Morning briefing: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014


Today’s a busy day, primarily because it marks the first print issue of Triad City Beat. Check our “Locations” tab above for a list of locations to pick up a physical copy to read and save for posterity’s sake! Now, onto the rest of the day:

  • The Greensboro Housing Coalition holds its annual housing summit today starting at 8:30 a.m., but registration was due last week.
  • The Greensboro Partnership hosts “Idea Slam” to try and generate 1,000 entrepreneurial ideas in the Triad.  At Geeksboro starting at 8 a.m. Click here for more information.
  • Mendenhall Middle School in Greensboro hosts an event to honor students who won an experiment proposal and mission patch design as part of the “Student Spaceflight Experiments” program  for the International Space Station today at 1:15 p.m.
  • The Greensboro City Council’s complaint review committee (CRC) enhancement committee holds its first meeting at 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Melvin Municipal Office Building downtown. The meeting will also be broadcast on Greensboro Network Television.
  • Today is the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, and there is a call for a “day of outrage and remembrance” including a demonstration at the corner of Elm and Market Streets downtown Greensboro.

And in case that isn’t enough, today is Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan’s birthday, according to Facebook. Happy birthday, Nancy!