Photo Essay: Black Mountain

This Buncombe County community boasts a lively downtown rich in good food, cultural arts, and friendly faces. It’s a perfect destination for a day trip — but you may find yourself wanting to pull up a rocking chair and stay in this mountain town much longer.


Why Are the Blue Ridge Mountains Blue?

We could stare at the Blue Ridge Mountains all day, and now we’re taking a look at them on the molecular level as we uncover the answer to their blueness.