Nov. 6, 2013 10:35
The defeat of legally sanctioned racial segregation in the 1960s spelled the beginning of the end for Washington Street as the center of black commerce and culture in High Point, as black capital, talent and business enterprise were allowed to flow beyond its confines....
Oct. 30, 2013 10:28
The easiest way for most adults to relate is through Halloween, she points out, the one day of the year that it’s widely acceptable for adults to dress up. Rhyne plans to be X-23 this year — a female clone of Wolverine from X-Men — if she can finish making the wardrobe in time, but costuming is a year-round venture for her....
Oct. 23, 2013 11:01
• Focused on development downtown, at the airport and nano-science. • Pushed strongly for the downtown performing arts center, initially brought up idea for a stricter noise ordinance. • Emphasizes his visionary leadership, energy and ability to bring people together....
Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
“The bulk of my work is graphic novels for young adults and children,” she says. “I think [comics are] just a really clear way to tell a story. It’s easy to convey images and ideas through comics and have them connect with younger readers because they grow up on such a visual world....
Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
Lesser and his overeducated group of nerds know that to appease the comicbook crowd, they will have to know their stuff. They’ve got to know Earth 1 from Earth 2, distinguish between the Iron Man suits and know the difference between Batgirl and Batwoman, and the red and Green Hulks....
Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
When District 3 Councilman Zack Matheny declared Greensboro “Comic Book City,” it was easy to shrug it off as just another hokey public-relations stunt. But Brian Ewing, one of the minds behind the city’s first downtown comicbook convention, assures us this is not the case....
Oct. 9, 2013 09:08
The Triad Beer TrailNorth Carolina experienced a boom in beermaking with the passage of HB392, known as the Pop the Cap Law, in 2005, which lifted a decades-old prohibition on high-alcohol beers like ...
Sept. 25, 2013 10:04
He pulled up outside the Green Door Wheel Works bike shop on West English Road in a late-model black Jeep 4-by-4 wearing shorts and a neon-green T-shirt displaying the Eiffel Tower with the slogan “Ball so hard” on a recent Thursday evening. The attire made sense, considering that he’d come from a kickball game in Greensboro....

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