From Buffet to Bouffant

From Buffet to Bouffant

Hairstylist wins notice for her fashionable upcycling project Finding hair on Savannah Wallin’s antique buffet table is no big deal. Actually, it’s to be…

Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light

Evening event at the Arboretum offers new perspective on celebrated art As one might expect, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, hummingbirds, flowers, and even a family of deer inhabit…

Home Again

Home Again

When literary scion Thomas Wolfe wrote You Can’t Go Home Again, he was brooding about his childhood home, a boarding house on North Market…

To the Saddle Born

To the Saddle Born

Fortuna Farm South sits right in the ring of foothills horse country. Here, equestrian estates dominate a conservancy of rural land and protected forest…

Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue

At 69 years old and with nearly 40 years of “slow cloth” work under her belt, Eileen Hallman of Black Mountain is in no…

Wired Different

Wired Different

She — Cuban expatriate Carmen Grier — is the creator. But she likes the term “créateur.” In that mode, her husband, psychiatrist and businessman…