Is Black Mountain the new LA?

Is Black Mountain the new LA?

44 Cherry Street On-going saga of a fictional address in a magical town. Handmade Suzani Pillow Covers $25 The apartments at 44 Cherry Street were still vacant, and the renovations were almost completed. The painters had applied gallons of pale grey paint, the dark...

Is the Circus Coming to Cherry Street?

Japanese style wrapping cloth $15 44 Cherry Street is an on-going tale of fictional characters at a fictional address in Black Mountain. Quite often the events reflect changes going on in our town, but sometimes they are notions from my twisted imagination. New batch...
A Surprise Visit!

A Surprise Visit!

I was walking up to the Dripolator to get a mocha frappe yesterday afternoon, when I spotted Lorraine sitting on the porch of 44 Cherry Street with a frown on her face and a sign clutched in her hands. The sign read, “ Hell No, Wackos! I won’t go!! Find another...
Guess Who’s Coming to Black Mountain?

Guess Who’s Coming to Black Mountain?

Tripp bade me goodbye and said he would return to Black Mountain when the construction on 44 Cherry Street was more complete and the Town Pump had become more “suitable.” He said when he heard “fine bars”, he expected something more like Selwyn Pub in Charlotte. ...
Charlotte Invasion

Charlotte Invasion

Potted Coleus I passed by 44 Cherry Street on my way to the bank and wasn’t surprised to see troops of workmen digging up the yard  and tearing appliances and sheetrock out of the building. Lorraine had told me that the owner wanted to renovate so he could attract a...
New Tempest in Black Mountain

New Tempest in Black Mountain

I was in the shop arranging the incredibly fragrant essential oils soaps I just got it when I I was surprised by a phone calk from Lorraine this week. She was up in arms about the Black Mountain Public Library. “Stephanie, have you heard what’s going on? It’s...