The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem’s “step-up” initiative emphasizes moving public-housing residents towards self-sufficiency. It turns out the agency has been down this road before, and actually holds an admirable track record of empowering residents to move on up. Jordan Green tracks the stigmatized history of public housing in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.


Zack Matheny Downtown investment boom tracks with mayor’s tenure

New Downtown Greensboro Inc. leaders chart course

• High Point Journal: The meeting before the meeting is rescheduled



~1424830048~Matthew Stafford • Editorial: Cities under siege

• It Just Might Work: Criminal charges for landlords

• Fresh Eyes: A conservative case against redistricting

• Editor’s Notebook: School night


Salter2 • Exile on Jones Street: Mailbag: Same old same old

• Citizen Green: A dream so tantalizing we can taste it

• Good Sport: The definitive Triad basketball list

• All She Wrote: Lego my Oscars


catlin_buffalobull • Food: A Southern food institution everyone should know

• Barstool: The Whisky Box

• Music: Variety of artists shine at the shuffle

• Art: Oh, Reynolda home, where the buffalo roam

• Stage & Screen: Born in the 1980s: Reaganism, tribalism and AIDS

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