Voters Approve $126M Bond Package

On November 8, 2016, Greensboro voters overwhelmingly approved four bond measures, authorizing the City to borrow up to $126 million for parks and recreation, housing, economic and community development and transportation projects. Thanks to the voters! For details about what projects are expected to be funded, visit

BuzzFeed Names Greensboro’s Crafted Food Truck One of the 11 Best in NC

BuzzFeed names Greensboro’s Crafted Food Truck one of the 11 best food trucks in North Carolina. The website reads: Chef Kris Fuller has earned multiple awards, including “Best Chef in Greensboro,” “Best Chef in the Triad,” and “Best Restaurant.” And it’s no wonder — she’s got 15 years of culinary experience, a vast knowledge of… Read more »

Greensboro Earns Top Score in Carolinas for LGBTQ Equality

For the second year in a row, the City of Greensboro earned the best score in the Carolinas for being inclusiveness toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. The Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index gave Greensboro an 80 out of 100 possible points in its latest rankings. The equality index examines the… Read more »

Councilman and City Employees Featured in “Made In Greensboro” Project

Two City employees and a council member have been featured in Made In Greensboro, an online photo project that features the City’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs, creative professionals and community leaders. The project was launched by Action Greensboro in 2015 to honor local makers, people with a spark of creativity or ingenuity who make the City great… Read more »

The PGA Tees Off in Greensboro with the 2016 Wyndham Championship

The PGA is in Greensboro this week as the Sedgefield Country Club plays host to the 2016 Wyndham Championship! Founded in 1938, this is the sixth-oldest event on the PGA Tour. Former winners include such names as Sam Snead (whose name is on the trophy), Bryon Nelson, Ben Hogan, Gary Player and Seve Ballasteros. Learn… Read more »

National Folk Festival Returns to Greensboro September 9, 10, 11

Make your plans now to join us in the heartland of North Carolina for The National Folk Festival—one of America’s largest, most prestigious, and longest-running celebrations of arts, culture, and heritage. Best of all, this three-day celebration is FREE! No tickets needed! The 76th National Folk Festival dates are September 9-11, 2016! In choosing Greensboro… Read more »

Revolution Mill is Revolutionizing Greensboro

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. 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… Read more »

20 Reasons Why Greensboro is Cool as FOLK

Perhaps you had no idea that the Gate City could bring in over 100,000 people to a folkin’ festival. Check out the top reasons why the National Folk Festival is the best free festival in the South. Award-winning Headliners. Mavis Staples brought down the house during her 2015 set. She “took us there” with her… Read more »