Monthly Archives: August 2016

Just published: Hong Kong House Cook Book

“Recipes, stories, photos, and memories from a favorite local Greensboro, N.C., restaurant. Hong Kong House was located in the College Hill neighborhood business area, near the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Greensboro College. A popular meeting place for … Continue reading

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In memorium: Dr. W. Barnes Tatum, former College Hill neighbor

Dr. W. Barnes Tatum died Friday at Beacon Place in Greensboro. He was 78. Barnes was professor emeritus of religion at Greensboro College, where he taught for 36 years. He retired in 2009 as the Jefferson Pilot Professor of Religion and … 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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Reminder: Credit union membership open to all in College Hill

All College Hill residents are eligible for membership in the Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union. This eligibility is extended to members of all neighborhood associations that belong to the Greensboro Neighborhood Congress. All College Hill residents (home owners and renters) … Continue reading

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Tate Street loses its Indian restaurant for another sub place

There is no Indian restaurant on Tate Street for the first time in decades. Cafe Mirchi has dropped its Indian-Pakistani menu and become a place called Munchiez Subz & Grill. Or possibly Munchiez Wingz & Grill, which is the name being used … Continue reading

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Try, try again: A new Mexican restaurant will replace Los Cabos as burst of activity continues in the Tate Street business district

A worker on the upfit of the new Pedro’s Taco Shop says the restaurant should be open around the time classes start at UNCG on August 22. It will occupy the top floor of 948 Walker Avenue, former home of … 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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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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