Not a tent city

YES! Weekly | January 18, 2012
1961 was a long time ago in Greensboro. The city was still reeling from the 1960 Woolworth’s sit-in that would eventually change history. There was no airport, no mall and lots of unused land. Things have changed on almost every front. But last week the city of Greensboro issued a letter to business owners citing a forgotten piece of municipal code that dates back to 1961 concerning something that has become commonplace in the ensuing years: tents.

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