Author Archives: David Arneke

Homeowners and absentee landlords: Here’s how property ownership in College Hill stands today

The January neighborhood association meeting on Monday will include a discussion of how to better engage College Hill’s many landlords in maintaining and improving the neighborhood. It’s a challenge that has been addressed with little success and varying degrees of … Continue reading

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Airbnb now shows 8 short-term rental listings in College Hill, including 3 entire houses and a house with 3 apartments

Airbnb has listed short-term rentals in College Hill since at least 2014, but there may be more of them now than ever. This week, 919 Carr Street hosted its first Airbnb guests, bringing the total number of short-term rental units … Continue reading

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College Hill historic-home prices continued to soar in 2022

2022 was a relatively quiet year for real estate in College Hill. Few historic homes went up for sale, continuing the trend of recent years. I counted 12 sales during the year; just three involved owner-occupied homes. Five houses (including … Continue reading

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Food drive for Spartan Open Pantry this Saturday at PCOC

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Holiday wreaths go up on College Hill lampposts

Neighborhood volunteers have created holiday wreaths and put them up on lampposts up and down South Mendenhall Street. The wreaths were made possible in part by a generous donation of tree trimmings from the Delancy Street Holiday Tree lot. Lyddan … Continue reading

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For newcomers and those who’ve forgotten: All College Hill residents are eligible for credit-union membership

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 are members of the … Continue reading

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New page added to website: Community health resources

Figuring out even the most basic aspects of our health-care system is getting more and more complex. With health issues dominating the news like never before, a new page has been added to the website listing community health resources. It’s … Continue reading

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Early voting is now under way for the July 26 city elections; please note: we’re in a different City Council district now

In case City Council member Nancy Hoffman hasn’t come by your house to inform you personally, you need to know that College Hill has been moved very quietly to City Council District 4. City elections will be held on July … Continue reading

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Season tickets on sale for the UNCG Concert & Lecture Series featuring the Indigo Girls, Winston Duke, Joshua Bell and more

Right here in our own neighborhood: Season subscriptions are now on sale for the 2022-2023 UNCG Concert and Lecture Series.  Season subscription prices are 10 percent less than individually purchased tickets. Single-event tickets go on sale 90 days before each … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Jeff Towne, 92, longtime College Hill resident

Jeff Towne, longtime College Hill resident and landlord, died Tuesday April 26 in Columbus, Ohio. He was 92. He split his time between 933 Carr Street and a retirement community in Columbus. He had made multiple trips back and forth … Continue reading

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