Drink

New Belgium Brewery Finds a Place in West Asheville

When a national brewery set up shop in the proudly independent enclave of West Asheville, it went all out to fit in. Now, neighbors are reconsidering the meaning of a word they thought they understood: local.

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City Portrait: Morganton

Sheltered by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the people of this Burke County city find art and music, history and natural beauty, in the gentle peaks that surround them.

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Local Landmark: The Coffee Bus in Asheville

A double-decker bus parked permanently on the corner of Biltmore Avenue and Aston Street offers warm drinks, sweet treats, and a view from the top (of the bus).

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The World is for Sale at a Newton Flea Market

At a flea market in Catawba County’s Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds, the tastes and traditions of many cultures come alive.

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City Portrait: West Jefferson

Let the artistic spirit of this Ashe County town draw you in and wrap you up.