Downtown Greensboro Inc. Blog


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


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