“City Council members Brian Haynes and Cecil Bothwell have the right idea — turn the vacant, city-owned parcel fronting St. Lawrence Basilica and the U.S. Cellular Center entirely into a park.”
This weekend brings local music, educational presentations, seafood and film. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-budget entertainment.
The experimental music scene in Asheville has seen exponential growth in the past year, thanks in large part to two local labels — Headway Recordings and Bathetic Records. This weekend, the pair combine forces to throw a local album release party for one of Bathetic’s most prolific (and indescribable) artists, Providence, R.I.-based Lazy Magnet.
An impossibly-steep slope in West Asheville Park has been transformed from tall waving grass to fruit and nut trees and bushes thanks to the work of volunteers — now the volunteers want to harness the run-off to keep the garden going
(Photos by Bill Rhodes)
During its first meeting of 2011, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners plans to consider a new work-force housing policy, a new park, a rezoning request and more.