8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

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There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers,… Read more »

4 1/2 Ways Asheville is Just Like Manhattan

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When George Vanderbilt, heir to one of America’s most prominent families at the time, began construction of his iconic Biltmore Estate in the late 1880s, he gave his tacit approval of the area. Wealthy businessmen, socialites, movers, and shakers began traveling from Vanderbilt’s previous social hub in New York to warm and welcoming Asheville. As… Read more »

HomeGrown in Asheville Serves Slow Food, Right Quick

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HomeGrown in Asheville Serves Slow Food, Right Quick

It’s the intersection of local culinary delights and affordability. “I knew we wanted to build a menu around what was available from local growers and producers. And I knew we wanted to make it affordable and approachable for everyone,” said Miki Kilpatrick. She’s the co-owner of HomeGrown, a farm-to-table culinary hot spot in North Asheville…. Read more »