Devil’s in the Details

 You ease your troubles when life's the bubbles...   Have you ever had an occasion where you wanted to go out and have a nice drink without consuming loads of sugars? The power team of Benjamin and Vashti Colvin, Jacob Baumann, Aaron Wilson and Carly Reese set out to solve this equation: how to create a healthy alternative to alcohol and…

Castles in the Sky

“The magic of treehouses is the connection to the outside world, which is essential to our health and to our humanity. If you slow down enough, you may hear the voice of the mountain,” says Adam Lauder, builder and owner of World Treehouses.  

Arts + Makers

Creatives, makers and doers, people who can create something real and touchable from nothing more than an idea. Asheville has long been something of a mecca for people who have the drive to make something where before there was just an ephemeral thought. What’s often forgotten in the conversation about creative people is the amount of patience … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Ambiente Modern Furniture Gives Back To celebrate its one-year anniversary in Asheville, Ambiente Modern Furniture partnered with Stressless Furniture to give back to Trinity Place, a shelter for homeless and runaway youth ages 7 to 17. A portion of all proceeds from Stressless Furniture sales during December and January was donated to this great cause.   Advent … Continued

The Potter’s Clay

“Ring the bells that can still ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” –Leonard Cohen, "Anthem"

The Art of Baking

Pris Maynez, Asheville’s up-and-coming baker, is quickly gaining recognition on the wedding and event scene. The Texas transplant moved to town with her husband in 2015, and after having a baby six months later, she started baking. She started with birthday cakes for kids' birthdays, and another friend asked her to make a cake and some small desserts for her…

Romantic Santorini

Plan your Romantic Getaway to the Historic Island in the Aegean Sea Article Nicolette Martin Stay: Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel is considered one of Santorini’s most romantic hotels. The elegant couples-only cliffside hideaway—named a Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice 2018 award winner—features luxe, minimalist rooms and suites carved into the side … Continued

A New Beginning

In the heart of downtown Weaverville lies a beautifully constructed Japanese-style venue. The building was constructed after the previous building suffered extensive fire damage. Keelan McCoy, Cameron Patton and Ward Patton purchased this destroyed space and created a new venue set in the old building’s footprint. The space has been carefully crafted for wedding ceremonies, musical events, private dinners and unique alternatives to…