Tech.