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A little about Greensboro

With a great selection of 135 attractions, the fun never ends in Greensboro! Centrally located in North Carolina’s picturesque heartland, Greensboro is the perfect place to relax and be immersed in entertainment. Play in the center of it all! Dine with a selection of more than 500 restaurants. Feel at home with more than 87 accommodations to choose from.

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The history of Greensboro

At the time of European encounter, the inhabitants of the area that became Greensboro were a Siouan-speaking people called the Saura. Other indigenous cultures had occupied this area for thousands of years, typically settling along the waterways, as did the early settlers. Quaker migrants from Pennsylvania, by way of Maryland, arrived at Capefair (now Greensboro) in about 1750. The new settlers began organized religious services affiliated with the Cane Creek Friends Meeting in Snow Camp in 1751. Three years later, 40 Quaker families were granted approval to establish New Garden Monthly Meeting. In the early 1840s, Greensboro was designated by the state government as one of the stops on a new railroad line, at the request of Governor John Motley Morehead, whose plantation, Blandwood, was in Greensboro. Stimulated by rail traffic and improved access to markets, the city grew substantially,

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2411 W. Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, North Carolina

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Businesses in Greensboro, North Carolina

Here is a collection of downtown Greensboro, North Carolina businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.


Ambleside Gallery


Represents more than thirty painters and sculptors


The 205 Collaborative


Working art studios and gallery


The Barn Dinner Theatre


America's longest running dinner theater


Georgia Belle Inn


A newly renovated farmhouse that is a great hotel alternative!


Walnut Lane Bed & Breakfast


A nature lover's paradise


1618 Seafood Grille


Upscale seafood grille


Akashi Japanese Restaurant


Traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi


Blue Denim


Celebrating the foodways and culture of the New South.


Cedar's Restaurant & Pizzeria


Pizza, salads, sandwiches and pasta


Center Grove Grill & Soda Shop


A diner like they used to be


Cincy's Downtown


Daily specials made right here


Gnam Gnam Gelato & Bistro


European traditions with the finest quality gelato


Just Be


Handcrafted jewelry apparel and home decor


Loco for Coco Gourmet Chocolates


Chocolatey goodness


Mary's Antiques


Over 40 years in business


Replacements, Ltd.


Old and new china, crystal, silver and collectibles


The View on Elm


Cutting edge eyewear