Hometown Brand brings ‘Pop-Up’ Shop to Downtown

posted on December 4, 2017 by Paislee

Celebrating 70 years of denim making Wrangler® has opened a ‘Pop Up’ Shop in the heart of downtown Greensboro (314 S. Elm St. Greensboro, NC 27401) from December 1st to January 31st. Selling unique and custom items from special collaborations, small run capsules, western fashion, and classic Wrangler® Cowboy Cut®. This includes the company’s 70th…Read more

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Join the Celebration at the National Folk Festival!

posted on September 4, 2017 by Amy Scott

Join one of America’s largest and longest-running music celebrations in Downtown Greensboro from September 8-10! The three-day outdoor event is FREE and all are welcome. The National Folk Festival was founded in 1934, and the National Council for the Traditional Arts has produced the event since its founding. The NCTA chose Greensboro as the host…Read more

Experience the Rich History of Greensboro

posted on July 31, 2017 by Amy Scott

Leap into Greensboro’s past at the Greensboro Historical Museum! The home of the museum is the former First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro, built in 1892, and Smith Memorial Building, built in 1903. To begin the tour, you pass an old Cadillac from the nineteenth century and walk up the grand spiral staircase. One room displays…Read more

Stay in Luxury at the Proximity Hotel

posted on July 18, 2017 by Amy Scott

As the first LEED Platinum “green hotel” in the country, the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, NC is a great host for business conferences, leisure travel, and weddings, and more. The design and construction of the hotel followed the proper guidelines of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, which led to the building…Read more

Fainting Goat Spirits Distillery: Defining the Flavor of Greensboro 

posted on July 14, 2017 by Amy Scott

Ever seen a fainting goat? When some goats get frightened or excited, they freeze for a few seconds and collapse on their sides, but then get back up and continue to run. Bill Norman, co-owner of Fainting Goat Spirits Distillery, describes his family members like fainting goats; he says they are all “a little out…Read more

USA Track and Field Region III Championships

posted on July 11, 2017 by Amy Scott

As part of the 2017 Powerade State Games, the USA Track and Field Region III Championships were held July 6-9 at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro. Youth athletes from Age Division 8 & Under to Age Division 17-18, competed to win USAFT medals and to advance to nationals. I did not participate in track…Read more

US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships Brings Large Economic Impact to Greensboro

posted on June 29, 2017 by Amy Scott

The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament in the country, and the Region III Championships are the qualifying tournaments for the national tournament in Frisco, Texas. With over 3,600 players composing the 224 Boys and Girls US Youth Soccer teams from Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi,…Read more

Replacements, LTD: Dinnerware to Fit Your Lifestyle

posted on June 20, 2017 by Amy Scott

Attracting millions worldwide to their half-million square foot store location in Greensboro, North Carolina, Replacements, LTD is your destination for vintage and current dinnerware, crystal, silver & collectibles to fit any lifestyle. It all started in the attic of Bob Page’s home 36 years ago.  Bob had a passion for finding special dinnerware at flea markets.…Read more

Backstage with Journey

posted on June 13, 2017 by Amy Scott

My name is Nikki Sanz, I am a senior at Elon University, and the new Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau intern this summer.  I also intern with the Greensboro Sports Commission and the Greensboro Coliseum.  You can find me volunteering at sporting events that come through town, reporting the city’s best attractions, and helping backstage…Read more

The Greensboro Children’s Museum – Not Just For Kids!

posted on June 6, 2017 by Amy Scott

Looking for fun, new activities to do with your kids?  Visit the Greensboro Children’s Museum!  This hands-on museum takes you through “Our Town,” a small interactive town filled with a variety of stores, gardens, a rock climbing wall, and a jungle gym, which encourage children to play in real-life town scenarios.  Children can put on…Read more

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