Triad City Beat This Week: Feb. 18-24, 2014

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Since the creation of a new fine structure to crack down on landlords with chronic housing code violations, the city of Greensboro has managed to collect only a paltry 7 percent of outstanding fines. Associate Editor Eric Ginsburg looks into the reasons why three offenders account for the bulk of the fines in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.

NEWS

1. Dev Bhandari credit Jordan Green copy• Wet lab facility first step in redevelopment of Whitaker Park

• City may come up short on Renaissance Co-op funding

• High Point Journal: Southside curb market transforms into Himalayan Bazaar

 

OPINION

Trudy Wade, Nancy Vaughan & Nancy Hoffmann copy• Editorial: Friends in business

• It Just Might Work: A distillery in Greensboro or High Point (or both)

• Fresh Eyes: Outside the Southern comfort zone: Hong Kong

• Editor’s Notebook: One year at a time

COLUMNS

Jody Morphis• Exile on Jones Street: UNC’s total non-surprise

• Citizen Green: Should it be Griffinboro or Carrolltown

• Good Sport: Greensboro College Women and anti-heroism

• All She Wrote: Looking for some hot stuff

CULTURE

Thai Herb• Food: Favoring curry in High Point

• Barstool: Beer garden coming to downtown Greensboro

• Music: A Valentine from Daddy Issues

• Art: The Beatles shed light on Middle Eastern affairs

• Stage & Screen: Let’s talk about vaginas

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