Triad City Beat This Week: Feb. 4-10, 2015

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Sometimes they leave for love. Sometimes they leave for opportunity. Sometimes they leave because they want better restaurants, better dating prospects, a better music scene. In this week’s cover story, the editorial staff of Triad City Beat tracks some of the artists, activists, curators and musicians who have matriculated out of Greensboro and Winston-Salem into the greener pastures of Brooklyn, Austin and Philadelphia.

NEWS

jay and his girls copy• Government rebuked for excluding witness in Latin Kings trial

• Investor calls out ‘deadbeat’ business partner at Silo Deli

• High Point Journal: Overhaul of Washington Street underway

 

 

OPINION

Molly McGinn credit Jordan Green• Editorial: Strange brews

• It Just Might Work: More dog parks in Greensboro

• Fresh Eyes: Letting go of the lunch counter

• Editor’s Notebook: A free refill on the café au lait

 

COLUMNS

Basketball Hoop Generic• Exile on Jones Street: HBD TCB! (Now get back to work)

• Citizen Green: When political expediency trumps children

• Good Sport: Preaching the gospel of ball at Guilford College

• All She Wrote: Ballers

 

CULTURE

crystalbright_69 copy• Food: Uncle Desi’s serves up flavorful Jamaican options

• Barstool: Vin205 & Wine Merchants Gourmet

• Music: Bright and company shine in Absolute extravaganza

• Art: Exhibit explores artists’ relationships with self

• Stage & Screen: That’ll do Piglet: Local talent films an honest effort

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