July 2009

July 2009
After 21 years leading the Center for Creative Retirement, Ron Manheimer puts his lessons into practice

A world-famous chemist brings the science of food to WNC

38 local artists you need to hear this summer.

George Masa’s life journey carried him across an ocean and landed him in Asheville, where his passion for photography drove him to explore WNC’s roughest wilderness.

Whether you’re an alumnus or not, there’s plenty to learn about this college town

Photographer Jon Leidel captures all the notable moments

Newly designated routes take anglers straight to the spots where the fish are biting

Tackle the Beech Mountain ride that inspired Lance Armstrong’s comeback from cancer

Asheville lifted the spirits of one of the 20th century’s greatest composers

Trails designed for bikers, by bikers mean thrill rides for all just outside Wilkesboro.

When it comes to art, culture, and now cuisine, Rita Genet relies on Jamaica as her muse.