Winston-Salem holds the dubious distinction of being located in the county with the second worst record for upward mobility in the nation and holds the highest poverty rate of any of the five largest cities in North Carolina. And, as Senior Editor Jordan Green reports in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story, the stunning emergence of downtown Winston-Salem as a hub of arts and technology has coincided with deterioration in the city’s high-poverty and distressed neighborhoods.


election pic credit Jordan Green Larson seeks recount in South Ward city council race

Public agrees on plan for Greensboro skatepark

Special election for Congress draws dozens of candidates




maxresdefault-1 • Editorial: Telling it like it isn’t

• It Just Might Work: More bus shelters

• Fresh Eyes: We are your children, and HB 2 harms us

• Editor’s Notebook: At sea




Aces Citizen Green: Perverse Republican law endangers public safety and violates privacy

Fun & Games: Aces high

All She Wrote: Potty politics




K food • Food: A Taste of Senegal just down the road

• Barstool: Tipsy’z Tavern

• Music: High Point rapper Tange Lomax puts in her work

• Art: Beka Butts dreams big for High Point arts


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