Econo Lodge & Suites
120 Seneca Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Phone: (336) 275-9575
Fax: (336) 275-9572
Located on the Glenwood Avenue, Glenwood Coffee & Books has evolved from a modest bookstore to a community creative space and a coffee shop. The success of any independent venture depends on the people behind it. And in this case it is Al Brilliant who opened the doors to a space that serves as a melting pot for artists, writers and performers. Today, this concept coffee shop and bookstore, is a well-known spot among locals who enjoy the organic coffee served and the plethora of books sold here. This cafe is vegan-friendly and also serves beer and pizzas. Concerts, meetings of community organizations, book launches and several other events held here, creates a vibrant buzz in the ambiance of this unique store. Call ahead to know more.
The Broach Theatre prides itself as the longest running theatre company in Downtown Greensboro. Members put eccentric plays of all kinds and shapes, for adults and for children alike, and all at an affordable price. Definitely a proud town staple.
Studio B at The Broach is truly a contemporary event venue that is housed in a former photography studio. The entire structure was revamped and thus, a flexible space that can host a wide range of events came into existence. Art shows, wedding receptions, fashion shows, corporate functions or concerts, the versatility that Studio B offers is truly amazing. For private events like parties and so forth, it has an approved list of caterers or you can bring in your own catering services at an additional cost. Also, the studio offers lighting, sound, projectors and other requisite equipments on hire. For more details, check website or call ahead.
Located across Trogdon Street, the Science House is a popular concert venue. Equipped with modern acoustic equipment, it features varied genres of music and different bands are invited to play here. In the past, likes of Hurricanes of Love and The Neapolitan Children have performed here.
The improv troupe at the Idiot Box entertains audiences on Fridays and Saturdays, and has had over 1000 successful shows. The comedy is based around improv games and mimics a night of watching TV, with a news broadcast bit, sitcom, reality show parody, and so on. If you're worried about keeping the jokes clean for all the members of your family, then bring your children to the 8p showing on Saturdays, where the performers will keep it PG for the kids. Adults can enjoy a beer or wine cooler with the show. The Idiot Box also offers three levels of improv classes, and can be hired out for events.
Elegant and timeless, the Carolina Theatre first opened on the last day of October in 1927. Originally a 2,200 seat vaudeville theater, the interior design of the Carolina is finely decadent with its crystal chandeliers, gilded railings and marbled columns. Presently, people still come to the Carolina to take in the beautiful landmark either to tour the facilities, take in a live performance or a matinee or a an evening out watching a Hollywood classic.
Triad Stage at the Pyrle Theater presents well-produced theater performances to appreciative local audiences. This 300-seat theater opened in 2002, and since has hosted dozens of different productions to hundreds of thousands of theatergoers. Productions here have received both local and national accolades. Special rates are available for groups and students, and the day-of-show rush tickets are an especially great deal.
Considered one of the best regional theatres in the United States, Triad Stage presents classic, contemporary, and new theatrical pieces.
The Empire room of the Elm Street Center is one of two large ballrooms that can be used for weddings, parties, Galas, proms, conventions, business events and whatever else you can think of! The elegant setting holds up to 800 people and can be divided into three separate rooms. The Empire room is a featured venue for the Eastern Music Festival organization.
Once known as the Elm Street Center, the building is now known as the Empire Room and Regency Room. Each of the two ballrooms can be rented out, and can house up to a thousand guests each. Whatever function you wish you use the space(s) for is entirely up to you. Some previous uses have ranged from weddings, or large or small parties, galas, proms, conventions or other similar business venues and ventures.
Performances given by this professional ballet company include fairy tale classics, exciting contemporary works, comedic ballets, and the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker."
Hear masterworks and pops concerts featuring guest artists from around the world presented by this symphony orchestra that also offers an array of educational programs.