OP-ED: We need vision – and investment – to make greenways a reality

Mother Nature has blessed Western North Carolina with beauty and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. We are fortunate. However, there are some who have neither the time nor the resources to travel to a national forest, state park or greenway in S.C. For them, easily accessible parks and greenways could offer […]

Asheville Explores Different Types of Greenways

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Asheville officials and other groups hold a meeting Monday night to talk about the city’s greenways. An expert from Knoxville is coming to talk about how greenways can come in many forms, and how unpaved ones are working for Knoxville. Hominy Creek Greenway is a place the […]

Dirt may be answer to Asheville’s $4M greenway shortage

ASHEVILLE – Greenways rank among the city’s most popular amenities. But high construction costs and other setbacks have meant many planned paths remain unbuilt. Recent estimates show four “shovel-ready” greenways would cost $4 million more than city staff estimated less than a year ago. Now officials are looking to boost the […]

Brewing for Greenways Collaboration

For Immediate Release November 4, 2016 Brewing for Greenways Collaboration: Wedge and New Belgium brew a traditional German ale to benefit Greenways Release party on Tuesday, November 15, $1/pint goes to Friends of Connect Buncombe ASHEVILLE, NC – November 4, 2016—Wedge Brewing and New Belgium Brewing have teamed up for […]

Brewing for Greenways Collaboration Series Continues: Zebulon Artisan Ales joins Twin Leaf Brewery to raise money for Buncombe County’s Greenways

ASHEVILLE — Twin Leaf Brewery and Zebulon Artisan Ales have come together to brew the next installment of the Brewing for Greenways collaboration series, a program that supports the Friends of Connect Buncombe (FOCB) efforts to create city and county-wide greenways. Drifter’s Escape Lager, a craft-brewed light lager, will be […]

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