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[Business Spotlight] Fat Tuesday

By: Jessica Clifford Fat Tuesday is a national and international franchise that began in New Orleans and spread to over 50 locations. The location in downtown Greensboro opened in late July of 2017 and is ...
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Old Enough to Serve

By: Jim Longworth I never knew Richard Dobbs Spaight personally, but I bet he resented George Mason. In 1787, Spaight, a native of New Bern, was one of North Carolina’s delegates to the Constitutional Convention ...
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Greensboro’s Inclusive Take on the Tiny House Movement

By: Jessica Clifford United States capitalism has endorsed one way of life: the American Dream. The white picket fence, a two-story house and property for children to play in, are necessities for many homeowners. This ...
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[Business Spotlight] Old Town Draught House

By: Jessica Clifford The Old Town Draught House is famous for being the bar on the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s campus that has served locals, students and faculty since 1996. However, the bar was ...
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Campus Rape and the Clery Act: Are Local Colleges Violating ...

*Editor’s note: Yes! Weekly hopes this article will convince all Triad colleges and universities to be uniformly transparent in complying with the Clery Act and make this information easily accessible to students and their parents. ...
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Made in America: Greensboro Band Sings About Love, Anger ...

Matthew Armstrong has a broad view of American culture — of American poetry and literature, music and history. It sweeps far back into the past and pulses with electric jolts through the present moment. In ...
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UNCG Alumna, Poet Releases New Poetry Collection

My late father loved the work of award-winning University of North Carolina Greensboro alumna Kelly Cherry, whose newest poetry collection Beholder’s Eye was published August 18 by Groundhog Press. I told her how much one ...
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Holly Goddard Jones Ticks Off America

  Greensboro author Holly Goddard Jones’s The Salt Line, debuting next month from Putnam, has been called “one of the best Southern books of the year” by Southern Living magazine. Yet, there are no fried ...
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A SHIFT in Gaming: Greensboro’s Only Virtual Reality Arcade

                On July 1 two business partners opened the arcade of the future in Greensboro. Shift is a virtual reality arcade, complete with safely padded booths and equipped ...
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GTCC, UNC GREENSBORO CHOSEN FOR NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO CLOSE ACHIEVEMENT ...

JAMESTOWN, N.C. — Two Guilford County educational institutions have been selected to take part in a national initiative to help close achievement gaps in higher education. Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) and the University of ...