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An Evening at the Symphony

An Evening at the Symphony

Lauren Darnis April 14, 2016

On Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Winston-Salem Symphony, conducted by Robert Moody, performed the last of three performances of their spring program. The performance took place at the Stevens Center...

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Lauren Darnis April 7, 2016

Regardless of your health goals, being aware of your alcohol intake can help you understand your goals better. Reducing alcohol intake and drinking in moderation can reduce the risk of several short and...

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Portion control helps regulate diet

Lauren Darnis March 3, 2016

Calorie counting is a calculated method that can work well for those who are trying to lose weight. However, what works for some people does not always work for all, and the nutrients from the types of...

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High sodium levels lead to heart issues

Lauren Darnis February 25, 2016

The month of February focuses on heart health. Being in control of your heart health is at the core of living a healthy lifestyle. One in every four deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease,...

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Best Brunch Spots

Lauren Darnis February 4, 2016

Winston-Salem is home to a number of neat places to grab a Saturday or Sunday brunch. These restaurants are all around — from Stratford Road to downtown on Trade Street or Fourth Street. Whenever you...

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Make a resolution to relieve stress

Lauren Darnis January 21, 2016

When people make their New Year’s resolutions, most think of taking charge of their health in hopes of transforming their bodies. While eating well and exercising regularly are always good goals to...

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Winston-Salem hosts famous opera

Lauren Darnis November 5, 2015

On Oct. 27, the Piedmont Opera presented the last of three performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto in downtown Winston-Salem. The Italian libretto, or text of the opera, was written by Francesco Maria...

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Classically trained chef brings a French flavor to Winston-Salem

Lauren Darnis October 29, 2015

Friday morning I walked into Atelier catching an aroma of freshly baked croissants and coffee. It was my third time visiting the patisserie. Previously a punk bar in the ‘90s, Atelier was opened in the...

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Download these apps to stay fit

Lauren Darnis October 22, 2015

Because it’s a medium where all types of information is at your fingertips, it isn’t surprising that smartphone applications are catching on to the current health, fitness and wellness trends. The...

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