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Getting Wet: Swimming Options in West Asheville

By Aliceio on September 1, 2014

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Labor Day is here, but that doesn't mean the end of hot summer days - days that find you looking for some water time. With school back in session, the City and County public pools are closed, but the French Broad River is open and free to use. Below are a list of Frequently Asked Questions we hear from friends and visitors to West Asheville. Please remember to have PFDs

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NBB Site Update: August 7, 2014

By Aliceio on August 7, 2014

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From the New Belgium Brewing Blog, August 7, 2014 HAPPENING NOW Concrete Foundation Work-Anticipated neighborhood impact: 3 of 5 (expanded work hours and concrete trucks) Foundation work has begun and runs through the first of next year.  You will see increased trucks along Riverside Dr. and Craven St., and you may see some on Haywood Rd.  You will see material

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City Begins Improvements on Craven Street

By Aliceio on July 29, 2014

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Craven Street Cross Section concept drawing from the City's website. Completed project will: Improve Craven Street from Haywood Road to Emma Road: the road will be widened to the east of the current layout in order to accommodate trucks and will include bike lanes, necessary storm-water infrastructure, and an ADA compliant sidewalk on Craven Street from Haywood

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Edwin G. Carrier and Carrier Track

By Aliceio on July 29, 2014

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Edwin G. Carrier: Early Developer in West Asheville Edwin G. Carrier is arguably the person most responsible for the development of West Asheville. Passing through Asheville in the mid-1880s on his way to Florida, the Michigan lumber baron was struck by the region’s beauty and natural resources. In 1885 Carrier moved to Asheville and bought up 1,200 acres in what

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French Broad River Parks

By Aliceio on July 3, 2014

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West Asheville boasts access to more parks then any other part of Asheville, mostly due to the series of parks along the western banks of the French Broad River. From Haywood Road the easiest access to these parks is down State Street to Amboy Road. Once you reach Amboy Road... Turn right for the entrance to Carrier Park. Carrier Park is one of the largest and most

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Goes to Eleven!

2015 marks the 11th year of the onHaywood.com West Asheville printed map. Our thanks go out to all the local businesses that have supported this project over the years.

We are especially grateful to the six businesses that have been with us every one of those years. We couldn't have done it without you!

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