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Say Goodbye to Summer at the Bog Garden

posted on August 27, 2018 by Colleen FitzGerald

Someone went through the effort of making this, so I went through the effort of photographing it. Summers in North Carolina are known for their heat and humidity. So, I figure the best way to spend one of the last weekends of the season is in a bog. Not just any bog, but the Bog…Read more

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Offbleat: Goats in Greensboro

posted on September 25, 2018 by Colleen FitzGerald

If you’ve been to Greensboro, you may have noticed the goat presence. No, not feral flocks of goats roaming the streets, just a decent amount of goat-related attractions and activities. Is it a lot? I’m honestly not sure. I’m not dedicated enough to conduct an audit of various cities to count the number of places…Read more

Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Greensboro

posted on January 16, 2019 by Colleen FitzGerald

Join Greensboro as we commemorate what King stood for with our community before, during and after MLK day on Jan. 21, 2019 with these community activities and events. Join the Temple Emanuel congregation for their annual MLK Shabbat service featuring inspirational music that will certainly ensure a memorable evening. The service is designed not only…Read more

Tacos of West Gate City Boulevard

posted on August 6, 2018 by Colleen FitzGerald

Tacos… a topic I never imagined myself writing high praise about not even ten years ago. As upsetting as this may be for you to read, tacos were a food I mostly avoided for the large majority of my life. To me, tacos only came from Old El Paso boxes. You know, the kits with…Read more

Open Farm Day at Goat Lady Dairy

posted on September 6, 2018 by Colleen FitzGerald

Twice a year, in the spring and autumn, Goat Lady Dairy and Rising Meadow Farm open their farms and invite you to bring family and friends to enjoy a beautiful afternoon at each farm. Meet the farmers, goats and kids, sheep and lambs. You can even ‘throw a pot’ with our local potters. Tour the…Read more

Four of the Best Dive Bars in Greensboro

posted on June 11, 2018 by Colleen FitzGerald

The dive bar – an American tradition of sorts that’s been an ongoing infatuation of mine way before I could’ve legally step foot near one. I blame my love for films like Blue Velvet and Barfly and the writings of Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg as a young teen. Dive bars are what I personally…Read more