LeBauer Park & City Center Park

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Greensboro’s Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the nonprofit Greensboro Downtown Parks Inc. to manage Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park and Center City Park, two privately built facilities that will be gifted to the City. For the latest information on park programming and events, and to inquire about park rentals, visit the Greensboro Downtown Park Inc. website.

LeBauer Park overview

LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St.

Hours of Operation:
7 am to 11 pm, unless otherwise posted for special events

Features and Amenities:

Center City Park
• Band shell
• Various sculptures
• Fountain feature that is an abstract representation of the seasonal stream beds found throughout NC’s Piedmont region

LeBauer Park
• Two cafes: Ghassan’s and nOma Food & Company
• Price/Bryan Performance Place, a 17,000-square foot lawn that accommodates up to 4,000 people
• a playground
• Janet Echelman aerial sculpture “Where We Met”
• VF Corporation Seasonal Plaza, with interactive fountains
• Peacehaven Sensory Space, a sculptural wall designed to be enjoyed by people who have sensory processing disorders
• Downtown Greensboro Animal Hospital Dog Park
• Carolyn’s Garden, one acre of ornamental gardens
• Junior League of Greensboro’s Reading Room
• Decal Source Ping-pong and foosball tables

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Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St.

 

 

 


This is Greensboro: Revolution Mill

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The first flannel mill in the South, Revolution Mill helped establish Greensboro’s manufacturing tradition and the Triad’s prominence as the center of North Carolina manufacturing. Revolution Mill logo

With a vision of restoring and revitalizing Revolution Mill, Self-Help set out to turn the historic property into a space for creative work and creative living. Revolution Mill is currently home to a variety of businesses, a café, and performance and event spaces.

Rendering of future performance and event space at Revolution Mill

As it continues to develop the space, employees and residents will be able to live on campus, dine at restaurants, shop at an urban market, walk the greenway, or exercise at the yoga studio… all without leaving Revolution Mill.

 


Our Beer Scene is Hopping

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It’s time for a “cold one” and Greensboro, NC has you covered. Whether or not you’re a connoisseur of beer, you’ll be impressed with the city’s craft brewery community.

There are currently five breweries in operation here and two others are opening soon. All range from small hometown breweries to one of the largest in the state.

First in the beer line was Natty Greene’s Brewing Co., serving top-notch beverages since 2004. On a daily basis, Natty’s pairs great food at terrific prices with unique craft beers, making it the third largest craft brewery in the state. Twelve taps serve up the brews it’s most famous for, plus a rotation of brewhouse exclusives, seasonals and one-of-a-kind inventions.

Joining Natty’s for a share of the thirsty public are the breweries below. Belly up to the bar at one — or all — of these local gems and say “cheers” to Greensboro! We’ll say “cheers” right back at you!

Red Oak Brewery is America’s largest lager-only craft brewery. This brewery follows the 1516 Reinheitsgebot (Purity Law), the world’s oldest consumer protection law, which means the beer contains only Bavarian malted barley, noble hops and lager yeast. These fresh, pure lagers are unfiltered and unpasteurized for a rich, smooth taste.

Pig Pounder Brewery is named after a beer launched by the Darryl’s restaurant chain in 1988. It’s a local microbrewery specializing in producing outstanding authentic UK-style beers such as Extra Special Bitter, English Dark Mild, and Milk Stout. The brewery also features an interactive tasting room, made for connecting with guests and educating them more about beer.

Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Co. is a family owned and operated microbrewery in downtown Greensboro that brews a consistently high-quality craft beer with a focus on ingredients and craftsmanship. Visit the taproom and be welcomed into the Gibb’s community to have a drink, learn about beer with friends or take a tour.

Preyer Brewing Co. is Greensboro’s newest addition, and it’s also located downtown. Along with beer, Preyer has wine, Blue Blaze sodas, Beansboro coffee, Vida Pour teas, and mineral waters. The taproom has an open food policy, allowing customers to bring in their own food, order delivery or place an order with the next door restaurant.

Wise Man Brewing is slated to open in downtown Greensboro in late 2015 and Mansfield Brewery is in the planning stages.


LeBauer Park

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The Carolyn and Maurice LeBauer City Park (‘LeBauer Park’) will provide exceptional recreational equipment and activities, as well as educational opportunities and public art, all within an extremely attractive, well-landscaped setting. To honor the bequest from Carolyn Weill LeBauer, the park’s programming will drive the design of the park, providing temporary and permanent park venues with a wide range of flexible spaces with the ability to accept a variety of programs, activities, and attractions throughout the year and seasonally.

The programming for the park creates a framework for revenue generation that provides for long-term maintenance and sustainability of the park. This park has the opportunity to establish a new “cultural campus” downtown, incorporating surrounding sites such as the Greensboro Historical Museum, Greensboro Public Library, Children’s Museum, Cultural Center, Center City Park, the Downtown Greenway, and the future Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts among other key assets.

“for the creation of a public park for the benefit and enjoyment of the general population of Greensboro, particularly children and their families.”

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Greensboro Science Center SKYWILD

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Only in Greensboro can you experience SKYWILD and conquer 60 unique, animal-inspired challenges at pulse-pounding heights of up to 45-feet above the Greensboro Science Center’s Zoo! From simple suspension bridges and thrilling zips to challenging climbs and intense traverses,three levels of intensity and seven different courses allow you to create your own exhilarating experience!

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Gibbs Hundred Brewing

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The microbrew scene in Greensboro is hopping! This video focuses on Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company. Laws in Greensboro at one time were prohibitive for breweries, but City Council heard these concerns and changed the laws to make it easier for breweries to open up in downtown.


Battle of Guilford Courthouse

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The Revolutionary War battle, known as the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, was fought on March 15, 1781 between the American forces under Greensboro’s namesake, Nathanael Greene, and British Commander Lord Charles Cornwallis. Various parts of the battle took place on portions of land scattered along a path from Lawndale Drive eastward along what is now New Garden Road.


Pet Friendly

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Greensboro loves their dogs and cats, in fact a lot of local businesses cater to our pets. This video profiles several of those businesses in town, including arcBarks, the Yellow Dog Design, Red Dog Farm, Addren Doss Fine Art, and Lifestyle Dog Training.


ArtQuest

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Comprised of four studios, ArtQuest offers children and families a place to explore art-making materials and to create art in an experiential, self-driven environment. Materials and tools are easily accessible and surrounded by generous work spaces. Teen and adult workshops are offered through special programs, and open studios are available to children and families five days per week.


Shamrock Corporation

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Located right here in Greensboro, Shamrock Retail Packaging is the largest domestic counter roll gift wrap producer as well as the largest re-distributor of retail packaging products in the United States. Housed in a state of the art 250,000 square foot facility, Shamrock is the premier provider of flexible packaging products to retailers and consumers nationwide and beyond.