While overcoming the literary persecution of her childhood, Emöke B’Racz established Malaprop’s, Asheville’s signature bookstore and pioneered the downtown business revival.

Music Among Friends

Stop by Maness Pottery and Music Barn in Carthage on a Tuesday night, and you might think you’ve found a concert. But it’s really just a gathering of neighbors who enjoy bluegrass, good food, and each other’s company.