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Fall Fun In The Triad

Breakout Greensboro If you are looking for a great mental excursion for a group of friends or family, you’ll want to look into Greensboro’s Breakout games. Located at 700 Carnegie Place, Breakout Greensboro will give ...
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Urban Grinders: Street Art Galore

  Artist Jeff Beck began Urban Grinders with the desire of opening his own art gallery. Today Urban Grinders is known as a coffee shop, but its heart and goals have always been in its ...

City, WSSU team up to talk about trust

More than 100 students from Winston-Salem State University met with officers from the Winston-Salem Police Department and WSSU Campus Police in an effort to create open communication and build trust among the two groups. The ...
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What’s driving the affordable housing deficit in Greensboro?

Dr. Stephen J. Sills Director of the UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies Contact: In November, voters will have the opportunity to impact the quality and quantity of housing in Greensboro by ...

Professor Robert Beachy presents on “Gay Berlin” at WFU

Former history professor, Robert Beachy, and writer of the book “Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity” presented on the history of sexual identity in Germany at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The ...
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Greensboro Downtown Parks Incorporated to manage LeBauer and Center City ...

When Carolyn LeBauer gifted LeBauer Park to Greensboro, a lot of questions came up. How will the park be managed? How will it be staffed? “We certainly didn’t want to turn down an opportunity like ...

Researchers examine link between housing and health

Housing and its connection to health in the United States are beginning to be explored on new levels, and Greensboro is playing a part in that research. Earlier this year, Greensboro joined 50 other cities ...

Nine Hispanic leaders buildings bridges in the Triad

Making Their Mark Yessica Vazquez arrived in the Triad from Nicaragua when she was 12. She was often the lone Hispanic student in her middle school classes in Asheboro. In high school, she helped launch ...
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First Bank looks to make big splash in Triad banking ...

In a day and age of mega bank mergers and multitudes of credit unions popping up everywhere and for every group, you’d think that the traditional community bank might be getting squeezed out of the ...

Reimagining conversations on race in America

I’ve lived my life like everyone else: I’ve lived in different places, I’ve traveled, I’ve met a lot of people. My experience has always been white. I am white. Wherever I go, there I am. ...