Heard it Here

Wake Forest Students Cover Downtown Winston-Salem

Semester: Fall 2013

November 7, 2013 by Siobhan Callahan

Downtown Retail

A slow but steady rise is occurring in downtown Winston-Salem retail, as the resident population grows and tourists visit specialty stores. Jason Thiel, president of … Read More

October 29, 2013 by Taylor Rousseau

Miller’s Variety Store

Nestled among the eclectic shops, art galleries, and bars that line North Trade Street sits Miller’s Variety Store, its display windows filled with sharply tailored … Read More

October 29, 2013 by April Walsh

The Street Built on Tobacco

Today galleries, restaurants and shops line Trade Street but in its heydey Trade Street was the center of the tobacco market. Tobacco warehouses drew farmers, … Read More

October 24, 2013 by Taylor Rousseau

Two New Local Breweries Suggest Downtown Trend

By Taylor S. Rousseau “Craft beer has personality – unlike big name beers it’s made with more care and more focus on taste,” said Tim … Read More

October 24, 2013 by Siobhan Callahan

Attack in Central Library Raises Fear Among Patrons

By Siobhan Callahan and Sinthu Ramalingam Library patrons said this week that the rape of a 19-year-old autistic woman at the Forsyth County Central Library … Read More

October 24, 2013 by Jennifer Koniuk

Winston-Salem Business Owners Anticipate the Approval of the BID

By Jennifer Koniuk Although the council vote isn’t until the end of November, many downtown business owners and residents are already anticipating the approval of … Read More

October 17, 2013 by Amalia Klinck-Shearman

Mundo Global Tapas

By: Amalia Klinck-Shearman Downtown Winston Salem’s famous restaurant row on 4th street welcomed a new restaurant last month with the grand opening of Mundo Global … Read More

October 14, 2013 by Sinthu Ramalingam

Belly Dancers Bring Culture to City

By: Sinthu Ramalingam The Arabic music wafts through the air as the five women move across the floor on the balls of their feet, with … Read More

October 10, 2013 by April Walsh

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

By April Walsh An army of men teetering down Trade Street in high heels turned heads on Saturday, September 18th. Many women walked with them … Read More

October 10, 2013 by Siobhan Callahan

Parking Problem?

By Siobhan Callahan Location, location, location. According to downtown visitors, parking spaces on the street directly in front of businesses fill up quickly, while parking … Read More

October 10, 2013 by Jennifer Koniuk

Status Nightclub Brings Potential

By Jennifer Koniuk No matter where you stand in Status nightclub, you can see a flat screen television playing music videos, watch people on the … Read More

October 3, 2013 by Taylor Rousseau

Free Hugs for Everyone

By Taylor S. Rousseau Drea Parker takes to the streets of downtown to offer perfect strangers a free hug whenever an event with the promise … Read More