Alex Schenker

Alex is a Winstonite (and Salemite) and tennis enthusiast. You'll catch him hitting balls at Miller Park, grabing a cold beer at 1st Street Draft House, or chowing down on a tasty tomato pie at Mozelle's just about any day of the week.

Looking for a Food Delivery Service From Local Restaurants?

Imagine how awesome it would be if you could have food delivered to the doorstep of your Winston-Salem home, even for restaurants that don’t officially offer a delivery service. We’re happy to announce that your wait is over, thanks to TakeOutWs.com. The site lets you choose from a number of local Winston-Salem restaurants, and hires local drivers to order, pick up, and deliver your food for a low delivery fee of $3.99…

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Acrylic Painting Workshop

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Artist Craig Richards Where? 4403 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem, NC For more info talk with Elaine or Kim (336) 659-4305 kimy [at] cityofws [dot] org | artistcraigrichards [at] gmail [dot] com | (336) 655-4888 When? Every Friday morning 9:30am – noon, May 22 – June 19, 2015 How much? $125 for …

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Winston-Salem Recycling: What Can You Really Recycle?

Green Recycling

Winston-Salem recycling support varies based on your specific location. For those that live in our local community, Winston-Salem, NC, here’s a list of things you should recycle. Anything not on this list should not be recycled at this time unless taken to a specific facility. We have included the exceptions too so you have a one-stop local recycling info shop…

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Farm Market Now Open in Buena Vista

Farm Market in Buena Vista The Reynolda Farm Market is now CLOSED. For a list of current Farmers Markets in the Winston-Salem area, please see our article: Winston-Salem Area Farmers Markets. A farm market, the Reynolda Farm Market (not to be confused with the Fresh Market chain of grocery stores) opened today on 1206 Reynolda Rd, …

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Winston Salem Dell Plant Closing

Winston-Salem Dell Plant

Dell received $281 million in local and state incentives when it decided to locate its manufacturing plant in Forsyth County in 2005. The agreement was for Dell to invest an additional $100 million and to create 1700 jobs by September 2010. It was supposed to maintain these jobs for at least a decade longer (until …

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Winston-Salem Historical Facts

Winston Salem Plaza

Ever wondered about the history of some of the buildings in downtown Winston-Salem? There’s lots of history there, and many stories to be told, but we’d be writing a book if we told you them all. Instead, here’s some interesting facts to tickle your curiosity. Want to learn more? Search the site for more articles. More are …

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History of Old Salem

Horse Drawn Carriage

Before it was Old Salem, it was simply Salem, an outpost of religious freedom carved out of the North Carolina wilderness. The buildings and gardens of today’s Old Salem have been lovingly preserved within sight of the office towers and crowded highways of Winston-Salem, the city that grew up around it. The contrast between old …

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Google Coming to Winston-Salem?

Google is currently seeking testing towns in which to invest $500 million worth of High Speed broadband technology. This means homes and businesses will have access to an Internet connection that offers speeds up to 100 times those of what you’re surfing with today. Not to mention the business and press this could potentially bring Winston-Salem. …

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First Street Draught House

First Street Draught House logo

The First Street Draught House, lying on the outskirts of downtown, just below Baptist Hospital, on the corner of First Street and Hawthorne, offers some of Winston-Salem’s tastiest bar food. Whether you’re in the mood for a New Orleans French quarter style pizza, or a juicy mushroom burger, you’ll be happy you ordered what you …

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