Agents Answer: Where are the Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants in WNC?

To mix idioms, a dog may be man’s best friend, but it takes a village to keep him well fed. For many homes, fur babies are more than pets—they’re part of the family! And from scenic mountain hikes to a casual pint in town, it’s great to take them out with you to enjoy all […]

Ring in 2022 at One of these 16 Local New Year’s Events!

What are your goals for 2022 and the months ahead? Are they to try something new, get out more (even figuratively), and enjoy life? If so, we know how to start off the new year right! Here are 16 local events across Western North Carolina to help you ring in 2022: Editor’s Note: Start 2021 […]

4 Places in Lake Lure to Discover Local Art You Will Love

Western North Carolina has a long and rich history of fine visual arts and traditional crafts. And that tradition continues today throughout our small towns and cities. It’s easy to discover local art at dedicated galleries, at studios and events, and even along street corridors.  If you’re searching for local art in Lake Lure, you […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

Enjoying the beauty of our mountains is one way you can Live Abundantly in WNC. For many local environmental nonprofits, that means conserving and preserving our natural resources as they are. But for one group in Rutherford County, it meant reimagining a man-made structure and making it at one with the nature around it. Today, […]

Have You Seen These Waterfront Homes for Sale?

We may be in the mountains, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have our fair share of waterfront properties! WNC waterfront real estate provides the best backdrop for active retirement, summer vacations, and pleasant year-round living.  From Lake Lure to Lake Junaluska, Western North Carolina is spotted with natural and manmade lakes and ponds that […]

Swing for the Hills at Rumbling Bald

Rumbling Bald General Manager Jeff Geisler can only shake his head when asked about the reopening of the resort’s Apple Valley Golf Course just three months after it closed for the installation of new Champion Bermuda greens in the summer of 2020. “There was a time [in the spring] when we considered shuttering this project […]

Press Release: DK Professionals Realty has joined Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DK Professionals Realty has joined Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS® January 29, 2021, Asheville, NC—DK Professionals Realty, a well-respected mainstay in Lake Lure’s residential real estate market, has joined Western North Carolina’s leading real estate firm, Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®.  DK Professionals Realty quickly assumed a strong market position after launching in 2015. Founded by entrepreneur Doug […]

48 Hours in Lake Lure: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Weekend

With slightly more than 1,000 permanent residents, Lake Lure’s population surges in summer and fall with small waves of tourists and water sports enthusiasts. The lake itself has much to offer above and below the surface, and all along its 21 miles of shoreline. From outdoor and leisure activities to fine dining and annual events, […]