Michelle Schenker

Born right here in Winston-Salem, NC, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Michelle is a native. At age one she moved to Virginia but after spending 30+ years moving around Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts, California and even Paris, France, Michelle returned home to Winston-Salem in 2004. A job at Hanes brought her here but the heart of the city has kept her here. Her favorite things about Winston-Salem are its welcoming people who call it home, its art-centric culture, and its perfect location at the foot of the Blue Ridge mountains and a short drive to the beaches of the Atlantic. The lack of traffic is a pretty tremendous asset as well, especially since it gives her more free time to enjoy cooking and playing with her dogs, Bella and Lily. Michelle is one of the many residents of this great city who are thrilled to call this "My Winston-Salem"!

Stella Brew

Stella Brew, Winston-Salem, NC

Also new on the beer scene in Winston-Salem is Stella Brew, a craft beer “forward” shop in the Ardmore neighborhood on Hawthorne Road featuring a competitively priced and stellar selection of beers from around the corner and around the world…

Read More »

Artisan

I recently ate at Artisan for brunch and it was awesome! Great prices and the food is really tasty and unique. Their Huevos Rancheros are to die for. What do you guys think of this “new” restaurant?

Read More »

Kids’ Summer Movies: 2019 Schedule

The Grand Theatre Summer Kids Movies

It’s summer! And although that means more time outdoors and at the pool, the Kids’ Summer Movie series at local cinemas is great for rainy days and days you just need an affordable break from the heat all the activity. Find below a listing of participating Winston-Salem cinemas with prices, show times and movies playing with ratings…

Read More »

Why You Love Winston-Salem

We asked our readers via our Facebook and Twitter pages what they love most about Winston-Salem. We know you love it or you would not be a part of our community but getting to the why people choose to live and stay here is the heart of this question. Read the responses so far and we invite you to share your own. We would love to hear from each and every one of you!

Read More »

ATP Tennis Returns To Winston-Salem

Winston Salem Open Tennis 2015 at night Tsonga

2020 will marks the tenth anniversary for the internationally known ATP tennis tournament, The Winston-Salem Open! Next year it will be August 22-29, 2020, at the recently renovated grounds of Wake Forest University’s tennis facility. Ticket sales start in June…

Read More »

Trader Joe’s Winston-Salem Grand Opening!

Trader Joe's Winston Salem

Live from the Grand Opening 10/26/12 – Trader Joe’s opened at 8AM this morning to the enthusiastic cheers of a long line of dedicated Trader Joe’s fans (pictured are Tari and Shawn, with Susan Morris taking the photo; the very first three to arrive!). The first crowds in the door would be greeted by Hawaiian …

Read More »

City Beverage Wine And Beer Tent Sales

City Beverage

Don’t miss the City Beverage Semi-Annual Tent Sale every Spring and Fall on Burke Street in Winston-Salem. Enjoy the wine tastings and take home your favorites. Hundreds of wines and beers will be available by the case. The event starts at 9 a.m., but many arrive early for the best selection…

Read More »

Grilled Asparagus Closing

Finally a Veggie Restaurant in Winston! Oh Wait, Never Mind The Grilled Asparagus, which opened a few weeks ago to the delight of Winston-Salem vegetarians and good food lovers alike, has just announced that it will be closing its doors. Facebook Rumors are True The rumors started on Sunday on Facebook as one of the owner’s posted “sorry …

Read More »

Winston-Salem Scavenger Hunt 2010

Let the Fun Times Begin! For the third year in a row, the famous Scavenger Hunt will be taking place this year on Saturday, April 24, 2010, from 1-5pm. The Winston-Salem Scavenger Hunt lets friends team up and scavenge the city for clues, speeding from checkpoint to checkpoint, solving puzzles and learning about the culture …

Read More »