Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Author: John Hammer

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Greensboro Parks And Rec Posts Some Impressive Numbers

The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department posts some pretty impressive numbers in its annual report: 4.2 million visits, $16.2 million in economic impact, 5,496 volunteers, 41,026 volunteer hours and 11,950 youth volunteer hours, 177 special events hosted and 24 free concerts, to name a few.

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Food Truck Festival Downtown Sunday

It doesn’t seem that long ago that food trucks were effectively banned from downtown Greensboro, but you’d never suspect that if you happen to wander downtown on Sunday, Aug. 25 and find yourself in the midst of Greensboro’s Food Truck Festival.

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Tanger Has New Architectural Firm, Same Architect

The Greensboro City Council didn’t discuss or explain the new contract for architectural services for the Tanger Center for the Performing Arts at the meeting Tuesday, Aug. 20, before passing the motion on a 7-1 vote with Councilmember Sharon Hightower voting no.

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NC Folk Festival Announces Line Up

The North Carolina Folk Festival, which starts Friday, Sept. 6 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 8, announced the schedule for the free three-day festival that celebrates America’s roots and heritage in downtown Greensboro.

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Not Much Action On Good Repair Ordinance

Since the “Good Repair” ordinance setting building maintenance standards for nonresidential buildings in Greensboro went into effect on Tuesday, July 16 two complaints have been filed with the City of Greensboro and neither is for a building in the downtown area.

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Don’t Mess With Marikay

At large City Councilmember Marikay Abuzuaiter ran the Monday, Aug. 5 Greensboro City Council town hall type meeting at the Union Square campus on Gate City Boulevard and by the end it was clear that Abuzuaiter would not tolerate disruptive behavior.

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