RADTIP Public Art Survey and Meetings

RADTIP Public Art Survey and Meetings

As part of the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP), the City of Asheville and Asheville Design Center are engaging the public to help determine how public art will be integrated into the RADTIP project area. The project area is a 2.2 mile corridor along Riverside Drive that runs from Hill Street to Amboy […]

WNCAFF selects Asheville Firefighter as Career Firefighter of the Year

WNCAFF selects Asheville Firefighter as Career Firefighter of the Year

From City of Asheville Asheville Fire Department Asheville, NC (January 21, 2016): Each year the WNC Association of Firefighters gives an award to an outstanding individual who has distinguished himself or herself in the fire service. The association accepts nominations from across the western part of state from 428 departments and over 13,000 firefighters. This […]

Hard 2 Recycle Collection in West Asheville
January 16, 2016

Hard 2 Recycle Collection in West Asheville <br/>January 16, 2016

The Hard 2 Recycle Collection on January 16, 2016 is the prefect time to responsibly dispose of your holiday packaging materials and more. Main Collection West Asheville – Aaron’s Rent to Own Parking Lot – 1298 Patton Ave (10am to 2pm) Satellite Collection Candler – Enka AB Tech Campus – 1461 Sand Hill Road, Candler […]

Winter Blooms Exhibit at the West Asheville Library

Winter Blooms Exhibit at the West Asheville Library

West Asheville Garden Stroll (WAGS) presents a photo exhibit of West Asheville’s uniquely creative and funky gardens on display in the West Asheville Branch Library from January 9 to February 2, 2016. An opening reception will be held January 9, 2016 from 5-7 pm. The exhibit features the photography of Christopher Carrie, plus post cards, […]

2015 Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners

2015 Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners

First off, THANK YOU, one and all for participating in this year’s WABA Holiday Window Decorating Contest. The judges had a hard time deciding and in a couple cases we ended up with ties. Second, THANK YOU, to all that attended the Holiday Wrap Party at Urban Orchard Cider Co. It was fun and we’ve […]

City of Asheville to Hold Neighborhood Meetings on Proposed ART Fare Increases

City of Asheville to Hold Neighborhood Meetings on Proposed ART Fare Increases

West Asheville ART routes have some of the highest ridership in the City of Asheville. The City is considering increasing fares and is looking for public comment regarding the proposed increases. There are six drop-in style meetings where you can get more information and provide input. The West Asheville one is on December 3, 2015, […]

Join RiverLink for the December RiverFront Bus Tour

Join RiverLink for the  December RiverFront Bus Tour

Asheville — The RiverLink Bus Tour offers answers about Asheville’s past, present and future: What is the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay Plan and what does it hold for Asheville’s future?  How did the Flood of 1916 change the river area landscape? The next tour will be Thursday, Dec. 17,  when the public is invited to tour […]

Holiday Window Decorating Contest + Shop West Asheville 2015

Holiday Window Decorating Contest + Shop West Asheville 2015

Join the West Asheville Business Association (WABA) as we promote West Asheville this holiday season! West Asheville Holiday Window Decorating Contest Participating locations are asked to have their windows ready by December 4, 2015. (Online voting for Community Choice will go live December 6, 2015.) Window display must be visible from public streets and we […]