Old Kentucky Home (1883), 48 Spruce Street, Asheville, North Carolina by Steve Minor Via Flickr: home of American writer Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) • parlor • dining room • stone angel from Look Homeward Angel • biographical sketch • A House Restored (NYT) • National Register of Historic Places, 1971 • photo of Wolfe’s Brooklyn Heights NY residence (1933-1938)
“Dixieland. It was situated five minutes from the public square, on a pleasant sloping middleclass street of small homes and boarding-houses. Dixieland was a big cheaply constructed frame house of eighteen or twenty drafty high-ceilinged rooms: it had a rambling, unplanned, gabular appearance, and was painted a dirty yellow. It had a pleasant green front yard, not deep but wide, bordered by a row of young deep-bodied maples.” —Thomas Wolfe, from Look Homeward, Angel (1929)
Dogs on the wall outside Liguria Bakery . Don’t know anything about the dogs.
But we do know about Liguria Bakery. They have been around since 1911 and have specialized in focaccia since 1951. That is all they bake and they stay open until it sells out. It is a stripped down very functional place where you pay cash and expect to place your order, have it filled and walk out the door with limited conversation with the employees. They have several different flavors. Be there early. It is the best.