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 […]

Growing a Community: Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

For more than a decade, the bridge that once connected the main highway through Lake Lure has remained dormant from vehicles of longtime residents and passerby visitors. But, in its place now resides a space of connectivity, cultivation, and community. “The bridge has become an attraction that our community is proud of,” said Debbie Clark. […]

Did You See These 5 of the Most Popular Homes of September?

Real estate is moving quickly! And good homes are getting a lot of attention. Each of these five houses for sale in Western North Carolina reached more than 1,100 views in the last 30 days. In fact, the home in the number one spot topped 1,400! But you have to act fast—As of writing this, […]

3 Wineries You Should Visit within 20 Minutes of Lake Lure

The concept of “Wine Wednesday” may conjure images of bad memes. But did you know there’s science backing up the practice? Okay, it may not be hard science, but there are still good reasons to turn to the nectar of the gods after getting over the hump of our work week. For our physical health, […]

Press Release: Grand Opening of Lake Lure Real Estate Office on Memorial Highway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Grand Opening of Lake Lure Real Estate Office on Memorial Highway Beverly-Hanks opens a Real Estate Discovery Center in Lake Lure. May 18, 2022 (Lake Lure, NC)—Regional real estate leader Beverly-Hanks, REALTORSⓇ will be celebrating the grand opening of a new office and Discovery Center at 1518 Memorial Highway, Lake Lure on […]

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

With around 1,500 permanent residents, Lake Lure’s population surges in summer and fall with 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, life at Lake […]

7 Holidays You Must Celebrate in Lake Lure this Year

In Lake Lure, there is always something fun to do!  In addition to making the most of regular outdoor opportunities, Lake Lure residents and visitors find special reasons to come together throughout the year. Annual events and festivals, art shows and exhibits, and sporting competitions draw crowds of thousands to the shores of the lake.  […]

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 […]

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, […]