Downtown Greensboro Inc. Blog


Top Ten reasons to Think Local – Buy Local – Be Local

Buy Local — Support yourself: Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than a nationally owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers and farms — continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community.(Click here to see summaries of … Read More


Downtown Greensboro Inc. (DGI) Seeks Board of Directors Nominees

Open date: November 20, 2014 | Close date: December 1, 2014

Downtown Greensboro Incorporated (DGI) is currently accepting nominations for candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. Each board member is elected to represent a specific category as shown below. The shaded categories represent standing organizational appointments that are open for nomination to the Board of Directors (Seats 8, … Read More


A Concerned Response to Recent Downtown Events

Downtown Greensboro Incorporated is deeply concerned about the unsettling events of the past weekend. A safe downtown, free of violence, is in the best interest of all of Greensboro, and we are greatly encouraged by the strong and quick response of law enforcement and our city leaders.

Despite the extraordinary nature of these events, it is important to understand that … Read More


5th Annual Raffle & Silent Auction at Jules Antiques & Fine Art

In appreciation of their consistent support of Downtown Greensboro merchants and events, join Jules Antiques & Fine Art on First Friday, November 7th  for the 5th Annual Raffle and Silent Auction.  Thousands of dollars of antiques, art, jewelry and gift certificates will be available. All proceeds benefit Downtown Greensboro Inc. and ArtsGreensboro.

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First ever shows at new Cone Denim Entertainment Center announced! Dave Chappelle and more coming.

Greensboro, NC (September 30, 2014) – The Greater Greensboro Entertainment Group (“GGEG”) proudly announces that a naming rights arrangement for the new House of  Blues Entertainment affiliated live performance center at 117 South Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro has been finalized. The name of the new state-of-the-art facility will be “The Cone Denim Entertainment Center”.

“Cone Mills is a … Read More


Craft Brewery Turns to the Crown

GREENSBORO, NC, October 1, 2014 – North Carolina craft brewery startup Gibb’s HundredBrewing Company is turning to the crowd with a Kickstarter campaign to fund enhancements to their operation. The campaign is called The Community for Sour, Barrel Aged, & Cask Conditioned Beer at Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company.   The company’s $15,000 crowdfunding goal will be used … Read More


Greensboro South End Rebirth

From ( A railroad track splits the North End of Downtown Greensboro from the South End. While the North End has boomed, the South End has been viewed as the “Other Side of the Tracks.” But that image is slowly changing as old buildings are repurposed and long-time businesses are joined by new upstart neighbors. … Read More