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The Best Things to Do in Winston-Salem this Summer

There’s no beach or mountain within Winston-Salem’s city limits, but that doesn’t mean our city isn’t a destination for summer fun. Whether you’re planning a staycation or are looking to get to know the city a little bit better, there are plenty of activities and…

Wildlife in the City: Biodiversity in the Innovation Quarter

When you think of urban landscape, wildlife isn't necessarily at the top of your mind. But that doesn't mean it's not there, lurking under the rocks and among the flowers, trees, and buildings of our inclusive concrete jungle. While the Innovation Quarter has redeveloped and…

5 After 5: Spice Up Your Night at These Hotspots

Lavender cocktails, half-price food and parties in the Coal Pit, whet your appetite and unwind at one of our five nighttime hotspots. The Innovation Quarter isn’t just home to a thriving 9 to 5 scene—we are also home to several late-night hangouts. If you work…

Five Ways to Renew and Recharge in the IQ

You work hard, but the daily grind can be draining. With a seemingly endless to-do list of email, deadlines and studying, juggling life and work/school can take a toll on your creativity and productivity. Prevent burnout by carving out time every day to relax and…

Innovation & Cinema Sparking Conversation with Film

Lawren Desai was interested in starting a film series. The owner of a/perture cinema in downtown Winston-Salem, Desai admired Science on Screen, which began in 2005 at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts. In that series, movies serve as jumping-off points for experts to…