Triad City Beat This Week: March 22, 2017


Like hip hop, the birth of the video game can be traced to the ’70s, and the genre reached its golden age in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Editor-in-Chief Brian Clarey, aka the Original Gamer, was there, as he explains in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.


B• ‘Welcoming city’ resolution clears committee vote in Winston-Salem

Needle exchange ordinance goes back to the drawing board

Police accused of excessive force against 15-year-old at Fun Fourth



• Editorial: The Affordable Care Act, by any other name

• Trump’s America: Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing

• Editor’s Notebook: At UNCG vs Syracuse, Pretty Ricky has his moment



• Citizen Green: Trump’s lies are beginning to catch up with him

• Sportsball: ‘Blue-collar hockey’ returns to the Triad

• Triaditude Adjustment: Spring cleaning with Poshmark for fun and profit



a-napoletan-pizza-at-cugino-forno-in-revolution-mill• Food: A revolution at the mill, pizza-style

• Barstool: House Divided bridges groups, fan loyalties

• Music: With ‘Object Loop,’ dance troupe, guitarist and light artist meld forms

• Art: Variety on display at Hand-to-Hand Market


Triad City Beat This Week comes out every Wednesday with links to stories in that week’s paper.