Author Archives: David Arneke

“To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art”: An exhibition now on view at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

Now through June 1: To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, 2nd Floor: The Bob & Lissa Shelley McDowell Gallery and Gallery 6 Thursday February 27, 6:30 p.m.,  Talk: To the Hoop, Emily Stamey Our friendly … Continue reading

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917 Walker is now a rental for professionals and their families; one ‘chic’ apartment at 706 Walker is now a ‘vacation rental’

Two residences on Walker Avenue have become rentals somewhat atypical  for College Hill. 917 Walker was sold in November and is now being marketed as a rental for families. It previously was owner-occupied. An LLC bought the house and is … Continue reading

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S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street

The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street to be closed much longer than expected

Spring Garden Street was closed between Spring Street and downtown in September for work on the overpass bridges for Spring Street and Freeman Mill Road. The city said then the work would be completed by the end of the year. … Continue reading

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Just in time for the first recycling pickup of the year, here’s the 2020 recycling calendar for College Hill

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Holiday food drive for the Spartan Open Pantry to be held the next three Saturdays at the Church of the Covenant

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Neighbor Kim Burroughs to display and sell his pottery at holiday-season shows in College Hill and Westerwood

College Hill potter Kim Burroughs has scheduled a couple of holiday-season shows, one in the neighborhood and one just a short walk away. Kim will hold his own show next Saturday, November 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., hosted by … Continue reading

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One of College Hill’s oddest little houses sells for a pittance

919 Carr Street has been sold for the first time since it was built 58 years ago. After letting it sit empty since the last tenants moved out several months ago, the owner finally seems to have given up, rather … Continue reading

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Trick-or-treating postponed in College Hill due to forecast of Halloween-evening thunderstorms and high winds

A dark and stormy night is forecast for Greensboro, so the College Hill Neighborhood Association has postponed Halloween trick-or-treating until Friday night, November 1. As of 1:45 p.m. Thursday, the weather forecast for Halloween evening calls for a high probability … Continue reading

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Monday night: College Hill Neighborhood Association to make a recommendation to the city on paving Edgar Street

After many discussions at neighborhood association meetings and gatherings of residents with properties backing up to Edgar Street, College Hill will decide Monday night on a recommendation to the city about the future of the alley. The two major questions: … Continue reading

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