June 17, 2015 09:53
In college, a drama teacher once told me that you can’t speak down to the classes below you. Contextually, she was speaking about standup comedy and how, in that case, it’s hard for straight, white middle-class males to carve out a career in stand-up......
June 10, 2015 08:07
Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan does what can only be described as a first-rate job of representing and connecting with the city as a whole. At public meetings and high-class business and society functions she represents the pro-growth, dollars and sense electorate with an unquestionable elegance....
June 3, 2015 07:57
I filed a public information request for emails containing the search term “Jason Cannon” a while back. I was looking for evidence of his financial settlement with Downtown Greensboro Inc. or anything related to him accusing a member of the Greensboro City Council of creating a hostile work environment for him....
May 27, 2015 08:05
If you see any of us, the YES! Weekly staff, out and about in the streets this coming week and you notice we are perspiring at what seems to be an unhealthy rate, know that we are merely suffering withdrawals from consuming entirely too much hamburger in the past two weeks....
May 20, 2015 09:27
In developing the cover story this week, which was both enjoyable and frustrating all at the same time, it was hard not to think about how different the two cities – Greensboro and Winston- Salem – operate. I’m not leaving High Point out of the mix for any particular reason other than it’s sort of the middle child as it relates to this conversation....
May 13, 2015 08:02
I learned so much this past week reporting for my cover story The Art of Design that there was no way I could ever get it all in. Coming up against my deadline, and with the story pushing 2600 words, I decided to let it rest and hope it adds something to the public conversation....
May 6, 2015 08:03
Some of our usual suspects - Jim Longworth, Mark Burger, Lenise Willis – possess such a strong understanding on their respective beats, and are so highly regarded in the community, that we know they are the best source for all things theater, film, and celebrity/political commentary....
April 22, 2015 07:56
Ryan Saunders, a mover and shaker with Create Your City, was recently featured on WFMY News 2 talking about the positivity of murals and public art. Gleefully, and perhaps strategically, steering away from the vilified term “graffiti,” Saunders explained how much of an impact a mural has on passersby, both walking and driving....
April 15, 2015 08:00
This week is a very big week for the Greensboro City Council. The controversial bill, known as SB36, could be passed by a NC House Committee. If the bill is passed it will completely change the way Greensboro is governed....

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