Category Archives: UNCG

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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Tate Street news: UNCG buys the former Addams bookstore

The former Addams bookstore on Tate Street has been bought by UNCG. The university plans for the College of Visual and Performing Arts to use it for theatre crafts, including the production of costumes and props for stage productions. Dr. … Continue reading

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An especially lively month ahead for the arts in College Hill, including 17 Days art and music and the Tate Street Festival

Greensboro’s annual 17 Days arts festival begins on Friday September 9 with the opening of the 76th National Folk Festival. It continues through Sunday September 25. Five festival events are scheduled in College Hill: Collage 2016 Saturday September 10, 7:30 … 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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Notes: The warehouse on Lilly Street has been sold to UNCG; plus news of HPC projects and UNCG’s Performing Arts series

The warehouse on Lilly Street that once housed noisy bad neighbor College Hill CrossFit has been bought by UNCG. The College of Performing Arts will use it to store sets, wardrobes and such for its productions. … The sale of … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch notes: Students returning this week; unrelatedly, police seeing more thefts from storage buildings

With UNCG and Greensboro College about to begin their fall semesters, we can expect the usual uptick in criminals breaking into the cars and apartments of students … and anyone else who makes it easy for them. The best ways … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Dr. Mary Floyd, former College Hill neighbor

Former College Hill resident Mary Floyd passed away recently in Indianapolis. She was 75. The cause of death was cancer. Mary was a very private person and didn’t tell anyone about her illness. She died in June. Mary lived at … Continue reading

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College Hill notes: Two more properties under contract

The old Addams bookstore location on Tate Street is apparently under contract. The “For Sale” sign is gone and surveyors’ flags have sprouted around the property. The listed price was $650,000; the one-time Victory Theatre has been up for sale since April … Continue reading

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News to know from Tate Street, Walker Avenue and the ‘Spoon

From the Tate Street business district: There’s activity in the former University Laundry location. Tables and chairs have been moved in and upfitting is under way. Oh boy — another restaurant. … Novelist Miriam Herrin of Walker Avenue was recently … Continue reading

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This week’s notes on life and real estate in College Hill

Neighbors James and Amanda Keith have bought the stately mansion Double Oaks at 204 North Mendenhall. They plan to re-establish the turn-of-the-century, colonial revival house as a bed-and-breakfast by the end of the summer. … There are rumblings from the … Continue reading

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