It would not be a case of yellow journalism to investigate the suspicions that something smells in dark recesses of downtown Asheville’s parking garage stairwells. City leaders should make addressing this a number one priority. It’s one thing to advertise downtown as a drinking destination, but having facilities available to return that rented beer makes the difference between downtown being A Place to Be and it becoming A Place To GO!

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Originally published in the print version of the Asheville, NC alt-weekly paper, “The Mountain Xpress” on August 12, 2015

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