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Wake Forest Students Cover Downtown Winston-Salem

Semester: Fall 2014

November 20, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

Reynolds Smoking Ban Sensitive Topic for Winston-Salem

Reynolds American has been making or selling cigarettes in downtown Winston-Salem since R.J. Reynolds opened his first tobacco factory here in 1913. And all this … 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 20, 2014 by Kevin Closs

Free Transportation to be Available Downtown in January

Winston-Salem residents will have access to a new method of transportation in January when a downtown golf cart service begins operation. The service, as approved … Read More

November 20, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

Column: Downtown Winston-Salem as a Food Desert

Downtown Winston-Salem is often described in many ways: historic, artistic, and innovative. However, downtown’s cultured art scene and local culinary delights often mask another description … Read More

November 20, 2014 by Buck Hinman

Arts Corner: Early Music Recordings in Winston-Salem

Cousins Tom and Dewey Cooper, along with their friend Clay Everhart, had only ever played music as a sideline. The Coopers were millworkers, and Everhart … Read More

November 20, 2014 by Lindsey Gallinek

Winston-Salem Rescue Mission Holds Free Dental Clinic

Zachary Snider has been standing in the cold outside of the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission on Trade Street since 11:05 p.m. It is now 7:00 a.m. … Read More

November 20, 2014 by Kaitlin Mundy

Teens Effect Change Through Authoring Action

A group of teens laughing and eating Oreos quickly transformed into a team of young adults rehearsing artistic pieces about weighty topics like abuse, family … Read More

November 11, 2014 by Kristopher Kolb

Downtown Celebrates Veterans Day with Parade

Downtown residents were treated to a trip through time this Saturday, as vintage trucks, marching bands with musicians dressed in eighteenth-century clothing and purple hearts … 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 Buck Hinman

Turning a Car Park into an Art Park

A new public art park for downtown Winston-Salem is on its way. Derwin Montgomery, the East Ward city council member in Winston-Salem, made the surprise … 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

November 6, 2014 by Kevin Closs

Residents of Belews Street Remember Lost Community

Back in the 1950s, the kids on Belews Street would rush home from school, run out into the streets and play until the sun went … Read More