Author Archives: David Arneke

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

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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

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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

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College Hill news: Here comes the sun. It seems like years since it’s been here.

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

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Two visitors bring greetings from the goddess Isis

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

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The official 2019 every-other-week recycling schedule, in case you didn’t get it in the mail, or you lost it or your dog ate it

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From the mean streets of College Hill: News, warnings and coming soon to Tate Street: dumplings

Warning No. 1: Risk of bottoming out on Tate Street The alleyway running from the 100 block of Tate Street to McIver looks innocent enough, but when entering from Tate Street, watch out. This car bottomed out on the sidewalk … Continue reading

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Voter information for the elections on Tuesday November 6: Congress, Legislature, judges and constitutional amendments

With a week left before the November 6 elections, there’s still plenty of time to learn about the issues, vote early or make your plans to get to your polling place next Tuesday. For early-voting locations and hours, click here. Early … Continue reading

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You can help the Tate Street Revitalization Project by filling out a short survey

A group of  MBA students at UNCG are working on a plan to revitalize the Tate Street business district. They’re seeking feedback from Tate Street customers and nearby neighborhoods. It would be very helpful to them if you could fill … Continue reading

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Two large trees brought down by Tropical Storm Michael

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