Rescuing Each Other: Hope for Horses

It’s a sunny morning in the hills just east of Hendersonville. Walking through her backyard pasture, Whitney Wright approached a handful of horses. Her boots are muddy and her spirits are high, especially when the horses trot over to see her for a handful of carrots. “Being around a horse makes you feel better, makes […]

Blossoms at Biltmore Park Offers a Smile for Any Occasion

Regardless of being happy or sad, celebrating a special day, or simply just because, receiving a flower or merely being in its presence conjures one timeless image: A smile. “There’s no way you can make flowers without a smile on your face. They’re just magical creatures,” said Adrienne Kort. “They’re beautiful, fragrant, and they match […]

Angela Alexander has Found an Artist’s Best Friend

When you step into the studio of painter Angela Alexander, you are immediately awestruck by the bright and vibrant nature of her pieces, a style that seamlessly complements her warm personality. “I want my art to make people happy—it’s the heart and soul,” she said. “It’s a joy to watch people walk into my studio […]

Across the World, Around the Corner: London District Studios

It’s from their fingertips to the walls and floors of your home. “We envisioned a neighborhood-based business with a focus on community and lifestyle-driven offerings of furnishings and fine relevant art with a global relevance,” said Leslie Rowland. “We’re somewhat deceiving, as we have a funky neighborhood store, yet we both play on the global […]

Peeling Back the Layers of the Purple Onion in Saluda

Tucked away in the thick forests below the Green River is the small town of Saluda. The row of downtown businesses takes a few minutes to stroll by. Railroad tracks are the only physical barrier between the commercial corridor and neighborhoods dotting the nearby hillside. And at the center of the quaint, cozy downtown is […]

Getting to the Source at the Center for Holistic Medicine

What began as a personal search for her own pain remedies led Nancy Hyton to a professional career in medicine. “I was an undergrad in college, and I was a vegetarian joining the local health food co-op in Albany, New York,” she said. “My friend was the manager of the herb department, and she taught […]