Author Archives: David Arneke

The People’s Perk has closed after six years; T-shirts showing the store’s “Wonderful Women” mural are still available

The People’s Perk closed on August 14. The Mendenhall Street coffee house had been open since 2013. “I’m keeping visitor hours of 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday until August 28, while I clean up and close out … Continue reading

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UNCG schedules street closures for Monday August 19

UNCG will hold a day-long event for new students, called Nav1Gate, on Monday August 19. Since the event involves large numbers of students walking from one place to another on and around the campus, several streets will be closed for … Continue reading

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The Spartan Open Pantry needs our help to provide food to UNCG students facing financial hardship, homelessness

Classes start again at UNCG in just two weeks, August 20. A significant number of returning and new students will be coming from families experiencing financial difficulty. Some will find themselves hungry and perhaps even homeless. This is presenting unique … Continue reading

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Top 7 things to know about College Hill’s National Night Out: It’s this Tuesday, on Tate Street, with free food and …

1. It’s on Tate Street This year’s event will be held in the Tate Street business district. Tate Street will be blocked from Walker Avenue to Carr Street. 2. It’s on Tuesday This Tuesday, August 6, 5 p.m. to 9 … Continue reading

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City to eliminate buses on Tate Street and Walker Avenue effective Monday August 5; new stops added on Spring Garden

City buses will no longer run on Tate Street and Walker Avenue in College Hill effective Monday August 5. Riders who want to go downtown to the Depot will be able to catch buses at new stops on Spring Garden … Continue reading

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New 4-way stop at Mendenhall and Walker to go into effect August 7 as part of traffic-calming initiative on Mendenhall

The repaving of South Mendenhall Street has allowed the neighborhood’s traffic-calming initiative to get under way after years of planning. As part of that effort, the 4-way stop on Mendenhall will be moved to Walker Avenue effective August 7. The … Continue reading

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Reminder: New recycling rules in effect

The city reminds us that under the new recycling rules: No glass is allowed in the biweekly recycling pickup at the curb. There are four drop-off locations where you can leave glass recyclables (listed above). Metal recycling is limited to … Continue reading

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The last of College Hill’s originally African American-owned homes is sold for the first time

1110 W. McGee Street has been sold for the first time since it was built in 1923. The Booker-Benton House is one of just two pre-1980’s houses left on the block. The area was once a rare African-American neighborhood in … Continue reading

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Nationally known minister and writer to be installed on Sunday as Church of the Covenant’s new pastor, and we’re all invited

The Presbyterian Church of the Covenant will install its new pastor, the Rev. Mark Sandlin, next Sunday. The neighborhood is invited to attend the service, which will begin at 2 p.m. A reception will follow at 3 p.m. Sandlin is … Continue reading

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College Hill news in photos: Beautification volunteers needed, a vulture goes to church and more comings and goings

Beautification projects scheduled The College Hill beautification team has scheduled work days for the next two Sunday afternoons, April 28 and May 5, noon to 3 p.m. both days. Volunteers — and anyone can volunteer, especially you — will meet at … Continue reading

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