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VOL14 ISS1 2016

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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE—TRIAD NC | VOLUME 14—ISSUE 1 28 WINSTON-SALEM The Mast General Store is more than a store, it is a destination. The old timey store is one of the city's most visited. Apparel, outdoor gear and other goods mix with gifts, home décor and the family favorite candy section that screams come-and-try-me with more than 500 varieties. Living downtown makes sense for a growing number of residents. Local resident Anne Walter embraces the lifestyle. "We had been living in a single-family home for 40 years and we were ready to try condo living," said Walter. "The best thing is having so many businesses within walking distance: a pharmacy, post ofce, bank, movie theatre, ftness center, Old Salem and lots of restaurants. Since my husband and I both work from home, there are many days when we never have the need to drive anywhere. There are many musical events in the spring and summer; I love seeing the streets blocked of and people of all ages dancing." Staying overnight is a treat in the Twin City. Newly opened Doubletree by Hilton and Kimpton Cardinal Hotel ofer elegance and pampering. The Hilton property's modern décor celebrates the arts and innovation for which Winston-Salem is known and ofers Hilton amenities. Guests at the Kimpton Cardinal are greeted with Moravian cookies and sweet tea in the lobby/ living room. The hotel located in the historic R.J. Reynolds Building showcases the building's Art Deco architecture in the city's frst upscale boutique hotel. Yoga mats are available for a yoga session at nearby Bailey Park. Winston-Salem is a mini-Smithsonian city. Here are some to see: • Children's Museum – Climb a three story beanstalk, learn how to bake doughnuts, hold a private party and enjoy lots of magical moments. www.childrensmuseumofws.org • Reynolda House Museum of American Art – Since March, more than 17,000 people have visited the Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light exhibit (through July 17). Reynolda House is the exhibition's only venue of forty landmark photographs by the renowned artist-photographer, never before viewed together. www.reynoldahouse.org • South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) – Contemporary art from living artists refects the world through unique perspectives. See "garbage art" and other modern exhibits. www.secca.org • Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University – North Carolina's only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures. www.wfu.edu/moa [] Mast General Store

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