Author Archives: David Arneke

923 Carr Street is sold to neighbors after home’s demolition

The aftermath of the May 13 fire at 923 Carr Street has played out to its end, for now at least. The remains of the house have been demolished and the wreckage hauled away. The site has been leveled and … Continue reading

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The Spartan Open Pantry needs your donation now to provide food to struggling UNCG and Greensboro College students

With the fall semester about to begin, college students are facing the same challenges as the rest of us in these difficult times. But many must do so without a steady income or financial support from their families. The Spartan … Continue reading

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Morehead Park bridge on Spring Garden to get a new mural; Downtown Greenway seeks artists to create a replacement

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923 Carr Street, built in 1910 and burned in 2020, is demolished

1 p.m.: Arrival 1:30 p.m.: The Beast waits. 3 p.m.: Demolition begins. 3:30 p.m.: Pause. The Beast is thirsty. 5 p.m.: The first dump truck is deftly loaded. 5:10 p.m.: The west side of 921 Carr Street, also built in … Continue reading

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City allows demolition of fire-damaged 923 Carr Street; property owner expects it to happen within two to three weeks

The Historic Preservation Commission has approved a request for permission to demolish 923 Carr Street, the College Hill home severely damaged in a fire last month. The College Hill Neighborhood Association supported the request. Neighbors cited the house’s three chimneys, … Continue reading

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Spring report from the College Hill Beautification Program; volunteers are needed to help weed and maintain planting beds

Beth Langlois, chair of the beautification program, reports: The neighborhood flower beds weathered the winter and spring very well.   The pansies have been removed, and beds have been weeded. Thank you to Lyddan Pawlowski for help weeding the Jackson, Tate … Continue reading

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Seen on the street: Political graffiti on a Tate Street sidewalk

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Three side-by-side rental houses on Spring Garden Street have gone up for sale with one remarkably high price — $975,000

It’s hard to know what to make of the offer that appeared in local real-estate listings on June 5, 2020: Three adjoining houses on Spring Garden Street for sale together at $975,000. Continue reading

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Seen on the street: Contrasting moods in the neighborhood

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Fitness on the Greenway resumes June 2 at Morehead Park with social distancing; bring your own mat and water bottle

Fitness on the Greenway will resume Tuesday June 2 at Morehead Park on Spring Garden Street. It will run through September. Continue reading

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