Monday, July 25, 2016


NC GOP delegate: Party unity trumps challenge to HB 2

At least one North Carolina Republican who attended her party’s national convention in Cleveland this week as a delegate took PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel’s...


Meet the cast of drag queen bingo

Three of them stand in front of a mirror applying contouring makeup to their faces. Although they are performing the same task, there are...

Mole, chilaquiles and a phantom Vietnamese restaurant

Despite thoroughly enjoying the food at El Mariachi Mexican restaurant on my first visit, I didn’t return until years later — four, if memory...


Barometer: Most important things the NCGA ignored?

Vote in this week's reader poll — we'll publish the results in the next print issue of Triad City Beat!

Fun & Games: The silver hour

Largemouth bass are America’s Fish as much as the Dallas Cowboys are America’s Team. At their best, they strike aggressively, fight hard and possess...


Chosen: A true-life Pokémon Go adventure by a grown man

I spot the wild doduo outside Reanimator in the early afternoon, its twin fuzzy heads bobbing stupidly on the screen of my phone. I...