Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers…Going the Extra Mile!

PHOTOS BY JODIE BRIM CREATIVE   Imagine moving into a new town, in a new state, not knowing a living soul, and opening a new automotive business with no previous experience in the industry during the 2008 financial crisis. Well, that’s what Rebecca and Gary Howorka did. Although, they had no background in the automotive […]

The Publisher Perspective: July 2022

PHOTO BY JEJ PHOTOS Being on the water is my happy place. Maybe it’s because I’m a Pisces or maybe it’s because I have a lot of great childhood memories on or near the water. Probably a bit of both. This past weekend, I was on the water with my brother and his girlfriend when […]

Gears and Guitars 2022: The return of one of Winston-Salem’s favorite events!

There’s already excitement in the air for the return of the community favorite Gears and Guitars Cycling/Music Event, coming your way September 9-11, 2022, with a few new twists this year! The ninth edition of this amazing mix of sport and entertainment will feature three exciting days of professional and amateur bike racing, community bike […]

IMBA Together: Many Faces, One Voice

PHOTOS BY PHOTO ARTISTRY BY MELINDA Amidst all the options for entertainment this summer, be sure to mark your calendar for an event unlike any other! IMBA – the Swahili word for SING IMBA Together is a free concert featuring gospel and Christian contemporary music that will take place at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem […]

Roar: Premier Dining & Entertainment Redefined

Located in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem on North Liberty Street, Roar is bringing back the joy of the roaring ‘20s with both casual cuisine and fine dining, as well as an abundance of family-friendly games and entertainment across four floor levels. Located in the former Twin City Motor Building (across from Camel City BBQ […]

Fashion for the Forsyth Woman: Evelyn Rose Boutique

BY ERIKA TAYLOR This month I’m taking y’all inside Evelyn Rose Boutique in Winston-Salem. This local gem of a boutique is one that offers contemporary, feminine, classic, and affordable clothes that make women feel beautiful and confident. They have looks that will keep you confident and styled all summer long!    First up is this […]

Black Mountain Chocolate Bar: Where Friends Gather

Almost as alluring as the rich, decadent sensory overload of chocolate itself, the new location of local favorite Black Mountain Chocolate is irresistible on its own, as a gathering spot for folks who appreciate hospitality and, of course, fine chocolate! Owners Brent and Millie Peters love their new location behind the historic smokestacks in Innovation […]

The Art Beat of Forsyth Woman: Christina Parrish | Mural Artist

This month’s featured artist, Christina Parrish, creates larger than life custom artwork for her clients by transforming their space with murals that bring their vision to life. How would you describe your work? Most of my murals are brightly colored and posterized imagery coupled with hand lettering. Most imagery is decided on by clients, and […]

Keeping It Real: Savoring the Familiar

In 2020, predictability packed its bags and took a one-way ticket to one epic emergency after another. We barely catch our breath from one scandalizing reality before the tremors of the next tsunami commence!     February 24, 2022 . . . rumors of war in Ukraine accelerated into live images before our very eyes. […]

Triad Honor Flight

As a nation, we owe a debt to those who served during WWII, known as ‘the greatest generation,’ the Korean War and Vietnam War, that we can never repay. The young men who defended our country, the families who awaited their return at home, and our allies during those times in history are the best […]