Category Archives: Mendenhall Street

Spring report from the College Hill Beautification Program; volunteers are needed to help weed and maintain planting beds

Beth Langlois, chair of the beautification program, reports: The neighborhood flower beds weathered the winter and spring very well.   The pansies have been removed, and beds have been weeded. Thank you to Lyddan Pawlowski for help weeding the Jackson, Tate … Continue reading

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Three side-by-side rental houses on Spring Garden Street have gone up for sale with one remarkably high price — $975,000

It’s hard to know what to make of the offer that appeared in local real-estate listings on June 5, 2020: Three adjoining houses on Spring Garden Street for sale together at $975,000. Continue reading

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State Historic Preservation Office features College Hill’s 1919 firehouse as an example of using tax credits for rehabilitation

One of the old firehouses on South Mendenhall Street is highlighted in the latest newsletter from the State Historic Preservation Office as an example of historic rehabilitation facilitated by the use of state and federal tax credits. It stands at … Continue reading

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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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