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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A Blossoming New Venture: Dogwood Hops and Crops

A Blossoming New Venture: Dogwood Hops and Crops By Timothy G. Beeman II A whole new concept in the “bottle shop” model is about to show up here in Downtown Winston-Salem. Dogwood Hops & Crops is about to bring a beer and wine bottle shop that also is a craft beer bar to one side of the establishment and The Trophy Room, a bourbon bar, opening on the other side. This awesome new place will be located on the rapidly developing 500 block of Liberty Street. It is just doors down from Crafted: The Art of the Taco, the Rusty
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June 2017 Piedmont Local monthly (Piedmont Triad NC)

June 2017 Piedmont Local monthly (Piedmont Triad NC) Piedmont Local Magazine     OUR Local Media – Download from Google Play and iTunes Piedmont Local Monthly Monthly Arts, Dining & Local Business Publication: A source of entertainment and local business information meant for residents, here in the Triad, with upscale and sophisticated taste. Featured Articles: About local businesses, artists, networking, restaurants, shows & performances. Distribution: Piedmont Triad North Carolina including: Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Oakridge, Clemmons, Lewisville, King, Rural Hall, Burlington, Lexington. 400 plus local businesses & upscale retail locations, spas, restaurants, offices, and business parks across the Piedmont
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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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