Supercharge Your Stay: 16 Stations to Charge Your Tesla Near Asheville, NC

You live a supercharged life. In your world, moments of downtime are characterized by gold-framed sunglasses and sunset views—not leaning against your car in a sunbaked parking lot for hours. It’s easy to experience what Western North Carolina has to offer without worry or wait through Tesla’s Destination Charging network. There are 16 nearby sites […]

4 Local Scientific Research Centers that Make a Global Difference

At Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks, we like to say, “We’re Local. We’re Global.” That’s because we’re members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldⓇ, a network of more than 550 independent brokerages in 70 countries around the world. But we’re not the only local group with global reach. You may not know it, but Western North […]

12 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day in Asheville and across WNC (2022)

The summer heat is still stubbornly holding out for at least a few more weeks. But for many, the quintessential activities of summer will soon come to an end. Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the season: Vacations have been had. Children are back in school. There is a slight lull in tourism across […]

5 Beard Award-Recognized Restaurants that Prove Asheville is a Destination for Luxury Dining

Gone are the days when “luxury dining” meant overpriced steaks served on white tablecloths by snooty servers in vests while Muzak was piped in to mask the sounds of chewing. Today’s active luxury lifestyle pairs class with style, innovation, and a sense of place. And today’s luxury restaurants are meeting those trends with politesse and […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Our VOICE

Sometimes, the simplest thing you can do to make a difference is show someone you understand what they’re going through. But victims of sexual violence and human trafficking also need access to counseling and crisis support, as well as medical and court advocates, in order to begin their healing process. Luckily, there’s one Buncombe County […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Local Parks in WNC?

Throughout Western North Carolina, our communities and neighborhoods are interconnected—not just by our mountains and rivers, but also by our many local public parks and greenspaces. In fact, in Asheville alone, the city’s Parks and Recreation department maintains seven community and 38 neighborhood parks. And while all parks have common elements, many are as unique […]

Fresh from the Farm: WNC Chefs Emphasize Local Ingredients

With the recent boom in demand for organic produce, meat, and farm-to-table restaurants, Western North Carolina has become a hotbed for independent, natural food products. Between handcrafted beer using local ingredients, fresh meat from grass-fed cattle, fine wines, fruits, and vegetables, the possibilities are as endless as they are available. Here’s a quick introduction to […]

17 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC to Attend This Year: 2022

It’s Independence Day, and we’re ready to celebrate our country and enjoy all the highlights of the occasion—Face paint, flags, and fried food! This year, celebrate in style at a variety of fireworks shows and other events across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to […]

Let the Good Times Roll at Asheville Music Hall

Along the hurried pace of Patton Avenue in downtown, the Asheville Music Hall has become a nationally-acclaimed bastion for live entertainment and spectacle over the course of its first ten years in operation. “There are so many talented musicians and acts that not only play here, but also live here in Asheville, too,” said Brian […]