WNC MAGAZINE CHOICE AWARDS


March/April 2011

March/April 2011

With the demise of chestnut trees, so went the reign of bark architecture in the mountains. Today, Chris and Marty McCurry are leading a revival of the historic style.
A vivid West Asheville haven nurtures a mother and daughter’s creative spirits
Benjamin Belton takes his design talents up one flight, creating chic apartments in downtown Morganton
Let local chefs and guides lead you to the wonders of Italian and French cuisine with these delicious tours abroad
Lorraine Plaxico draws a harmonious union between art and architecture
You can help the WNC Nature Center name its new cougar cubs
One of the country's early attempts at harvesting renewable energy began in Boone
Get to know Doc Watson, just in time for MerleFest
Oconaluftee River Trail
A Hickory festival puts the spotlight on Catawba Valley pottery
Tour a few of WNC’s intriguing homes for a greater perspective on our region's early days
Along the Cherohala Skyway, flying squirrels are reunited
Black Mountain College’s spirit of creative collaboration lives on during an evening of dining and spontaneous art
A bake-off sweetens the battle against cancer
A crop of North Carolina wineries make it easy (and appealing) to drink local