4 Local Scientific Research Centers that Make a Global Difference

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Since 1970, April 22 has been known as “Earth Day,” a day when people come together to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet. While Earth Day has become “the largest civic observance in the world,” there are many who believe that one day isn’t enough. Their focus on protecting this little… Read more »

The Most Complete Guide to Zipline Adventures in WNC

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The Most Complete Guide to Zipline Adventures in WNC

From mountain biking and hiking to whitewater rafting and rock climbing, Western North Carolina offers countless ways to explore the great outdoors. One of the most awe inspiring and adrenaline inducing is ziplining, traveling down a cable wire over an open span as fast as gravity can propel you. With our majestic mountains and old-growth… Read more »

Nonprofit Showcase: Homeward Bound WNC

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At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that every person in our community should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. First and foremost, we believe that means having a safe and secure roof over your head. Homeward Bound WNC works hard to make sure our most vulnerable community members have just that. What… Read more »

Top 7 Mouth-Watering Spots for Fried Chicken in Asheville

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Top 7 Mouth-Watering Spots for Fried Chicken in Asheville

If you’re looking for fried chicken that’s finger-licking good, there’s no better place than a local restaurant that knows its stuff. Many mountain restaurants keep their recipes close to the vest— and their breasts and thighs even closer!—releasing the savory comfort dish only as a weekly special or for weekend brunch. But when a fried… Read more »

3 Top-Shelf Asheville Climbing Centers that Bring the Rock

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3 Top-Shelf Asheville Climbing Centers that Bring the Rock

Western North Carolina is an amazing place to live! From our Blue Ridge Mountains’ majesty to our fruited valley farmlands, we experience a stunning slice of Americana right here at home. Even through the winter months, many local communities stay relatively mild and outdoor sports abound. But don’t mistake—it can get quite chilly in these… Read more »

The Law of Attraction: Original Entertainment at the Magnetic Theatre

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Stepping into 375 Depot Street in the River Arts District of Asheville, there’s an odd, yet welcoming, energy in the air. You leave the busy sidewalk, only to navigate through the joyously decorated hallways until you enter The Magnetic Theatre. “This is one of the loveliest black box theatres in the world,” Steven Samuels said…. Read more »