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Professional Cycling Teams from 10 Countries Showcase Top Talent at Fourth Annual Winston-Salem Cycling Classic – Road Closures Will Affect Several Areas

Memorial Day Weekend Bicycle Races Cap Weeklong National Championships Events; Events Free for Spectators; Schedule and Road Closures on Page 2 By staff Organizers of the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic have confirmed 34 top professional cycling teams representing 10 countries have accepted invitations to race May 29-30, 2016. Seven criterium races […]

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Mike Rothman, Skippy’s Owner, Expresses Thanks for “Mike’s Week” Fundraiser

By Carroll Leggett Mike Rothman, owner of Skippy’s on Fourth Street in downtown Winston-Salem, whose illness prompted a Herculean fundraising effort by the Winston-Salem restaurant community and countless volunteers, has sent a heart-felt letter of appreciation to all who participated in “Mike’s Week.” A legion of local people pitched in, […]

by · May 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Video- For Mike… One Week at Skippy’s

Video- For Mike… One Week at Skippy’s

A mini-doc produced, directed, shot and edited by Timothy Beeman II  of the awesome #Mike‘s Week brought to fruition by the amazing restaurateurs, volunteers and lovers of downtown Winston-Salem. All said, around $111,000 was raised to help Mike Rothman, following his battle with cancer. There is a separate GoFundMe page that is […]

by · May 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Video- Winston-Salem in 1942 Produced by Mayor Richard Joshua Reynolds Jr.

Video- Winston-Salem in 1942 Produced by Mayor Richard Joshua Reynolds Jr.

This video was provided by Noah Reynolds, the grandson of Richard “Dick” J. Reynolds Jr. and  Elizabeth “Blitz” Reynolds.  It is a magnificent look at Winston-Salem in 1942.  A special treat awaits those who watch the full video- Silent footage of Dick Reynolds and his brother Zachary Smith Reynolds flying […]

by · May 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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3rd Shift- Trump Gets the Nod or How I Quit Worrying About the 2016 Election

By Chad Nance “This country has gotten where it is in spite of politics, not by the aid of it. That we have carried as much political bunk as we have and still survived shows we are a super nation.” – Will Rogers “Democracy is the theory that the common […]

by · May 4, 2016 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown
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Winston-Salem and Hot Dogs: A Love Affair

By Timothy Beeman II When it was announced, several weeks ago, that the local restaurateurs were going to reopen Skippy’s Hot Dogs in Winston-Salem, for just a week (actually eight days) and try to raise money for Skippy’s owner, Mike Rothman, the goal was to bring in a few, possibly […]

by · May 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
“Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” Coming May 1

“Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” Coming May 1

By Staff The annual “Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” biking and walking festival will be held Sunday, May 1, in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, offering activities, food and ice cream trucks, and an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to “play in the street. Research Parkway will be closed […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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The New York Times Turns the National Spotlight to the Innovation Quarter

By Staff North Carolina has been in the national spotlight over the last few weeks for all of the wrong reasons, but in an article in the  New York Times reporter Keith Schneider highlighted some of the best our state, and city, have to offer.  In the article our Innovation Quarter and […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Third Shift… Goodbye Senator Parmon

By Chad Nance “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” William Faulkner Legacy is a concept that we never truly get a handle on until the clock really begins to tick loudly. It is that moment when we notice that each second seems to pulse by faster and […]

Creative Corridors Coalition Donor Agrees to Match Funds for Next 20 Hours

Creative Corridors Coalition Donor Agrees to Match Funds for Next 20 Hours

By Staff A donor has agreed to match donations made to complete construction on Winston-Salem’s future, iconic bridges.  They will match up to $2,000 in the next 20 hours.  On January 14th 2016 Creative Corridors kicked off the crowd-funding portion of their fundraising efforts. The crowd-funding effort is part of Creative […]

by · February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown