Category : West End News

Written on Sep, 02, 2015 by in
new library coming soon

In 2010 when Forsyth County voters approved a $40 million bond issue for badly needed library projects, few of us imagined a seven-year wait for a new Central Library or the three years downtown patrons would lose access to the current building. Demolition to remove the one-story 1950s building and gut the 1980s section was scheduled to start the first …

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Written on Apr, 01, 2015 by in

Hello West Enders!  Just a friendly reminder that we will be holding the annual West End Easter Egg hunt next Saturday, April 4th at 11 AM.  Egg hunt will start promptly at 11 so please arrive a few minutes early.  We will, of course, be visited by the infamous Easter Bunny.  Egg hunt will be followed by refreshments and games.  Should …

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Written on Mar, 13, 2015 by in
Arts-fest-2015

ARTSfest informational meeting The Historic West End ARTSfest will be held on Sept. 27, 2015. We are now in the process of getting our steering committee together for this year’s festival. We would like to invite you to attend our informational meet and greet in the West End Room [entrance on W.E. Blvd.] at the central YMCA on March 16th …

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Written on Feb, 02, 2015 by in

Here is a link for more information about the Historic Tax Credits which ended in 2014.  If you would like to see them back, consider calling or writing your elected officials in Raleigh. Here is the link.    http://www.historictaxcredits.org/

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Written on Jan, 16, 2015 by in
Jersey Rendering

Model home coming soon to The Glade at West End!   This home has been meticulously and thoughtfully designed by a seasoned group of architects, builders, real estate professionals  & the Historic Resources Commission.  Open floor plan on the main level with two-story entry and  an abundance of  porch space.  Main level master bedroom with huge closet and well appointed bathroom.  …

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Written on Jan, 07, 2015 by in

West Enders, Yes, it is that time of the year.  We have 5 positions on the Board that we are examining for continuation or new members.  Mark Lively has appointed me to lead the nomination committee. There are exciting projects for your Board this year: membership drive coordination with possible Arts Fest improvements at Hanes Park discussions regarding Spring Park …

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Written on Nov, 17, 2014 by in

Final preparations are underway for the 2014 West End Holiday Homes tour. This year’s tour is coming together nicely with nine homes and business- es agreeing to participate. Volunteers are needed to support the event. The Tour is held every two years in selected historic homes of the West End neigh- borhood. It is the largest fundraiser for the West …

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Written on Oct, 06, 2014 by in

West End Fall Fest Social at The Farm at the Children’s Home Sunday, October 26th from 3-6 p.m. Bring your best chili, a dessert or a sweet (or just yourself). There will be pony rides for the kids, visit the animals at The Farm, face painting, pumpkin painting, a pumpkin carving station for the adults and more! Pumpkins from The …

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Written on Jul, 17, 2014 by in

It is time to renew or start your West End Association membership for 2014. Dues are only $20! You may pay online: Visit our Membership page to pay online or by mail. The West End Association uses membership dues and money raised through our biennial Holiday Homes Tour for many purposes to: – Advocate for frequent neighborhood and city issues that impact …

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Written on Jul, 16, 2014 by in

by Mark Lively Jeff MacIntosh was elected to the Northwest Ward City Council seat with almost 60% of the votes cast. Jeff replaces Councilwoman Wanda Merschel who retired from the Council after 16 years of dedicated service to the City of Winston-Salem. Jeff is a real-estate broker with Leonard Ryden Burr Real Estate which until recently was located in offices …

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