Top 5 Outdoor Dining Options in Brevard, NC

Small towns can offer some of the best dining around. That’s especially true in Brevard, NC. Even this year, as we continue to navigate evolving social distancing measures, Brevard restaurants are serving patrons their finest fares. Now, though, many customers are choosing to dine al fresco—partly for their health, but also because the area has […]

18 Home Furnishings Stores that Will Help You Refresh Your Home

Are you questioning your current home decor? After so much time at home over the last 18 months, you may feel like your house just doesn’t match “you” anymore. If that’s the case, then let’s freshen up your space! Western North Carolina communities are loved for their inspiring landscapes, dedicated nonprofits, and strong small businesses. […]

4 Free Local Gifts for You to Enjoy this September

Enjoy this Month’s Local Gifts from Your Beverly-Hanks Realtor®! Asheville: Affogatos or a Box of Truffles at Asheville Chocolate Brevard: Breakfast or Lunch at Blue Ridge Bakery Hendersonville: A Hand Towel at Dish Girl Waynesville: A Drink and Pretzels at 828 Market on Main Asheville: Affogatos or a Box of Truffles at Asheville Chocolate You […]

Venturing down the Melodic Rabbit Hole at [email protected]’s

An internationally beloved musician, Claude Coleman, Jr. would often find himself in Asheville while on tour drumming with his band, iconic rock juggernaut Ween. Each time wandering through, he would become more enamored with this region. So much so, Coleman relocated here from New Jersey in 2012. Upon putting down deep roots—personally and artistically—in Asheville, […]

5 Sweet Spots to Get Ice Cream in Hendersonville, NC

I scream, you scream, we all scream for delicious, farm-to-cone ice cream! There are so many places to indulge your sweet tooth in Henderson County! From Jack the Dipper in Fletcher to Mills River Creamery, it’s easy to find any flavor you want if you’re willing to drive for it. But Hendersonville residents don’t have […]

3 Haywood County Hop Farms that Help Grow Our Craft Beer Industry

Can we properly call craft beer “local” if its ingredients come from thousands of miles away? A number of farms in Western North Carolina have decided to resolve the question completely by growing the ingredients local brewers crave for their beers. Breweries now source many of their grains from Carolina farms, as well as added […]

Davidson River Outfitters Facilitates Lessons for a Lifetime

From a young age, Kevin Howell was not only immersed in the sport and culture of fly fishing, but he also developed a lifelong love and passion for it. That’s something that has run deep in his family for generations. “My father won the United Bass Fisherman Classic in 1976, which would be the Fishing […]

4 Free Local Gifts for You to Enjoy this August

Enjoy this Month’s Local Gifts from Your Beverly-Hanks Realtor®! Asheville: Local Love at Herbiary AVL Brevard: Craft Beer at WOLFBREW Bottleshop Hendersonville: A Pint or a Flight at Triskelion Brewing Company Waynesville: Local Love at Log Cabin Frozen Treats Asheville: Local Love at Herbiary AVL Herbiary AVL celebrates the power of nature with their modern […]

3 Words that Describe the Friendly Small Town of Weaverville, NC

With a population of 3,900, Weaverville has had a mini growth spurt in recent years. Away from the hustle and bustle of typical urban life, Weaverville has cultivated a full and active community unique among towns across Western North Carolina. There are plenty of terms we could use to characterize this charming small town. But […]

14 Bright Options for Local Solar Companies

Have you been hearing more about solar energy recently? It’s not your imagination. The Solarize Asheville-Buncombe program is offering locals great group rates for solar energy, battery storage, and other clean energy technologies. In addition, there’s currently a 26% federal tax credit available for homeowners installing solar PV systems. Whether you’re a homeowner, local nonprofit, […]