Bib’s Downtown: Don’t Call This Barbecue!

Bib’s Downtown: Don’t Call This Barbecue! By Timothy G. Beeman II There is one word, one that you would think would be there somewhere, that you will not find at Bib’s Downtown in Winston-Salem: barbecue. Well, that may not be true. It is mentioned in one place and that is on a 20-foot banner that reads Barbecue Pit Masters Championship from Mobile, Alabama. Yes, that cooking competition on television. Bib’s Downtown won it in 2013. But, just because you do not see the word, it is technically still barbecue, at least in the strictest sense of the word. Partners Mark
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Eclection in Kernersville features local artists: Jodie Crandall… Jewelry Artist/Philosopher

Eclection in Kernersville features local artists: Jodie Crandall… Jewelry Artist/Philosopher By Gary Jacques Jodie Crandall, a jewelry artist for 4 ½ years with a wonderful life philosophy, has found her niche at Eclection in Kernersville. Jodie started working with individual jewelry by learning about vintage designers. “It’s engaging to put historical things together.” Crandall is originally from Michigan and came to North Carolina with her family.  She bought and owned a restaurant that closed in 2008.  Jodie was a manager at Green Valley Grill in Greensboro. She also had a successful career in fund development in the non-profit sector. The mother
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Second and Green Tavern: Go to Key West in Winston-Salem

On June 17, Second and Green Tavern will be holding a special gala with proceeds going to OUT at the Movies Int’l LGBT Film Fest & The North Star LGBT Center. The gala is promising a night of delicious food, drinks, fun & live entertainment. Some of the night’s performers include Aurora Carlisle, Shofonda Jade-Addams, Andrea (Chocolate) Carlilse, Paisley Parque, Petite Dee Jonville and male dancers. The event will be from 7 pm until 11 pm. Tickets are available at a variety of levels ranging from $10 admission to $300 for VIP tables with premium drinks included. There will be
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Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques Selling Your Estate the Right Way

Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques Selling Your Estate the Right Way By Timothy G. Beeman II Larry Laster and his son Ryan opened Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques on Stratford Road in July 2011. Laster’s have made a name in the estate settlement business by working with attorneys, executors, administrators, heirs, individuals and families in whatever services they need to implement the task. Considering being open for only six years, however, the Lasters aren’t new to the business. Larry has been selling antiques since 1973. He had interests in furniture design and planned on going to school to act on
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