Tag: downtown

#GreensboroNow

It’s “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” a gesture that’s brought a mix of respect and revolt since it first appeared at protests in the wake of the August 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. And it’s just as clear a sign about where you stand on the issues facing black America today as it was for a black man or woman to sit at a lunch counter in 1960s. Only today there’s a museum rope around the lunch counter.

Fresh Eyes: Hard Cider, Hard Issues with Lacy Ward

If you could create a handbook on how to have a conversation from here, post-Ferguson, to strengthen the relationship between the community and the police, what would it look like? Where do you start? Here’s what he said.

George Scheer

George Scheer, Collaborative Director for Elsewhere Artist Collaborative, explains a little of what he’s learned about the grant writing process. Number one: Know what the foundations are passionate about and connect them with the right projects and artists. Last week, George met with representatives from Weatherspoon Art Museum and Downtown Greensboro Inc. to identify locations for a new art installation…

sounds local

Photo by John Rash Dawn Chorus It could be said that founder Andrew Dudek himself is an unexplained phenomenon that dawns on Greensboro’s creative communities. The man behind Greensboro’s most loved record store, Gate City Noise, is now gate-keeper at Square One, a shared rehearsal space for hungry hipsters and music lovers just outside the old Glenwood Neighborhood. Dudek walks…

Fitness goals: Part II

Tonya and I are meeting today to discuss her online community marketing plan. Here are a few things we’ll talk about to help her grow her downtown pilates business in Greensboro. Create a “Get Fit Pilates” blog. Tonya likes to write. And she has niche topic: Pilates, and, she’s trained in a muscle recovery technique for athletes called Muscle Activation…