College Hill news in photos: Beautification volunteers needed, a vulture goes to church and more comings and goings

College Hill sign with well-tended flower bed

The neighborhood sign at McGee and Spring streets has been revived by volunteers, led by Beth Langlois (photo courtesy of Jack Whebb).

Beautification projects scheduled

The College Hill beautification team has scheduled work days for the next two Sunday afternoons, April 28 and May 5, noon to 3 p.m. both days.┬áVolunteers — and anyone can volunteer, especially you — will meet at the pergola at Mendenhall and Walker. Projects include removing the hedge across the street from the pergola and tending some of the flower beds that need attention. Click here for more information.

steel being erected for new school of nursing building

The newest building on the UNCG campus is going up right next to the oldest.

New School of Nursing is coming up

Construction began in January 2018, and now steel is rising on the site of the new UNCG School of Nursing. The demolition of the McIver Building revealed a surprise — 9,000 cubic yards of granite that had to be moved. Completion has been pushed back to spring 2021 from the original fall 2020 date.

former cottage inn location with "for lease" sign in window

Are four enough? With Cottage Inn closed, Tate Street is down to New York Pizza, Slices, Sam’s Oven and Grill, and Manhattan Pizza and Subs for pizza.

So long, again, Cottage Inn

The Cottage Inn pizza restaurant on Tate Street has closed again. It originally opened early in 2018 and closed by summer. It eventually reopened and now is closed again. It’s almost as if there are too many pizza places on Tate Street.

storefront church being painted

The nondenominational tabernacle with its painting in progress

Paint job for storefront church

The gloriously named Power for Living Tabernacle Church on South Mendenhall Street has gotten a new coat of paint in a new color.

vulture spreads its wings atop the College Place UMC tower

A moment of peace and quiet before the crows arrive

A vulture visits the Methodists

One of our friendly neighborhood vultures stopped by College Place UMC this week. All it wanted was to stretch its wings for a moment, but it was quickly driven away by a murder of crows.

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