Downtown Greensboro Inc. Blog


Union Square Campus Groundbreaking Set for April 7

WHAT:    Groundbreaking ceremony for Union Square Campus

WHEN:    Tuesday, April 7, 2015  at 9 am

WHERE:  Future home of Union Square Campus at the corner of Lee and Arlington        Streets, downtown Greensboro.

WHO:        Representatives from Union Square Campus, Opportunity Greensboro, the City of Greensboro, Cone Health, GTCC, NC A&T State and UNC Greensboro will be on hand discussing the … Read More


Union Square Campus Update – March 31, 2015

A community update for downtown neighbors and businesses will be held Tuesday March 31, 6pm at Shiloh Baptist Church fellowship hall. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Hear and discuss the latest developments and timeline for the Union Square Campus and an overview of nursing education and employment training programs to be offered at this location. Presenters: Ed Kitchen, … Read More


Greensboro Downtown Residents’ Association Announces Annual Meeting

The event will feature an update of the organization and panel discussion with downtown leaders.

GREENSBORO, NC, – February 13, 2015 – The Greensboro Downtown Residents’ Association will reflect on 2014 while sharing their vision for the new year at the 2015 DRA Annual Meeting. The agenda will include an update of the organization followed by a panel … Read More

Urban Beautification Project | Early Spring 2015

Volunteers are needed to work with DRA, DGI and the City of Greensboro to create a vibrant and colorful city center by planting perennials and annuals  and maintaining select plots of city property and numerous large city owned planters. Volunteers will work in small groups and would “service” their assigned plots, or planters four times a year. If you are interested … Read More


Downtown Greensboro Inc. Launches New Mobile App for Smartphones

Greensboro, NC – Downtown Greensboro Inc. (DGI) has put the downtown Greensboro experience at your fingertips with its free new mobile app. Available for iPhone and Android users, the Downtown Greensboro Mobile App lets one explore all of downtown with a convenient and easy-to-use display. Out for a night on the town or looking for a great lunch spot? … Read More


Fragilé Races to be held @ Winterfest IceRink


3d printed Leg Lamps on remote control race cars to be driven on ice rink downtown Greensboro


GREENSBORO – This year, a little humor will be added to the Winterfest Ice Rink in downtown Greensboro. A series of leg lamp races will circle around the ice rink to see which leg gets ahead.

The Forge, Greensboro’s … Read More


2014 First Friday & Festival of Lights

Friday, December 5, 2014 Downtown Greensboro FREE!


Musical Stroll along Elm Street From Center City Park to Bain Street, 6-9pm

First Friday From Cultural Center to Bain Street, 6-9pm

Holiday First Friday Indie Market South Elm & MLK, 4-9pm

South End on Elm South Elm from MLK to Bain … Read More