Cooper’s Ale House: Keeping the Fields of Dreams for Sports Alive

  It’s a universal fact that one of the things that bring people together like no other are sporting events. And having that very thing largely ripped out of our hands this year is one of the hundreds of things that have made 2020 pretty unbearable. Whether we were watching our favorite sports at home alone, at friends’ houses, or in sports bars like Cooper’s Ale House in Gr eensboro, Fall just won’t feel the same without being able to do that as easily. There is just something about gathering and watching college ball on Saturdays and binging on NFL
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Gordian Knot Rum Not Your Old Pirate’s Booty

Legend said that the one to undo the Gordian Knot would be king. Many tried to untie the intractable weave, and many failed, until a soldier came forward, drew his sword and cut through the knot. In that one bold stroke, the soldier unraveled the rope, untied the knot, and sealed his fortune. When Greensboro native and Executive Chef Mitchell Nicks and business owner Tom Bruce decided to join forces and create the perfect spirit, bourbon was quickly decided against due to the oversaturated market. Their research showed that rum was the next big trend in the spirit business. However,
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Good, Honest, Clean Food: Meridian in Winston-Salem

If you were ever told as a child to “not play with your food”, you’ll find yourself extremely grateful that Meridian’s Chef/Owner, Mark Grohman, bucked the system and does just that every day and with exquisite results. Opened in 2007 in downtown Winston-Salem, Grohman realized his dream of having his own restaurant where he could create North Mediterranean inspired dishes in an elegantly relaxed environment. Guests come to Meridian Restaurant for date nights, special occasions, business dinners, and just to break bread with friends and get away from everything. It was while he was in school studying aviation that Mark
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Gate City Candy Company: Greensboro’s Own Golden Ticket!

Considering the current state of our beloved country, we could all use some happiness and what better way to capture that than visiting your local candy store. In Downtown Greensboro, one such person has brought that joy of nostalgic candies with the Gate City Candy Company, and his name is Dan Weatherington. Originally from Goldsboro NC, he has lived in Texas for a while and now resides in Greensboro since 2011. This dream of owning his own candy store came about at the age of 8 years old when he and his father would take trips to the local neighborhood
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