Larue Elm: Bringing the Sexy Supper Club Back to Greensboro

Larue Elm: Bringing the Sexy Supper Club Back to Greensboro By Kristen Daukas Close your eyes for a moment and envision a time when going out to dinner was an event that lasted the whole evening. A night full of beautiful settings, laughter throughout, friends visiting other friend’s tables. Foods that made your taste buds sing and were a feast for the eyes. The cocktails were classic and created with flair. An experience that electrified every cell in your body. These places were commonly considered Supper Clubs. Part dinner, part socializing – Supper Clubs were wildly popular in the 1930’s
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Featured Artist: Gina Franco

Featured Artist: Gina Franco If you are a Greensboro resident, it is hard not to notice the popular selfie spot off of Davie Street. Gina Franco is quickly becoming a household name, and with good reason. She is an incredibly gifted muralist whose talent is becoming widely known around town. Her inspiration comes from those around her, as well as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Cindy Sherman, and Jeff Koons. All wonderfully unique artists. Her work exhibits a few characteristics of these artist. She is truly gifted. I was graced with an interview with this incredibly gifted woman. She is enormously
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Xcaret Mexican Grill & Cantina Mexico Celebrated & Elevated!

Xcaret Mexican Grill & Cantina Mexico Celebrated & Elevated! Walk through the front door of Xcaret Mexican Grill & Cantina and your senses are flooded! The smell of fresh tortillas being made alongside the scent of meats grilling; the riot of color from the huge masks, paintings, and furniture, all made in Mexico; the sounds of people talking and laughing while they soak in the ambiance; Xcaret is far from your run-of-the-mill Mexican restaurant! I recently had the pleasure of a conversation with Partner and General Manager of Xcaret, Juan Quiceno, to talk about what’s been happening since they opened
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Smith and Co Consignments – Home is Love

Smith and Co Consignments – Home is Love “I wish you could interview my customers,” said Lisa Smith, owner of Smith & Co. Consignments. Part of that is because Lisa doesn’t enjoy being in the spotlight and part of it is her humility. She doesn’t want to be the person saying all the wonderful things about her shop, but I can attest, she hears it daily. Beverly, the newest member of the Smith & Co. family, was a customer before she was staff. “I told Lisa when I first walked in here, this shop is just magical. There are so
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