Slow down on Tuesdays with a meditation group or bike ride … Plus sightings of little kids, Republicans and a raccoon …

Rabbit on sidewalk by chain-link fence

College-bound rabbit on McGee Street

A weekly meditation group will begin meeting this week, Tuesdays at noon at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. The public is invited. For more information contact Lora Farlow or the church office, 336-275-6403. … Also every Tuesday, the Taco Tuesday Beginner Ride rolls out from Re:Cycles, 908 Spring Garden Street. It’s a social ride, averaging 6 to 10 miles, pace of 10+ or so, no-drop. …

Halloween came early on Carr Street. On Saturday afternoon, a little fellow had a Halloween-themed birthday party; Mom supplied neighbors with treats to give out. … That little guy, his brother and their gal pal up the street are giving Carr an old-fashioned neighborhood-with-kids vibe. …

Daytime animals seen in the neighborhood lately: rabbits on McGee Street at the college, a chipmunk defying death by racing across Carr and a raccoon at Morehead and Cedar. The Carr Street owls have been heard but not seen of late, and the Greensboro College woodchuck is laying real low right now (if he’s still around). …

Update on National Night Out: The People’s Perk and the Burrito Bandito will join College Hill Sundries in supporting the event. The coffee house will serve as the voter registration site, the bar will serve as party headquarters, and the food truck will serve burritos. …

N&R box with notice to readers, if any

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Renovations on Carr Street: The long-empty house at 931 is getting a waaaaay overdue paint job, and a new porch floor has been put in right across the street at 928 by College Hill’s own DLM Builders. … Tate Street update: The Smoothie King‘s local representatives expect a July opening. … The News & Record has kissed off whatever remaining customers it had for its two boxes in College Hill. If you’re under 25, an old person can explain what newspaper boxes used to be for. …

College Hill results for the June 7 primary: 209 voters cast ballots, a pathetic 9% turnout (countywide turnout: a paltry 10%). … The neighborhood backed neither of the winning Congressional candidates — Republican nominee Ted Budd came in third here, and Democratic winner Bruce Davis came in fourth. … The 34 neighborhood R’s who voted went for Blust, 12; Henning, 6; Budd 4; and the other 12 votes were spread out across the other 14 candidates. … College Hill D’s backed Coker, 70; Ferguson, 35, Isner, 33; Davis, 19; other guy, 14. …

In the nominally nonpartisan Supreme Court race, Morgan led with 109 College Hill votes; Edmunds — conservative, hometown guy and incumbent — was second with 34 … the exact same number as the total number of R’s who showed up. … They’ll run against each other in November.

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