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Nicknames of Greensboro

posted on January 6, 2020 by Amy Scott

Greensboro rich history has lead the city to have many nicknames that reflect the city. Whatever you call Greensboro, it’s the place to be. Gate City By 1890, Greensboro became a railroad transportation center, a gateway to the West and the South. Today you can get to and from Greensboro by planes, trains and automobiles.  …Read more

9 things to look forward to in 2019

posted on January 2, 2019 by Amy Scott

Welcome to 2019! We’ve got a lot to be excited for in the 336. Below and pictured above are 9 exciting and upcoming attractions we can’t wait to share with our visitors and residents. Live Music Live music is North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper, stated that “2019 is the Year of Music,” and Greensboro, NC has…Read more

Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Greensboro

posted on January 16, 2019 by Amy Scott

Greensboro Celebrates the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join Greensboro as we commemorate what King stood for with our community before, during and after MLK day these community activities and events. Note that the events listed are from 2019. MLK Shabbat Service Friday, January 18, 7:30 pm Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson…Read more

Get Green in Greensboro – Celebrate St. Patty’s day

posted on March 12, 2018 by Amy Scott

St. Patrick’s Day in Greensboro  You’ll be feeling lucky in Greensboro this St. Patrick’s Day. We’re offering a wide range of events this weekend including Around Town, Historical and Family Fun, don’t miss out. All events are happening on Saturday, March 17th unless otherwise noted.  Around Town M’Coul Public House 14th Annual Celebration Greensboro traditional…Read more

It’s Women’s History Month

posted on March 1, 2018 by Amy Scott

Celebrate Women’s History Month Greensboro is home to many influential women in American History. From Local, National to international we celebrate the women of Greensboro. That have help shape the town, and make it home.  Born or Raised in GreensboroLoretta Elizabeth Lynch (born May 21, 1959) is an American attorney who served as the 83rd…Read more

February 1 and Greensboro

posted on February 1, 2018 by Amy Scott

Today, on February 1, we remember the heroic and bold Greensboro Four. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University freshman students Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair, and David Richmond held a sit-in protest on February 1, 1960 in the downtown Greensboro Woolworth store over the store’s lunch counter segregation policy.These four brave college students…Read more

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

posted on January 15, 2018 by Amy Scott

It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. and the commencement of the US Civil Rights Trail. What better way to celebrate than with Greensboro historic connections with the Civil Rights Movement.Did you know that on April 4, 1968 that Martin Luther King, Jr was scheduled to speak in Greensboro, but chose to stay in Memphis, Tennessee where he…Read more