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Storefronts Winston-Salem Seeks Artists for Next Phase

By Staff Storefronts Winston-Salem is looking for artists and designers to create a series of temporary public art interventions to help visually link the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts and Hanesbrands Theater to West 4th Street and the Stevens Center. All residents of Forsyth County and all members of […]

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3rd Shift… Raleigh’s War on Winston-Salem… You’re Either For Us or Against Us

By Chad Nance “If you smell something, say something.” Jon Stewart On Friday August 7th the Winston-Salem City Council called a special meeting between themselves and our legislative delegation – the group of men and women who are supposed to be representing our interest in Raleigh. The entire enterprise went […]

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Moral Monday March will Impact Downtown Traffic on Monday

By Staff   The evening commute for downtown workers on July 13 will be affected by rolling street closures and congestion in downtown Winston-Salem for the Mass Moral Monday March for Voting Rights. Organizers estimate that 2,000 or more marchers will attend from all over North Carolina and elsewhere.. The […]

by · July 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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The Electric Camel Pod Jumps the Shark

Chad and Tim jump the shark and talk about the causes and conditions that may be driving the current rash of shark attacks off North Carolina’s beaches.  Michelle M. McCullough, Project Planner for the City/County Planning Board, comes in the studio to discuss Winston-Salem’s architectural treasures and the new book “Winston-Salem’s […]

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Arts Council Announces Summer Schedule for “Sunset Flicks 2015”

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will kick off “Sunset Flicks 2015,” Sunday July 19, with the screening of Dirty Dancing in Winston Square Park in downtown Winston-Salem. The free film and food festival is a partnership between the Arts Council, Coffee Park Arts, and […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Review: Winston-Salem’s Architectural Heritage a Book We All Need

by Chad Nance Comprehensive and unprecedented, “Winston-Salem’s Architectural-Heritage” is a book like no other in Camel City history.  Providing historical context along with the meticulous research this project has produced a “must have” volume for Winston-Salem citizens.  Our city has a rich, deep, and tumultuous history that is told in […]

by · June 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Electric Camel Pod – City Councilman Jeff MacIntosh – Planning Winston-Salem’s Future

  Tim and Chad sit down for an hour of geeking out with City Councilman Jeff MacIntosh about how Winston-Salem is growing and what we as a community need to consider as we move forward with the Winston-Salem Renaissance.  How we build, where we build, and how we grow thoughtfully, […]

Work Begins on National Cycling Center in Downtown Winston-Salem

Work Begins on National Cycling Center in Downtown Winston-Salem

By Staff On May 29th, work began on a National Cycling Center in Downtown Winston-Salem. Located at 505 North Liberty Street, renovation of the 42,000 sq. ft. building will cost $6 to 8 million and is anticipated to be completed in eleven to twelve months. “Significant interest and curiosity has […]

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Top Professional Riders to Watch in Winston-Salem for 3rd Annual Winston-Salem Cycling Classic

By Staff National champions, Grand Tour winners and the top men and women across the nation in professional cycling are confirmed to compete this weekend at the third annual Winston-Salem Cycling Classic in North Carolina. The professional criterium races will take place on Saturday, May 30, as part of the […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Sports
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Winston-Salem Cycling Classic Preview – Events & Road Closures

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, a professional biking event in its third year, will return to downtown Winston-Salem and surrounding areas on Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31. Saturday’s race events will conclude with an evening concert at the Wake forest Innovation Quarter’s new Bailey Park featuring […]