River Arts District is a Commercial Real Estate Jewel

A rising jewel of the Southern Appalachian art scene is the River Arts District, a small but vibrant commercial section sandwiched between downtown and West Asheville. Decades ago, the River Arts District may well have been called the River Industrial District. The area sits low along the French Broad River and train line, which made […]

Live the Life You Choose: Farm-to-Table in Western North Carolina

We live such a full, vibrant life here in Western North Carolina and a big part of that is our accessibility to fresh, locally sourced food. With abundant resources for weekly tailgate markets, farmers markets, farms and restaurants, you will find delicious local food that suits your palate in the Asheville, Hendersonville, and Waynesville communities. […]

ASAP’s Farm Tour is just around the corner!

ASAP’s Farm Tour is just around the corner! September 22 and 23, 2012 1-6 PM Over this late September weekend, the gates and barns of WNC farms will open to the public – even those farms that don’t normally allow visitors. This self-guided driving tour is your chance to learn how food grows, taste farm-fresh treats, […]

Where the Action Is

Asheville recognized by the Wall Street Journal for its support of entrepreneurs in the craft brewing industry. By EMILY MALTBY Location matters. New industry hubs are drawing entrepreneurs and offering start-ups support and safety in a turbulent economy. It’s a lesson that’s all too easy to forget in a world driven by mobile devices, cloud […]

Waynesville’s last “Art After Dark”

The Waynesville Gallery Association presents “Art After Dark” 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Santa will be making his rounds and making his list during the evening. Michael Pilgrim will be the musician on the street. Waynesville’s Art After Dark takes place the first Friday of each month, May through December. Enjoy a stroll through working […]

Discover Lake Lure, NC: Special Event

Southeast of Asheville and Hendersonville, in the Hickory Nut Gorge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is Lake Lure. The name Lake Lure applies to both the lake and the town. We are a small town wrapped around the lake that is our heart.  The combination of mountain views and lake is superb and it’s no […]