Brian Boggs Chairmakers: Where Comfort Meets Creativity

When you step into Brian Boggs’ West Asheville woodworking studio space, you’re immediately taken aback by the eye-catching aesthetics of his furniture. But it’s only when you finally take a moment to sit in one of his signature chairs that you truly understand just what Boggs is all about. “Chairs are what really excite me. […]

Highland Brewing is Upholding History and Embracing Change

What started as a small-batch brewing operation in the basement of a Downtown Asheville pizza joint has now become a flagship brewery for the city and Southern Appalachia. “My first memory of Highland [Brewing] is drinking Gaelic Ale at Barley’s [Taproom & Pizzeria]. It was flavorful, rich, and indulgent. This was before we started talking […]

Find Your Sweet Spot: Don’t Miss Your June LoLo Gifts!

Enjoy this Month’s Local Gifts from Your Beverly-Hanks Realtor®! Asheville: A Slice of Cake at Old Europe Pastries Brevard: A Pint of Gelato at Kiwi Gelato Hendersonville: A Specialty Beverage and a Pastry at The Ugly Mug Waynesville: A Candle at Turquoise Elephant Boutique & Monogram Asheville: A Slice of Cake at Old Europe Pastries […]

14 Restaurants Where You can Get Amazing BLTs

Five simple ingredients. Infinite possibilities and room for argument. (Why else would Google deliver 281,000 video results for a sandwich with 80% of the ingredients in its name?)  The bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich has a century-long reputation as a classic American sandwich. It’s beloved by millions around the nation, and has inspired artists and […]

5 Local Products that will Make You Excited to Clean Your Home

This year, spring cleaning has taken on new meaning and importance. Now that we’re all staying put, keeping a healthy home is important to manage your stress and keep you from getting sick. What’s more, putting a little elbow grease into cleaning your home may be your best alternative to a session at the gym. […]

How is COVID-19 Affecting the Success of Local Businesses?

Many of our clients and friends are asking about the impact of COVID-19 on our hometown small businesses and its overall effect on our local economic development. Two of our commercial real estate agents tackled the big questions. Jim Davis and Steve Dozier of NAI Beverly-Hanks provided educated insight about what we’re seeing now and […]

Franny’s Farmacy Naturally Comes Full Circle

Walking around her store on Merrimon Avenue in Asheville, Frances “Franny” Tacy personally greets loyal customers and first-timers alike with a hug and a smile. Dubbed Franny’s Farmacy, the company is at the forefront of the rapidly rising industry of CBD natural remedies. “In some way, shape, or form, I’ve been in agriculture my entire […]

What do You Miss Most about Waynesville?

In Western North Carolina, we’ve always been privileged to live in a region brimming with community spirit, support for small businesses, and friendly neighbors. We know it’s a special place to live. And we’ve always been quick to recognize that fact. Even still, since the orders for social distancing were passed, we’ve all come to […]

Saluda Outfitters Helps You Head for the Hills

Growing up in Western North Carolina, Ryan Griffin has never strayed far from the natural beauty and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation in his backyard. “I love to spend time on the rivers, on the trails mountain biking and hiking, along the winding routes on my road bike,” Griffin said. “We’ve got so many incredible […]