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Greensboro’s New Irving Park Neighborhood

Explore Greensboro’s New Irving Park neighborhood with two neighbors, Ryan Deal and Alejandra Thompson de Jordan. New Irving Park neighbors, Ryan and Alejandra, share a love for Greensboro’s diverse arts community. From theatre, dance, music, history and creative experimentation, Greensboro offers unlimited opportunities for residents and visitors to explore. Check out the video here.

Greensboro’s Westerwood Neighborhood

Explore Greensboro’s historic Westerwood neighborhood with neighbors, Tal Blevins and Natalie Miller. Just west of downtown Greensboro and south of UNCG, Westerwood is an eclectic neighborhood full of arts, greenspaces and old homes. Check out the video here.

Announcing Ten New Greensboro Boomerangs

Since the official launch of the Boomerang Greensboro campaign, Action Greensboro has reached out to over 100 prospects and provided services to dozens of talented individuals looking to return to Greensboro. Our efforts confirm that Greensboro is a destination for Boomerangs. We are excited to share ten new Boomerangs who have recently relocated back to… Read More

Cassie Bustamante’s 1966 Rancher Adventure

Cassie Bustamante’s family of five moved in their Greensboro 1966 rancher in January of 2019.  Cassie has a love for design and DYI, and making a beautiful home on a budget. Take a virtual tour and see how she’s renovated her house into a home. Check out Cassie’s blog here.


Cecelia Thompson introduces the Boomerang Greensboro campaign, launched by Action Greensboro to attract professional talent back to the city. Meet two of our latest boomerangs – Michael Humphrey of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and Alejandra Thompson de Jordan of Thompson Traders. Learn more about the campaign or refer someone you know at… Read More

Greensboro Boomerang nominated for 2021 Grammy Award

Three Greensboro residents were nominated for Grammy Awards in 2020. In the season two premiere of the Greensboro Chamber’s  impact. The Boro podcast, Cecelia Thompson, executive director of Action Greensboro, sits down with Greensboro’s local nominees to talk about why our city draws talented musicians. Tune in to meet local Boomerang, Dominick Amendum, who is… Read More

Greensboro + Entrepreneurs: A Match Made in Heaven

The November 2020 Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s podcast – impact. The Boro – features three Boomerang entrepreneurs. Listen in to hear Clifford Thompson and Kelli Frazier talk to Ursula Dudley-Oglesby and Jonathan Lee Kelly about their entrepreneurship journeys and the “boomerang” phenomenon on the Launch Greensboro’s Advisory Board.

Cheers: MACHETE’S Cocktail Culture

MACHETE restaurant opened in 2020 between Fisher Park and downtown Greensboro – also known as “Lo-Fi.” MACHETE is nestled in between Deep Roots Market, Sage Mule and Joymongers Brewery.  Owner and Greensboro native, Tal Blevins is a Boomerang! Tal grew up in Greensboro where he attended Page High and UNC Greensboro. He moved to San… Read More

Jessie and Katey Add to Greensboro’s Canvas

Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn make up the Baltimore based artist team better known as “Jessie and Katey.” Throughout fall 2020, Jessie and Katey created several wayfinding murals throughout Greensboro’s the Revolution Mill campus.  Revolution Mill was once one of the largest textile mills in North America and is now home to 25,000 square feet… Read More