Author Archives: David Arneke

Spring Garden Street closed at Freeman Mill Road overpass, blocking access to downtown from College Hill until next year

Beginning today (September 30), two blocks of Spring Garden Street from S. Edgeworth Street to S. Spring Street will be closed for maintenance and repair of the Freeman Mill Road bridges that run above Spring Garden. Also closed will be … Continue reading

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2nd annual fund-raiser on Sunday October 6 for Rett’s Syndrome research and Josie Clark-Trippodo’s daughter

Charlie’s Angels is hosting their 2nd Annual Fall Festival on Sunday October 6, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast, 204 N. Mendenhall Street.  The event is a fund-raiser benefiting Charleston “Charlie” Trippodo and Rett Syndrome … Continue reading

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A new Indian restaurant on Tate Street, next steps on Mendenhall Street and the 2019 Tate Street Festival

It was a sad day in 2016 when decades of Indian food on Tate Street ended. Three long years later, a new Indian restaurant has opened to carry on the tradition of the late, lamented India Palace. Taaz Indian Kitchen … Continue reading

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Your annual reminder: All College Hill residents are eligible for credit-union membership

All College Hill residents are eligible for membership in the Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union. This eligibility is extended to members of all neighborhood associations that belong to the Greensboro Neighborhood Congress. All College Hill residents are members of the … Continue reading

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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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