Sweet aftertaste

Wines with dessert heighten culinary delight by Despina G. Demetriades and Su Peterson   This fall, lift your next dinner to a higher level of culinary delight by topping off the evening with an exciting wine paired with dessert. We follow the philosophy that wine selection comes first, then choice of dessert; actually, we encourage […]

Simple fall fare

by Chef Tara Davis   It seems that once the humidity subsides and the air becomes crisper, the entertaining commitments begin to stack up. We’ve all been there. You’ve been invited to a friend’s house for dinner far too many times, and now it’s time to reciprocate. But you’re tired, busy and are at a […]

Fine wine

Fine wine Tours showcase state’s bounty by Danielle Jackson   It’s hard to believe that almost 100 wineries call North Carolina home. The state — ranked No. 7 in the country in wine production — also is quickly becoming one of the top wine destinations in the country. And for good reason.   Located everywhere […]

Key West kick

The Village Grill remains a local favorite after 25 years by Danielle Jackson   In July 1985, Randy Cox’s dream of opening his own restaurant came true. After eight years in food service and seven as manager of The Cutting Board Restaurant in Burlington, Cox was eager to have a place he could call his […]

Make way for fall

Some fashion trends making a comeback this season by Meg Wilkins Strader     Fall offers a wide range of opportunities to enjoy special occasions or outdoor activities. As we slip out of summer and head into fall, keep some of these updated trends in mind when sprucing up your wardrobe.   As always, color […]

The printed word

Custom invitations add elegance to events by Cindy Hodnett     We text on our cell phones. We chat online. We post messages on Facebook. In the fast-paced society that is our 21st century lifestyle, electronic options for communication are almost endless. Yet despite the ease of talking via technology, many people are returning to […]

In frame

The Art Shop brings custom designs to life by Danielle Jackson   As the second-oldest business in Greensboro, The Art Shop has quite a history. And while it’s always had a focus on art and custom framing, the retail business has evolved through the years as well.   But just because its focus is on […]


SEPTEMBER   Sept. 4-Oct. 3 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee As part of its 16th season, the Community Theatre of Greensboro (CTG) will perform “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Sept. 4-Oct. 3. In the play, six quirky middle school students — played by adults — vie to win the ultimate spelling […]

Triad Treasure: A gathering place

The Briles House, home to Junior League of High Point, serves a variety of groups by Malia Thornton   Upon seeing the Briles House for the first time, you might stand in awe of its gorgeous exterior. Once inside, you can find elegant décor that is reminiscent of a time long ago. But what you […]

Honoring dads

Several hundred people from throughout the Triad gathered at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center in June to celebrate the four outstanding area men honored during the 2010 Father of the Year awards dinner.   Benefiting the American Diabetes Association, the event is sponsored annually by the Greater Greensboro Area Father’s Day Council. This year’s […]