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How Jazzercise Kicked My Butt Back Into Shape

Facing my 42nd birthday in late January 2017, I realized that I had not done a damn thing in the form of cardio since making my big health-oriented new year’s resolutions. One other thing happened on that day — my friend JoAnn, who is a Jazzercise instructor, wrote me to wish me a happy birthday and to remind me that I needed to make time to check out Jazzercise Winston-Salem. Hmmm… could it be a sign?

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Lidl Winston-Salem is Opening This Month

Lidl Winston-Salem outside entrance

German grocery store chain Lidl is opening 100 stores across the U.S. in the coming year, with 20 in North Carolina this summer, and one in Winston-Salem on June 15, 2017. Pronounced “LEE-dil,” rhyming with “needle,” the European-style grocery store boasts prices half that of some grocery stores…

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Colleges and Universities in Winston-Salem

Wake Forest University Wait Chapel

Winston-Salem offers a wealth of educational institutions to obtain a degree, further your education or brush up on skills. Whether you’re looking for medical school, film school, law school, seminary, a historically African American college, women’s college, a technical degree, or an ACC college, you can find it all here in the Twin City. Here’s an alphabetical list of our city’s higher education institutions…

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Camp Hanes

Canoes at Camp Hanes

Camp Hanes is a 400-acre recreational camp half an hour from Winston-Salem, nestled on the side of beautiful Sauratown Mountain. Kids and adults alike make a lifetime of outdoor memories there. Our readers receive a $50 discount!

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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 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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Trader Joe’s Coming to Winston-Salem?

Trader Joe's Grocery Carts

It was announced today that Winston-Salem is getting a Trader Joe’s in the old Border’s space at Thruway Center. Read more here about the new store and additional North Carolina news for TJs! Trader Joe’s Rally in BB&T Stadium – Downtown Winston-Salem 7/24/10 3pm Sophie Mihalko and the crew from the local Trader Joe’s Facebook group …

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Westbend Vineyard & Brewhouse – Closed in Fall 2013

Westbend Wine & Beer

North Carolina has a young but vibrant wine community and Winston-Salem is primely positioned in the Yadkin Valley Wine Country. We are kicking this series off by featuring Westbend Vineyards & Brewhouse, located in Lewisville, because it was the first vineyard established in the Yadkin Valley and remains the only winery actually in Forsyth County. They …

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