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Shop Talks: Mars Landing Galleries

As a child, Miryam Rojas, eagerly read "Architectural Digest" and accompanied her father to antique auctions. By the age of 14, she had taught herself to interpret the blueprints of her family’s 1924 Mediterranean home.

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Business Communities

Shop Talk: Southcliff

After working for 15 years in the luxury real estate field, Josh Smith, in 2012, joined Walnut Cove Realty, which has now expanded to represent the Southcliff community in partnership with Beverly-Hanks REALTORS®.

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazine is available in both print and digital editions

We are delighted you have chosen us to be your gateway—both through our popular print Asheville lifestyle magazine and our website—to the arts, culture, and communities that comprise the remarkable area that is Western North Carolina. In these pages, you will find behind-the-scenes stories about the region’s concerts, theatre and dance productions, festivals, restaurants, artists, and the multitude of locally-based businesses. We also enjoy bringing you features about the people and organizations who are caring for those in need, protecting our historic heritage, preserving our rich and diverse environment, and nurturing our cultural soul.