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Greensboro’s Downtown Greenway Takes Shape

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“Right around the perimeter of downtown, connecting these neighborhoods, there’s not really a good cycling route, and this will be a route that can be used by cyclists of all ages and of all abilities, including families with young children,” said John McLendon, Co-chair of the Greenway technical committee. Watch the News 14 Carolina television report.

Art Gets New Home Along the Greenway

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Triumph, Endurance, Hope, Strength, and Faith again have a place in the Warnersville community.  A group of Greensboro Parks and Recreation workers installed the much-discussed benches at their new home near the Freeman Mill Road exit to Lee Street early Tuesday  morning.  The benches are near their old location, but still within sight of the road.  Read the full Greensboro News & Record story here.

1st Organized Event Held on the Downtown Greenway

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Homeless people, who might have gone unnoticed by many, were recognized by a group of Greensboro residents Wednesday night.  Read the full Greensboro News & Record story here. Photo: Jona Khaosanga (left) and Sara O’Brien (right) joined others at the Downtown Greenway in the annual Greensboro Homeless Memorial Walk and Worship Service. (Credit: H. Scott Hoffman/News & Record)

Jones Elementary 5th Graders Visit ArtMongerz in Downtown Greensboro

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Fifth grade students from Jones Elementary School visited Frank Russell's studio at ArtMongerz in downtown Greensboro on April 6.  Russell shares his story about making a viable living as an artist and teaches the students about the power of public art.  The students will collect recycled materials for works of art that they will make with Russell.  Their art will have a permanent home at Jones Elementary School.  Students will also participate in collecting materials for Russell to use in his collaboration with artist Brower Hatcher, who is creating the Motion Cornerstone to be located along the downtown Greenway.