Category Archives: Businesses

World-class jazz group to play at PCOC on Sunday evening; expect to start paying for Certificates of Appropriateness

Jazz pianist Antonio Truyols and his trio, Unit Three, will perform a free concert Sunday October 23, at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Truyols is former music director at PCOC and UNCG grad student who’s now … Continue reading

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College Hill’s priciest rental is still empty after four months, plus news of the mattress store, the T-shirts and more pot busts

College Hill’s one executive-type rental property has now been on the market for four months. 817 Rankin Place, the relatively new house built in 2005, is going for $2,000 per month with a $2,000 deposit. “Qualifications include credit score over … Continue reading

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Tate Street news: UNCG buys the former Addams bookstore

The former Addams bookstore on Tate Street has been bought by UNCG. The university plans for the College of Visual and Performing Arts to use it for theatre crafts, including the production of costumes and props for stage productions. Dr. … Continue reading

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Just published: Hong Kong House Cook Book

“Recipes, stories, photos, and memories from a favorite local Greensboro, N.C., restaurant. Hong Kong House was located in the College Hill neighborhood business area, near the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Greensboro College. A popular meeting place for … Continue reading

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Notes: The warehouse on Lilly Street has been sold to UNCG; plus news of HPC projects and UNCG’s Performing Arts series

The warehouse on Lilly Street that once housed noisy bad neighbor College Hill CrossFit has been bought by UNCG. The College of Performing Arts will use it to store sets, wardrobes and such for its productions. … The sale of … Continue reading

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Tate Street loses its Indian restaurant for another sub place

There is no Indian restaurant on Tate Street for the first time in decades. Cafe Mirchi has dropped its Indian-Pakistani menu and become a place called Munchiez Subz & Grill. Or possibly Munchiez Wingz & Grill, which is the name being used … Continue reading

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Try, try again: A new Mexican restaurant will replace Los Cabos as burst of activity continues in the Tate Street business district

A worker on the upfit of the new Pedro’s Taco Shop says the restaurant should be open around the time classes start at UNCG on August 22. It will occupy the top floor of 948 Walker Avenue, former home of … Continue reading

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Coming to Tate Street: Cookie shop and 4th pizza restaurant

The former Thai Garden location on Tate Street will be split in two for a cookie shop and the business district’s fourth pizza restaurant, The Business Journal has reported. The Cottage Inn Pizza chain will open its first North Carolina store in … Continue reading

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It’s National Night Out in College Hill: Next Tuesday, August 2! At College Hill Sundries, The People’s Perk & the burrito truck!

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College Hill notes: Two more properties under contract

The old Addams bookstore location on Tate Street is apparently under contract. The “For Sale” sign is gone and surveyors’ flags have sprouted around the property. The listed price was $650,000; the one-time Victory Theatre has been up for sale since April … Continue reading

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