“Yet any economy beyond subsistence agriculture is built on skills that have to be learned over the long term. Those skills can be found in three ways …”
“We need to protect consumers who need credit: mortgages and credit cards, auto loans and payday loans. … Nevertheless, Congressman McHenry has made a special effort to diminish or destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that helped lead the charge.”
On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Asheville City Council will consider new rules that would limit acoustic performances in two of the city’s most popular busking areas, the sidewalk on Haywood Street in front of Woolworth Walk and the Flat Iron at Battery Park Avenue and Wall Street. Also: a grant to support affordable housing development on Simpson Street and a change to the city’s signage ordinance.
Open Streets Asheville will celebrate homegrown businesses, local connections and healthy and safe physical activity with a car-free festival that will close selected downtown streets on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 18.
“That is the importance of Mr. Bernie Sanders. He is a hope that the parasitic chaos of Wall Street can be rationalized.”
The new Wall Street bar is planed to open in time for high tourist season in late May, featuring cocktails, an outdoor patio in the front, and a modern, lounge-inspired atmosphere.
Dear Occupy Asheville: Here’s a list of ten things you can do that will make more of a difference and be less annoying: 1. Educate yourselves: Read three books on the economic collapse. The Big Short, The Greatest Trade Ever, When Genius Failed and A Colossal Failure of Common Sense are good ones. All of […]
I'm sure many of your readers, like myself, bank at Asheville Savings Bank, our wonderful Mutual bank, owned by the depositors, and very community-minded. For 15 years I've received excellent service there. (Maybe because I'm an owner?) The current board of directors, however, would like to change that, by making the bank a corporation listed […]
I sometimes pen pages while my baby sleeps, but during my entire pregnancy I did not write at all, save for one short poem. It was October, and I was working as a hostess at The Market Place almost every night. It was grueling in the belly of the kitchen. The pace was hectic; we […]