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Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
Well, yes, actually. The Local Events page provides links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday November 22
- Friday December 6
- Friday December 20
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Combined Nov.-Dec. meeting:
Monday, December 9, 7 p.m.
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Fellowship Hall, 501 S. Mendenhall Street
- Historic Preservation
Combined Nov.-Dec. meeting:
Wednesday, December 11, 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.
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Category Archives: McGee Street
New 4-way stop at Mendenhall and Walker to go into effect August 7 as part of traffic-calming initiative on Mendenhall
The repaving of South Mendenhall Street has allowed the neighborhood’s traffic-calming initiative to get under way after years of planning. As part of that effort, the 4-way stop on Mendenhall will be moved to Walker Avenue effective August 7. The … Continue reading
1110 W. McGee Street has been sold for the first time since it was built in 1923. The Booker-Benton House is one of just two pre-1980’s houses left on the block. The area was once a rare African-American neighborhood in … Continue reading
What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association
The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading
The College Hill Neighborhood Association extends its condolences to our neighbor Janet Frommann of McGee Street on the death of her daughter, Kirsten Poag. Kirsten, 27, died Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 2, … Continue reading
Benjamin Briggs of Preservation Greensboro recently wrote about the Booker-Benton House at 1110 West McGee Street, a home with a remarkable history. “The Booker-Benton House is a rare surviving structure built by an African American family at the height of … Continue reading
More Duke Energy tree trimming scheduled for College Hill; work will be done on almost all streets in the neighborhood
Duke Energy is planning to trim trees on most streets in College Hill during UNCG’s winter break. The red lines on the map above show where they’ll be working: South Mendenhall Street between Walker and Oakland avenues, Walker Avenue, Springdale Court, … 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
With National Night Out coming up tomorrow night, here are some statistics on crime in College Hill over the past six months (data from crimemapping.com). The most prominent pattern in the data is the concentration of burglaries and vehicle break-ins … Continue reading
Slow down on Tuesdays with a meditation group or bike ride … Plus sightings of little kids, Republicans and a raccoon …
A weekly meditation group will begin meeting this week, Tuesdays at noon at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. The public is invited. For more information contact Lora Farlow or the church office, 336-275-6403. … Also every Tuesday, the Taco Tuesday Beginner Ride rolls … Continue reading
Spring marks the beginning of the home-buying/home-selling season, and College Hill is coming off a relatively quiet year in 2015. With few houses coming onto the market, only five owner-occupied, single-family homes were sold, along with two rental houses and … Continue reading