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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: McGee Street
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
S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street
The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading
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