Greensboro City Council http://wunc.org en How Lessons Learned From DPAC May Help Help The New Performing Arts Center In Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/how-lessons-learned-dpac-may-help-help-new-performing-arts-center-greensboro <p>Plans for a new downtown performing arts center in Greensboro are moving forward. City officials and fundraisers finalized an agreement this month about construction and operation details for "<a href="http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=4340">The Steven B. Tanger Center For The Performing Arts</a>". A ground-breaking could take place this fall. The building is expected to host Broadway shows and co-exist with a state-of-the-art venue just down the road, Durham's Performing Arts Center (DPAC.)</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:14:23 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 32650 at http://wunc.org How Lessons Learned From DPAC May Help Help The New Performing Arts Center In Greensboro Triad News Update http://wunc.org/post/triad-news-update-1 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The <a href="http://greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=84">Greensboro City Council</a> approved a plan directing $65 million toward the development of a performing arts center in Greensboro. Similar venues in&nbsp;Durham and Charlotte have brought revenue and recognition to the cities. Greensboro leaders hope their investment will yield similar rewards.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:42 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 32647 at http://wunc.org Triad News Update Greensboro City Attorney Steps Down http://wunc.org/post/greensboro-city-attorney-steps-down <p></p><p></p><p>City officials announced the resignation of Mujeeb Shah-Khan Friday evening. The announcement comes after a week in which many questions have emerged over a payment the city made to the civil rights museum.</p><p>Here's what we know:</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:16:14 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 30976 at http://wunc.org Greensboro City Attorney Steps Down Civil Rights Museum Lifts Tour Guide Requirement http://wunc.org/post/civil-rights-museum-lifts-tour-guide-requirement <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Members of the Greensboro City Council will get an update Tuesday afternoon about the downtown Civil Rights Museum. &nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Leaders in Greensboro were upset to learn late last week that part of a loan they approved was paid out before a written agreement went into place. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:33:05 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 30720 at http://wunc.org Civil Rights Museum Lifts Tour Guide Requirement Greensboro City Council Agrees: Walgreens Is Not A Sex Business http://wunc.org/post/greensboro-city-council-agrees-walgreens-not-sex-business <p>In a unanimous vote, the Greensboro City Council agreed Tuesday that its definition of a sexually-oriented business was too broad.</p><p>The problem stems from some businesses not realizing they were sexually-oriented. Spencer's, (the black light infused, sort-of-ironic t-shirt and chain wallet store often found in malls) was cited by the city as violating it's definition of "sexually-oriented." Of course, Spencer's pushed back, arguing that the items in its store that are explicitly for adults can also be found in a drug store.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:42:43 +0000 Eric Mennel 28638 at http://wunc.org Greensboro City Council Agrees: Walgreens Is Not A Sex Business Boeing Considers Bringing Jobs To Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/boeing-considers-bringing-jobs-greensboro <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This segment live from the Triad Stage in Greensboro.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:27:50 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 27581 at http://wunc.org Boeing Considers Bringing Jobs To Greensboro Professor Seeking Office Suspended (With Pay) http://wunc.org/post/professor-seeking-office-suspended-pay <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A professor at North Carolina A&amp;T State University has been suspended with pay. Jamal Fox is a 25 year old political science instructor seeking public office for the first time. </span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:31:25 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 24986 at http://wunc.org Professor Seeking Office Suspended (With Pay) Civil Rights Museum Getting Loan From City http://wunc.org/post/civil-rights-museum-getting-loan-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The struggling Civil Rights museum in Greensboro will receive a $1.5 million loan from the City. Museum leaders first asked for one and a half million dollars for educational programming earlier this year, than later said they needed the money to keep up with mortgage and loan payments. Members of the city council voted 6-3 Tuesday night and the city will provide half the money in the next 60 days.</span></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:45:41 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 21888 at http://wunc.org Civil Rights Museum Getting Loan From City Greensboro Council Members Propose Loan To Help Civil Rights Museum http://wunc.org/post/greensboro-council-members-propose-loan-help-civil-rights-museum <p></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:46:20 +0000 Gurnal Scott 21708 at http://wunc.org Greensboro Council Members Propose Loan To Help Civil Rights Museum Decibels Dropping In Downtown Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/decibels-dropping-downtown-greensboro <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Downtown Greensboro should be a litter quieter late at night following a new ordinance passed by the City Council.&nbsp; The new regulations are aimed at quieting night clubs. Some downtown residents have long complained about loud late-night music. Members of the council voted 7 to 2 capping noise at 65 decibels after </span>11:00 p.m<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:42:34 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 19144 at http://wunc.org Decibels Dropping In Downtown Greensboro