by Jordan Green A barbecue restaurant on North Main Street has collected hundreds of signatures opposing road dieting, but many business owners support the initiative. Alan Ferguson was…
SECCA hosts a symposium of Kevin Jerome Everson’s work beginning today at 9 a.m. Read all about it here.
Today at 2 p.m., NC A&T University hosts a press conference on hypoallergenic peanuts and demonstration of processing technology at Gateway University Research Park. Sounds kinda cool.
March of Dimes 23rd Annual Greensboro Signature Chefs Auction is today at 6 p.m.
in the Empire Room in downtown Greensboro. Details here. At the same time at the Greensboro Cultural Center, the Human Relations Commission meets. Read More
story and illustrations by Ian McDowell
I’m not the sort of atheist who refuses to say grace or throws a hissy fit about crèches on municipal property. That’s why I didn’t mind when Bishop took my hand and prayed for me. Of course, I was still in shock. I had just learned that I might have leukemia.
by Nicole Crews
Me: Do you remember when I was a kid and you forced me to go to clown camp at UNCG and you spent the day hanging with your painterly friends on Tate Street? That was my first taste of wanting to change places with you.
Mother: Yes. I’ve never seen a child so fascinated with band fliers, record stores and counterculture.
Me: Oddly enough I’m friends with a lot of those countercultural “kids” now.
Mother: So I see clown camp paid off. Read More
by Eric Ginsburg
This is a story that takes place in High Point, but it’s mostly being told for the benefit of people whose orbits keep them primarily in Winston-Salem or Greensboro. That’s because people in High Point — the ones who go out to eat, anyway — are already coming here in droves.
Just before noon on a relatively quiet side street of High Point’s Uptowne district, it felt as if a retaining wall holding back a flood of white-collar workers had ruptured, sending people spilling into Emerywood Fine Foods. By 12:05 p.m. that Friday, the only tables left were two-seaters, and most of those were occupied, too. Read More
story and illustrations by Ian McDowell I’m not the sort of atheist who refuses to say grace or throws a hissy fit about crèches on municipal property. That’s…
by Nicole Crews Me: Do you remember when I was a kid and you forced me to go to clown camp at UNCG and you spent the day…