Meridian Celebrates Seafood 10 Years and Counting

Meridian Celebrates Seafood 10 Years and Counting In 2007, Mark Grohman looked around the area his restaurant, Meridian Restaurant, was located and realized there was something missing. What this town needed was a food festival. How about a seafood festival? There was nothing like that around. Before the food truck extravaganza on Burke Street, before the hot sauce culinary showcase, there was the Meridian Seafood Festival. The event, which is the 10th Annual, coincides with this year being Meridian’s tenth year in business and will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from noon until 10 pm. In addition to
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Tiquers Alley: Local Treasure in Downtown Kernersville

Meet Eugene and Bobbie Baker; owners of Tiquers Alley, one of the latest treasures in beautiful, historic downtown Kernersville, NC. As I interviewed them, folks just stopped in to chat for a while. Some made purchases. Others brought gifts. Tiquers Alley is warm like that …and inviting. The Bakers have raised an amazing family after they retired, they envisioned spending more time with one another. Too vibrant to sit still, after retirement, they decided on a joint venture to give them more “together time”. They combined their skills and talents, plunged into the housing market and carved a niche for
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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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American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition (Celebrating 150th Anniversary)

American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition (Celebrating 150th Anniversary) May 12th – July 15th The American Watercolor Society, based in New York City, is one of the oldest and most prestigious art societies in the world. Indeed, election to the Society as a Signature Member is one of the most sought-after honors in the painting world. AWS Membership comprises many of the greatest names in painting throughout the Society’s history and includes (to name drop a few) the American impressionist Childe Hassam, regionalists Edward Hopper and Charles Burchfield, plus virtually every member of the important “California School” of watercolorists, and everyone
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