Triad City Beat This Week: March 8, 2017

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Blade Properties III LLC, a company formed by a group of wealthy Irving Park investors, bought up dozens of low-income rental properties in Greensboro before the housing crash. Whether they’ve under-invested in the properties and dragged down neighboring values is debatable, and so far they don’t appear to have made much money, but they’re in a position to cash out through NC A&T University’s expansion. Senior Editor Jordan Green gets into the weeds in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.

NEWS

Triad refugee agencies adjust to drastic reduction in new arrivals

New owner rehabilitates Rolling Hills’ image with major investment

 

 

OPINION

• Editorial: Billboard or propaganda?

• Editor’s Notebook: Lint and more, clogging the system

 

 

COLUMNS

• Citizen Green: Terror and identity in the age of Trump

• Sportsball: The Triad College basketball tournament roundup

• Triaditude Adjustment: ‘Mostly because her name was squeaky’

 

CULTURE

• Food: Vegetarian restaurant hides in Indian grocery

• Barstool: Broad Branch Distillery progresses to ‘big boy pants’

• Music: All Them Witches cast stoner-rock spell on local fans

• Art: Poems come alive in statewide competition

 

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