October 2010

October 2010
Whip your fall wardrobe into shape with boots to suit any look

In the centuries-old craft traditions of our area, the woodworking school at Haywood Community College may be a relative newcomer. But with more than 30 years of instruction, the intensive program continues to launch creative and highly skilled artisans into the world of furniture making and woodworking.

Get those futuristic images of hovercars and robot butlers out of your head. We asked experts to give more accurate predictions for WNC’s future when it comes to environmental health, public land, Population growth, education, jobs, and agriculture

Meet six people who translate panache into acts of community and enduring pillars of design

A father’s search for healthy building materials brings about an innovative home

Riders take to the trails with a single tire and a lot of guts

The capital of the Southeast is bigger, bolder, and better than ever

A scorching pepper from India brings a distinct heat to Smoking J’s latest sauce

Sample the region’s more creative versions of this classic cocktail

Molasses gets its due at a Granite Falls festival

In the countryside, Giardini Trattoria beckons with authentic family recipes

Troy Winterrowd champions mid-century and contemporary architecture

The high notes of Jar-e’s latest CD

Joel Queen expands on his legacy with contemporary and foreign influences

An outdoor sculpture exhibit spreads art across WCU

Learn to identify examples of the season’s brightest foliage