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. […]

Join Beverly-Hanks this Month at Golf for Awareness 2018

For more than 40 years, Beverly-Hanks & Associates has invested in community. Our commitment to service across Western North Carolina is inspired by our long-lasting relationships with our customers, clients, and the community at large. But more importantly, our agents and staff are members of these unique communities, and we’re always excited to support them […]

13 Local Haunted Tours that will Scare Your Socks off

  It’s scary out there! Did you know that Western North Carolina is a hub of paranormal activity? Asheville and surrounding towns each have a great history of ghosts and goblins, spooks and specters. And locals aren’t shy about sharing our spooky stories with all those brave enough to hear them. There are quite a […]

Natural and Cultural Diversity Abound in Buncombe County

The four-season temperate climate in Buncombe County makes year-round living easy! Because of the broad range of elevations and corresponding climates and plant growth, the area is one of the most biodiverse in the United States and the world. What’s more, Buncombe County’s approximately 240,000 residents make up Western North Carolina’s economic and cultural center […]

9 Local Mini Golf Courses that will Putt a Smile on Your Face

Lakeview Putt and Play Perhaps we’re overthinking it, but there is a certain magic and nostalgia in walking a mini golf course. The winding path, the scrubby green carpet, the exotic decor—it’s a compact walk through a past we’ve never experienced. When was the last time you picked out a hot pink golf ball and […]

Shoot to Score: Asheville City Soccer Club Kicks off in a Big Way

On a recent mid-summer evening, the sun slowly fading behind the Blue Ridge Mountains, howls and cheers echo from high above downtown Asheville. It’s the cultivation of thousands of voices and the culmination of thousands of days of preparation that has led to the excitement flowing through the city. It’s Memorial Stadium, home of the […]

2018 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and you know what that means!—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Celebrate in style at one of the many great fireworks shows across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you find the right view. But don’t sit around all day […]

Explore the Farm-to-Table Movement in Asheville and Hendersonville, NC

Even though we live here, we have to admit we are continuously amazed at the abundant resources found here, and especially how great the people are. To highlight both, we explored the exciting farm-to-table movement in our region. From Posana Cafe in downtown Asheville to a farmers market and a farm in Henderson County, we […]

These Inc. 5000 Companies are Inspired by Asheville

Did you know that there were 10 companies from the Asheville metro area on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list? Every year, the small business- and startup-focused publication ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. Let’s take a look at Asheville’s fastest-growing independent businesses. Avadim Technologies Ranking […]