Dec. 17, 2014 10:11
Dani Vanderboegh has been our editorial intern at YES! Weekly since September. Because interning (especially at a newspaper) is a labor of love – fact checking, spell check, writing listicles, bring cupcakes, etc. – we wanted to highlight the greatest intern we’ve had in our office....
Dec. 10, 2014 10:12
For Heaven Nifong, a bartender in Greensboro, one of the joys of showing up to work is being able to converse with her regular customers. At 26, Nifong already has five years of bartending under her belt, and by the way she talks about mixing drinks and being part of the nightlife, she is showing no signs of stopping....
Dec. 3, 2014 10:19
On most weeknights Coe manages the Beer Company on McGee Street, a craft beer taproom and carry out his father opened in May. Coe hangs behind the counter serving up samples and pints of the many beers on tap, or opening bottles from the cooler of that hard to find beer you consider a must have....
Nov. 26, 2014 10:14
It was one of those times where being a reporter allows me to be nosy. As she waited for her order, I decided to ask her what type of rehearsal she was attending. I assumed music, and being an amateur musician, I was interested in the twominute conversation....
Nov. 19, 2014 10:31
“I remember this house party we did, and we were using Traktor, but neither of us had a computer that was actually fast enough to run it, and our friend had just bought this old Dell computer that we used,” he recalled. It ended up working out, but not after some finagling of the technology....
Nov. 12, 2014 11:17
Two years ago, 9-year-old Elasya Jessup wanted an American Girl doll but needed a way to earn the money so she could pay for it herself. She took on the task by selling candy apples to her neighbors. She then progressed to selling them at a couple of fall bazaars at Whitaker Elementary School....
Nov. 5, 2014 11:37
Chef Tim Thompson, formerly of the Marisol, will be representing the Triad in the Final Fire competition dining series Nov. 19-22 in Raleigh. After he beat out the competition in the Fire in the Triad competition, he said that he is currently trying to prepare by testing out some recipes....
Oct. 29, 2014 01:39
Roberson moved to Winston-Salem for personal reasons and decided to base her theater operations here. Her office is located in Forsyth Tech’s new small business center in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. She plans to open “Angels Without Wings” upon the successful conversion of a property at Greenway and Patterson avenues into a 500-seat theater....
Oct. 22, 2014 02:34
Church grew up in Charlotte and came to Greensboro in 2004 where he attended UNCG, studying English. He’s now the director of community engagement for Equality NC, having joined the group in 2013. I met Church two weeks ago while stationed at the Register of Deed’s office in downtown Greensboro....
Oct. 15, 2014 10:32
You’ll often see Joel Leonard on the receiving end of funny looks as he carries his kanjo — that’s a banjo-like instrument made from a can — around downtown. But that’s OK. He probably wants you to see the big yellow sticker for The Forge, the new makerspace downtown on Lewis Street where he serves as the community builder....

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