http://yesweekly.com/articles.sec-235-1-dirt.html Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 NORTH SIDE http://yesweekly.com/article-18693-north-side.html NORTH SIDE
Fisher Park has long been one of the most coveted historical neighborhoods in Greensboro, but the area is about to become even more desirable. With new restaurants, a co-op market, the Downtown Greenway and a brewery all taking shape near the 600 block of Battleground Ave....]]>
EMOTIONAL PHENOMENA http://yesweekly.com/article-18694-emotional-phenomena.html ABSOLUTE POWER http://yesweekly.com/article-18708-absolute-power.html ABSOLUTE POWER
With a press of his knuckles into the back of the man’s neck, the officer switches his stance, positioning himself behind the man and reaching for his handcuffs. He keeps a firm grasp on the detained man’s hands, positioned compliantly at the small of his back....]]>
MINORITY REPORT http://yesweekly.com/article-18709-minority-report.html ARTS ALIVE http://yesweekly.com/article-18714-arts-alive.html ARTS ALIVE
The City of Greensboro will be hosting the National Folk Festival for its 75 th anniversary in 2015. The three-day outdoor festival celebrates American culture through food, music, crafts, dance and other art forms. Greensboro will host the event using seven stages to feature over 30 performing groups....]]>
COURSE CHANGES http://yesweekly.com/article-18673-course-changes.html COURSE CHANGES
On most days Julius Reese can be found behind the counter of the Winston Lake Golf Course pro shop greeting customers with a big smile and friendly banter. Reese has worked at the course since 2010 and was just promoted to the position of golf professional by the City of Winston-Salem....]]>
NIGHTBUS COMETH http://yesweekly.com/article-18674-nightbus-cometh.html NIGHTBUS COMETH
At least that’s the idea behind a new endeavor from Director of the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG Justin Streuli, and local social entrepreneur Ryan Saunders....]]>
TRUTH TOUR http://yesweekly.com/article-18675-truth-tour.html PATROL ZONES http://yesweekly.com/article-18685-patrol-zones.html PATROL ZONES
The Neighborhood Oriented Policing plan, which will bring new division maps and increased patrol zones, won’t be fully implemented until early January. But a cadre of deputy chiefs at a community forum this week said that new patrol lieutenants would most likely be assigned in the next two weeks....]]>
AUTHENTIC LIVING http://yesweekly.com/article-18686-authentic-living.html AUTHENTIC LIVING
The center already includes a pool with a patio and area for grilling, a conference center with a TV, a fitness center, a yoga studio, and a basketball court that will soon be completed. The development also contains a conference center that both residents and nonresidents can reserve....]]>
PFAFFTOWN PHENOMENON http://yesweekly.com/article-18638-pfafftown-phenomenon.html PFAFFTOWN PHENOMENON
Susan and Charles Mclamb have lived on Wedge Drive in Pfafftown for 25 years. They once enjoyed playing on the Grandview golf course just around the corner from their home on Wedge Drive, as well as the peace and isolation of being away from the hustle and bustle of the city....]]>
[THE ROVER] - By Any Means Necessary http://yesweekly.com/article-18639-%255Bthe-rover%255D.html PARK PROBLEMS http://yesweekly.com/article-18642-park-problems.html PARK PROBLEMS
Hanes Park by night is not a place you want to be. It is dark, isolated and a haven for criminal activity. Vandals have sprayed graffiti around the park, broken into cars to steal valuables, and broken into the Joe White Tennis Center multiple times....]]>
FUNDING PROGRESS http://yesweekly.com/article-18648-funding-progress.html FUNDING PROGRESS
One of the South Elm Development Group’s partners updated city planners on the Union Square Campus’s technical aspects last week, including giving those present a glimpse of architectural drawings....]]>
[THE ROVER] http://yesweekly.com/article-18604-%255Bthe-rover%255D.html [THE ROVER]
To hear Ronald Cotton tell it, it wasn’t nothing but a thing, a little something he had to go through on the way to be ing the man he is today. A man who doesn’t display one visible ounce of anger or angst, or even regret on the lines of his forehead as he sits there at a public forum talking about his experience....]]>
SALOON SAVED http://yesweekly.com/article-18607-saloon-saved.html SALOON SAVED
“There will be jobs in this building when it is preserved,” said Dawn Chaney of Chaney Properties. Chaney recently purchased another historic empty building in downtown Greensboro, and has cited the 25 jobs that the new tenants, 1618 restaurant, will bring to the area....]]>
DECISION TIME http://yesweekly.com/article-18608-decision-time.html DECISION TIME
Voters in Winston-Salem will vote on five bond issues totaling $139.2 million in the fall. At their meeting on Monday night, members of the Winston-Salem City Council unanimously voted to put the items on the November ballot, which include $42.3 million for street and sidewalk repairs, $31 million for public safety, $30....]]>
PROCEDURAL VIOLATIONS http://yesweekly.com/article-18609-procedural-violations.html PROCEDURAL VIOLATIONS
But it was the tension between Councilman Fox and Mayor Nancy Vaughan that brought the discussion down to an uncomfortable level....]]>
HOUSING HEADACHES http://yesweekly.com/article-18615-housing-headaches.html HOUSING HEADACHES
Drive down McCreary Street in Winston-Salem’s Northeast Ward and you will see several empty plots of land, some of which are overgrown with Kudzu. Those are the properties where realtor Richard Miller once owned houses, only to have them burned down by vandals....]]>
[THE ROVER] http://yesweekly.com/article-18555-%255Bthe-rover%255D.html [THE ROVER]
Last Thursday the news from the Gaza Strip was grim. Tunnels and terrorists and school children being blown to bits by the vanguard of technology. It was on the radio. It was on the tv. My Facebook feed was on fire with acrimony lobbed indiscriminately back and forth....]]>
REVOLUTION EVOLUTION http://yesweekly.com/article-18560-revolution-evolution.html REVOLUTION EVOLUTION
Brothers Moses and Ceasar Cone started Revolution Mill in the 1890s after realizing that it would be easier to process the raw materials needed to make denim and other textiles closer to where the cotton was grown. Cone Mills operated the building until 1982....]]>
WORKING TOGETHER http://yesweekly.com/article-18561-working-together.html LEKKER STYLE http://yesweekly.com/article-18572-lekker-style.html LEKKER STYLE
“I’m passionate for bikes and cycling,” said Holt. “I started riding bikes in the early 90s. I started mountain biking on the trails here in Greensboro. Back then there was just a few miles of trail. Now there’s 50 plus miles of single track mountain bike trail or paved Greenway....]]>
ROYAL PAIN - West Salem residents object to motel’s lingering issues http://yesweekly.com/article-18575-royal-pain.html ROYAL PAIN - West Salem residents object to motel’s lingering issues
On July 23 real estate broker Brandon Vickers started a petition on change.org entitled “Declare the Royal Inn a public nuisance and immediately begin the abatement process....]]>
UNION CAMPAIGN MET WITH PUNCH http://yesweekly.com/article-18532-union-campaign-met-with-punch.html GLENWOOD MURAL ENGAGES COMMUNITY http://yesweekly.com/article-18534-glenwood-mural-engages-community.html GLENWOOD MURAL ENGAGES COMMUNITY
A research center housed within the Department of Interior Architecture at UNCG began working with members of the Glenwood community back in January to plan a mural near the intersection of Glenwood Avenue and Grove Street that would be open to everyone in the neighborhood....]]>
COUNCIL MEMBERS FIND TROUBLE WITH CONTRACT http://yesweekly.com/article-18535-council-members-find-trouble-with-contract.html COUNCIL MEMBERS FIND TROUBLE WITH CONTRACT
During a City Council meeting on June 3, Holder presented a slideshow of dilapidated properties on downtown Lewis Street, one owned by Hoffman. Holder accused Hoffman of hypocrisy for not keeping her properties up to a code that she herself voted for....]]>
[THE ROVER] - Newspapers urged to find “funding partners” at industry conference http://yesweekly.com/article-18538-%255Bthe-rover%255D.html COUNCIL CONSIDERS BOND REFERENDUM http://yesweekly.com/article-18539-council-considers-bond-referendum.html COUNCIL CONSIDERS BOND REFERENDUM
Winston-Salem City Leaders discussed a bond referendum totaling more than $139 million at their meeting Monday night. The package includes a variety of infrastructure imp rovements such as sidewalk repairs, street repairs, parks and recreation improvements and other issues related to public safety....]]>
EQUAL RIGHTS http://yesweekly.com/article-18547-equal-rights.html EQUAL RIGHTS
If passed, the policy would include medical and dental insurance along with employee assistance, voluntary vision and voluntary long term care. Employees would also be eligible for sick leave under the Family Medical Leave Act and domestic partners would be eligible for survivorship benefits under a 401(k) or 457 pension....]]>