Author Archives: David Arneke

Invitation: Help clean Greensboro College’s stream April 21

You and everyone you know are invited to join Greensboro College for its annual Streamwalk, a clean-up project for the creek that runs along the downtown side of the campus, next Friday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. From the college: Participants should … Continue reading

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There are almost no homes for sale in College Hill right now; plus Google Street View and jazzman Wynton Marsalis visit

The spring home-buying season has begun with only two houses for sale in College Hill, 306 South Mendenhall and 508 South Cedar. Both were listed last year but didn’t sell. There’s also one Wafco condo on the market. And that’s … Continue reading

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April calendar of events

Recurring on Tuesdays In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Noon at the ‘Spoon Second Tuesday each … Continue reading

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A note to Realtors and prospective College Hill home buyers about buying property in Greensboro’s historic districts

Welcome to College Hill! Thanks for your interest in our neighborhood. Our neighborhood association of residents and property owners is committed to improving the quality of life and historic character of the neighborhood. If we can answer any questions about the … Continue reading

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College Hill news of the week in photos: Tate Street gets digital message board; sewer work getting under way on Springdale?

UNCG lights up its digital sign The university has spent weeks building a large brick structure with two digital screens in front of Taylor Theatre on Tate Street. It was turned on yesterday, and like a similar sign at Market … Continue reading

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126 South Mendenhall sells for a very good price, and quickly; Neighborhood Watch: Much happening again at The Province

Happy news for College Hill homeowners: 126 South Mendenhall sold recently for $385,000. The offer was received after the house had been on the market for about a month. The price represents a modest 4% increase in value over the … Continue reading

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Major College Hill traffic project takes its first step

College Hill has far more residents than were ever imagined when the neighborhood was laid out in the late 1800s. As a result, our pedestrian-centric neighborhood has too many cars running through overcrowded streets and off-kilter intersections, often recklessly and too fast. … Continue reading

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March 2017 Calendar of Events

Recurring on Tuesdays In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Noon at the ‘Spoon Second Tuesday each … Continue reading

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Update: Rhiannon Giddens, who sang at church years ago

I kept running into Rhiannon Giddens on the internet yesterday, and it made me think about the days when she lived in Greensboro. I don’t know whether she ever lived in College Hill; perhaps she was like EmmyLou Harris, just … Continue reading

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The People’s Perk has a deadline on Kickstarter this Thursday for a mural to honor ‘Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes’

Our good neighbors at The People’s Perk have set a deadline of Thursday morning to reach their goal of raising $1,600 to create a mural titled, “Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes.” They’re about halfway to their goal as of midday today. … Continue reading

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