New York Magazine Featured Greensboro in its Travel Section

New York Magazine’s Travel section recently profiled both Greensboro and Winston-Salem in an article titled “Discover Greensboro – Winston-Salem’s New Cool” by Shayla Martin. The article highlights places to stay in Greensboro, offers a wealth of dining options and cultural experiences.

Greensboro’s Stamey’s Barbecue Named Best BBQ Pork Sandwich in NC

USA Today named Stamey’s Barbecue the best BBQ Pork Sandwich in NC on its 10 Best website. The website reads: Stamey’s cooks their pork shoulders “Lexington-style” over all hardwood coals for eight to 10 hours. Besides mouth-watering barbecue and a secret recipe sauce, or “dip,” Stamey’s is also famous for introducing the hush puppy to… Read more »

VF Named to Fortune’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ List

From VF Corporations’ website: Fortune has once again named VF Corporation (based in Greensboro) as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” VF ranked No. 2 overall among apparel companies in the latest installment of the annual rankings. Fortune partners with the Hay Group, a global management consulting group, to develop the annual rankings. To compile the… Read more »

Greensboro-High Point Area Ranked 9th in Best Cities for Women-Owned Businesses

The Greensboro Metro Area ranked 9th best for Women-Owned Businesses in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet To help women advance their goals of entrepreneurship, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas, or MSAs, across 10 key metrics. Our data set ranges from average revenue growth of women-owned businesses to… Read more »

Greensboro Ranks Third Among Large NC Cities in Affordability

Among the five largest cities in North Carolina, Greensboro ranks in the middle of the comparison for homeowner costs when combining county and city property taxes and fees. The ranking comes as part of the City of Greensboro Budget and Evaluation Department’s annual comparison of property tax rates and major user fees. When comparing Greensboro… Read more »

Greensboro’s Municipal Equality Index Highest in Carolinas

The City of Greensboro scored an 85 out of 100 possible points in the latest listing of the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI). The score ranks Greensboro first among all other cities in North Carolina and South Carolina. The MEI examines the laws, policies and services of municipalities and rates them on the… Read more »

Greensboro Earns National 2015 Digital Cities Survey Award

The City of Greensboro has been named one of the top-ranked digital city governments by The Center for Digital Government (CDG), a national research and advisory institute focused on information technology polices and best practices in state and local government. Among cities with a population larger than 250,000 people, Greensboro shared ninth place with Charlotte… Read more »

Greensboro Among 2015 Best Cities for Black Entrepreneurs

The cities of Greensboro/High Point together have been ranked 55 out of more than 350 US metro areas on their ability to provide the best opportunity for success for African American business entrepreneurs. The study, conducted by data-science group GoodCall, looked at economic health, educational attainment, networking opportunity, and unemployment rates. For a full breakdown… Read more »

Greensboro Named “NC Tree City of the Year” by NC Forest Service

The City of Greensboro has been selected as the 2014 NC Tree City of the Year by the NC Urban Forest Service’s Urban Forestry Program. Greensboro was chosen from a field of 16 qualified municipalities for its overall impact, quality, innovation, and degree to which its forestry work serves as an example for others to… Read more »