Come learn about the medicinal and edible plants growing in the sidewalks, gardens, and wild lots of downtown West Asheville! This event will be happening Saturday, September 8th from 11:30 to 1:00, rain or shine. It will start at the Center for Holistic Medicine which is located at 779 Haywood Road in the heart of […]
It’s probably not a good sign for an establishment when its Haywood Road marquee — which typically shouts out daily specials and funny sayings — says that one of the co-owners is an “A-Hole.” That sign was up all day on Thursday and was taken down in the afternoon.
Given our town’s propensity for early morning fog this time of year, maybe better to check your watch if you don’t want to be late. Sunny Point’s unique sundial (photo by Alice io Oglesby)
The local record haven celebrates eight years in business by offering nearly 10,000 records for a dollar or less.
The new Haywood Road eatery serves breakfast, lunch and (starting this weekend) dinner at 373 Haywood Road, behind BattleCat Coffe Bar. Roman Vinson, pictured, presents steaming waffles covered in fruit with a cup of vegan chili. (Photo by Bill Rhodes)
A driver misjudged the turn from Haywood Road onto Brevard Road after apparently missing the “no trucks” signs on Haywood Road today, May 25.
Sulphur Springs in West Asheville was the Asheville area’s first tourist attraction. A group of residents wants to honor that by protecting the land around it. The sping house as it appears today. Photo by Bill Rhodes
It’s that time of year again, this year with wind, but warm temps, the tailgate markets are back.
A memorial for the victims of last weeks knife fight outside the closed bar on Haywood Road.
(photo by Bill Rhodes)
Confirmed by state Alcohol Law Enforcement supervisor, Betty Cook voluntarily surrendered her liquor license this afternoon
An apparently intoxicated man who had been earlier asked to leave a Haywood Road bar returned with knife in hand and turned the evening into chaos.
(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
In the Brevard Road West Asheville fire on Feb. 24, the three of us lost the majority of our possessions but we quickly gained a greater admiration for our friends, family and community. We all moved here from across the South and, like so many others, we did so for the natural beauty of the […]
We are writing in support of Brownie Newman’s candidacy for Buncombe County commissioner. Newman exemplified leadership as an Asheville City Council member and vice mayor for environmental initiatives by slashing the city’s carbon footprint through LED bulbs for streetlamps, hybrid engines for buses and the expanded household-recycling program. More significantly, Newman demonstrated time and time […]
RonD at the Get Down tonight with Justin and The Brave New Gravelys
Asheville On Bike’s annual St.Patrick’s Day ride, The Bike of The Irish, drew a record number of participants in all shades of green and any description of bike.
A portion of the crowd that participated in The Bike of The Irish which went through Downtown, Montford, West Asheville, and the River Arts District today.(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
It is March, and that means basketball, and, oh yeah, big, bold, and beautiful blue cans are popping up all over West Asheville this week. Recycling in Asheville just got easier.
On Friday evening, the Brevard Road house of Parker Sloan, Grey Nelson and Adam Bowers burned to the ground. No one was injured, but high winds made it difficult for firefighters to extinguish the flames and the house was destroyed. The Asheville community has responded with various events to help their neighbors. To help, read on:
(Parker Sloan sorts through the remnants of his bedroom. Photos by Bill Rhodes)
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)
After a thorough renovation, the building at 401 Haywood has a new lease on life. (Photos by Bill Rhodes)
The Asheville Bar Hopper shuttle service has launched — interest is high, but so far riders are scarce.
Patton Avenue Pet Company and El Kimchi teamed up for a joint grand opening. (photos by Suzi Camarata)