Category Archives: Mendenhall Street

Closings and changes in hours for College Hill businesses: They need your support today to survive the coronavirus

To whatever extent you can, please support our local businesses as they struggle to survive. Here’s the current status of businesses in College Hill. Please send any updates or corrections to via email. This list will be updated on the … Continue reading

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“To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art”: An exhibition now on view at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

Now through June 1: To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, 2nd Floor: The Bob & Lissa Shelley McDowell Gallery and Gallery 6 Thursday February 27, 6:30 p.m.,  Talk: To the Hoop, Emily Stamey Our friendly … Continue reading

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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

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Holiday food drive for the Spartan Open Pantry to be held the next three Saturdays at the Church of the Covenant

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Neighbor Kim Burroughs to display and sell his pottery at holiday-season shows in College Hill and Westerwood

College Hill potter Kim Burroughs has scheduled a couple of holiday-season shows, one in the neighborhood and one just a short walk away. Kim will hold his own show next Saturday, November 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., hosted by … Continue reading

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A new Indian restaurant on Tate Street, next steps on Mendenhall Street and the 2019 Tate Street Festival

It was a sad day in 2016 when decades of Indian food on Tate Street ended. Three long years later, a new Indian restaurant has opened to carry on the tradition of the late, lamented India Palace. Taaz Indian Kitchen … Continue reading

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The People’s Perk has closed after six years; T-shirts showing the store’s “Wonderful Women” mural are still available

The People’s Perk closed on August 14. The Mendenhall Street coffee house had been open since 2013. “I’m keeping visitor hours of 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday until August 28, while I clean up and close out … Continue reading

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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

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College Hill news: Here comes the sun. It seems like years since it’s been here.

It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, but spring has brought a break in the clouds and at least a temporary respite from winter’s (and 2018’s) onslaught of rain. 901 Spring Garden The mid-century commercial building at 901 Spring Garden Street … Continue reading

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From the mean streets of College Hill: News, warnings and coming soon to Tate Street: dumplings

Warning No. 1: Risk of bottoming out on Tate Street The alleyway running from the 100 block of Tate Street to McIver looks innocent enough, but when entering from Tate Street, watch out. This car bottomed out on the sidewalk … Continue reading

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