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Karen Cragnolin Park moves forward

Karen Cragnolin Park moves forward

It’s been a bit of a mystery for the past decade, this prime piece of real estate, imperfectly placed along one of the prettiest places in the city of Asheville.

$4.6 million to help complete RADTIP

$4.6 million to help complete RADTIP

The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) voted at its regular Oct. 25 board meeting  to increase its investment in the City of Asheville’s Riverfront Redevelopment Program. The board voted to invest $4.6 million in additional grant funding for the...
Lyman Street concept approved

Lyman Street concept approved

This is the approved concept for the French Broad River Greenway East –  the section on Lyman Street between Amboy Road and the old Twelve Bones Restaurant. Phase I will proceed this year. Phase II will proceed as more money becomes...
Equity questions with RADTIP cuts

Equity questions with RADTIP cuts

Council member Julie Mayfield said she’d heard from the public that “we’ve chosen the wrong things,” cutting greenways, for example, when they were popular with the public. Ball replied that if the city had prioritized the greenways, they likely would lose the federal funding.