Daily Beat: July 28, 2015



• Local transportation agencies, including the Winston-Salem Urban Area Transportation Committee, the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation and the Winston-Salem Transit Authority, hold an open houses for comprehensive plans for rail, bicycle, pedestrian, airport, street and highway transportation at the Clark Campbell Transportation Center in downtown Winston-Salem at 11 a.m. Check out the plans here.

• Greensboro City Council meets for a work session in the Plaza Level Conference Room in Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., at 3 p.m. Council members will receive updates on the future skate park, a proposed council committee structure, neighborhood oriented policing and the future LeBauer Park. Agenda here.

• High Point City Council and the city’s planning and zoning commission hold a joint meeting at High Point Theatre at 4 p.m. to discuss the final module of the update of the High Point Ordinance Rewrite Project. Read on for more information about the doings of the P&Z commission.


• The High Point Planning & Zoning Commission meets in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 6 p.m.

• The Washington Street Neighborhood Association meets in the Community and Neighborhood Development Center, located at 210 Fourth St. in High Point, at 6 p.m.

• The Sprague Street Community Center, located at 1350 East Sprague St., hosts a presentation of Heather Fearnbach’s book, Winston-Salem’s Architectural Heritage, at 6 p.m.

• Working America and several other groups host a discussion on the campaign to raise wages for fast-food restaurants to $15 per hour at Peeler Recreation Center, located at 1300 Sykes Ave. in Greensboro, at 6:30 p.m. Contact Carissa Morrison to reserve a spot by calling 919/903-6368 or emailing [email protected]

• The Crown, the Carolina Theatre’s upper room in Greensboro, presents six short plays by William Inge, all part of the Apartment Complex cycle, with locals handling acting duties. The performance is a partnership with the Racial Equity Institute, the Family Justice Center, the YWCA and the Triad Apartment Association.