Category Archives: Spring Garden Street

Transformer pops at Spring Garden and Mendenhall

A Duke Energy transformer exploded above Spring Garden Street at Mendenhall on Monday evening. By 9 p.m., the fire department had arrived, and a police officer was beginning to block traffic on Spring Garden. For whatever reason, the power remained … Continue reading

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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

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College Hill’s priciest rental is still empty after four months, plus news of the mattress store, the T-shirts and more pot busts

College Hill’s one executive-type rental property has now been on the market for four months. 817 Rankin Place, the relatively new house built in 2005, is going for $2,000 per month with a $2,000 deposit. “Qualifications include credit score over … Continue reading

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Notes on August CHNA agenda, Neighborhood Watch update

The neighborhood association will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight (Monday August 29), 7 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall of the Church of the Covenant. Two COA applications will be discussed. A new idea for how to administer the neighborhood’s Municipal … Continue reading

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On sale for the first time at tonight’s National Night Out party: The all-new, official College Hill Historic District T-shirt

Tonight’s National Night Out event will feature the debut of the new College Hill T-shirt. The vibrant garnet shirt with white logo is yours for just $15. Come in to College Hill Sundries to buy yours. The shirt was produced exclusively … Continue reading

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Crime statistics for College Hill over the past six months

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

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It’s National Night Out in College Hill: Next Tuesday, August 2! At College Hill Sundries, The People’s Perk & the burrito truck!

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A few things you need to know about College Hill right now … including news of babies, chickens, churches and more …

A few short items worth knowing about College Hill, delivered via the venerable but vanishing journalistic device known as a three-dot column: Save the date: National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, and what better place to hold the official College Hill … Continue reading

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Invitation: See 919 Spring Garden’s renovation this Sunday

Preservation Greensboro will hold a fund-raising event this Sunday afternoon at 919 Spring Garden Street, the Carrie and Charles Angle House. The house was vacant for a few years after a major fire in 2011. Once threatened with demolition, the … Continue reading

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Snow hasn’t brought life to a total standstill this morning

As of 11 a.m., streets in College Hill are passable but risky. There is a little traffic out there, particularly on Tate and Spring Garden. A few businesses on Tate Street are open, including New York Pizza, Tate Street Coffee House, … Continue reading

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