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Wake Forest Students Cover Downtown Winston-Salem

October 19, 2018 by Katherine Laws

Crystal Towers residents prepare for move

Coming home to Crystal Towers means entering an 11-story, yellowish building on Sixth Street— right on the edge of downtown. On one side of the … Read More

October 19, 2018 by David Ajamy

A Taste of South-Asian Cuisine Has Found its Way Downtown

After almost 20 years, the dream of starting a South-Asian restaurant in Winston-Salem has finally taken form. Abdullah Alkafi and Hasan Furuque are both South-Asian … Read More

September 28, 2018 by Regine Boykin

Young Professionals Meet Winston-Salem Urban League

Brandi Gray is a young, Winston-Salem native who attended the Winston-Salem Urban League’s Young Professionals Meet Up earlier this month. Working two jobs, one as … Read More

September 28, 2018 by William May

Local Jazz Orchestra sets sights on Community

One overcast September evening, trombonist Cameron MacManus waited patiently outside the Stevens Center, despite an imminent downpour. As other members of the Camel City Jazz … Read More

September 28, 2018 by Katherine Laws

New Life Breathed into Passageway Park

  After its recent renovations, Winston-Salem’s Passageway Park connects more than just Trade Street and Cherry Street. The Passageway was built in 1974 complete with … Read More

September 28, 2018 by Jessica Baker

Moji Offers Winston-Salem a Jolt of Joy

From a quick glance, Moji might seem like just another downtown coffee shop. Its quirky name and logo are adorned with bright colors, and it … Read More

September 28, 2018 by David Ajamy

Affordable Housing Downtown and Beyond on Top of the City Council’s Agenda

Affordable housing has dominated this month’s city council meetings, with two projects being supported, one in the Northwest Ward and one in the Southwest Ward. … Read More

December 12, 2017 by Stephen Bechtel

The Wherehouse Art Hotel

Haydee Thompson walked through an unobtrusive grey door just inside the entrance to Krankie‘s coffee. Once inside, she climbed a square, wooden staircase that hugged … Read More

December 10, 2017 by Rachel Hirsch

The Garage Closing

The Garage, a live music venue that helped pave the way for new businesses in the downtown Winston Salem area, will host its goodbye performance … Read More

December 7, 2017 by Lily Walter

Column/Profile of Michael Bradford

When I think of the criminal justice system, the theme song to Law and Order pops into my head, and I can see images of … Read More

December 6, 2017 by Rachel Hirsch

New Artwork in the Benton Convention Center

As one walks into the newly renovated Benton Convention Center, one’s eye catches two massive paintings that stretch from the floor all the way to … Read More

December 5, 2017 by Meredith Happy

DD Adams and the 2018 Congressional Election

Dealing with challenging situations is nothing new to DD Adams. Just last week, Adams put a hold on a redevelopment project in the Boston-Thurmond neighborhood … Read More