“I wish I could make a proclamation for Asheville: If you move here, you have to buy local art,” says Sherry Masters of Art Connections.
Artists and gallery owners are recognizing the benefits of incorporating craft beverage sales into their business models.
Asheville businesses give patrons the opportunity to grab a beer while shopping for garden supplies, outdoor gear, groceries or interacting with working glassblowers.
South Liberty Street’s newest food-focused business, Liberty House Coffee and Café, is slated to open in early March.
Not one, but two glassblowing businesses — Crucible Glassworks and Lexington Glassworks — are opening up this week in the Asheville area.