Category Archives: Carr Street

Springtime in College Hill: Walk it, bike it, see it

  There’s no better time to get out and enjoy our very walkable and bikeable neighborhood.

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Tate Street closed between Carr and Walker today

A utility crew is replacing a pole near the business district and has closed Tate Street at Carr Street and at Walker Avenue. They expect it to take the entire morning and possibly continue into the afternoon. It will be … Continue reading

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Two owls spend a pesky day on Carr Street

These two owls buzzed a cat repeatedly while spending an otherwise quiet day in a backyard on Carr Street. I think they were just checking the cat out to see whether she was small enough to kill or fly off with. Owls … Continue reading

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Parts of Edgar Street get attention from city, others don’t

Two pieces of Edgar Street received loads of new gravel and dirt this week. The section between Carr and McGee, which may have needed it the most, got nothing. City workers were out for part of the day Monday, working … Continue reading

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Neighborhood resident provides his side of robbery report

In the message below, neighborhood resident Boone Angel responds to the skepticism that followed his report of being robbed on Carr Street on October 10 (previously covered here and here). It contains considerably more information than the police say he gave … Continue reading

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Demolition of stone retaining wall at 110 South Mendenhall St. to be considered Oct. 29 by Historic Preservation Commission

This month’s agenda for the Historic Preservation Commission includes a request to demolish the granite retaining wall along the sidewalk at 110 South Mendenhall Street. The wall has been leaning noticeably toward the street for years. Property owner Bill Burkley … Continue reading

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Was it a robbery on Carr Street? Or just a suspicious person?

A conversation with the helpful Greensboro police detective who’s investigating the report of a robbery last week on Carr Street left me with these impressions: The police report was sketchy because the police haven’t figured out exactly what happened. Regardless … Continue reading

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Robbery reported on Carr Street; circumstances unclear

A man was robbed early Friday outside 933 Carr Street. Reports on the incident from the police and newspaper raise more questions than they answer. A conspicuously vague Greensboro police report (PDF) says that Boone Aaron Angel, 30 (this Boone Aaron Angel?) … Continue reading

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Who is John Galt, and where did his badly parked Toyota go?

Note to sovereign citizens and others who would leave their clumsily parked cars blocking driveways: The parking laws don’t bend that far. And if you’re a Libertarian looking for your RAV4 today, check with the police. A blue RAV4 with a … Continue reading

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Parking scofflaws beware: The Denver boot is lurking

Anyone who has struggled to find a parking space in College Hill will be interested, perhaps even gratified, to see the car pictured above on Carr Street this morning.  The yellow note stuck on the driver’s side window indicates the … Continue reading

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