The Woolworth Walk

Located in the heart of Downtown Asheville sits a building that is the perfect embodiment of everything “Asheville”.  Blending art and history, the Woolworth Walk is both a time capsule into an Asheville of old, and a look into what makes (and will continue to make) Asheville such a thriving arts community today. Let’s explore what makes the Woolworth Walk such a fun and special place to visit.  Continue reading “The Woolworth Walk”

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls is an impressive 125-foot waterfall that is found along the Horsepasture River. Located just south of Lake Toxaway, in Sapphire, NC, Rainbow Falls is a nice stop for anyone visiting the area…and is a must see for those exploring the beautiful and bountiful waterfalls that inhabit this part of North Carolina. Let’s find out what Rainbow Falls has to offer! Continue reading “Rainbow Falls”

Kress Emporium

The Kress Emporium, located on the corner of Patton Avenue and Lexington Avenue in downtown Asheville, showcases the work of over 80 regional artists. Originally a S. H. Kress & Co. department store, the Emporium is now an integral part of the local arts and crafts scene, helping bring consumers (and art lovers) closer to handmade fine arts and collectibles. Continue reading “Kress Emporium”

The Grove Arcade

The Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville is Western North Carolina’s largest commercial building, home to a variety of shops, restaurants, markets, salons, offices, and apartments. Completed in 1929, the building has gone through several phases and has been utilized in several different ways throughout the years, but the spirit of being a civic and community resource has always remained. Let’s find out what the Arcade has to offer today! (Hint: it doesn’t offer video games like I once thought….but there is a pinball museum just across the street!) Continue reading “The Grove Arcade”

Craggy Gardens – Part 3

In the last two posts, we discussed the Craggy Gardens picnic area and the Craggy Gardens Visitor Center. In this post, we’ll be discussing the final stop in our Craggy tour…the Craggy Pinnacle. The Craggy Pinnacle is the highest point in the Craggy Gardens area, and really packs a punch, as far as views go. So, let’s find out what we can expect as we ascend to the pinnacle (and the end) of our tour of Craggy Gardens! Continue reading “Craggy Gardens – Part 3”