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Asheville Downtown Association to meet with city officials over trash, policing, toplessness
MountainX ^ | 10/14/13 | David Forbes

Posted on 10/14/2013 5:32:51 PM PDT by Rebelbase

Another concern of the ADA is female toplessness downtown, something not currently against the law, but which Council members have noted in meetings recently is a source of complaint from some downtown business owners. State Rep. Tim Moffitt introduced a bill to ban female toplessness (specifically nipples) in public, and Asheville City Council had earlier called for a change in state law to allow them to stop the annual topless rally. But the bill never advanced during this year's legislative session, and the so-called "nipple ban" became the target of some mockery.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: asheville; bluezones; nc; publicnudity; urban
Some folks just aren't feeling the love anymore.
1 posted on 10/14/2013 5:32:51 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase

Puns incoming...


2 posted on 10/14/2013 5:34:25 PM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: Rebelbase

This thread is nowt without trashy pictures.


3 posted on 10/14/2013 5:37:00 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: Rebelbase

What party is Mr. Moffitt?


4 posted on 10/14/2013 5:37:02 PM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: Rebelbase

baby, [I see] it’s cold outside!


5 posted on 10/14/2013 5:37:11 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: Rebelbase

Maybe they should ease up on toplessness in return for an increased focus on tatoo parlors. You know, “tit for tat”...


6 posted on 10/14/2013 5:37:13 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob
“tit for tat”...

Two-thirds of a pun: P U

7 posted on 10/14/2013 5:39:47 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Rebelbase; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
Pitchers? Here. WARNING: A dults only: NIPPLES!
8 posted on 10/14/2013 5:42:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Rebelbase

I lived in Asheville 12 years and was there this past weekend. I was disappointed to see so much graffiti and run down buildings. The nut-case liberals have driven a lot of good people out, leaving hippies and homos. Not a place to raise children any more.


9 posted on 10/14/2013 5:46:24 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

As the city became gentrified and new condos built downtown the rents were raised and the hippie biz that brought such variety has been squeezed out and moved to West Asheville or scattered to outlying a few blocks south of Downtown.

The increase of higher priced restaurants and shops is boring. Trendy food presented on presentation plates is the exact opposite the Asheville of 15 years ago.


10 posted on 10/14/2013 5:55:41 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Rebelbase

Remember when women were ladies?

No more. Tramp stamps tongue piercings, other piercings.
Topless , thong bathing suits, lickalotpuss’s, twerking. Hard to find a good woman these days.


11 posted on 10/14/2013 5:58:01 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: deadrock
This thread is nowt without trashy pictures.

Be careful what you wish for, Deadrock. If I recall, Asheville is known for a large lesbian population

12 posted on 10/14/2013 5:58:38 PM PDT by llevrok (Democrats are LAW-LESS because the GOP is Ball-Less)
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To: Rebelbase
State Rep. Tim Moffitt introduced a bill to ban female toplessness (specifically nipples) in public

Spoilsport.

13 posted on 10/14/2013 6:02:36 PM PDT by Kip Russell (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors -- and miss. ---Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: crazycatlady

Moffitt is a Republican.


14 posted on 10/14/2013 6:05:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Revolting cat!

Hate to be picky, but they are Pioneer hydraulic quick disconnect couplings, male and female halves.


15 posted on 10/14/2013 6:12:24 PM PDT by redfreedom (Republicans = The faux conservative wing of the democrat party.)
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To: Venturer

“Hard to find a good woman these days.”

Good women gravitate to good men.


16 posted on 10/14/2013 6:15:51 PM PDT by ryderann
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To: Rebelbase

Do a Google image search for Ashville and topless.

I find it unbelievable. All sorts, all ages. No shame.


17 posted on 10/14/2013 6:20:04 PM PDT by redfreedom (Republicans = The faux conservative wing of the democrat party.)
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To: Rebelbase

I have fond memories of Asheville tho I imagine I would not like it anymore.

I worked at a Summer retreat maybe 15 miles East of Asheville. There was no interstate and we would drive there on Tunnel Road. Go through the Beaucatcher tunnel and park near the All Sports Store. Sometimes we would go a few blocks South to JC Penneys but usually we would just walk East on Patton Ave.

After browsing through several stores we would make it to Pack Square and look through Finkelsteins. I would very often buy something as Finkelstein had just the sort of things I liked.

Sometimes we would go watch the Tourists (for a few years the Orioles) then back to the Tourists. Historic McCormic Field was as nice a ball park as you will ever see.

I sort of hate to imagine what Asheville is now.


18 posted on 10/14/2013 6:24:13 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: yarddog

I’m guessing this is Asheville North Carolina?
Is it too much to ask to post the frigging state?
Clicked on article, no state indicated.
Oh we’ll, sounds like a place to avoid.


19 posted on 10/14/2013 6:29:36 PM PDT by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: Rebelbase
now some they will, and some they won't
and some it's just as well ...

20 posted on 10/14/2013 6:31:47 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: deadrock
This thread is nowt without trashy pictures.

I live near there. Believe me, if somebody posts the pictures, you will want to wash your eyes with bleach!

21 posted on 10/14/2013 6:37:21 PM PDT by Gritty (Progressives see themselves as saints, opponents as Satanists; that justifies anything-D. Horowitz)
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To: 9422WMR

Yes, NC. Asheville is now known as the San Francisco of the south.


22 posted on 10/14/2013 6:37:32 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Revolting cat!

Those aren’t nipples! THESE are nipples, warning very sexy!
http://www.warrenpipe.com/hardware-store/scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=1336


23 posted on 10/14/2013 6:51:46 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

San Fran of the East...in the making...well on its way.


24 posted on 10/14/2013 6:55:33 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: Mean Maryjean

Luckily we got a marriage Amendment!


25 posted on 10/14/2013 7:13:27 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: Gritty

My son lives in Candler; it’s beautiful there.


26 posted on 10/14/2013 7:30:18 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert (She accomplished nothing: should have stayed at home and baked cookies)
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To: yarddog

Did you work at the YMCA’s Blue Ridge Assembly or Ridgecrest maybe? Or one of the many camps in Black Mt.?

I had the pleasure of living there beginning about 2 or 3 years before they blew down the mountain which took all the traffic out of the tunnel. I loved that they had signs up that read NO HONKING and on a Friday night everyone was blowing their horn as they drove through.


27 posted on 10/14/2013 7:55:31 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: JSDude1

“Luckily we got a marriage Amendment!”

You spoke too soon.

Roy Cooper (NC Atty Gen) just came out for gay marriage. Throw in the 2 or 3 gay couples that the Charlotte Register of Deeds would NOT issue marriage licenses to a few days ago...

You got just the right ingredients for a turnaround.

...sheesh...


28 posted on 10/14/2013 8:07:19 PM PDT by moovova
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To: Rebelbase

Yes, I worked at Ridgecrest. I am familiar with all the other places as we played them in softball few time a year. We also went up against the Black Mountain Fire Dept. We were pretty much king of the valley except our boys camp and sometimes Montreat would beat us in basketball. Our own boys camp always beat us in basketball but they usually had a player or two off a national champion team. all their rest were college players. Their coach was a good man. He was the Father of Brad Johnson who played QB and also basketball at Florida State. He probably knocked around the NFL for 10 or 15 years. Often as a starter and often as a back up.

For some reason we only played Blue Ridge in Football. It was nominally tag but always degenerated into tackle. I also recall Montreat always having a great tennis team. We had some good players most Summers but they would still beat us.


29 posted on 10/14/2013 8:07:27 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: moovova

I really don’t understand these nuts..what does it take to see that it takes complementary types of people to make a baby!


30 posted on 10/14/2013 9:30:25 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: JSDude1

“...it takes complementary types of people to make a baby!”

Exactly. Even Mother Nature is telling these folks they’re a dead end for the species.


31 posted on 10/15/2013 5:44:36 AM PDT by moovova
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