Category Archives: Businesses

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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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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Tate Street Festival: Saturday, October 13, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., celebrating the art and music of the Piedmont

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Don’t drag that used but undamaged mattress to the curb — donate it to a group that can give it to someone who needs it

There’s a steady stream of mattresses that move from College Hill bedrooms to the curb to the landfill. And that’s a shame because there are people in Greensboro and the Triad who need them. Used mattresses that don’t have tears, holes, … Continue reading

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This Sunday, July 9, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The People’s Perk, mural unveiling: ‘Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes’

Last February, The People’s Perk held a Kickstarter campaign for a mural inside the coffee house. The campaign was successful, the mural has been painted, and on Sunday the Perk will hold a celebration to unveil the work. Triad City … Continue reading

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May calendar of events

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. Taco Tuesday Bike Ride Every Tuesday, rolling at 6:30 p.m. … 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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Tate Street restaurants’ health ratings: Straight A’s … almost

As anyone with even a hint of germophobia knows, the Guilford County Health Department inspects restaurants and grades them on compliance with sanitation and food-handling requirements. Grade certificates must be conspicuously posted. They carry a letter grade along with a specific numeric … Continue reading

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College Hill real estate update: Very little for sale right now; also, Tate Street is about to get another pizza-and-subs place

After a flurry of late fall/early winter activity, College Hill has unusually few houses or condos for sale. Only two single-family, owner-occupied houses are on the market — the beautiful 126 South Mendenhall, under contract at an asking price of … Continue reading

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Troy Bumpas Inn is hosting its final guests this weekend

The Troy Bumpas Inn’s last guests will have breakfast Sunday morning, and then the longtime b&b will close for good. Owners Judy and Larry Horn will sell the house next week to a couple who will live in it as a … Continue reading

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