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The College Hill Neighborhood Guide
Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday June 2
- Friday June 16
- Friday June 30
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday June 26, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference: Click here to login.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday May 31, 2023, 4 p.m., Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street.
- College Hill
Note to Realtors and Prospective Home Buyers
Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
The Weatherspoon is open. Downtown venues are back in business. Check the Local Events page for links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
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Category Archives: Greensboro College
Sign up now for updates on Downtown Greenway construction along Greensboro College, which will begin in 2022
News from Action Greensboro about the Downtown Greenway: “Exciting news. Construction on the final western mile, recently named Western Branch, of the Downtown Greenway will begin in 2022. As you know, part of this section runs through the College Hill … Continue reading
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News from Tate Street, McGee Street and around College Hill: Bitcoin ATMs are a coming thing, and the College Mart has one
For those interested in making their lives as complicated as possible, there’s now a Bitcoin ATM at the College Mart on Tate Street. People who have figured out cryptocurrency can use it to buy Bitcoins, Bitcoin Cash and something called … Continue reading
Railroad tracks being taken up along Greensboro College; Downtown Greenway construction could begin this year
A contractor for Norfolk Southern is removing the railroad tracks from Spring Garden Street to West Market. The work is in preparation for construction of the western section of the Downtown Greenway. The greenway will follow the boundary of the … Continue reading
City allows Greensboro College to bypass normal oversight and demolish a key feature of a historic campus building
This week, the city gave Greensboro College permission to tear down a character-defining feature of a historic building on campus without going through the Historic Preservation Commission. The college says the smokestack on its old power plant was hit by … Continue reading
The Spartan Open Pantry needs our help to provide food to UNCG students facing financial hardship, homelessness
Classes start again at UNCG in just two weeks, August 20. A significant number of returning and new students will be coming from families experiencing financial difficulty. Some will find themselves hungry and perhaps even homeless. This is presenting unique … Continue reading
Reminder: New recycling rules in effect
The city reminds us that under the new recycling rules: No glass is allowed in the biweekly recycling pickup at the curb. There are four drop-off locations where you can leave glass recyclables (listed above). Metal recycling is limited to … Continue reading
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May calendar of events
In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Taco Tuesday Bike Ride Every Tuesday, rolling at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading
Invitation: Help clean Greensboro College’s stream April 21
You and everyone you know are invited to join Greensboro College for its annual Streamwalk, a clean-up project for the creek that runs along the downtown side of the campus, next Friday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. From the college: Participants should … Continue reading
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Greensboro College checks out of its ‘inn’ on Market Street; owner plans to rent the rooms to students, young professionals
Greensboro College is no longer housing students at the Inn at Greensboro College, the former motel on Market Street at Mendenhall. Spokesman Lex Alexander said the college no longer needs the facility to accommodate all of its students who want to … Continue reading
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Notes: After Gateway party at Jake’s Billiards on September 17, plus our new polling place and historic preservation’s impact
If you don’t know After Gateway, it’s a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults with multiple and/or severe developmental disabilities. It’s located at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Their annual fund-raiser on September 17 deserves our support. Click … Continue reading