May Newsletter

This issue is a call-out for Festival Volunteers.

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We have over 60 volunteer spots to fill. This wonderful festival couldn’t occur without its volunteer planning committee and all the great folks that volunteer before, [… click heading to read more]

Clues to Montford’s Past

Bus Shelter History Panels Installed

Sharon Fahrer

History panels are now mounted on three of Montford’s bus shelters thanks to permission from the City of Asheville. They provide riders and passersby a casual glimpse of Montford’s history. [… click heading to read more]

2017 Montford Artwalk

Mary A. McDermott, The Urban Art Retreat and Studio of Asheville

The second annual Montford Artwalk will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 12 noon to 5pm.

There will be new artists and artwork this year. Enjoy [… click heading to read more]

June’s Dog of the Month: Grady, a dog about town!

Kassie Moore

Seamus O’Grady Moore (“Grady”) moved to Asheville 3 years ago with his owner, Kassie, and he’s quickly made Asheville his own. His favorite pastime is hiking and, despite turning 12 years old this spring, Grady hits the [… click heading to read more]

The Bears Among Us

Poem by Sue G. Russell

I bet they see us, more than we see them. And when we do, we trumpet, our digitals in our hands. “Bear walking down Cumberland, just five minutes ago,” we warn. But [… click heading to read more]

First Annual Montford ARTWALK

Dana Irwin

The first Montford ARTWALK was a grand success according to artists who manned and womanned their stations noon-5pm Saturday, October 29 on a beautiful Autumn day that begged us to get out and enjoy. The [… click heading to read more]

Northern Mockingbird, Defensive Tackle

Cherie Morris

It’s a sunny springtime morning on my front porch in Montford, and I’m enjoying the breeze as I read the newspaper. Birdsong seems to be everywhere – chirps, trills and crystal clear single note calls [… click heading to read more]

Dog of the Month: Scout, Prince of Montford…

Sue G. Russell

This vision of canine beauty reminds you of a walking horse because he doesn’t so much walk, as prance. And, while most of us have never seen him at full throttle, Scout, son of a champion [… click heading to read more]

Natural Neighborhoods: Front Gardens

Lisa Wagner

Green comes in different forms in our urban landscapes, from street trees and public parks to hidden back gardens. All of these bits of green are important threads in the fabric of the natural world as it [… click heading to read more]

Montford is the first to display its history on a neighborhood bus shelter!

Have you noticed as you drive or walk past the bus shelter in front of the Chamber Visitors Center there is a panel that gives a brief glimpse of Montford history? What a great way to show pride in [… click heading to read more]