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Shop Talk: Elk View

Business partners Aaron Schiller and Colin Cleland both grew up in the Washington, D.C./Maryland area. While much of their specialized architecture and design work is done from Manhattan, they share a great love for Asheville.

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Shop Talk: Marquee

Robert Nicholas’ vision for a design-centric space where creatives could sell their works had been developing for years. “I wanted the feel to be a little bohemian European street fair with the colorful Asheville vibe,” he says.

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville 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.