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Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
Well, yes, actually. The Local Events page provides links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday October 25
- Friday November 8
- Friday November 22
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, October 28, 7 p.m.
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Fellowship Hall, 501 S. Mendenhall Street
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday, October 30, 4 p.m.
Meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
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Author Archives: David Arneke
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
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
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
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
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
What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association
The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading
Architectural Salvage visits McIver Street, hauls away 5,500 pounds of doors, windows and other reusable materials
UNCG soon will tear down three of the McIver Street houses that it owns. Before the wrecking crew arrives, the school allowed Architectural Salvage of Greensboro to go in and take out dozens of doors, windows, radiators and radiator covers, … Continue reading
News from Tate Street: ‘Uncle Pete’ passes away; an Easter Egg hunt is planned; and a vulture wants sushi
All the news in College Hill over the past week or so involves Tate Street: Uncle Pete passes away The longtime Tate Street figure known as Uncle Pete has died. Pete and his pal Ricky were familiar fellows on the … Continue reading
It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, but spring has brought a break in the clouds and at least a temporary respite from winter’s (and 2018’s) onslaught of rain. 901 Spring Garden The mid-century commercial building at 901 Spring Garden Street … Continue reading
Hawks and owls are familiar sights in College Hill, but these two guys look like a new breed of visitor. The black vultures — or possibly some kind of buzzard, if there’s actually any difference between them — were perched … Continue reading