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Possible retail development at old Trader Joe’s site

Commercial development is back on the table at what has affectionately become known as the "Trader Joe's" site located at the corner of Hobbs and Friendly Ave near the Friendly Center. According to the Triad Business Journal, Halpern Enterprises, an Atlanta-based firm, is eyeing the site for a 60,000 square foot development at the controversial location. The chairman of the company said Wednesday that plans include a grocery store as well as a multi-tenant building that could be home to mixture of restaurants...Continue Reading!

Greensboro NC Voted Top 20 Place To Live

Finally...something in the news I can celebrate! In a depressing news cycle like we have been in for the last month due to the lack of leadership in Washington DC, I find a juicy tidbit like this to share with my friends?  My day is complete... Greensboro's warm and inviting southern side has earned it #18 on the list of top cities to live and visit in America from the folks at Livability.com (read the article here). From the source..."with excellent schools and...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Community Events, October 2013

Fall is here and so are lots of fun and family friendly events to enjoy this October! First Friday Friday, October 4th Downtown Greensboro First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro's eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts programming to showcase local artists, musicians and various other artistic endeavors. For more information: http://downtownfridays.com/ Family Flick Friday Kernersville Friday, October 4th at 4:00pm Kernersville...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Community Events, September 2013

School may have started back but the Summer fun doesn't have to end! Here are some family friendly events to enjoy this month. First Friday Friday, September 6th Downtown Greensboro First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro's eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts programming to showcase local artists, musicians and various other artistic endeavors. For more information: http://downtownfridays.com/ Family Flick...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Community Events, July 2013

Here are some fun and family friendly events to enjoy around the Triad this July! Fun Fourth Festival Thursday, July 4th Fun Fourth maintains all the favorite American Independence Day traditions and offers great entertainment and exhibits free. Put on your red, white and blue and come downtown to celebrate! For more information: http://www.funfourthfestival.org Fun Fourth Festival Annual Pops Concert & Fireworks Thursday, July 4th White Oak Amphitheatre This year, festival organizers are excited to welcome The Army Ground Forces Band from Fort Bragg to Greensboro. For more information:...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Area Community Events, June 2013

Here are some fun and family friendly community events to enjoy this June! First Friday Friday, June 7th Downtown Greensboro First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro's eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts programming to showcase local artists, musicians and various other artistic endeavors. For more information: http://downtownfridays.com/ Family Flick Friday Kernersville Friday, June 7th at 4:00pm Kernersville Library – Room 1...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Area Community Events May 2013

Here are some fun and family friendly events to enjoy this month in the Greensboro, High Point and Kernersville area! First Friday Friday, May 3rd Downtown Greensboro First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro's eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts programming to showcase local artists, musicians and various other artistic endeavors. For more information: http://downtownfridays.com/ Family Flick Friday Kernersville Friday, May...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Area Community Events April 2013

It's finally Spring and here are some family friendly events to enjoy this month in the Greensboro, High Point and Kernersville area! First Friday Friday, April 5th Downtown Greensboro First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro's eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts programming to showcase local artists, musicians and various other artistic endeavors. For more information: http://downtownfridays.com/ Family Flick Friday...Continue Reading!

Greensboro Triad Area Community Events March 2013

Daylight Savings is almost here! And there are plenty of local community events to enjoy with your family this month in the Greensboro, High Point and Kernersville area.  Take a look at just a few we found below. First Friday Friday, March 1 Downtown Greensboro First Friday is a FREE monthly self-guided walking tour that includes Downtown Greensboro's eclectic shops, art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art venues. Participating stops stay open from 6-9pm on the First Friday of every month with free arts...Continue Reading!

Horse Pen Creek construction to hinder traffic in Northwest Greensboro

Residents of Greensboro were invited to a public meeting on Thursday as City of Greensboro officials outlined the proposed plans for the widening of Horse Pen Creek Road.  Traffic on this northwest Greensboro street, which serves as access to neighborhood housing, two apartment complexes, three schools and both Proehlific Park and the Spears YMCA,  exceeds capacity and is frequently congested during peak travel times.  In fact, traffic studies conducted in 2011 indicated approximately 18,000 vehicles traverse this road on the average...Continue Reading!