Dixie Classic Fair Extends Veterans Wall of Honor Submissions Through August 15th

By Staff The Dixie Classic Fair, the second-largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced it has extended the deadline for submitting information for its Veterans Wall of Honor through August 15th, 2014. Beginning in 2014, The Dixie Class Fair will honor those in the Triad community who have served […]

by · August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Guides & Events
CCD WebTV – Corks, Caps, & Taps Episode One

CCD WebTV – Corks, Caps, & Taps Episode One

  CCD is proud to present our newest expansion in content, CCD Web TV.  Our first web show is “Cork, Caps, & Taps” which features CCD editor-in-chief Chad Nance and the proprietor of downtown Winston-Salem’s Corks, Caps, & Taps” bar.  On the show you’ll have the opportunity to learn more […]

by · August 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Second Sundays on 4th on August 10th

Second Sundays on 4th on August 10th

By Staff   On Sunday, August 10th 4th Street will fill up again as people from all over Winston-Salem come together to hang-out, be entertained, and simply enjoy one another and our city. SSO4 will be held on 4th Street between Cherry and Marshall in downtown Winston-Salem. The event will […]

by · August 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Guides & Events
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3rd Shift – Mooney’s Mess… Time Out!

  By Chad Nance   “Yo! Hold up! Time out! Time Out! Y’all take a chill. You need to cool that sh** out. And that’s the double truth, Ruth.” – Samuel L. Jackson in “Do the right Thing” It’s getting hot in Camel City, and I ain’t referring to the […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 7 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown

Compassion, Panhandling, & Controversy Downtown at Mooney’s Mediterranean Café

By Chad Nance     A Winston-Salem restaurant owner finds himself in what he describes as a “lose/lose” situation following an incident in which he would not allow a Winston-Salem woman to purchase a meal for a homeless person, denying service in what he describes as an effort to stop […]

by · July 30, 2014 · 40 comments · Community, Downtown

Downtown Fitness Expo Promises to Deliver Time-Saving Ways to Be Fitter & Healthier

By Staff Busy parents and professionals will benefit from attending Crossfit Downtown Winston’s Fitness Expo and Open-House-A-Palooza on August 2. This free fitness event will showcase little known methods on how to boost your health and fitness around a busy schedule, even if you have heavy work and family demands. […]

by · July 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown, Health
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Winston-Salem Locals! The New Winston Museum Needs Your Help

By Staff   With the latest internet memes being all about identifying with your hometown, the New Winston Museum is developing a way to truly show that your are “So Winston-Salem” in a way that goes deeper than silly prevailing trends. The New Winston Museum is collecting community stories from […]

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The Moral Movement Comes to Winston-Salem

By Chad Nance Photos by Carissa Joines   “We have had to fight Democrats too. When it comes to our voting rights we will fight anybody, anytime!” The NCNAACP’s Rev. William Barber II preached to the crowd on a 90 degree Camel City summer night. Around 500 people gathered downtown in […]

by · July 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Downtown
CCD Editorial Cartoon – RJR Building to Return to Business Prominence

CCD Editorial Cartoon – RJR Building to Return to Business Prominence

By Andrew David Cox           You can read about this new project on CCD HERE. Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown

Winston-Salem Youth Advisory Council Draws Attention to Homeless Children in Winston Square Park

By Staff “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelou   It is often easy to focus on the negative when it comes to teenagers. A favorite refrain of every generation since the […]

by · June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown