Monthly Archives: March 2016

Springtime in College Hill: Walk it, bike it, see it

  There’s no better time to get out and enjoy our very walkable and bikeable neighborhood.

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Now at the Weatherspoon: De Kooning in Company

The jewel in the crown of the Weatherspoon’s permanent collection, Willem de Kooning’s painting, Woman, is both a key piece in the artist’s career and a prime example of Abstract Expressionism, the style that critically reigned in the mid-1940s and … Continue reading

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Tate Street closed between Carr and Walker today

A utility crew is replacing a pole near the business district and has closed Tate Street at Carr Street and at Walker Avenue. They expect it to take the entire morning and possibly continue into the afternoon. It will be … Continue reading

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Long-term planning will be the focus of the next CHNA meeting

In response to newly proposed changes to the MSD legislation, courtesy of your elected officials, the CHNA is creating a long-term plan to utilize our MSD resources. This plan will address numerous aspects throughout the district that will be a … Continue reading

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Miriam Herin’s novel on Kirkus Reviews featured book list

Congratulations to neighbor Miriam Herin. Her second novel, A Stone for Bread, heads the March “Indie Books of the Month” list in Kirkus Reviews. The bimonthly magazine reviews several thousand books a year and is widely read among booksellers and librarians. “Only … Continue reading

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Two owls spend a pesky day on Carr Street

These two owls buzzed a cat repeatedly while spending an otherwise quiet day in a backyard on Carr Street. I think they were just checking the cat out to see whether she was small enough to kill or fly off with. Owls … Continue reading

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College Place UMC to hold Easter egg hunt and lunch Sunday

College Place UMC will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt this Sunday, March 20th. A pizza lunch will be served immediately after the 11 a.m. worship for families and guests attending the Egg Hunt. The Egg Hunt will be in … Continue reading

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Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop, Tuesday April 5

The City of Greensboro is hosting a 2016 Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop on Tuesday April 5th at the Greensboro Historical Museum. Historic Preservation Tax Credits are available for properties and districts (like College Hill) on the National Register of Historic … Continue reading

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At the WAM — Reclaiming Nature: Art and Sustainability

January 9, 2016 – April 17, 2016 Weatherspoon Art Museum, The Leah Louise B. Tannenbaum Gallery The word “sustainability” refers to how biological systems endure over time by remaining diverse and productive. One of the largest impacts on ecosystems is … Continue reading

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At Jackson Library: Illuminated Manuscripts from 3 Continents

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