Nov 12, 2015 - Things to Do

25 questions every Cotswold resident is dying to ask

(1) Where does Cotswold actually begin and end?

(2) Who designed the parking lot at Providence Plaza? And how much were they paid to do it?

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(3) The same goes for Cotswold Village.

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(4) Why do people insist on parking in the spaces that shouldn’t be considered spaces in said parking lot? Pulling onto the curb does not make up for this.

(5) Will my car get towed if I park in this parking lot and hop the wall to Chick-Fil-A?

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(6) Why are there two Providence Preparatory buildings on Providence Road, and did my parents pay that much for my early education?

(7) I’m not engaged, married, or even sure I want kids – but do I need to start thinking about wait lists at places like Providence Prep and Myers Park Country Club?

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(8) What did I do to deserve a Publix directly across from Harris Teeter?

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(9) What did I do to deserve a Publix directly across from Harris Teeter?

(10) And what’s it going to do to traffic?

(11) What’s happening behind the doors of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry on Randolph?

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(12) Why haven’t I visited the Mint Museum yet?

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(13) Or the art gallery at Providence Plaza?

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(14) Am I in the window of time in which it’s safe to drive in the right-hand lane down Randolph? Looking at you, Chick-Fil-A.

(15) What is Nakao International?

Answer: it’s a salon.

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(16) Does the car in front of Wolfman get driven?

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(17) Who’s Eddie?

(18) Why don’t we have a bigger, more central park than Oakhurst?

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(19) How much longer do I have to wait before I can get another round of free pancakes at IHOP?

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Answer: until March 8, 2016.

(20) FlyWheel or 9Round: which will hurt more tomorrow?

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(21) What’s the deal with that car wash and detail service run out of the back of a van on Robin Road?

(22) Why don’t we have a bookstore?

(23) Why do people continue to try to turn left out of Cotswold Village on the UPS end?

(24) How long do we have before a big beige rectangle makes itself Cotswold’s centerpiece?

(25) And the most important: Is Poppy’s really worth the wait?


Answer: yes.

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