The coffeehouse giant's search once again brings up the controversial topic of whether big chains should be welcome in downtown Asheville.
Also, the annual Southside Community Thanksgiving Dinner is set, and much more.
A funeral-style procession march past the stores will drive home the protesters' point.
The store has stirred discontent among some who want downtown to remain free of big national chains.
Free People's hippie aesthetic, popular with twenty-something women, may be coming to downtown Asheville.
Anthropologie plans to open next door to Lexington Avenue Brewery.
The planned 8,400-square-foot store is scheduled to be open before the end of the year.
The retail chains and hotel chains are coming, downtown Asheville, so deal with it.
Will Anthropologie, which was hot on a location on Patton Avenue two years, end up on Lexington Avenue?
Anthropologie is considering the S&W Building, as well as Kress Emporium.
What will follow on the heels of Anthropologie? J Crew? North Face? A new upscale restaurant?
The women's clothing boutique, which is owned by Urban Outfitters, opened a new store earlier this year in Greenville, S.C.