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River Run 2021

… to present online and drive through screenings in May The RiverRun International Film Festival will run May 6-16, featuring more than 100 screenings virtually and at drive-ins. RiverRun, based in Winston-Salem, is an Academy Award-qualifying festival in two categories: Documentary Short and Animated Short. This is the festival’s 23rd …
Black History in NC

Today marks the first day celebrating Black History Month and my husband wrote this great article that is perfect for those with kids or interested in local history. https://www.nctripping.com/black-history-in-north-carolina/
Camel City Chat

Ever wanted to learn about the new bus stop murals, or the photographer behind the ” Faces of the Pandemic” photo essay that appeared in Triad City Beat? Camel City Chat interviews Owens Daniels. Click Here for the interview
Lavender and Honey

Lavender and Honey Kitchen’s cinnamon rolls and other sweet treats no longer have to wait till Saturday morning to pick them up at Cobblestone Farmers Market. Now, they can get them five days a week. Lavender and Honey opened its own retail bakery and café Dec. 4 at 401 West …
bitty & beaus coffee

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A new coffee chain called Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is coming to the Triad. This all-inclusive coffee shop employs more than 80 percent of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Amy and Ben Wright founded the shop four years ago in honor of their children, Bitty and Beau, …
Triad Food & Beverage

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Downtowns in several areas of the Triad are changing, and it’s not in ways that will welcome more people. Over the last few months, restaurant owners have walked away from fulfilling careers that made them happy. The pandemic is too tough to fight and too hard to …
2021

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In 1926, the building on the corner at 633 N. Liberty St. in Winston-Salem was a bustling Ford dealer. The three-story 44,000-square-foot building housed the Twin City Motor Company, where they had administrators, new car displays and sales, as well as maintenance and repairs. It’s a historic …
Spring Theatre

Spring Theatre is back with our second offering of Socially-Distanced Cinema, ‘Season’s Screenings,’ Written and Directed by Dan Beckmann & Erinn Dearth, with Music by David Lane. This satirical holiday sampler platter is bursting at the seams with comedy, song, dance, and a heartfelt message aiming to bring each and …
Best of the Beat 2020

This is our very first Best of the Beat, and in the making of it we addressed some of the biggest problems I’ve had with the form and corrected a few of our own mistakes along the way. For one, our vote is honest. This was not one of those deals where …
FlyWheel Foundation

The Flywheel Foundation has created an emergency SOS Grant Fund for Forsyth County restaurants and retailers that are struggling to remain in business due to the prolonged pandemic restrictions and the current surge. The fund will receive donations through April 30, 2021.   The Foundation is partnering with Greater Winston-Salem …