Feb. 12, 2014 12:00
If you don’t leave a place called Los Gordos feeling at least slightly overstuffed, there’s something wrong. As my colleague, Jordan Green, and I left the restaurant, a new Tex- Mex spot on High Point Road in Greensboro, he commented that it’s likely the most full he’s ever felt for $7....
Feb. 5, 2014 12:00
Before Wolfgang Puck’s monthly “Cooked, Corked and Poured Dinner” last week, an executive chef for the company told me they aim to create a comfortable atmosphere to showcase their food in a way that is inviting and avoids being stuffy. No white tablecloths, no dress code....
Jan. 29, 2014 12:00
Even to those that don’t know him well, he is easily recognizable by his white hair combed back above his soft features; his deep, soothing voice and casual Southern accent; or his signature clerical collar, purple shirt and sloping gold chain around his neck....
Jan. 29, 2014 12:00
The folding chairs set up on the gym floor filled quickly on Jan. 23, and little room was left on several rows of bleachers stretching the length of the gym as a couple hundred people arrived at the Peeler Recreation Center despite the biting cold temperature....
Jan. 22, 2014 12:00
Two people, living in an apartment in Greensboro’s Glenwood neighborhood, appear to be caught between a city housing code designed to protect residents like them and their desire to stay in the unit they’ve lived in for the past four years even though the building is condemned....
Jan. 22, 2014 12:00
Sometimes I catch myself — either in a low, conspiratorial tone or with an air of nonchalance — telling stories about my run-ins with danger. I prefer to clump the scariest, most intense ones together, which makes sense considering almost all my best tales took place during a semester in Central America....
Jan. 22, 2014 12:00
There  are a handful of restaurants so prominent in Greensboro’s dining scene — due to a mix of longevity and quality — that it may seem like everyone knows. That’s exactly why I’ve been surprised when people have told me they’ve never been to the Lindley Park Filling Station, and somewhat red-faced when I realized YES! Weekly....
Jan. 22, 2014 12:00
Picture the cliché of an artsy student in high school, the one who takes as many arts classes as possible to avoid all other subjects. That was Kat Jackson, and she hasn’t strayed far. With an ingrained appreciation for craft and handmade things from her mother, Jackson pursued art after high school, attending UNCG to study art education....

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