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Category: Profiles

November 5, 2015 by Anna Conte

Old courthouse holds a new purpose

Courtrooms dating back to 1926 are now home to city residents wanting to live in central downtown Winston-Salem, all made possible with the renovation of … Read More

November 5, 2015 by Daniel Sechtin

(VIDEO) Our Neighbor: The Soup Man

A Christmas tree farmer turned pastor, Ken Furches left the family business and answered a calling from God to preach full time. The change in … Read More

October 22, 2015 by McKenzie Maddox

Our Neighbor: Bike Patrol Officer Greg Martin

While the sun began to set on the downtown Winston-Salem area, Officer Greg Martin slipped on his yellow Winston-Salem Bike Patrol jacket, fastened his helmet … Read More

October 22, 2015 by Anna Conte

Wind chimes add “serendipity” to the Arts District

About two years ago, hidden by the darkness of night two Arts for Arts Sake members set out on an expedition to hang wind chimes … Read More

October 22, 2015 by Erin Patterson

McGee Becomes First Female Pastor at First Baptist

Inside the domed ceiling of First Baptist Church, a congregation of about 200 people listen to a sermon given by a woman. Emily Hull McGee, … Read More

September 24, 2015 by Erin Buchholz

Our Neighbor: Kendall Doub

Artist Kendall Doub is bringing life to empty spaces in downtown Winston-Salem with murals painted outside of galleries, restaurants and even in the basement of … Read More

September 24, 2015 by Anna Conte

New Restaurant adds to the redevelopment of Liberty Street

Southern-style barbecue restaurant and bar, Camel City BBQ Factory, becomes the latest addition to a developing street in downtown Winston-Salem, bringing new life to Liberty … Read More

November 20, 2014 by Emma Dolson

Our Neighbor: Mary Haglund

Editor’s Note: Mary’s Gourmet Diner was featured on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The segment featured the controversy over the … Read More

November 9, 2014 by Kristopher Kolb

African Crafts Store Helps Kenyan Women

Situated between Kindred Spirits and Atelier on Trade Street, Umoja African Crafts may have a smaller storefront than its neighbors in downtown Winston-Salem’s art district, … Read More

November 6, 2014 by Emma Dolson

Wake Forest Senior Opens CrossFit Gym on Liberty Street

Last month, Top Tier, a franchise of the CrossFit, Inc. gyms, opened in the 600 block of Liberty Street in downtown Winston-Salem. The previously vacant … Read More

October 23, 2014 by Emma Dolson

Our Neighbor: Pablo del Valle Returns Home to Trade Street

When asked whether his bakery and cafĂ©, Atelier on Trade, could be successful among several competitors in the downtown Winston-Salem area, owner Pablo del Valle … Read More

October 9, 2014 by Lindsey Gallinek

Arts Corner: Alix Hitchcock

It is the first Friday of October and Alix Hitchcock is pacing around the open space, waiting for people to show up for the opening … Read More