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City Beverage Wine And Beer Tent Sales

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…

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Asheville Day Trip: Where To Eat, Shop And Be Merry

Guest post by Mary Haglund of Winston-Salem’s star eatery, Mary’s Gourmet Diner. Mary shares her favorite places to eat, drink, shop, stay and be merry in Asheville, NC. People have been asking me about my favorite places to visit in Asheville. So here goes!

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Looking For 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 from restaurants that don’t officially offer a delivery service. We’re happy to announce that your wait is over, thanks to services such as Takeout Central, a local NC company that has expanded to several North Carolina cities including WS. The site lets you choose from a number of local restaurants, and hires local drivers to order, pick up, and deliver your food (minimum order of $10) for a low delivery fee of $2.99-$3.49 per restaurant (plus tax and tip; the cost may be slightly higher for restaurants that are far away)…

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Winston-Salem Recycling: What Can You Really Recycle?

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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Zagster: Bike Share Comes To Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem has joined the ranks of many cities and universities around the country by adding a bike share system to our urban environment. This system, known as Zagster, provides an opportunity for residents and visitors alike to rent bikes to use around town. Let’s jump on and learn more about this new fun local adventure…

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UNCSA The Nutcracker 2017 Review

The UNC School of the Arts “The Nutcracker” is a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition for many Winston-Salem families, ours included.  The dazzling production offers exquisite artistry in dancing, elaborate costumes, set design and Tchaikovsky’s rich musical score and is a joy for all ages. Beyond the fantastic ballet performances and magical music, the production includes falling snow, rolling fog, and a magical light show of a Christmas tree that grows enormous right before your eyes. Read our review of this year’s production…

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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

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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Eat Drink Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is now a two week event throughout the Triad. Find out what all the hype is about.