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Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
No, not for the foreseeable future. But eventually things will return to normal, and when they do, check the Local Events page for links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
Next Recycling Collection
PLEASE NOTE: Pickups of lawn waste have been suspended until further notice. Bulk trash will be picked up only by request.
Recycling is still collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Thursday April 9 — one day early due to Good Friday on April 10.
- Friday April 24
- Friday May 8
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, April 27, 7 p.m.
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Fellowship Hall, 501 S. Mendenhall Street
- Historic Preservation
March 25 meeting cancelled
Next scheduled meeting:
Wednesday, April 29, 4 p.m.
Meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
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Category Archives: Greensboro College
City allows Greensboro College to bypass normal oversight and demolish a key feature of a historic campus building
This week, the city gave Greensboro College permission to tear down a character-defining feature of a historic building on campus without going through the Historic Preservation Commission. The college says the smokestack on its old power plant was hit by … Continue reading
The Spartan Open Pantry needs our help to provide food to UNCG students facing financial hardship, homelessness
Classes start again at UNCG in just two weeks, August 20. A significant number of returning and new students will be coming from families experiencing financial difficulty. Some will find themselves hungry and perhaps even homeless. This is presenting unique … Continue reading
The city reminds us that under the new recycling rules: No glass is allowed in the biweekly recycling pickup at the curb. There are four drop-off locations where you can leave glass recyclables (listed above). Metal recycling is limited to … Continue reading
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
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
Greensboro College checks out of its ‘inn’ on Market Street; owner plans to rent the rooms to students, young professionals
Greensboro College is no longer housing students at the Inn at Greensboro College, the former motel on Market Street at Mendenhall. Spokesman Lex Alexander said the college no longer needs the facility to accommodate all of its students who want to … Continue reading
Notes: After Gateway party at Jake’s Billiards on September 17, plus our new polling place and historic preservation’s impact
If you don’t know After Gateway, it’s a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults with multiple and/or severe developmental disabilities. It’s located at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Their annual fund-raiser on September 17 deserves our support. Click … Continue reading
An especially lively month ahead for the arts in College Hill, including 17 Days art and music and the Tate Street Festival
Greensboro’s annual 17 Days arts festival begins on Friday September 9 with the opening of the 76th National Folk Festival. It continues through Sunday September 25. Five festival events are scheduled in College Hill: Collage 2016 Saturday September 10, 7:30 … Continue reading
Dr. W. Barnes Tatum died Friday at Beacon Place in Greensboro. He was 78. Barnes was professor emeritus of religion at Greensboro College, where he taught for 36 years. He retired in 2009 as the Jefferson Pilot Professor of Religion and … Continue reading
Neighborhood Watch notes: Students returning this week; unrelatedly, police seeing more thefts from storage buildings
With UNCG and Greensboro College about to begin their fall semesters, we can expect the usual uptick in criminals breaking into the cars and apartments of students … and anyone else who makes it easy for them. The best ways … Continue reading