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Bele Chere 2013: Going Out With Style

For the third year in a row, Coven Oldenwilde manned a “beer bracelet” booth during Asheville’s annual street fair held on the last weekend in July. This year was heartrending since weeks before, City Council voted to discontinue the event … Continue reading
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Bele Chere 2012: The Rule of Two

Slideshow of Coven Oldenwilde’s wristband booth and volunteers at Bele Chere 2012. First time’s beginners’ luck; second time’s a challenge. That’s the “Rule of Two” we wrote about in The Goodly Spellbook, and our second year running a nonprofit wristband … Continue reading
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Council shouldn’t let Ingles violate safety and environmental standards

This Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, Ingles Markets will ask Asheville City Council for special permission to build a big-box store on Smoky Park Highway in West Asheville that would violate existing standards which promote pedestrian safety in large parking lots, … Continue reading
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Save the “Merrimon Magnolia” in Asheville, NC!

Charlotte developer group Merrifield Patrick Vermillion plans to destroy this century-old evergreen companion tree of the twin magnolias Coven Oldenwilde and supporters saved in front of Asheville City Hall in 2008, and plant “small” (spindly) trees instead when it builds … Continue reading
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