Greensboro, N.C. — On this Recipe Wednesday, grab the ketchup! July 13 is National Fry Day and there’s no question, french fries are many Americans favorite side dish, as we eat an average of 29 pounds of fries each year. Shannon Smith stopped by Big Burger Spot in Greensboro where they make their fries fresh…
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Winston-Salem to begin construction of permanent skate park this summer.
Triad Dog Games kick off in Clemmons this weekend
Anybody that tries to go to the Hobby Lobby in Winston Salem, the paper got it wrong they open Friday March 13!
Arrest Elsa! Cops seek comic relief from bitter cold.
In the beginning there was Thruway…
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Like most things, shopping centers and malls are nothing new. In ancient Greece, every city had an open space near the center known as the agora where merchants could display and sell their wares. About 2,000 years ago, the Roman Emperor Trajan built a shopping center in his forum. It was semicircular and multilevel, with vaulted ceilings and contained bars and restaurants as well as shops.
Trajan’s market center
In 1907, a group of Baltimore merchants took a step toward the modern shopping center when they established a common off-street free parking area for their customers. The first suburban shopping center in the US, Country Club Plaza, was established by J.C. Nichols in Kansas City in 1922. But by the end of World War II, there were still no suburban centers in North Carolina.
The Messick family was involved in the grocery business…
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Catching up with ‘Tattoo Joe’ a local legend in Winston-Salem.
Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden said if it’s renewed for a third season, “Sleepy Hollow” will move production from Wilmington following the demise of the North Carolina film tax credit program.
Dear Sleepy Hollow Crew,
For months, I knew this day would come. The day we would say goodbye to a television show that employed hundreds of Wilmington, NC residents. Put money in the pockets of so many small businesses and brought so many fans of the show to this great city of ours. I’ve met many and took them around the town where they spent so many of their dollars here. I am sure many of you remember me sneaking them by and introducing them to you.
I tried my best, but even my best wasn’t good enough last year to educate the narrow minds of the North Carolina House and the Senate. My words fell on deaf ears. Some said we don’t need the incentives to keep the productions coming. Some said, it’s just not worth it, it costs the state. I urge them to ask the small businesses across…
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