May 2009

May 2009
Bamboo beats out cucumbers in the pickle jar

Exploring Asheville’s timeless and tireless streets, shops, and bistros

The Gem Capital of the World holds a sparkle uniquely its own

How Western North Carolina’s craft community became a $200 million force in our local economy

The Weihses marry their creative talents during a spring painters’ retreat in Cashiers

A guardian of historic design with an eye toward growth, Robert Griffin shares his defining influences

The curious appeal and dangerous past of mountain laurel

The Bascom’s new art center is set to bring out Highland’s creative side

A Southern Colonial showcases a family’s storied past