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Connecting Community through Coffee: Tryon Coffeehouse Co-Op and GreenLife Inn

What started out as frustration towards Old Man Winter has turned into one couple’s unrelenting passion for a small mountain town in Polk County. “My wife and I both grew up in northeastern Ohio,” said Kevin Parker. “We were done with the long winters and never-ending lake effect snow. So, we packed up everything and […]

Tryon, NC: Welcome Home to Quiet, Quirky Horse Country

Calling itself “The Friendliest Town in the South,” Tryon, NC is currently home to about 1,500 residents. Tryon has been one of the South’s top equestrian destinations for more than 100 years. And the town has become newly discovered by people flocking to its equestrian events and facilities, quirky in-town living, outdoor adventure opportunities, and […]

How to have a Fantastic Date Night in Tryon, NC for $40

Tryon, North Carolina is a small town located at the base of the Saluda Grade, the steepest standard-gauge railway grade in the country. This railroad town is conveniently located a short drive from many of the Southeast’s top cities and destinations. But if you’re looking for a fun evening, you don’t have to go far. […]

Commercial Property Showcase: 145 Melrose Avenue in Tryon, NC 28782

145 Melrose Avenue in Tryon is a Nice Investment Opportunity in a Wonderful Neighborhood $599,000 | CPE#: 486136 Built in 1910, the purchase of 145 Melrose Avenue includes the main house and adjoining cottage on just over a half acre. The main house has two apartments with separate entrances. The cottage at 135 Melrose Avenue […]

Tryon International Equestrian Center Offers World-Class Facilities

Opened in 2014, the Tryon International Equestrian Center effectively established the next chapter in a town where history and horses intersect. The $100 million, 1,450-acre, state-of-the-art facility takes a love for horses to the next level. Here, any and all can come and enjoy the beauty of the sport and its incredibly gifted animals. “For […]

Tryon Equestrian Center is a Must-See Location for Horse Lovers

Molly Oakman still has to pinch herself. “I’ve witnessed competition at this level only a couple of times in my life,” she said. “And never did I think it would be right here in my backyard.” As community relations manager for the Tryon Resort, Oakman speaks enthusiastically about the company’s centerpiece project: the Tryon International […]

3 Toe-Tapping Tales about Polk County’s Music History

Many features of daily life come together to make up a community’s heritage. But nothing quite brings that heritage to life like music. Western North Carolina has a long and storied musical history, and Polk County is no exception. Here are three toe-tapping tales about Polk County’s music history. Music has Always Been Part of […]

Ring in 2023 at One of these 18 Local New Year’s Events!

     What are your goals for 2023 and the months ahead? Are they to try something new, get out more, and enjoy life? If so, we know how to start off the new year right! Here are more than a dozen local events across Western North Carolina to help you ring in 2023, along with […]

5 Exciting Winter Walking Trails for Outdoor Adventures in Saluda

Every day in the Blue Ridge Mountains is an adventure, especially if you know where to look. And luckily, in Saluda, you can look in nearly any direction outdoors and find great trails for hiking, biking, walking your dog, and exploring with friends and family—no matter the time of the year. In winter, some WNC […]

10 Annual Festivals and Events You Must See in Polk County, NC

Touted as the “First Peak of the Blue Ridge,” Polk County has long welcomed flatlanders to a higher altitude. Thousands of visitors flock to the area’s foothills each season to enjoy the rich history, culture, crafts, vast natural areas, and unique culinary traditions.  If you’ve never been to any annual community events in Polk County, […]