Good books, apples for the offering, a historic graveyard, and fresh Mediterranean eats.
// The Good News //
Put it on your schedule for May 13-16! Get on the mailing list and look forward to hearing from some of your favorite authors (or soon to be favorites!), from Roxane Gay (Bad Feminist), to Allan Gurganus (Plays Well With Others and Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All). Grab your copies at Scuppernong!
// Did You Know? //
There’s a tradition at UNCG where students place apples, notes, and other offerings, at the base of the Minerva statue on campus for good luck at the start of the semester or to do well on upcoming exams. A recent walk through campus saw painted stones, plushies, and apples with bites taken out of them along her pedestal. Good luck students!
// Local Flavor //
We are excited to hear that Zaytoon Mediterranean Grill has returned to a physical location in downtown Greensboro. They join fellow restaurants Poke Bowl, Midori Japanese Hibachi and Flaviano’s Mexican Restaurant in the food court hallway of the Piedmont Building at 114 Elm Street.
// Spaces //
There’s a Union Cemetery on the corner of South Elm Street and E. Whittington Street and it is the oldest African American Cemetery in Greensboro, established in 1880. There are about 45 gravestones in the cemetery, though it is thought as many as 400 people may be buried there. Old family names can be seen on the markers that are familiar to Greensboro such as Nocho.
// Parting Shot //
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