September 2017 Lifestyle Letter

Fashion. Such a loaded word. High fashion, low fashion. In or out of fashion. What does being fashionable even mean? To us, it's when someone is comfortable in their own skin (but understands they can't walk around looking like a soup sandwich). Fashion is the most personal way of expressing not only yourself and how you feel, but also how…

ASAP Farm Tour 2017

The annual ASAP Farm Tour returned in 2017 with new experiences! Participants were able to visit a number of new farms that have never been on the Tour before, and favorite farms offered new opportunities for kids of all ages.

Folkmoot

This international dance festival returned with more acts than ever and dancers from across the globe, including Russia, 
the Netherlands, Argentina and Taiwan. The 10 days festival took over venues across Waynesville and the region for performances 
of all types.

September 2017 Around Town

Last month marked the opening of the much awaited AC Hotel Asheville Downtown, which McKibbon Hospitality celebrated with previews of Capella on 9 and a ribbon cutting. This new lifestyle hotel features 132 guestrooms, public spaces for informal meetings and collaboration with free Wi-Fi, 2,000 square feet of meeting space that can be divided into two separate rooms and a…

Three-Ring Show

Our town is known for its art deco skyline, but local artist Wendy Newman brings a whole new level of art to our architecture with her unique mandalas and fashion designs. Newman received her first camera as a Christmas gift when she was just 8 years old and has considered herself a photographer ever since. Though the arts long called…

Wardrobe Malfunction

Move over ladies, men are taking back their half of the closet. This masculine retreat of a closet was expertly designed, manufactured and installed by Carolina Closets with men in mind. A cool, chic-but-rustic aesthetic is adaptable to any man’s style and wardrobe.

Annual Asheville Triathlon

The Annual Asheville Triathlon is a local favorite, multi-sport event for the entire community! The Asheville Triathlon is part of the TRI LOCAL effort to encourage our local community to support and try a triathlon for the first time.

Zip. Zero. Zilch.

We’re living in the future. Need proof? Just look at Zero motorcycles. Born out of a dusty Santa Cruz, California, garage just over a decade ago, Zero motorcycles quickly drove itself to the top of the pack in the electric transportation movement. The company sells more electric motorcycles than all of its competitors—combined.

A Culinary Promise

Hendersonville may not seem like an epicenter of culinary promise, but thanks to Jason Reasoner, head chef and owner of Postero, it’s well on its way. Perched on the corner of Main Street, Postero is an enclave of both rustic and art-deco aesthetics, an unexpected amalgamation of styles that somehow works—much like the menu itself. The immersive kitchen, which seamlessly…