October 2009

October 2009
Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Bring your shopping list and discover epicurean delights, gifts, and holiday spirit in this foothills town

Gift papers almost as pretty as the present

Recapping the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2009

WHO Women offers ladies in need a sweet reward

An exhibit in Sylva puts art within reach with pieces priced at less than $200

Collector of Native American artifacts

Enlighten your space with eccentric lamps

Every rock climber starts life as a gravity-respecting mortal

For more than two decades, mill workers across the region played in a league of their own

Waynesville may be the biggest town west of Asheville, but it retains a neighborly charm

A pair of architects with a flair for modern design bring to fruition the vision of a steely tree house

For Three young philanthropists, helping your neighbor sometimes means traveling thousands of miles from home

Celebrate Oktoberfest at these top spots for German cuisine

Leave the standard granola behind on your next hike

A champion chili cook reveals all—almost

CooperRiis’s holistic, community-based approach to treatment is setting a new standard in mental health care

Ralph Berger transforms scrap metal into designs of intricate beauty

Take a peek inside the realm of a paranormal investigator

Twenty years ago this month, a little community radio station in Spindale started making a big noise