Downtown Winston-Salem Podcast

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Podcast #29 – June 16, 2021

Interview with Jill Martin-Byers and Carl Dennerson, long-time event professionals who are instrumental in the success of the Summer Music Series Summer Music Series.

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Podcast #28 – April 21, 2021

Interview with Vivian Joiner and Stephanie Tyson owners of Sweet Potatoes Restaurant, where they talk about the history of their business and much more.

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Podcast #27 – March 27, 2021

 

Interview with George Bambalis, owner of Recreation Billiards, which has been an institution in downtown Winston-Salem since 1947.  George talks about the history of his family, busineseses, and much else.

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Podcast #26 – February 3, 2021

Interview with Grace Rojek from Unbox the Dress, a new company that has recently located to downtown Winston-Salem.  This unique and growing company has a new headquarters on the 2nd Floor of the Nash Building, just above Design Archives   Here is a recent news article about Unbox the Dress –  Link to News Report in WRAL

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Podcast #25 – January 14, 2021

Interview with Lynette Mathews-Murphy and Tim Grandinetti from #dtws restaurants, Spring House and Quanto Basta. So much great info about their unique backgrounds and everything going on in their incredibly busy lives.

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Podcast #24 – December 14, 2020

Interview with Haydee Thompson, owner and founder of Wherehouse Art Hotel.  We talk about Haydee’s inspiration for opening the business and her history and time at the Wherehouse.

 

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Podcast #23 – October 22, 2020

Interview with Finnigan’s Wake Owner, Opie Kirby.  We talk about Opie’s life experiences, his career as a restaurateur, and much more.

 

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Podcast #22 – August 26, 2020

Interview with NCDOT Division 9 Engineer Pat Ivey.   We talk about the history of the Salem Parkway (formerly named Business 40) project.  We also talked about several other transportation related topics.

 

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Podcast #21 – June 25, 2020

Interview with Alex Amoroso from Cheesecakes by Alex.   We got to learn more about this new business that will be opening in downtown Winston-Salem at 625 N. Trade Street later this summer.

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Podcast #20 – May 17, 2020

Interview with Andy Tennille and Richard Emmett from The Ramkat.  We got to learn more about their background and life experiences as well as the formation of The Ramkat, the live music venue in downtown Winston-Salem.  We talked about the Coronavirus pandemic and many other things.

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Podcast #19 – April 9, 2020

Interview with Aubrey Linville, co-founder and partner of Linville Team Partners, a downtown Winston-Salem based commercial real estate brokerage firm with offices in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem on Fourth Street.  During this interview we discuss his background, his passion for downtown Winston-Salem.

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Podcast #18 – November 8, 2019

Interview with Danielle Bull, Owner of Bull’s Tavern , a casual downtown bar with a health entertainment and music schedule since 2012.  Danielle shares her background and stories about owning a venue in the heart of Downtown Winston-Salem. 

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Podcast #17 – September 16, 2019

 

Interview with Bethany Collins, Owner of  Tour Winston-Salema new tour company that offers guided, interactive walking tour of Downtown Winston-Salem which are fun, educational and family friendly!!!

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Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

https://tourwinstonsalem/ (Tour Winston-Salem Website)

 

Podcast #16 – April 25, 2019

 

Interview with Nigel Alston, Executive Director of the National Black Repertory Company. The Company is universally recognized for its artistic and administrative achievements and its international outreach program, the National Black Theatre Festival ® (NBTF)
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Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

https://ncblackrep.org/ (National Black Repertory Company)

https://ncblackrep.org/nbtf-info/ (National Black Theatre Festival)

 

Podcast #15 – February 2, 2019

Interview with Cary Clifford from Camino Bakery (Click on this link to listen)

 

 

 

 

Podcast #14 – August 20, 2018

Interview with Venture Cafe Winston-Salem Executive Director, Karen Barnes (click on this listen/download podcast) 

 

 

 

 

Podcast #13 – July 16, 2018

Interview with Tonya and Steve Cavanaugh about Shmedfetst 2018 (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

 

 

 

Podcast #12 – June 14, 2018

 

Interview with Blue Ridge Cloud owner, Billy Cunningham (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

 

Podcast #11 – April 16, 2018

 

 

Interview with well Q representatives Dr. Bill Satterwhite and Kevin Pichardo (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

 

 

 

Podcast #10 – March 5, 2018

Interview with Dixon Douglass, Owner of CycleBar Winston-Salem (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Podcast #9 – February 2, 2018 

     Interview with Tiffany Howell, Owner of Burke St. Pub (Click on this link to listen/download podcast)

 

 

 

Podcast #8 – August 7, 2017  


Interview with Gayle Anderson, President & CEO of Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce (Click on this link to listen/download podcast)

 

 

 

 

Podcast #7 – May 26, 2017

Interview with Lawren Desai – Executive Director of a/perture cinema (Click on this link to listen/download podcast)

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Link to a/perture website with Press Information

 

Podcast #6 – April 30, 2017

Interview with Samuel Puliafito – Owner of Brikghtleaf Books (Click on this link to listen/download podcast)

Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

Winston-Salem Journal article written by Fran Daniel on April 25, 2017

Podcast #5 – March 7, 2017

Interview with Harvey William – Tap Room Manager from Wise Man Brewing (Click on this link to listen/download podcast)

Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

http://www.wisemanbrewing.com (Wise Man Brewing website)

 

 

Podcast #4 – December 13, 2016

Interview with Tim Walker from Small Batch Beer Co. & Burger Batch Restaurant (Click on this link to listen/download podcast)

Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

http://www.smallbatchws.com (Small Batch Beer Co website)

 

 

Podcast #3 – November 7, 2016

 

Interview with Jeff Smith from Smittysnotes.com Camel City Goods (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

http://www.smittysnotes.com (SmittysNotes.com website)

 

Podcast #2 – September 28, 2016

 

Interview with Brian Ledbetter with AirType Studio and Camel City Goods (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

http://camelcitygoods.com (Camel City Goods website)

http://airtpye.com  (Airtypye Studio website)

 

Podcast #1 – August 23, 2016

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Interview with Kristen Ford Haaf, Chair of the Creative Corridors Coalition (click on this link to listen/download podcast)

Helpful Link to supplement the audio podcast

https://creativecorridors.org/ (design renderings that will be helpful to follow along with the Podcast)

http://www.business40nc.com/  (NCDOT Business 40 Project Web Page)