9 Earth Day Events around Asheville, NC

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Earth Day is the perfect time to get out and explore.

Asheville’s mountain location makes it the perfect place for enjoying the great outdoors. Hiking on the Blue Ridge Parkway, biking around the local greenways, or kayaking the French Broad River—There are more ways to get out and enjoy nature than we can possibly list! And Earth Day is the perfect time to get out and… Read more »

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 »